Comic-Con Peanuts exclusive #3: T-shirts

The San Diego Comic Con exclusive Peanuts items that I generally hear the most clamoring for are the t-shirts. This year’s batch is all Charlie Brown and Snoopy. That kinda fits into the Peanuts comic book tradition; for the 1960s Peanuts comic book series, all of the covers had Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and no one else.

Tshirts

$25 a pop at booth #1637, while supplies last.

Schulz/Peanuts news
Guess who just bought a big chunk of Peanuts??

The Hollywood Reporter is Hollywood reporting that entertainment giant Sony just bought 39% of the holding company that exists to hold the rights to Peanuts. They bought just short of half of the share that DHX Media bought a year ago. This means that the ownership breaks down like this: …

Schulz/Peanuts news
Peanuts Global Artist Collective

Now this is cool! The Peanutsy folks have announced the Peanuts Global Artist Collective, an international public art effort were seven selected artists/teams are doing public art using the Peanuts characters. They’re permitted to do their own interpretation of the characters, or to use Schulz art, or to mix things together …

Animated Peanuts
A Charlie BANNED Christmas

Following up on yesterday’s post about how Texas prisons have banned The Peanuts Collection, I should note that that’s not the only Peanuts book they’ve banned. They’ve also banned the book adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas… and since they are, presumably, wise followers of this blog (all the best people …