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Species Human
Gender Male
Hair Color Black
Occupation Pirate
Residence Plunder Island
Production Information
First Appearance Thimble Theatre ("Plunder Island")

Skom was a pirate and The Sea Hag's first mate aboard her ship, The Black Barnacle.

Character history

Creation and development in Thimble Theatre

Skom was created by E. C. Segar for Thimble Theatre amid the 1933 storyline "Plunder Island".


Plunder Island

Skom beaten

Skom defeated.

Skom faithfully served the Sea Hag in her pursuit of Professor Cringly. When Popeye boarded their vessel, the Sea Hag had Skom get rid of Popeye, however the pirate's attempts to murder Popeye were futile and he was was quickly defeated by the mighty sailor.

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