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A pinker kind of Peanuts love

Cider Mill Press, which has already reprinted in the 1960s Peanuts book Love is Walking Hand in Hand, so doing it again… and upping the love intensity! That’s right! If the preview image is correct, you will have a Valentine’s Dayish color scheme, instead of the old version, which invoked …

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Dog biscuits are nearer than you think

Sometimes I use this blog to tell you information that is interesting… dare I believe, at times even fascinating? But this time, I’m just telling you that the Snoopy Dog Biscuits Cookbook kit has been moved up from December to mid-October,. You’ll have time to make Peanuts character-shaped dog biscuits …

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Angelenos – come see the AAUGH Blogger in person

For those in the Greater Los Angeles Area (which is so much better than the Lesser Los Angeles Area) really should come by the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this coming weekend, April 21-22, at USC. Admission is free (though parking, alas, is not), and there will be plenty …

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All about Vince Guaraldi

Elsewhere, Peanuts animation expert Scott McGuire points out that Derrick Bang (who you may know as the editor of the It’s Only a Game and Li’l Folks collections, the author of 50 Years of Happiness and the co-author of Security Blankets) has put out Vince Guaraldi at the Piano, a …

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We’ve got the covers for the Peanuts books coming this fall from Fantagraphics: There’s The Complete Peanuts 1985-1986: andThe Complete Peanuts 1983-1986 boxed set: and the one that makes the little AAUGH Blogger extra-happy, the little gift book I’ve wanted to put together for years, Charlie Brown’s Christmas Stocking: All …

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Other inside info

While I was being corrected on the status of It’s Tokyo, Charlie Brown (and boy, did I not just end up with egg on my face there, I ended up with AAUGH on my face!), my inside source did let me in on some better information, and that’s about the …

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MAJOR CORRECTION – It’s Tokyo NOT coming to video

I’ve been contacted by a friend within the Peanuts organization, letting me know that despite what I posted earlier, It’s Tokyo, Charlie Brown is not in production as an animated release. At this point, it is coming out only as an original graphic novel. You readers and everyone at Peanuts …

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Counting down the days to advent

Well, it’s only April, but you can already preorder the Peanuts Christmas Advent Calendar, and get it in June… just in time for Christmas-in-July! Please note that this is Peanuts Christmas, not A Charlie Brown Christmas, which is a licensing matter. But it’s not really about  A Charlie Brown Christmas, …

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A nicely big book coming on Peanuts animation

Coming in November, in time for gift giving (or gift requesting!) is The Art and Making of Peanuts Animation, a 160-page hardcover from Chronicle Books. It’s written by Charles Solomon, who has written several earlier significant books on animation. It ain’t cheap, but I’m betting it’ll be purty.

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New Peanuts video and books – It’s Tokyo, Charlie Brown

MAJOR CORRECTION: (APRIL 12, 2012) THE POST BELOW WAS IN ERROR. IT’S TOKYO WILL BE AN ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL; IT IS NOT IN PRODUCTION AS AN ANIMATED VIDEO. See here for details. Coming this November is a new Peanuts animated special, direct-to-video… and the book adaptation to go with it! …