This article is about the character. For the comic story in which she first appears, see Granny (comic story).


Miss Butterfly Poopdeck[1], better known as Granny, is a character appearing in comics, the mother of Poopdeck Pappy and paternal grandmother of Popeye. Her face and limbs are made to look remarkably like that of her grandson and son, but she wears feminine clothes and has long curly hair. She is portrayed as being somewhat dismissive of Olive Oyl as a girlfriend and potential wife for her grandson Popeye. In addition, she is known for her disastrous cooking skills, made worse as she remains an enthusiastic cook.

Given that she is Poopdeck Pappy's mother, Granny's age may well rise above a century.

Granny was created by Bud Sagendorf.



  1. Popeye #61

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