Peanuts back in space!

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(CNW Group/Peanuts Worldwide)

The Peanuts folks have put out a press release announcing a new effort with NASA, the National Air and Space Administration, about their plans to generate new educational content and a school curriculum for teaching about deep space exploration. They say that more details will be released at Comic-Con next week. This certainly explains the space theme of this year’s exclusive Comic-Con product.

Peanuts and space are things that have gone well together for half a century now…. and something that I’ve really enjoyed working with in my Peanuts work, whether it was interviewing an astronaut for material on The Silver Snoopy for my book The Peanuts Collection, or writing a story where Lucy explained how NASA installs stars in the sky (which you can see in volume 4 of the Kaboom! Peanuts collections.) I look forward to seeing what they do with it.

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What is and is not exclusive at that Peanuts offsite

As I mentioned a couple posts back, the Super7 store in San Diego will be doing a Peanuts pop-up within the shop starting on the Friday of San Diego con. The earliest release made it sound like this was just a launch for their products, but (alas for those who …

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blatantly cool Peanuts toys/not toys

One of the nifty things about how the San Diego Comic-Con has grown over its 50 years of existence (I’ve only attended… oh, probably 30. Egad.) is that the convention has outgrown the convention center and spills out for many blocks around. Various companies and groups, not wanting to pay …

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Pop! goes the Snoopy

If you want to get all the Comic-Con exclusive Peanuts space items, you’ll have to go beyond the Peanuts booth. Head on over to the Funko booth, and stand in line, and you’ll be able to buy this Astronaut Snoopy figure. I admit, as much as I like some Pops, …