Schulz Biography website

There’s been a bare-bones website for the new Schulz biography up for years, but today they replaced it with a full-featured website, with review quotes, video of the author talking about the book, author tour dates, and such.

The part that gave me an odd grin was the “advanced praise” section, where they have quotes from major media outlets like CNN.com and Time magazine; quotes from big-time cartoonheads like Jules Feiffer and Chris Ware; and, ummm, quotes from the more positive portions of The AAUGH Blog review of the book.

Yes, we’re an influential major media outlet here.

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 …