Classic finds

He’s big in Japan, but then again, he’s big everywhere

I don’t actively try to add notebooks to the AAUGH.com Reference Library, but this one came as a gift from my daughter. She was placing an order from a Japanese cute-stuff store, and this was the only Peanuts item they had: an Olaf notebook. A 2014 release from Kamio, I …

New releases

Call the Legal Beagle!

Today in “boy, that sure doesn’t look licensed!”, we have some new Kindle books that have shown up at Amazon. That’s right, for a mere $3.99, you can download Special Funny Peanut: Collection 1 – New Peanuts Snoopy Comic Cartoon For Kids Children by the great creator of Peanuts, Celia …

New releases

REVIEW: It’s Springtime, Snoopy!

A board book is reviewproof, at least in the traditional levels of review. After all, you have a perfectly adequate board book with nothing but a series of pictures of fruit, or letters of the alphabet. It doesn’t have to have a plot. It just has to have pages that …

New releases

Where Eagles Dare To Edit

Eagle-eyed AAUGH Blog reader David noted that for this year’s Peanuts desk calendar, they’re reformatting the 1971 strips into narrower panels… and that’s not the only change. Check the last few words – where the original January 16, 1971 strip had said “just walk around”, in now says “just walkS …

New releases

REVIEW: Peanuts mini comic books

The new series of Peanuts mini comic books issued by The Charles Schulz Museum are some of the more expensive Peanuts books ever issued. After all, for a normal Peanuts book, you just have to walk over to the bookstore and give them money, but for these supposedly “free” mini …

New releases

From the “my views are reality, your views are bias” pile

The new, brief Schulz biography Charles Schulz: an Account for the Young and the Casually Curious, is a self-published, print-on-demand effort with a stated mission. Author Matt Trimble says that other biographies “are often laced with the author’s own interpretations and biases. Therefore, I have attempted to compile a brief, …

Classic finds

Mr. Head-round und the hound

The AAUGH.com Reference Library has been improved with the addition of Charlie Brown und Snoopy, which is a 1970 German translation of World Publishing’s 1968 adaptation of the 1968 TV special “He’s Your Dog, Charlie Brown”. This is an example of something that I’ve seen very few examples of: foreign language …

Cover to Security is an Eye Path, HEW edition
Classic finds

Colorblind Eye Patch

Security is an Eye Patch is the finest Peanuts strip collection ever published by the US government. Put out in 1968 by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, this two-color-cover, black-and-white interior pamphlet collected strips dealing with Sally’s amblyopia. I’ve had one of these for decades, and it was …

Animated Peanuts

A Charlie Brown Christmas again… this time in book form!

We here at the AAUGH Blog have many elves… in this case, an elf named Jim, who happened to spot something in his local Costco that I had not seen at mine just three days ago, but which I am thrilled to say was in there when I went shortly …

Animated Peanuts

Review: Happy Holidays, Charlie Brown

So, I got my copy of Peanuts 70th Anniversary Holiday Collection Limited Edition, the Blu-ray boxed set with comes with a Snoopy figure and a book. And yes, I bought it for a book. A little book, 5.5 inches by 5 inches, 64 pages. And if the world really wanted …