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Remember: Unseen Peanuts tomorrow

Just a reminder that tomorrow (Saturday, May 5th) is Free Comic Book Day. The press has really been picking up on Unseen Peanuts, so while there are a lot of copies of it out there, many folks will be looking for it. So don’t dally! (And don’t overlook the other …

Classic finds

The Slightly Glimpsed Peanuts

Having read through my copy of Unseen Peanuts (being given out for free on Free Comic Book Day next Saturday — yes, my elves have secured me a copy already), I should note that in addition to having about 150 strips that were not in US reprint books until the …

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A Look at the Unseen Peanuts – plus Nat in San Diego

Lest you think Fantagraphics has no love for the Peanuts book collector nerds among us, let me show you the real cover (as opposed to the original preview cover) of The Unseen Peanuts, which will be available for free on Free Comic Book Day (Saturday, May 5th) at many, many …

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new Peanuts cartoon permiere

For those of you in the Santa Rosa, California area, or obsessive Peanuts animation fans from other areas: the new Peanuts special Bully (the last one Schulz worked on, about playing marbles) will have its world premiere at the Schulz Museum on Saturday, October 21. During the day, they’ll be …

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Nat at the Worldcon

I know we have some science fiction fans in our readership. I will be at the World Science Fiction Convention in Anaheim, CA this coming weekend. On Saturday you can catch me at either of my two panel appearances: 10:00 AM, 60-90 minutes, SMALL PRESS PUBLISHING 4:00 PM, 60-90 minutes, …

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AAUGH at the San Diego Comic Con

Comic Con International: San Diego, the biggest comic book convention in the US, is a mere two weeks away. This is a huge event, with hundreds of talks, thousands of exhibitors, millions of comics and books on sale, thousands of comics pros in attendance, plus movie and TV stars, toys, …

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Nat appears in Delaware

Hey, AAUGH Blog fans – this Friday I’ll be at Captain Blue Hen Comics in Newark, Delaware, from 4 to 7 PM. I’ll be there to sign copies of Licensable Bearâ„¢ and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel (among other things), and the last hour will be …

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Getting Snoopy’s gourd

I now have my copy of Baby Snoopy’s Pumpkin. I laughed, I cried, it changed my life. Oh, okay, it’s just a silly kids’ book, and the ventral mystery of it (what is that odd thing Baby Snoopy is growing?) is kinda given away by the title. But each of …

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Puttering around

It’s Par for the Course, Charlie Brown collects golf-related strips from across the entire run of Peanuts. It’s not a complete collection, nor does it claim to be, but it certainly covers the major golf eras of the strip. In fact, reading this forced me to realize how golf came …

Administrative

AAUGH and AG

Sorry if things have seemed a bit frentic lately at AAUGH.com. It wasn’t a business thing, it was a personal life thing. Last night, My wife Lara gave birth to Allison Elizabeth Gertler, our first child. Prepping for this has knocked all my plans and schemes for a loop. She …