Race of monster
s in E.C. Segar
's Popeye comic strip
. The Goons were tall, rubbery creature
s with enormous noses and eyes like black marbles, and were completely naked
except for the patches of long hair
at their waists, forearms, and shins. They spoke in a language that was represented in vertical zig-zag lines, like on a heart monitor
See also Alice the Goon.