those expensive editions

It looks like Easton Press, who puts out the fancy’n’expensive editions of various Peanuts books, have finally gotten their online act together. Now, if you’re in the mood to spend hundreds of dollars, you can search their website for all the leatherbound Peanuts books they currently offer.

As a side note: Fantagraphics is taking their success with The Complete Peanuts and moving forward with Hank Ketcham’s Complete Dennis the Menace.

An unexpected Snoopy sighting

So I’m sitting here in pain from wiping out on my bicycle today, looking for some comfort viewing on TV. I start streaming¬†Cybill, the 1990s sitcom created by Chuck Lorre as a vehicle for Cybill Shepherd. In episode 2, Cybill-the-character is sitting with her ex-husband talking about their impending grandparenthood, …

Peanuts sightings in Japan

I’m still recovering from the cold that I picked up in Japan (which luckily didn’t strike fully until I was¬† back), but here are a few stray things that I saw while there. A vending machine of Snoopy charms. (There were also similar “Gacha capsule” machines with three Snoopy figures.) …

Free Comic Book Day tomorrow

Just a quick reminder that tomorrow (Saturday, May 4, 2019) is Free Comic Book Day. At most comic shops in the US and Canada (and many elsewhere), you can walk in and get free comic books, no purchase needed. Some shops will give you just one or two, others will …