Schulz/Peanuts news

Peanuts in San Francisco

Those Peanuts fans who live in the San Francisco Bay area can count them selves doubly lucky. Not only are they within driving distance of the Schulz Museum, they are also near the Cartoon Art Museum, which is about to put up a Peanuts exhibit. Opening next Friday, November 24th, …

Schulz/Peanuts news

Jean Schulz on The Great Pumpkin

The Deseret News (Salt Lake City) has this little article on the Great Pumpkin special (which has already aired in the U.S. this year, sorry for not giving you folks a heads up.) It’s just a little piece that reflects on how the show has been embraced by generations, and …

General

Snoopy video game on the way

The folk making the new Snoopy vs. the Red Baron video game have been sending us press materials, asking if the AAUGH Blog wantd to interview the development team, things like that. That’s outside the standard realm of this blog, of course. But it all got me to thinking. The …

Nat news

new Peanuts cartoon permiere

For those of you in the Santa Rosa, California area, or obsessive Peanuts animation fans from other areas: the new Peanuts special Bully (the last one Schulz worked on, about playing marbles) will have its world premiere at the Schulz Museum on Saturday, October 21. During the day, they’ll be …

Schulz/Peanuts news

That Schulz/Mauldin collaboration

Whenever someone says that no one besides Schulz drew the Peanuts newspaper strip, some nitpicky fan like myself is apt to add a caveat about the 1998 Veterans Day strip, signed “Schulz and my hero Bill Mauldin”, in which Snoopy meets Mauldin’s classic wartime characters Willie & Joe, favorites of …

Classic finds

Snoopy projects leaflet

One of the cool things about being the AAUGH.com guy is that sometimes people find something and send it to you. For example, AAUGH Blog reader Scott in Michigan came across 3 Snoopy Projects, a full color trifold leaflet being distributed by Joann fabric shops last holiday season. This leaflet, …

Now shipping

The other A Boy Named Charlie Brown DVD

As we mentioned recently, the movie A Boy Named Charlie Brown ships later this month on DVD. However, it’s not the only DVD to carry that title. Before that movie, before even A Charlie Brown Christmas, producer Lee Mendelson worked with Schulz and animator Bill Melendez to make a documentary …

Discounts

DeCamping Snoopy

There soon will be no more Camp Snoopy in the Mall Of America, and this time it’s not just an Onion parody piece. Having lost the Peanuts license, the amusement park will be renamed with the rather unexciting name The Park at Mall of America. They’ve announced that they’re selling …

Classic finds

Schulz bio pushed back, DVDs pushed forward

Tonight is this year’s U.S. airing of A Charlie Brown Christmas on ABC. That makes it a good day to watch TV, of course, but it also makes it a good day for me to talk about some upcoming releases: two more animated Peanuts DVDs. Now, the movies are finally …

Schulz/Peanuts news

Jim Sasseville, 1927-2005

The Comics Reporter is reporting the passing of Jim Sasseville last week. Jim was a friend and collaborator of Schulz’s who accompanied him on his move to California. His work can be seen on the earlier Peanuts comic book stories, and he provided the finished art for most of the …