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Stuffs a-shippin’

September tends to be a big month for shipping books, particularly for things that are meant to be sold as Christmas gifts. Books that have already started shipping this month include: The gift book Cheer Up, Charlie Brown!: Getting Through Life One Laugh at a Time (which is not, I should note, …

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Peanuts storybooks on Kindle

Just out are Kindle editions of a couple of Peanuts storybooks: A Flying Ace Needs Lots of Root Beer and I’ve Been Traded for a Pizza?    

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They Called Him Sparky

Eight years ago, They Called Him Sparky: Friends Reminiscences of Charles Schulz came out. It was a keen little book, with pieces by folks who knew Schulz in his St. Paul days, generally through his faith community, the Church of God. There are reminiscences, photos, correspondence, and cartoons that Schulz drew …

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Books are shipping

My copy of POW! arrived yesterday, so that’s shipping. And hardcover Complete Peanuts volume 21 and the first volume of the paperback edition of Complete Peanuts started shipping last month, and I forgot to note it. Now it’s noted.

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Amazon IS shipping the Artist’s Edition (they say)

I just got a statement from Amazon that my copy of Peanuts Artist’s Edition will be shipping… sometime between August 4 and October 1. That seems very odd for a book that has already printed (perhaps they got confirmation of a second printing?) Now I won’t be sure what to …

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Amazon and the Artist’s Edition

So among the emails I’ve been getting from you fine AAUGH Blog readers has been the question of what’s up with that copy of the Peanuts Artist’s Edition that I ordered from Amazon? Alas, I do not know. Here’s what I can tell you: None of the copies of the …

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Getting Japanese books in America

Now that you can order some Japanese books through the US Amazon, it makes things so much easier to get such books. Well, some of them. Dadgummit, you can’t get that Japanese adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas that way. But here’s some things you can get; click on the cover to get …

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For those of you who always wanted to punch out Snoopy

Now shipping: Build-Your-Own Snoopy and Woodstock!: Punch-out and Construct Your Own Desktop Peanuts Companions! (at least, that’s what they call it at Amazon.)

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A cover, and now shipping

Despite having a listed publication date of April 5, the new Fantagraphics hardcover strip collection Batter Up, Charlie Brown! is now shipping. And here is the cover for the rerelease of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: The Making of a Tradition:, designed to match the recently re-released book on the …

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Now shipping: Peanuts volume 3

Amazon is now shipping the third trade paperback collection of the Peanuts comic book series (at the moment, they’re listing it as a “preorder”, but they are actually shipping copies). The first Peanuts comic book stories written by ye old AAUGH Blogger make up just a small portion of this full …