and Popeye the Sailor Man.
That said, you can always thank one guy who has gone unknown by the world: E.C. Segar. December 8th marks his birthday, so be sure to do what "I yam gonna do" and celebrate with some Popeye cartoons and a can of spinach! "Ik makes ye beeg'n skrong!"
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E._C._SegarThis is a head sketch of Popeye I did one day as a doodle in my sketchbook. Hope you like it!