Look, they’re all smiling

Here we have the cover for the upcoming Running Press Kids book Be Yourself! It’s a rendered color version of what might be the most-used piece of Peanuts licensing art, because it’s got all the characters and they are smiling. Which makes it less than a 100% realistic depiction of the Peanuts world, but hey, licensors like smiling!

And because I don’t feel like doing a second post tonight, I should note that that Dracula adaptation with Peanuts characters in it is available again… but they’ve up the priced from $3.75 to $4.

Upcoming releases
Peanuts 10 cover

Here’s the preview cover for the 10th volume collecting the KaBOOM Peanuts comic book stories. I swiped the image from the website of the Simon&Schuster, who take care of getting Boom publications to the book stores. And also on that sight you’ll find Schulz’s name misspelled on their listing for …

Upcoming releases
Peanuts Volume 10

As suspected, KaBOOM has now announced a 10th volume in their trade paperback reprints of their Peanuts comic book series. I’m not fully sure how they are splitting up the regular issues and specials through these last couple volumes, but unless there’s something going on that I’m missing (always possible), …

Upcoming releases
The man who pitted Snoopy against the Red Baron

Coming in March is Phil Gernhard, Record Man, a biography written by Bill DeYoung.  Gernhard, a record producer who (according to the promo blurb) had a life filled with addictions, wives, and demons that ended in suicide in 2008, has a very specific place in Peanuts history: he’s the guy who …