The final reflection on a decade

New releases

With the New Year just a few hours away, I think I can now with comfort announce that the Award for the Decade’s Most Inexplicable Error in a Book About Peanuts goes to:

Out of respect for the publisher, who is taking corrections seriously, I will not name the offending volume. I offer this image for amusement, not condemnation.

New releases
Cynical Supersnoop

Working in the comics field and being a long-time reader of comic books, I’ve grown accustomed to the darker, cynical take on superheroes, depicting them with twisted motivations and deleterious effect. At times, it is quite well done (as in Watchmen); at other times, it’s a weak attempt deconstruction (like …

Classic finds
The phantom Big Books of Peanuts

I get this question from time to time… is there any plans for a fifth and final┬áBig Book of Peanuts? For those who have not seen this series, there were four volumes of┬áThe Big Book of Peanuts issued, each a hardback that included all of the Peanuts dailies (i.e., not …

Classic finds
Translating Schulz into English

AAUGH Blog reader David wrote me to ask about some odd lettering in a few of the strips that were reprinted in Charles M. Schulz: 40 Years of Life and Art, a big slipcased book that came out for the fortieth anniversary of Peanuts, so three decades ago. It’s just …