Animated Peanuts

Valentine specials 2012

Tonight on ABC, at the start of prime time, it’s a Peanuts double-feature: Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown, and A Charlie Brown Valentine. And speaking of animated Peanuts, the next DVD release is now preorderable. Happiness is Peanuts: Team Peanuts features the TV special Lucy Must Be Traded, Charlie Brown, …

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Peanuts #2 is in stores yesterday

Sorry, dealing with some things here, and I never got around to pointing out that issue 2 of the Peanuts comic book hit the comic shops yesterday. I don’t yet have one on hand to review. To make up for that, let me note the Peanuts thing that is making …

Upcoming releases

Peanuts comic book #4 cover

  The cover for Peanuts issue 4, coming in April, featuring Lucy and… who is that masked marvel?

Animated Peanuts

Peanuts and friends ad

For those of you who missed the Super Bowl or just want to watch the Peanuts ad again, here it is (if you’re getting the AAUGH Blog via email, you may need to click through): It’s more interesting – and fun as a trivia quiz – than funny. Two things …

Animated Peanuts

Super Bowl Snoopy

There will be at least one Peanuts ad during the Super Bowl, and those who’ve already seen it are saying nice things about it. (Me, I’m actually avoiding it until airtime; there’s a big party here at AAUGH Central, and it’s a non-football crowd, so our biggest pleasure is in …

General

Dear Peanuts licensees

Dear Peanuts licensees, Please know your license. Today, UniqloUSA (the American branch of a Japanese t-shirt manufacturer) advertised their new batch of Peanuts tees (some of which are nice) by tweeting “The Red Baron will be landing at Uniqlo just in time for Valentine’s Day…and he’s bringing his gang” The …

New releases

The New Easter Beagle review

The new book adaptation of It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown is the latest in a series of hardcover versions of Peanuts animated specials, and like most such things, it’s value of the text is mostly in invoking the special for those who have seen it. Humorous moments are explained, …

New releases

Stuffed Snoopy saves the day

There’s a category of Peanuts media that’s about the impact of Peanuts toys helping people get through hard times – this includes such things as the video The Big Stuffed Dog and the military tale The Little Toy Dog. To those, you can add the new Kindle e-book Blue Bunny …

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More Hallmark editions

I stopped by the local Hallmark store today to check on a couple things, and noticed that they had a Hallmark edition of Snoopy Loves to Doodle, that it was a separate edition was quite immediately apparent, because unlike the blue cover of the standard edition which you see here, …

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Getting Hogan’s Alley

That new issue of Hogan’s Alley, which includes my look at Harriett Glickman and the creation of Franklin, is now available for order direct from the publisher – if you go here you’ll find it in the lower right corner of the grid of covers.