a more colorful Christmas Stocking

Upcoming releases

I probably mentioned here that the upcoming Charlie Brown’s Christmas Stocking book would be printed in two-color format… even showed some of you some of the art like that.

While two-color would’ve been a step up for the material (both stories had been printed simply with black ink originally, albeit on colored paper), Fantagraphics saw the book in progress and decided to back it with a richer, more expensive color process. We’re still ironing out the details of how it will look, but it won’t be like the samples which you saw.

Art copyright Peanuts Worldwide.

Animated Peanuts
It’s the Pop-up Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

In a few days, Hallmark is releasing another book adaptation of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. This is one of the times that they try to give you a surprise of one pop-up in a book that’s not advertised as a pop-up… but, since it credits pop-up artist Brian …

Upcoming releases
Space Snoopy Happy Meals are coming

Judging by this graphic on HappyMeal.com, it looks like we’ll be getting the NASA Snoopy Happy Meals later this month… and word has it that the US version will have the two books that were already released in Britain. Choose the apple slices. It’s healthier.

Animated Peanuts
I see it as a very expensive book with lots of extras

Coming in October is the book¬†Happy Holidays, Charlie Brown. Now, I’m not sure exactly what is inside this book – could there be an adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas somewhere in there, given that the words A Special Peanuts Holiday Collection appear on the cover? – but I do …