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Twelve Percent Complete Peanuts

I just got my hands on a copy of the third volume of The Complete Peanuts, covering the strips from 1955-1956. More than half of this material has never been in any US reprint book, so there are a lot of goodies here even for the intense Peanuts book fan. …

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Magic disappearing Snoopy

In a recent AAUGH blog entry, I mentioned a pamphlet that had Peanuts on the inside but not on the outside. Now to make up for that we have Snoopy Magic Party Ideas, a ninety-five cent Hallmark booklet where the only Peanuts content is the cover. The characters are neither …

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Peanuts work for the government again

The AAUGH.com library has just been bestowed with a copy of The American Economic System… and your part in it, a 20-page 8.5″ x 11″ pamphlet that was put out in 1975. It was a joint production of The Advertising Council (the private non-profit that puts together most of the …

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It’s better than Architects Against Snoopy

The laest addition to the AAUGH.com reference library (not open to the public, sorry) is Architects for Snoopy, which is a catalog from a museum exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts thirteen years ago. The MMoFA basically took over the exhibit that had displayed in a Paris museum …

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The WHAT according to Peanuts?

You’ve heard of The Gospel According to Peanuts, and if you paid close attention to the AAUGH.com newsletter, you’ve heard of The Effective Executive According To Peanuts. But the odds are pretty darned good you’ve never heard of The GMP’s According to Peanuts; I know I hadn’t heard of it …

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186 words about Schulz

As promised, I now have the First Biographies book on Charles M. Schulz. This is the youngest-aimed of the school Schulz bios yet, giving us 186 words aimed at kids in the pre-kindergarten through second grade range. It’s about the size of a Little Golden Book (for those used to …

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Schulz bios for the schoolkids, again

Well, 2004 is over, and what a year it was for the Peanuts book fan! Between the first two volumes of The Complete Peanuts, the Schulz Museum’s Li’l Folks collection, and It’s Only A Game, there was a tremendous amount of vital Schulz material hitting your bookshelf for the first …

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Got marriage?

I’ve written before about the odd English titles that are on the Tsuru Comics books, the Japanese equivalent of the Fawcett Crest books. They are odd in word choice, in punctuation, and in capitalization. Well, we’ve just added five more to the AAUGH.com reference library, including “LONESOME” Charlie Brown, Farewell, …

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Things leak inito the AAUGH.com reference library

I’ve added three more items to the AAUGH.com reference library recently. My copy of the catalog of the Schulz Museum’s Peanuts: Found in Translation book arrived, and it is indeed a lovely collection of Yoshi’s interesting artistic interprations, mixing Peanuts characters and Japanese writing in creative way. Each plate is …

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The -other- Complete Peanuts

The latest addition to the AAUGH.com reference lbrary is Il grande libro dei Peanuts. Can’t wait for the Complete Peanuts? This big, thick book with every single daily (i.e., not Sunday) Peanuts strip from the 1960s. Which would be absolutely great if the strips weren’t in Italian. I mean, I’m …