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I’ve been a little light on Peanuts book news lately – there’s some things coming in the mail, but folks aren’t making a lot of new announcements during the holiday season. (Plus, things get hectic here around this time.)

But making me happy at the moment is an invite I got to a Christmas party for a group of comics-makers that I belong to, which included the piece of art you see here, where cartoonist Aidan Casserly has drawn some of the club members into a classic scene. That’s Aidan himself at top doing the Shermy; some folks here whose work you might recognize are Bill Morrison taking Pig-Pen’s place on the bass (he’s been a key man at the Simpsons comic book line, and the Disneyheads in my audience may be familiar with the notorious Little Mermaid VHS box he drew), and down there on guitar is a beaglefied version of Sergio Aragones, familiar to half a century of Mad Magazine readers as the guy who does those little cartoons along the edges of other things (and, of course, so much more!) And dead center is yours truly, the AAUGH Blogger doing the Violet dance. It is an honor.

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Thanks for visiting

This is just a quick “Thank You” to all of the AAUGH Blog readers who stopped by my booth at the Festival of Books this weekend – both the existing (hi, Jim!) and the ones who grabbed up the blog’s address card and are checking it out for the first …

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Come see the AAUGH Blogger at the LA Festival of Books

If you’re in the Los Angeles area, you should go to the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this weekend! Why? Because books! Lots of publishers, self-publishers, and vendors there to sell you books! Authors there to talk about their books! To sign their books! Most of all, books! (And even …

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Nun cartoons

This is a non-Peanuts post, but I’ve been working on a project which has some overlap in interest, so I thought I’d bring it up. A little while ago, I posted a 1950s cartoon with a nun teaching some native Americans, one of whom was dressed akin to Charlie Brown, …