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.

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Dell Peanuts page count

We now have an announced page count for the Peanuts Dell Archive collection of comic books stories originally published in the 1950s and 1960s by Dell Publishing – the listing now has it at 352 pages. That’s a nice thick book… but it’s only about half as many pages as …

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Be a Good Sport, Charlie Brown!

Coming in January (and available for preorder now) is Be a Good Sport, Charlie Brown!, which looks to be a kids book writ by Jason Cooper and drawn by Vicki Scott. Share this:

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It’s Loopy!

The Amazon listing for the hardcover collecting Lucy-themed comic book stories has updated. The official title listing has changed from Charles Schulz’ Lucy to Charles M. Schulz’s Lucy – the middle initial, an s after the apostrophe… that’s the way it should be. And there’s a cover… which doesn’t have “Schulz” in …