a brief cheap tangential book

The essay book Black Images in the Comics is currently steeply discounted. I’m going to avoid saying the price, because it’s been going slowly upward. Franklin is on the cover (which differs from the cover showing at Amazon, featuring eight characters rather than 9), but there’s only a short page of text and a single image regarding him/Schulz/Peanuts inside.

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Free Comic Book Day – tomorrow

I’m interrupting your usual Peanuts-y news for a reminder that the first Saturday in May – and as I type this, that’s tomorrow – is Free Comic Book Day. Odds are pretty good that if you walk into a comic book store tomorrow, you’ll be able to walk away with absolutely …

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Sale – Snoopy the Flying Ace Stuffed Animal and  Storybook Set 

The: itty bittys Snoopy the Flying Ace Stuffed Animal and Storybook Set is now for sale at half off from Hallmark’s online store. Share this:

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I’m to blame for Schulz forgeries!

EBay is, unsurprisingly, awash in fraud. It gets pulled in many ways, including knock-off items and forgeries. Cartoonist Terry Beatty (currently of the “Rex Morgan” newspaper strip) has been doing a good job of highlighting tracings and fakes being passed off as original drawings by famous cartoonists – and given …