Snoopy wins an award, and some nun news

At last night’s Eisner Awards, generally considered the biggest awards in the American comics scene, the big thick hardcover strip collection¬†Celebrating Snoopy took home the trophy in the category of “Best Archival Collection/Project – Strips”. Congratulations to the fine folks who put that book together… and to Snoopy himself!

And on a not Peanuts-related front, but while I have a post going up anyway: at the About Comics 20th Anniversary panel on Thursday, I announced the immediate launch of a new project for those of you interested in 1950s comics.¬†The Daily Nun is my new service that will put a different 1950s cartoon about nuns into Instagram or Twitter feed every day – and two days a week, it’s a caption contest, with prizes! Just follow @dailynun1 (note the 1 at the end) on either of those services.

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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, …