Snoopy the pirate, and more

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Hallmark has some new Peanuts books, and they are nice looking items.

Snoopy Says “Good Night” is a cloth book of Snoopy saying goodnight to various folks. A bit of bedtime reading that’s safe for your baby to grab, I suppose.


The Legend of Blackbeagle the Pirate is another tale of Snoopy’s adventures as his halloween character, a follow-up to last year’s tale of Snoopy as a superhero. I was less than fond of that one, despite the very fine art of Rich LaPierre (which also will grace this new volume.) And again, it’s listed as a pop-up book, which likely means just this pop-up at the end:

How dare the kids taunt Snoopy like that, dressing like cats? Sally is dressed like a black cat, and Lucy, a hep cat!

But perhaps the best news is that Hallmark as reissued their It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown lighted pop-up edition, which I rather liked five years ago when it first came out, bearing a different cover.

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Celebrate Peanuts box set

Spotted and Costco (and apparently exclusive to them) is Celebrate Peanuts, a box set containing Celebrating Peanuts (the 60th anniversary strip collection, laden with quotes from Schulz) and Celebrating Snoopy (a similar volume focused on the beagle.) The original hardcovers of those two books have current list prices of $75 apiece, but these …

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Charlie Brown’s America now e-shipping

Blake Scott Ball’s political analysis Charlie Brown’s America is now shipping… for the Kindle. Those of us who prefer to have trees murdered to make our books will just have to wait four weeks. 40 SHARES Share Tweet this thing Follow the AAUGH Blog

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Schulz’s Revenge

Charles Schulz gets his revenge on the comics field in the new hardcover Peanuts: DIE COMICS! Well, either that, or this is just the German translation of Peanuts Dell Archive. But do you dare assume that and risk missing out on something great?? (By the way, at the moment I …