Pumpkins of the future!

I just got caught up covering this year’s Halloween books, and it’s already time to start talking about next year’s! Baby Snoopy’s Pumpkin, a board book for the wee ones, comes out in August of aught-five.

Before that, we get The Peanuts Guide To Life from Running Press, the same folks who’ve published the recent mini hardback adaptations of the animated specials A Charlie Bronw Christmas and It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. I don’t yet know what this is, although the title would suggest that it’s not an animated adaptation and the pricing would suggest it’s not a mini book.

Upcoming releases
What What Cartooning Really Is really looks like

The intended cover image for What Cartooning Really Is, Fantagraphics upcoming collection of interviews with Schulz, has been updated. It is no longer going to look like this: It is now slated to look like this: By the way, if you ordered this book from Amazon and received a cancellation …

Here comes the parade!

Finally available for pre-order isĀ The Complete History of Peanuts on Parade: A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz: Volume One: The St. Paul Years. This is, in addition to being a book with three colons in its title, a photo-heavy history of the projects where various artists customized Peanuts statues and …

Upcoming releases
Happiness is a Warm _______

  Coming out next May (on May 4th, actually, which is Star Wars Day – a fact that is utterly irrelevant in this context) isĀ Happiness Is Having a Friend, which is, we are told, a Peanuts “fill-in book”. What precisely is that? It’s a book that you’re not meant to …