Peanuts #2 is in stores yesterday

Sorry, dealing with some things here, and I never got around to pointing out that issue 2 of the Peanuts comic book hit the comic shops yesterday. I don’t yet have one on hand to review.

To make up for that, let me note the Peanuts thing that is making me happy today: simply that there is a Peanuts book entitled Buon San Valentino, dolce Babù. Doesn’t that sound poetic?

New releases
Review: Charlie Brown – All Tied Up

Andrews McMeel has released their thirteenth and latest book in the Peanuts for Kids/AMP! Comics for Kids series (although now neither of those brands appear on the book.) Charlie Brown: All Tied Up is a collection of early-1980s Peanuts strips. It has all of the features that make this series a …

Now shipping
Psychiatric booth of the Mad

Mad Magazine has long made use of Peanuts parodies, and is not stopping now. Joaquin Phoenix delivers an Oscar-worthy performance in MAD #10’s Joker Funnies. On sale 10/8! pic.twitter.com/yafzruZAlF — MAD Magazine (@MADmagazine) October 3, 2019

Nat news
Schulz and fellow cartoonists take on Ugly Americanism

The latest book from my publishing imprint is a reworked reprint of a long-lost piece of the Cold War, filled with some of the greatest cartoonists of the 1950s. President Eisenhower had launched his pet project, The People-to-People Program, to better connect Americans with the rest of the world. It …