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The Snoopy panel at Comic-Con

For those of you who couldn’t make it to Comic-Con last weekend, someone named Padma Bella recorded and posted a couple sections of the Snoopy panel discussion. The talk is being moderated by Damian Holbrook of TV Guide; the panelists are (from left to right) Lex Feaardo (whose duties at …

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the Snoopy panel

Thanks to everyone who came by the Snoopy panel yesterday at Comic-Con. All of the panelists had their own way of looking at Snoopy, we got to find out who on the panel had a Snoopy tattoo (answer: not me!), favorite strips were shared, audience questions were fielded, and everyone …

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Comic-con reminder

The famed Comic-Con International: San Diego (yes, that’s its full name) starts tonight and runs through Sunday. If you don’t have a ticket, don’t even think about it; it’s long since sold out (although if you are in San Diego anyway, there are plenty of things that are happening near …

Upcoming releases

Charlie Brown and Lucy: Certified Influential

Time Magazine has a book coming up announcing The 100 Most Influential People Who Never Lived – and the team of Charlie Brown and Lucy made the list! In a one-page essay written by Time‘s pop culture writer James Poniewozik, the book reflects not so much on them as individuals …

Schulz/Peanuts news

Young Schulz on film

We get about 10 seconds of Schulz working on “the comic strip character ‘Peanuts’” in this short 1954 film on Art Instruction Schools. The whole thing only runs about 2 minutes, but you can skip forward to the 1:47 mark if you just want to see Schulz. (A hat tip …

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Look and Find Snoopy

The folks at Publications International, Ltd., seem to be less interested in serving the bookstore market and more interested in selling big piles of books to big box stores and supermarkets than to be selling onesy-twosy to bookstores. Perhaps this is why Look and Find: Snoopy, which was released in …

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Comic-con Peanuts stuff

The world famous San Diego Comic Con is two weeks away, and they just announced the only panel I’ll be on this year: Snoopy: A Retrospective Paige Braddock (creative director, Schulz Creative Associates; creator, Jane’s World), Lex Fajardo (managing editor, kaboom Peanuts; creator, Kid Beowulf), Gary Groth (co-founder, Fantagraphics) and …

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Peanuts. Christmas. Cookies. What word could you not like?

Coming in October is the Peanuts Christmas Cookie Set – that’s 50 recipes, plus cookie cutters in the shape of Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and a doghouse. And it’s all written by Charlie Brown. Now I never thought of ol’ Brownie Charles as a particularly good cookie baker… but then, I’d …

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Rats! It’s Chinese!

So I stumbled across this Kindle book on Amazon, Rats! by Charles Schulz. And as the cover and descriptor make clear, it’s in traditional Chinese. It had a supposed length of 13 pages, and the file size was small enough that it was clear the book had few if any …

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Look, it is Linus and his two rounded-headed pals

The latest addition to the AAUGH.com reference library is the Fall 2000 issue of Come & Eat, Pillbury’s magazine aimed at those who want to cook with Pillsbury and Pillsbury-friendly brand-name ingredients. I had been told by others that there was no Peanuts character material on the inside of this, …