Silently Snoopy

Coming in October: It Goes Without Saying: Peanuts at Its Silent Best, a hardcover collection of wordless Peanuts strips. No matter what language your friends speak, this is a Peanuts book for them!


And as long as I’m posting things: we won’t be seeing David Michaelis’s biography of Schulz until 2006. But if you want to read the book that made Schulz a fan of Michaelis, you can now buy remaindered copies of his N.C. Wyeth biography for less than a third of its $40 cover price.

Upcoming releases
Lucy gets cross… stitched.

Coming next August is┬áPeanuts Cross-Stitch: 15 Easy-to-Follow Patterns Featuring Charlie Brown & Friends, which is a book of cross-stitch patterns – fifteen of them, the be precise – which feature characters from Peanuts, including Charlie Brown, and should be easy to follow. Don’t you love the in-depth detective work I …

Upcoming releases
A weak Christmas for the Peanuts book fans

While there certainly are some interesting new Peanuts books out for the shopping season this year, there are some notable absences. No 1990s edition of┬áThe Big Book of Peanuts, what had been an annual release of all the Peanuts daily strips, coming out a decade at a time. These books …

Discounts
I’m to blame for Schulz forgeries!

EBay is, unsurprisingly, awash in fraud. It gets pulled in many ways, including knock-off items and forgeries. Cartoonist Terry Beatty (currently of the “Rex Morgan” newspaper strip) has been doing a good job of highlighting tracings and fakes being passed off as original drawings by famous cartoonists – and given …