Brick-lovin’ Peanuts fans rejoice!

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AAUGHfriend Torsten covered the recent Toy Fair, including a large line of Peanuts pseudoLegos! Go read!

While wandering every aisle of ToyFair, I spied this display: What the…?!  Peanuts?! Construction sets? At first, I thought it might be counterfeit, as the box design and quality was a bit ch…

Source: Toy Fair 2017: Peanuts Construction Sets? From China!

Some of them seem to be odd choices…

…but at least this time Lucy doesn’t get a lemonade stand, as she did in the movie-linked brick line!

Go read the article for many more pics and details!

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Peanuts as bird droppings

Comics history buff Steven Thompson (not to be confused with pop culture buff Stephen Thompson, son of comics history buff Maggie Thompson; the world often confuses me) pointed out this 1970 ad for the Dayton Daily News. The paper tried using the Dayton Daily News Bird, crafted by comic book …

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there is erroneous information on the Internet

I was doing a little research, looking up forgotten hotelier the Reverend Caleb Nimmo for an utterly unPeanuts-related project. One of the genaeology websites, Ancient Faces, had a rather barebones listing for him. The only data they really had for him was birth date, death date, and one location where he …

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More North Korean football references

Thanks to a post by comics writer Dan Mishkin, I’ve managed to add to more examples to this array of the “Lucy pulls the football away” concept being applied to the recent discussions with North Korea.   And that, of course, is just its use in cartoons. There’s plenty of …