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!

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Kaye Ballard, RIP

Kaye Ballard has died. She had places in the world of stage and screen, but it’s her recording career as a musical comedian that is of interest to the Peanuts fan. In 1962 she issued a recording of her doing Peanuts humor, based on her touring act at the time. …

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Things that should not go unsaid, and telling the tales of the times

Back in May 2017, in posting about the way Google book search finds the word “Snoopy” in places where it isn’t actually there, I posted one place it found where it was: this cartoon. Now, I didn’t point out the ultra-Peanutsiness of the fact that it’s not just Mr. Snoopy, …

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Millionaire, recluse, cartoonist

I think someone may have mis-entered the author information on this one. What do you think?