Peanuts comic book sales

The folks who publish the Peanuts comic books are doing some sales for Black Friday through Cyber Monday, so that would be a good time to snatch some stuff up, particularly if you want some of those rarer Peanuts covers. Here’s the announcement: November 22, 2012 – Los Angeles – …


my annual celebrating-the-holidays post

Those of you who have been reading the AAUGH Blog for a while can probably sit back and scan or skip this one. For those of you who are new… well, I generally do this once a year. The holidays impend. Hannukah is just a couple weeks away, Christmas about …

Animated Peanuts

Peanuts on TV this week

You’ll have multiple chances for a dose of Charlie Brown and the bunch this week: Wednesday night is A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving on ABC Thursday night is A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving again on ABC again Friday night is Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown on Fox All of these …


a brief cheap tangential book

The essay book Black Images in the Comics is currently steeply discounted. I’m going to avoid saying the price, because it’s been going slowly upward. Franklin is on the cover (which differs from the cover showing at Amazon, featuring eight characters rather than 9), but there’s only a short page …

Classic finds

A Charlie Brown Christmas trading card kinda

Last year, Topps put out a set of Americana trading cards, cataloging particularly American moments. Card 91 pays tribute to A Charlie Brown Christmas. Well, sort of. The card has no image from the Christmas special; I suspect it was less a creative preference and more a rights issue (while …

Upcoming releases

Stickers and comics snickers

Coming in July is Peanuts Stickers and Labels, a book of… well, I think the title doesn’t obscure the content particularly. And while I’m mentioning upcoming books, fans of the comic strip scene in general might want to get themselves Peanuts, Pogo, and Hobbes: A Newspaper Editor’s Journey Through the …

Now shipping

There is no such thing as too many Peanuts books

This is the time that bookstores are stocking up for the Christmas season, so some Peanuts books hitting the shelves should come as little surprise… but three unrelated Peanuts books shipping in the same week from Amazon is quite a rate. In addition to the availability of It’s Tokyo, Charlie …

Now shipping

maybe we should’ve called it Thanksgiving Stocking

Amazon has Charlie Brown’s Christmas Stocking in stock a couple weeks earlier than planned. If you get one, let me know what you think!

Now shipping

Tokyo is now here

It’s Tokyo, Charlie Brown is now shipping. While you wait for the copy you ordered to arrive, here are the first few pages. If you haven’t already ordered a copy, of course, we will still let you….

New releases

What I have that you do not (yet)

Just got the contributor copies for Charlie Brown’s Christmas Stocking, which is not in bookstores yet. It’s a nicely solid little hardback, and as the guy credited (in tiny type) with conceiving and preparing the book, I’m quite pleased with it. I hope you will be as well.