Peanuty Titans

There’s a comic book series called Tiny Titans which takes characters from the superhero comic Teen Titans and reimagines them as elementary school kids with far less life-and-death in their conflicts. A lot of it is jokes that it would seem to only be meaningful to those with a working knowledge of the multi-decade history of the Teen Titans… but my three year old daughter loves it. Go figure.
Anyway, relevant to the AAUGH crowd: here’s a bit of the cover of the issue which hit comic shops today, and should soon be at newsstand locations:

Tiny Titans cover

(Larger shot of the cover and a few pages of the comic online here.)

Classic finds
The Moist Menace

While I’ve covered various Happiness is a Warm Puppy parodies in the past, and while I have a number of programs from Reuben Award ceremonies held by the National Cartoonist Society, I haven’t seen the 1963 program, which is where Carol Tilley (U of Illinois professor who focuses on comics …

New releases
Review: Good Grief, Charlie Brown

So life has been full, and even after I got around to ordering Good Grief, Charlie Brown: Celebrating Snoopy and the Enduring Power of Peanuts, and even after it arrived slowly from England, I let it sit around for over a month before finally getting around to giving it a good …

Animated Peanuts
The Charlie Brown Christmas that slipped by me

So there I was, burning off some time in the mall waiting for my daughter’s movie to let out, so hey, I head into the Hallmark, figure I’ll look at some of the Peanuts stuff that I’m not going to buy (one thing about focusing on books is that it …