You can be in a Peanuts book!

LogansABCsThe plans for this were announced so far back that I was beginning to think that the project had been scuttled, but now you can buy your kids (yeah, right, your kids; me, I’ll be buying them for myself!) personalized Peanuts books. Alas, they’re not very personalized; your “child’s” name won’t be integrated into the story, just the cover and dedication and a poster in the back, it appears. There are two volumes, based on My First Peanuts ABC (which is scheduled to ship in November) and My First Peanuts 123 (January). Now, my goal has always been to own every Peanuts book title ever, but given that the customization includes changing the title, am I gonna have to find out all of the versions that other people ordered and order a copy with the same name for myself? (At thirty bucks a pop, the answer is “no”.) US residents can save themselves the shipping costs (and Canadians shave a fair amount off of that cost) by using code ABC123 and checkout. Hey, that’s my bank password! (No, no it’s not.)

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Scent of a dog

Alert AAUGH Blog reader Scott pointed me toward some books I’d missed… understandably, because they appear to have been exclusive to Nordstrom, which ain’t exactly my usual haunt. It’s two volumes of what they offered as a Peanuts Perform Book, volumes 1 and 2 of Peanuts: You Are a Very …

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Review: Charlie Brown – All Tied Up

Andrews McMeel has released their thirteenth and latest book in the Peanuts for Kids/AMP! Comics for Kids series (although now neither of those brands appear on the book.) Charlie Brown: All Tied Up is a collection of early-1980s Peanuts strips. It has all of the features that make this series a …

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Psychiatric booth of the Mad

Mad Magazine has long made use of Peanuts parodies, and is not stopping now. Joaquin Phoenix delivers an Oscar-worthy performance in MAD #10’s Joker Funnies. On sale 10/8! — MAD Magazine (@MADmagazine) October 3, 2019