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Popeye #917

230 x 298 mm, 170 pages
Tokyo, Japan (Japanese-language)
Published monthly
First published 1976

'Magazine for City Boys'

For this issue, Popeye ポパイ is going skateboarding. Yes! This is the '& Skate' issue featuring City Boy (and Girl and They) skate style from all around the world. Plus, the Popeye team visit the studios making today's most carefully crafted boards.

One for all of the sk8r bois out there.

According to the editors:
Popeye magazine is the “Magazine for City Boys”. The founders printed this on the cover of the magazine when it debuted in 1976. What’s a “city boy”? The term doesn’t appear in the dictionary and no expert panel could define it. So we felt we should explore every aspect of what this “city boy” might be. After decades of debate, it still makes for a topic of lively discussion. It can be a style or a way of thinking. To get an idea of what makes a city boy, read Popeye magazine.’

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