Popeye was created and published in 1929. He became a regular famous name by 1932. In 1933 He had his first cartoon yet he is unaccredited for being the first famous superhero in the U.S or anywhere. He was the first superpowered hero. There might have been others but they didn't become famous or known before or during the time he first appeared.
Popeye was the first superhero
sorry meant to say popeye was the first famous superhero in a comic book strip. I've did an online search and popeye was the only first superpowered hero in a comic book/strip. There were other characters like flash gordon but theyy had limited powers.
" Besides, Popeye was only the first comic strip steroid abuser, because I don't know what he was taking, but it was not "spinach". "Yeah, what kind of drugs do you have to be on to develop football sized tumors in your forearms?
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