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Why you really want a Peanuts calendar…

Usually, I don’t pay that much attention to Peanuts calendars, but someone on the alt.comics.peanuts newsgroup pointed out something that explained why I should be paying attention this year. The Peanuts Day-by-Day Calendar for 2007. Each day of the calendar reprints the strip from the same date in 1990…. which …

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Very Postal Peanuts

A Very Special Charlie Brown Holiday Collection is a new CD that came out for this holiday season – someone pointed me to it, but I didn’t have a chance to see one for myself until after Christmas, so I apologize to anyone who would’ve liked to have grabbed one …

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If you want to pay more for The Complete Peanuts…

The folks over at Easton Press are offering up the first five volumes of The Complete Peanuts at a leatherbound, gilt-edged set for $375.

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More Schulz gift books available

The second set of reissues of the classic Determined Productions hardcover gift books are now shipping: Christmas Is Together-Time I Need All The Friends I Can Get Love is Walking Hand In Hand Suppertime

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Snoopy’s Many Faces

I’ll admit that I haven’t had time to actually read The Many Faces of Snoopy, because I’ve been spending a lot of time reading the 24 hour comics made during 24 Hour Comics Day, as well as handling some of the preperations for Schulz’s Youth. And this is a thick …

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Getting “They Called Him Sparky”

I’ve gotten some questions about how people can lay their hands on They Called Him Sparky, the book with comments on Schulz from his Church of God days. No, it’s not available through Amazon or most of the regular sources. Instead, order it direct from the author – more information …

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Complete Peanuts update

Things have been hectic here of late, and I forgot to note that both The Complete Peanuts 1961-1962 and the nicely cheap boxed set covering 1959-1962 are now shipping. Oh, and as long as I’m talking about The Complete Peanuts, I should note that the German edition is about to …

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Review: Peanuts Lunchtime Cookbook

The first thing that jumps out at you about the Peanuts Lunchtime Cookbook is that all three words of the title are compound words, made my combining two shorter words. Oh, okay, it may not be the first thing to jump out at you, but I’m a nerd boy. This …

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A clarification, a correction, a comment, and a coming-now book

Some quick notes: Some of you seem to have gotten the wrong end of the stick with my announcement of the book Schulz’s Youth. When I describe the book as containing teenager cartoons, I mean they’re cartoons Schulz did about teenagers, not ones he drew when he was a teenager. …

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Peanuts books on their way (some, rather sooner than others)

Don’t Give Up, Charlie Brown!, the full color gift book, is now shipping. And you can now preorder March’s The Dirt on Pig Pen, as well as the two Complete Peanuts volumes for 2008: the 1967-1968 volume, and 1969-1970. I don’t recommend placing those preorders now – you’ll pay full …