Vegas sports books are closed, but now there’s Peanuts ones

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AAUGH Blog fan Scott pointed out to me that Costco now has an exclusive box set of Peanuts books. The boxed set Game Day contains four new Peanuts reprint books, each focused on sports. The books are

  • Baseball
  • Football & basketball
  • Tennis & golf
  • Hockey & ice skating

Over 800 pages total, in a slipcase, all published by Fantagraphics.

I stopped by my local Costco today. (They’re not handing out samples these days, and I ended up buying $250 worth of food. I guess that’s what happens when you shop hungry!) The didn’t have any copies, so I ordered them online. Costco is a membership-based club, so only Costco members can order.  I’ll let you know what I think of them once they arrive.

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Scent of a dog

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