Shouldn’t that be Sound -Including- Music

Running Press has announced that August will bring us the book It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: With Sound and Music. This book (which is now available for preorder, so go do so!) is presumably the general market version of last year’s Hallmark-only release, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: An Interactive Book with Sound (which featured 5 buttons with dialogue, one with sound effects, and two with, yes, music.)

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Sneak Peek: Snoopy – a Beagle of Mars

Here, for your reading delight, is the cover and five story pages from the forthcoming Snoopy: A Beagle of Mars, which ships next month. Click each page to enlarge. Thanks to Boom! Studios for providing these. The book can be preordered here.

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Charlie Brown’s America

I’ve finally picked up n the clues that Blake Scott Ball has a book coming out from Oxford University Press next year, called Charlie Brown’s America: The Popular Politics of Peanuts. This is a version of Dr. Ball’s PhD dissertation, “Charlie Brown’s America: Peanuts and the Politics of Wishy-Washy, 1950–1980″. Ball …

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Confessions of a Blockhead

I have avoided doing much coverage of Peter Robbins, the voice of Charlie Brown in the earliest animated specials, in this blog. His crimes and his mental health issues, while salacious, really are outside the focus of The AAUGH Blog. However, with his release from prison comes some news that …