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Complete Peanuts, 70% off

I’m not sure why and not sure how long this will last, but Amazon currently has volume 6 of The Complete Peanuts on sale at 70% off — that’s less than 9 bucks for this nice thick book of Peanuts goodness! And they have the gift book adaptation of A …

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Big Savings on Complete Peanuts

I don’t know why, but at the moment you can get Complete Peanuts Volume 1 and Volume 3 for 60% off the cover price… that’s less than $12 apiece for this nice, thick hardcovers. It’s less than wholesale. You probably already own copies, but isn’t there someone you need to …

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First look: Complete Peanuts v. 6 cover

Here’s a first look at the cover for Complete Peanuts: 1961-1962. This is the volume that comes out in October, and it’s got an intro by G. B. Trudeau, creator of Doonesbury. Before that, of course, is The Complete Peanuts: 1959-1960, which ships in May, with an intro by Whoopi …

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Cheaper Kohl’s Peanuts books

Those oversized, underpriced special Kohl’s editions of Peanuts kiddie books have gotten even cheaper. Folks are seeing copies at their local Kohl’s for $2.50, half of the original price. These cheap copies are even available online, although the online source is out of A Charlie Brown Christmas. They do still …

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DeCamping Snoopy

There soon will be no more Camp Snoopy in the Mall Of America, and this time it’s not just an Onion parody piece. Having lost the Peanuts license, the amusement park will be renamed with the rather unexciting name The Park at Mall of America. They’ve announced that they’re selling …

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Peanut cookbook a-comin’!

As I just posted on the Upcoming Peanuts Books list, August will bring us The Peanuts Lunchtime Cookbook, a paperback from Ballantine Books. I have a sneaking suspicion that this is just a new edition of the old Peanuts Lunch Bag Cook Book, but I could be wrong. My baby …

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Museum books at sub-museum prices, and other notes

I’m back from Comic-Con International: San Diego (me and about 100,000 other joyous geeks, egads). The fine folks from the Schulz Museum had a booth there once again, and a lot of folks were grabbing up a t-shirt that has Snoopy posing with Earl, the dog from the comic strip …

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Peanuts All-Stars and others

Ballantine Books has announced a March release for Peanuts All-Stars, a 256 page paperback strip collection. From the title, it sounds like it would be about baseball, but Ballantine published a baseball-themed collection last April, Who’s on First, Charlie Brown. Of course, that doesn’t rule out doing another one. I’ll …

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Peanuts books a-shippin’!

Now shipping are Woodstock: A Bird’s Eye View, a strip collection about Snoopy’s little flying friend, and Peanuts Guide To Life, a hardcover strip collection focused on aphorisms and advice. Now, the Woodstock book was actually due to be shipping now, but the release date for the Guide book was …

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Silently Snoopy

Coming in October: It Goes Without Saying: Peanuts at Its Silent Best, a hardcover collection of wordless Peanuts strips. No matter what language your friends speak, this is a Peanuts book for them! And as long as I’m posting things: we won’t be seeing David Michaelis’s biography of Schulz until …