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Review: Snoopy – A Peanuts Collection

I now have the first in the new series of hardcover reprints of selections from the Kaboom! Peanuts comic book series. Snoopy: A Peanuts Collection features stories about Snoopy (surprise, surprise!), written (or adapted from Schulz) by Jason Cooper, Vicki Scott, Alexis Fajardo, Shane Houghton, with art by Donna Almendraia, Vicki …

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When things I thought weren’t going to happen happen

It had been so long since the most recent trade paperback volume collecting the Kaboom! Peanuts comic book stories that I was assuming they’d lost either the rights or the will to reprint the remaining issues, an assumption backed by the fact that Kaboom! no longer lists any Peanuts product on …

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Award-winning after all these years

Peanuts fared well at last night’s Harvey Awards, Peanuts: A Tribute To Charles M. Schulz (that’s the collection of various respectable cartoonists doing Peanuts stories or stories about Schulz), took three awards: Best Single Issue Or Story Special Award for Presentation Best Anthology

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You’re a Good Kite Man, Charlie Brown

Trivia note: The supervillain Kite Man first appeared in a Batman story in 1960… but it wasn’t until a 1986 issue of Hawkman that writer Tony Isabella announced that his real name is Charles Brown.

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Kaboom Peanuts: up for an award and down for the count

A couple big pieces of news regarding the Peanuts projects that have been part of the Kaboom! line. Peanuts: A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz, their collection of Peanuts stories, tributes, and parodies, is nominated for an Eisner Award (the “Oscar of comics”) for best anthology. (It’s not the only …

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Sally Brown to the front!

Here’s the cover for volume 8 of the collections of the Kaboom! Peanuts comic book series. This book, which drops in November (and is preorderable now) should include four issues of the comic book… but I’m not yet sure which ones. By the way things have been running, it should include …

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Peanuts 31

First, a quick personal note – a few people took my comments about my dealing with a lot of life lately to assume (understandably) that something was wrong. No, it’s mostly good stuff, some frustrating stuff, nothing tragic. It’s just that February is proving to be overwhelmingly full. I appreciate …

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A preview of Peanuts issue 30

So, you’re going to be snowed in all weekend with nothing to do? Well, you can spend the weekend reading the first five pages of issue 30 of the Peanuts comic book, which doesn’t hit comic shops until Wednesday. And you’ll have time to read them again and again and again! …

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Peanuts volume 7 cover

This is the cover to volume 7 of the collection of the Peanuts comic book, hitting comic shops in March, bookstores in April, and preorderable here.

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Peanuts 29 Sneak Peek

Here are the opening pages from issue 20 of the KaBOOM! Peanuts comic book series, which will land in better comic book stores this Wednesday… which, by the way, would also be a good time to scour your comic shop for some last-minute Christmas gifts, and too-late Hannukah presents for your …