Discount biography

Today there’s a Kindle deal on the biography Sparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schulz, a mere $1.99.

Amazon shipping is running slow at the moment, overwhelmed with orders from those of us trying not to leave their homes… but Kindle and other digital deliveries are going smoothly.

I do hope everyone’s doing well during the current challenges. We’re hunkered down here, but I’m getting work done on a project that will be of interest to you blog readers. The Schulz Museum is closed for the nonce, as are so many other things.

Please stay hunkered down yourself, to the extent that you can… but also look out for your local businesses. We’re getting take-out meals from locally-owned restaurants, and I’ve bought some store credit from my comic shop, prepaying for my comics for months to come to help make sure that they’ll still be around in the months to come.

Take care of yourselves and others. It’s a great time to show how good we can be.

Free Schulz biographical book from About Comics

Since so many folks are foregoing April Fool’s Day this year, I thought I’d counter with April Frees Day, giving out free ebooks (from my publishing imprint, About Comics) to give something for people to read. And thus, today only, I’m offering free downloads on three different books, one of …

Discounted necessity

AAUGH Blog reader Jim points out that Only What’s Necessary, Chip Kidd’s second look at Peanuts materials that I reviewed (positively) here, is now at two-thirds off its $40 cover price over at

Discount on Sparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schulz

The, oh, I’d say middle-school aimed, biography Sparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schulz is on sale today, $1.99 for the Kindle edition.