Ware words

We have an announced date for the Kindle edition of the forthcoming essay books The Peanuts Papers: Charlie Brown, Snoopy & the Gang, and the Meaning of Life: A Library of America Special Publication (any title that has two colons in it must be good!), and that’s October 15 of this year, so I reckon that the print edition will be dated similarly. The description there gives us one more name that we didn’t already have in the previous announcement: cartoonist Chris Ware, acclaimed creator of Acme Novelty Library. (Oh, and also of Floyd Farland, Citizen of the Future, but that’s the obscure piece for those of us who were buying comics back when no one knew who Chris was.)

Upcoming releases
Born to Draw Comics cover

So now we have a cover for Born to Draw Comics, a September-shipping book on “Charles Schulz and the creation of Peanuts”. The book’s descriptor says that this is a “mixed-panel format picture book biography”, which leads me to think that it’s mostly but not completely in the comics form. If …

Upcoming releases
Upcoming stuff coming up

For the bargain-minded Peanuts fans, coming up in August we have a discount bundle. Peanuts Ready-to-Read Value Pack includes these kids storybooks: Time for School, Charlie Brown Make a Trade, Charlie Brown! Lucy Knows Best Linus Gets Glasses Snoopy and Woodstock Snoopy, First Beagle on the Moon! And did we …

Upcoming releases
More upcoming Peanuts books are coming up

Coming up for you Peanuts-reading fans are these volumes: Gobble Up, Snoopy! (a storybook, art by Scott Jeralds, September) Christmas is Here! (a storybook, art by Robert Pope, September) Snoopy’s Snow Day! (a board book, September, described in the listing as “giftable”) Charlie Brown: All Tied Up (volume 13 in the AMP …