Peanuts Artist’s Edition unboxing

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I just got my copy of the Peanuts Artist’s Edition, which you too can order from Amazon, and it is a great big, lovely book. I made this video of me opening it and flipping through it – you can skip the first minute-and-a-half of the unboxing if you don’t want to see me actually struggling with the box. One thing that I should’ve noted was not only that the included strips were all from the first 10 years of Peanuts, but also that they were all dailies. This suggests the possibility not only of 4 more volumes, but of 9. (If there is a volume 2, I hope they go with 1960s Sundays.)

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Review: The Legend of Blackbeagle the Pirate

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