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Betty Boop fan cruise planned for fall

A five day cruise from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas Mexico has been planned for fans of King Features’ Betty Boop. The cruise offers fans special events, Q&A sessions, screenings, parties, photo opportunities, collectible trading opportunities, a look-a-like contest, a chance to meet the Betty Boop creator’s grandson, and (I’m not making this up) a chance to “learn about the latest collectibles and Betty Boop apparel to look for in 2008 and 2009.”

The cruise is set for October 9-13 and it looks to me that it will cost about $400/person. For more information and to book you trip now, go visit the cruise’s official web site.

So, if Betty Boop can have her own fan cruise – what other comic strips would be worthy of a “cruise”? I’m thinking a whale schooner dripping with chum in the Bermuda Triangle for those Lio fans, or a cruise where you laze around and have cruise employees dressed as the sergeant in Beetle Bailey yell at you for doing so. I’m sure the possibilities are endless.

Community Comments

#1 Larry Levine
January/23/2008
@ 7:04 am

I’d like to go on a Beetle Bailey cruise if Miss Buxley will be on board.

#2 marie
January/23/2008
@ 12:24 pm

This is a cool idea! I’m sure Betty’s fans will have a blast. Much more interesting than just a plain old cruise.

#3 Larry Levine
January/26/2008
@ 5:27 am

Actually, Grim Natwick created Betty Boop. ‘Uncle’ Max produced ’em.

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