For you Franklin fans

The cover to the upcoming Complete Peanuts Volume 17: 1983-1984, shipping in April:


Franklin makes the cover

Those of you who read my book The Peanuts Collection know about Harriet Glickman, the woman who suggested to Schulz that he add a bit of racial diversity to the previous all-white cast of Peanuts. I had a longer discussion with her and did a write-up for Hogan’s Alley magazine, …


Franklin in action

What you’re looking at is a Franklin action figure – I’m told it’s the first figure for this fine fellow. It’s part of this new A Charlie Brown Christmas action figure set… and if that gives you a moment of pause, it should. Franklin wasn’t in the special A Charlie …

Classic finds

Name that Peanuts character!

Okay, you know all the Peanuts characters, right? You know the major folks, the minor folks, you can even tell 3 from 4, I’m sure. So here goes: So can you name the young gentleman on the right side of this panel, scanned here from Snoopy Swings Into Action, a …