Classic finds

An adequate kids’ Schulz bio

During my Beaglefest talk, I mentioned that there are two kinds of Schulz books that I love as a blogger. There are the wonderful books that I can wholeheartedly recommend that people buy, and there are the terrible ones that I can have fun being snarky about. Many of the …

Schulz/Peanuts news

Peanuts at Comic-Con

The annual Comic-Con in San Diego is a mere week away, and if you’re there, then there is some Peanuts stuff to look for. In particular, you can grab the comic book pictured here, which is an early copy of the upcoming issue 1 of volume 2 of the Peanuts …

Upcoming releases

More Peanuts comic books en route

Coming up starting in August are four more monthly issues of Peanuts comic books from Kaboom. They are restarting with issue #1 again, calling this “volume 2”. As with volume 1, each issue will have a rarer alternative cover edition, featuring a Peanuts character as they looked at their debut. …

Classic finds

Beaglefest report

This was my first time at Beaglefest, the big annual gathering of the Peanuts Collector Club. If you’re looking for a full report on it, look elsewhere, as I was only there for a sliver of it; it ran from Thursday through Sunday, and I was only in town Friday …

Animated Peanuts

Next DVD is Snoopy 2 Go

Coming in October is Go Snoopy Go, the latest DVD in the Happiness Is… Peanuts series. These disks pair one special (in this case, It’s Spring Training, Charlie Brown) with one episode of The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show (the one with the stories “Blanket”, “Peppermint Patty”, and “Rainy Day”), …

Upcoming releases

Peanuts the comic book book book 2

Coming in March: Peanuts Vol. 2, presumably reprinting the next batch of the Ka-Boom Peanuts comic books. (Not that it’s actually news that there will be Peanuts books next year. The sound-button version of Easter Beagle had already been solicited, making for Peanuts book next year, and I’m preeeeeeetty sure …

Upcoming releases

Charlie Brown and Snoopy are trapped in a sealed ball of water

Here we have a picture of the upcoming A Charlie Brown Christmas Snow Globe Mini Kit, which includes a small snow blog and a 32 page booklet with color illustrations – which means it’s likely an abridgement of the 48 page adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas that Running Press …

Upcoming releases

The Zipper on My Bible is Stuck at Beaglefest

Both of the books I’m debuting at Beaglefest were, as I noted, samples which I designed when trying to pitch gift books to publishers targeting the Christian specialty market.  God’s Children, which I discussed in an earlier message, was to be calm and black-and-white. But I wanted a sample in …

Upcoming releases

I’m bringing God’s Children to Beaglefest

Remember how I said that I was bringing two new books to Beaglefest? Here’s why… When I got the rights to publish Schulz’s Youth, the collection of cartoon panels that Schulz had done for Church of God (Danville) publications, they included the right to sublicense reprints, translations, abridgments, and so …

Nat news

What I’ll be selling at Beaglefest

The Peanuts Collectors Club gathering Beaglefest is a week-and-a-half away now. I’ll be there on Saturday, giving a talk and then selling books in the sales area. What will I be selling? The Peanuts Collection – I’ll have about 10 copies of this. Schulz’s Youth – twenty-some copies of this… …