General

An unlicense plate holder?

CafePress is a service that lets you take an image and publish it for sale on a number of print-on-demand items – t-shirts, posters, mugs, and more. It’s pretty easy to take an image and say “just put this on everything”… which is how you get things like this “Snoopy” …

General

Officially safe

They have changed the evacuation orders for the Santa Rosa fires, and the Schulz Museum is no longer in the evacuated areas. This fire season has come at a high cost – the death count stands as 40 and may well continue to rise, thousands of homes and businesses gone, …

Upcoming releases

Babboo denial!

Here’s the cover to the upcoming strip collection I’m Not Your Sweet Babboo! This is part of the full-color Peanuts Kids (formerly AMP) line of strip reprints. It ships next March, but you can preorder now.

Upcoming releases

Back to the beginning of Franklin

One of the interesting things to watch in the way Peanuts is being handled these days is a greater emphasis on Franklin – for a long time, he was basically absent on products, but now he’s regularly included in figurines and the various gewgaws. This was blatant during the promotion …

Nat news

Golf Gags – Schulz and otherwise

Warning: this post is a bit promotional. With my publisher hat on, I just put out a new book,¬†Great Golf Gags by Classic Cartoonists, which features golf cartoons by six respected 20th century cartoonists. Does this include Schulz? You betcha! A nice big helping of Schulz. Having said that, if …

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Peanuts creator Charles Schulz’s widow flees Santa Rosa fire, home destroyed

The San Jose Mercury News covering how bot Jeannie and Craig Schulz have lost their homes in the fire.

Schulz/Peanuts news

The flames have been closer than earlier maps showed

It’s about 9 PM Wednesday, and looking at the map for the fire – which is only 10% contained – it’s gotten closer. And no rain in the forecast. We could really use some rain.¬†(Added later: folks who are more in touch with what’s going on there tell me that …

Schulz/Peanuts news

Where to direct your charity

With the news about the Schulz home burning in the fire, people are wondering how to help. I’ve already heard people asking if Jean Schulz has put up a Go Fund Me page. To be frank, that seems like an unlikely thing to have happen. The Schulz family is in …

Schulz/Peanuts news

Schulz Museum fine so far

As I’ve reported on the unfortunate status of the homes in Santa Rosa, I’ve been getting inquiries about the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center. As of last report that I can find, the fire has not reached there. This is not a guarantee; this is proving to be …

Schulz/Peanuts news

Reports: Schulz home destroyed in blaze

I am now hearing reports that Jean Schulz’s home in Santa Rosa is among the many buildings that have been lost in these wildfires. (To be clear: Jeannie was not in the home, she’s safe.) I have been fortunate enough to have gotten to stay in the guest home there, …