A leather-bound pumpkin

For those of you who like throwing the big bucks at the fancy editions of Peanuts books, Easton Press now has turned their leather-binding, gold-stamping equipment on It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: The Making of a Television Classic. It’ll run you about $80. Like all Easton Press editions, it’s not available through AAUGH.com; you gotta order it from Easton themselves. See all their in-print Peanuts books here.

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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, …

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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.) …

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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 …