German Peanuts essays

Coming soon for your Kindle is Peanuts. 100 Seiten, a look at how Peanuts reflected American society and the life of Schulz himself. Written by German essayist Joachim Kalka,  has taken the radical step of writing all the text in German, which pretty much locks me out (meine deutch ist sehr shlecht; ich habe eins yahr von deutch auf… ummm, high school.) This is part of a line of 100 Seiten (one hundred pages) books published by Reclam. Kalka is respected enough that some of his previous essay work has been translated into English; perhaps that will eventually be the case with this one as well.

Upcoming releases
Cover: Lucy – SPEAK OUT

Here’s the cover for Lucy: Speak Out, an upcoming color strip reprint from the Peanuts For Kids series. Share this:

Upcoming releases
Cover: For The Love of Peanuts

We now have a cover for For The Love of Peanuts, next years coffee table tome of other artists interpreting Schulz’s characters. It’s got the look of being done with a very basic vector drawing program, a digital primitive take, if you will.  Anyway, the book can be preordered now, locking …

Upcoming releases
Good Sport cover

Here’s the announced cover for Be a Good Sport, Charlie Brown!, an upcoming children’s storybook… which, according to the cover, will have bonus baseball facts! (I suspect they will not be the sort of bonus baseball facts that I want, which would be Lucy explaining the facts of baseball to Linus in …