Animated Peanuts

things I should have told you already

The Complete Peanuts volume 19: 1987-1988 is already shipping, and I’m going slowly through my copy before doing a review or summation or whatever it is I do on these things. And the complete set of the Charlie Brown And Snoopy Show on DVD can now be ordered through Amazon, …

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Be Peanuts

Now shipping are three new kids books: Be Yourself Be Kind: Peanuts Wisdom to Carry You Through Be Brave: Peanuts Wisdom to Carry You Through My copies are whipping their way here even as we speak. Reviews soon.

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Now shipping, Peanuts volume 2

Now shipping, Peanuts Volume 2, which collects issues 1 through 4 of the second run of the current Peanuts comic books. As I type this, Amazon has the book for $7.90, which means that it costs less than the cover price of two issues. The cover you see on Amazon …

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Li’l Abner versus Li’l Folks

This invterview about a just-released biography of Li’l Abner creator Al Capp (and when one says a “warts and all” biography of Capp, believe me that “warts” is putting it nicely) includes as illustration three Abner Sunday strips from 1968 which I’d not seen before, in which Capp attempts to …

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Bunch of book notes

Coming in August are two more books in the Running Press Kids inspirational “Be” series, Be Thankful and Be Friends. Now shipping are the pink-covered edition of Love Is Walking Hand In Hand and the audio-button edition of It’s The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown. And at the moment, remaindered copies …

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Schulz books you can’t get ANYWHERE else

With my publisher hat on, I’m in a bit of a conundrum. Without going into the details of the contract, I’ve got two books that I have the right to publish, but that I really don’t have the clear right to sell through the usual means… I can only really …

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There is no such thing as too many Peanuts books

This is the time that bookstores are stocking up for the Christmas season, so some Peanuts books hitting the shelves should come as little surprise… but three unrelated Peanuts books shipping in the same week from Amazon is quite a rate. In addition to the availability of It’s Tokyo, Charlie …

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maybe we should’ve called it Thanksgiving Stocking

Amazon has Charlie Brown’s Christmas Stocking in stock a couple weeks earlier than planned. If you get one, let me know what you think!

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Tokyo is now here

It’s Tokyo, Charlie Brown is now shipping. While you wait for the copy you ordered to arrive, here are the first few pages. If you haven’t already ordered a copy, of course, we will still let you….

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Amazon ups and downs

The good news from Amazon is that the new boxed sets of The Complete Peanuts 1983-1986 can now be ordered; whatever problem was keeping them from releasing sets has obviously been cleared. The bad news is that it looks like one of Amazon’s standard discounts has gone away. Until recently, …