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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 …

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Now to put my house back in order

I just had a quartet of moviemakers in my house, interviewing me and filming some of the stuff in the Reference Library as part of a documentary they’re making to promote The Peanuts Movie. So I put on my act-like-an-expert hat, took off my glasses (they were causing an odd …

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Getting Snoopy Treasures at the comic book shop

You can, of course, preorder my November book The Snoopy Treasures from Amazon. For those of you who would rather preorder from your local comic book store, they should now be working on their orders for that month. Let them know now that you want item code AUG15 1911.

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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 …