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correction on Free Peanuts Book announcement

When I said of the free Kindle edition of  It’s a Dog’s Life, Snoopy that “you don’t need a Kindle device to read it; there are Kindle programs for most computers, for the iPad and other tablets, etc.“, I was only partly, fuzzily right. This book, while readable by the …

Discounts

Free Peanuts book for Kindle

The strip collection It’s a Dog’s Life, Snoopy is free right now (one of a few Peanuts books that just showed up on Kindle.) You don’t need a Kindle device to read it; there are Kindle programs for most computers, for the iPad and other tablets, etc. Note: When I …

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Peanuts movie notes

AAUGH Blog reader Steve pointed me toward an Entertainment Weekly article that indicated that the upcoming Peanuts movie will effectively have one foot in the modern era and one in tradition. The modern aspect is that the film will be released in 3-D; the traditional is that it will be …

Upcoming releases

Peanuts issue 9 Preview

No, I don’t get to host a preview of the new issue here, but that’s because MTV Geek has the exclusive preview of it… and in this case, the story they run is the one that I helped Lex Fajardo write.

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Will there be a special Peanuts cover at this year’s San Diego Comic Con?

Yup. This is an alternate covered version of issue 9. 500 copies are available. The cover art is by Mike Kunkel, of Herobear & The Kid fame… In fact, that looks like Herobear flying at the bottom of the image. I only wrote half a story in this issue; the …

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R.I.P. Kim Thompson

Word has come out that Kim Thompson, long a key player at Fantagraphics Books and most relevant to this blog the editor of The Complete Peanuts series, has passed away from lung cancer. I first met Kim a couple decades back, at a private game of Five Card Nancy during …

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Swag!

From the Licensing Expo.

Animated Peanuts

Featurettette

If you liked that six-second Peanuts video from the other day, here’s the six-second making-of video. (Folks receiving this via email should click on the title in order to go to the blog on the web to view it.)

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Nat at Comic-Con

To answer some questions I’ve gotten: yes, I will be at Comic Con in San Diego next month, but only on Friday. And yes, I will be on a Peanuts-related panel. Details when details are released.

Now shipping

Ooooh, leeeeemited eeeedition!

I don’t think I mentioned this before. The first collection of the Boom! Peanuts comic book, which is most commonly available as a trade paperback, also has a limited hardcover edition which can be ordered only at the Boom! website.