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Nat in San Diego – change of plans

I’m still only going to be at the San Diego Comic-Con for one day, but due to some family matters (don’t worry, nothing of concern), that day will be FRIDAY, not Thursday as previously announced. I’ll be wearing the unique shirt below, so if you see someone wearing it, stop …

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Snoopy Treasures rereredesigned

I’ve seen publishers update their planned cover as the release date grows closer, but I don’t think I’ve seen one go through four planned iterations before now… and in this case, the book is mine! Amazon now has the fourth cover it’s displayed for my book The Snoopy Treasures, being released in November: Which …

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Doghouse is in da house!

Received for my birthday yesterday, from my 5 year old son, Ben: a handmade cardboard Snoopy’s doghouse.

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Free Comic Book Day tomorrow

Remember, tomorrow (Saturday) is Free Comic Book Day, when most comic book specialty shops in North America will be giving out free special-edition comic books to anyone who stops by… including the Boom! Studios Tenth Anniversary Celebration, which will include a small amount of Peanuts content (a reprint of the Vicki …

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Help me with novel uses of Snoopy

For something I’m working on, I could use a bit of input from the vast hivemind of Peanuts fans out there. Can any of you name any (non-Peanuts) novels that use Snoopy in either of these two ways: As a real character, as if the beagle from the strip is …

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Nat gets a package

This box, if it has what it’s supposed to have in it, is going to make Peanuts collector Nat very happy. I consider it a real score. So I’ll open it and show it to you… Tomorrow.

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Everything I Need to Learn, and More!

Coming in March is a revised, redesigned edition of the Peanuts quote book Everything I Need to Know, I Learned from Peanuts. And having gotten that out of the way, and finding that this first blog post in days is quite short, I’m going to be horribly exploitive of this blog …

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Nat at Comic-Con

The Comic-Con schedule for Friday just went up, and they listed the one panel I’m slated to be on. Room 18 might be a little hard to find (it’s usually used for retailer meetings rather than mainstream convention panels), but I’ll be glad to see you there, two weeks from …

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Perhaps I consumed too much pizza too late at night

Okay, I admit it: two nights ago, I had a dream where I was talking to fellow Schulz specialist Derrick Bang in my kitchen, when the phone rang and a threatening voice from whatever-organization-is-bugging-my-house told me that I’d better stop revealing Peanuts secrets. At least, I hope that was a …

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A couple of non-Schulz notes

Since I have this audience here, I’m going to exploit it a bit for a good cause. The wife of cartoonist Stan Sakai, creator of Usagi Yojimbo, has a bad health situation that requires ongoing home care. The Sakais have insurance, but this expense is above and beyond what is …