Schroeder replay

Coming in October from Ballentine Books is Play It Again, Schroeder, a paperback strip collection. For those looking for strips about music (or at least about girls leaning on pianos), here you go!
The title for this, as with the title for the TV special Play It Again, Charlie Brown, derive from a common mis-quote of a line from the classic film Casablanca. (Off the top of my head, I believe the correct quote is “Play it, Sam; you played it for her, you can play it for me.”) Sometimes, our images of things are created not by the things themselves, but by their mimics…

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I put the “facts” in “factsimile”!

Titan Books has announced an April release for a facsimile edition of 1965’s Sunday’s Fun Day, Charlie Brown. It’s described as “The 11th Facsimile edition of the original 1960 classic Peanuts paperbacks first published in 1965 featuring 126 Sunday Peanuts newspaper strips from 1962-1965.” I have a couple of things …

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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 …

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Here comes the parade!

Finally available for pre-order is┬áThe 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 …