He’s big in Japan, but then again, he’s big everywhere

Classic finds

I don’t actively try to add notebooks to the AAUGH.com Reference Library, but this one came as a gift from my daughter. She was placing an order from a Japanese cute-stuff store, and this was the only Peanuts item they had: an Olaf notebook. A 2014 release from Kamio, I suspect this is the only thing they had left from a line. Each right-hand page has a place in the upper right corner for “No.” and “Date”, so this lined notebook may be meant for some specific use… and that specific use is glorifying Olaf!

A picture of a notebook with a large image of Olaf and nine small images of Snoopy. Text: Snoopy's brother Olaf "I'm kind of groovy!"

Greatest hits
Trivial invasion

What is the latest craze for unlicensed print-on-demand and Kindle Peanuts books? Let’s take a look! All eight of these trivia books came out in the past 5 weeks. And all of them are pretty clearly unlicensed. Not that they don’t take copyright seriously, mind you. Copyright is a very …

New releases
The other Peanuts

So it looks as though the same bozos who have been repeatedly publishing unlicensed Kindle collections of Peanuts works are also doing the same with¬†Diary of a Wimpy Kid books… and labeling them as being Peanuts. (I’m not going to link in this case — my “hey, look at this!” …

Classic finds
I’m not sure if this proves the strength or weakness of communism

Some of you will remember my fascination with (and love of) the set of badly traced bootleg Peanuts from communist-era Poland. ¬† It was while chasing after more on this that I came upon something that might be even more amazing. Something I have instant love for, from the same …