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 Need All The Friends I Can Get returns

Next July brings us a reprint of I Need All The Friends I Can Get, one of the adages-and-pictures books that Schulz created in the 1960s. It is now available for preorder. 40 SHARES Share Tweet this thing Follow the AAUGH Blog

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Maybe it was Woodstock taking the dictation…

First the good news: the Titan Books reprints of classic Peanuts strip collections have taken a step I hadn’t expected: reprinting one of the Peanuts Parade book, the 7″x10″ series that ran 29 volumes, a mix of new reprint volumes and reformatting of previous volumes. Specifically, they’re reprinting¬†And a Woodstock …

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Reprints… exciting and new!

The wavy lines on the cover of the upcoming rerelease of the classic Peanuts gift book¬†Security is a Thumb and a Blanket make me think of the ocean. Which then makes me see the circular logo space as a porthole. Which, in turn, makes me view the entire cover as …