Minor book notes

  • AAUGH Blog reader Steve points out that The Basics of Licensing uses Peanuts as an example several times in the book. Peanuts and licensing – what will they think of next?
  • Those of you still looking for a copy of the new Peanuts comic book can find them through third-party sellers on Amazon, although shipping will pretty much double the price. On the other hand, the price on the upcoming book collection of the issues is down to under nine-and-a-half bucks at the moment, and will have free shipping if you make it part of a qualified $25 order or if you have Amazon Prime. You may want to preorder now to lock in that low price.
  • The new Wendy’s Kids Meal kids-under-three book is Wendy Loves Colors. No sign of Peanuts anywhere. >sniff< End of an era, it is…
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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 …