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… …

Classic finds

a Peanuts book score

Let me tell you that one of the tough things about having collected Peanuts books for a long time and having done so successfully is that it gets harder to find anything I don’t already have. Sure, if I wasn’t a cheapskate, I could be ordering all sorts of books …

Upcoming releases

This cover is a Peanuts trivia quiz

This is, apparently, the real cover to Peanuts Volume 1, the upcoming collection of the recent Peanuts comic book run… or at least realer than the fill-in image they had (they’ve previously been showing the cover to Peanuts issue zero as the cover… including the $1 price. Sadly, this will …

Administrative

If I were giving a talk about Peanuts

Now to take advantage of our new Facebook link-up: If you were at a talk I was giving on Peanuts, what would you like to hear me talk about? I’m preparing a short talk for Beaglefest, and there’s a few things I’m definitely going to cover, and a few I’m …