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e-Small World

A couple years back, I reprinted a collection of this odd comic strip which launched in 1952. Small World by Sam Brier handles adult concerns in kids in a different way than Peanuts does, by depicting two kids who are pretending to be adults… or is it adults drawn as …

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Snoopy in Chinese English

Go here for some coverage by CNC World, a China-based English language news channel, of the Snoopy Hollywood Walk Of Fame dedication. Yes, I’m blogging this mainly so that certain people can see my incompetency at trying to hold my book up to the camera (I appear at 2:19). I’m trying to …

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Morning notes

Well, today’s work for me will consist of going to see The Peanuts Movie… and any work day that involves 3-D glasses and a bucket of popcorn is a good one. A few quick notes: One thing I find interesting about those two Scholastic Books Peanuts deals I mentioned the other …

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A whole tweet worth’s of fame!

Amazon just sent out this tweet: Get excited for #PeanutsMovie with some #CharlieBrown history from @NatGertler! https://t.co/1AjZkGAAFrhttps://t.co/RzN5AVWwlD — Amazon Video (@AmazonVideo) November 5, 2015 That is me speaking in a clip from the making-of video for Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown, which Amazon is using to advertise the streaming of the film …

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Walk-of-Faming the Dog

Coming up on Monday, at 11:30, Snoopy is getting recognized the way that Hollywood has done for a couple thousand folks before him (including several dogs): he’s getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. I’m gonna try to be there (the scheduling may be a little tricky.) If you …

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The Snoopy Treasures preview video

Here’s an obviously unscripted, somewhat frentic video of me showing off my new book, The Snoopy Treasures, coming out in November and available for preordering here! (If you’re reading the blog through email, you’ll probably have to click through to the website for the video.)

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Bookplates for your Snoopy Treasures

First off, I don’t know why Amazon and BN.com are suddenly listing December 1 as the release date for my book The Snoopy Treasures. I’ve talked with the publishers, the books are in the warehouse, all is in line for meeting the announced November 10 release date. In a couple days, …

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The piano guy and the statue guy

Had an odd experience last night during my appearance at Pasadena’s ArtNight. There was a girl, maybe 9 or so, looking through one of my books about Peanuts, and she has told me she has eight or nine “Snoopy books”. She sees a picture of Schroeder and says how she …

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Nat appears in Pasadena

For those of you in the greater Los Angeles area, I will be appearing at Art Night Pasadena this coming Friday, October 9. Art Night is a pretty cool deal, with all kinds of performances and display taking place around the town. I’ll be at the Pasadena Library, 6 PM …

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The Peanuts Collection is now a collectible

It looks as though my book The Peanuts Collection is now out of print in English. That’s not a surprise; it’s been out five years, and it’s not an easy book to do a reprinting on, as it has all those removable items and really has to be assembled. Some of …