Life gets less colorful

As I noted in a recent post, sometimes the cover that we first see of an upcoming Peanuts book is not the cover we end up with. For a fairly extreme example, take a look at the image at the left, which is what we were told would be the cover for Peanuts Guide to Life… then take a look to the right, and see what we’re now told is the planned cover. Quite a contrast!

Charlie Brown, playa

I have no idea whether the copywriter here thought that Patty was Charlie Brown’s main love interest and Lucy his side-piece, or the other way ’round. But in any case, someone needs be shot for putting unneeded quotation marks within a word balloon. Share this:

Stop by your local comic book store

Hey, I’m going to avoid my usual “gift certificates are convenient last-minute gifts” speech, and instead steer those with some holes to fill to head down to their local comic book store. Those shops have been having a fairly tough year and could use the business – and boy, have …

Guaraldi via Grohl

For those of you what like covers of “Linus & Lucy” – on this past weekend’s Saturday Night Live, the musical guest The Foo Fighters closed the show with a medley that included a nice, hard-rocking take on that song. You can find it online here (you’ll have to watch …