A Box of Happiness and More

September will bring Peanuts fans The Collectable Peanuts Classic Box Set, a boxed set with all eight of the Happiness Is A Warm Puppy-format books that have been rereleased over the past year. So if you don’t have these fine books, or if you do but you think “these things would really be better if they had a box around them”, then all you’ll have to pay is…

…ummm, that’s a question. At the moment, Amazon is saying that this is a $49.95 list price item (a number found at other web stores), which they are currently discounting 34% to $32.97. Problem is that the publisher’s website says the list price is $39.95. We’ll see what the future brings!

Upcoming releases
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 isĀ The 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 …

Upcoming releases
Happiness is a Warm _______

  Coming out next May (on May 4th, actually, which is Star Wars Day – a fact that is utterly irrelevant in this context) isĀ Happiness Is Having a Friend, which is, we are told, a Peanuts “fill-in book”. What precisely is that? It’s a book that you’re not meant to …