It’s the Pop-up Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Animated Peanuts

In a few days, Hallmark is releasing another book adaptation of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. This is one of the times that they try to give you a surprise of one pop-up in a book that’s not advertised as a pop-up… but, since it credits pop-up artist Brian Pilachowski, eagle-eyed readers will know something is coming. But then, these books are probably largely read to kids rather than by kids, so it’s just as well.

Animated Peanuts
Is it “no dogs allowed” or “no, dogs allowed!”

Over in the realms where the people who edit Wikipedia discuss their efforts toward doing so, I have fallen into an unexpected discussion: what is the title of the movie¬†Snoopy, Come Home? Now you may think that an easy and obvious question, and really it is… if you ignore punctuation. …

Animated Peanuts
Lee Mendelson, RIP

By now, most of my readers will have seen that Lee Mendelson, producer of Peanuts specials for decades, passed away on Christmas Day – the day celebrated by his most famous work, A Charlie Brown Christmas, created by the key team of Mendelson, Melendez, Schulz, and Guaraldi (all now gone, …

Upcoming releases
Sneak Peek: Snoopy – a Beagle of Mars

Here, for your reading delight, is the cover and five story pages from the forthcoming Snoopy: A Beagle of Mars, which ships next month. Click each page to enlarge. Thanks to Boom! Studios for providing these. The book can be preordered here.