In the latest issue of Snoopy Team-Up…

Classic finds

I was zooming through the Internet, looking at jackets of albums with Snoopy-related recordings, the way one does, when I stumbled across this one that I’d not seen before.

Alas, it is not the epic crossover battle that the title and cover image suggests, bringing Mary Tourtel’s Rupert Bear out of the comics pages and into the World War I air conflict. It is, of course, two separate songs being named on this 1973 album – “Rupert”, and the ubiquitous “Snoopy vs. the Red Baron”. I am disappointed indeed.

New releases
Where Eagles Dare To Edit

Eagle-eyed AAUGH Blog reader David noted that for this year’s Peanuts desk calendar, they’re reformatting the 1971 strips into narrower panels… and that’s not the only change. Check the last few words – where the original January 16, 1971 strip had said “just walk around”, in now says “just walkS …

New releases
REVIEW: Peanuts mini comic books

The new series of Peanuts mini comic books issued by The Charles Schulz Museum are some of the more expensive Peanuts books ever issued. After all, for a normal Peanuts book, you just have to walk over to the bookstore and give them money, but for these supposedly “free” mini …

New releases
From the “my views are reality, your views are bias” pile

The new, brief Schulz biography Charles Schulz: an Account for the Young and the Casually Curious, is a self-published, print-on-demand effort with a stated mission. Author Matt Trimble says that other biographies “are often laced with the author’s own interpretations and biases. Therefore, I have attempted to compile a brief, …