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Schulz Museum fires closer

The evacuation area for the Santa Rosa blazes has now expanded toward the south – i.e., the Schulz Museum is no longer on the edge of the danger area. The purple dots (added by me) toward the bottom of this map are the Museum and the ice rink. The red …

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Fire threatening the Schulz Museum

There are wildfires in Santa Rosa, California, and the Schulz Museum and the adjacent skating rink and gift shop within the area under evacuation… but just barely. As of 6 AM, the southern edge of the evacuation area was West Steele Lane, which the Schulz buildings are on the north …

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Your second chance to buy Peanuts!

Remember not that long ago, when Iconix was selling of their portion of the Peanuts rights, and you were digging through your sofa cushions hoping to find enough money? And the DHX Media went and bought out the rights and you felt that dadgummit, now you’d never own Peanuts? Well, …

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The 2017 Peanuts Comic-Con Panel

If you’ll be at Comic-Con on Thursday the 20th (alas, barring some unexpected change, I will only be there Saturday), here is the panel that you will get to see: 50 Years of Peanuts in Japan Thursday July 20, 2017 3:00pm – 4:00pm Room 23ABC Japan has a special relationship …

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Comic-Con in Fashion

While I may have gotten some of you down the other day with mention of Peanuts  things that will only be available to you if you have a no-longer-available Comic-Con badge, I’ve got some good news: if you happen to be in San Diego anyway during the Con, there’s some …

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Peanuts Comic-Con Exclusives 2017

The world-famous Comic-Con International: San Diego is less than a month away, and if you haven’t already gotten tickets… well, then it ain’t happening, they sold out way back. So if you’re not already planning on going, you’re not gonna be there, and this will be mere window-shopping for you. …

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Peanuts by the numbers

My focus is, and always will be, on Peanuts as a work of art. I draw interest and amusement from how that work of art is presented commercially. But it’s also a matter of business, and not a small business at that. So images like this one being distributed by …

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Kong: Snoopy Island

I went to see the film Kong: Skull Island last night, and in addition to noticing that it was a beautifully shot, and very much the film it should be (a well-made piece of fluff), I noticed that it’s the latest film for the Peanuts crew to make a sneak appearance …

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Good Grief! Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang Are Up for Sale

Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the Peanuts gang are up for sale. Strawberry Shortcake too Source: Good Grief! Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang Are Up for Sale Several people have called my attention to the fact that Iconix, the majority owners of Peanuts Worldwide (the company co-owned by the Schulzes) are looking …

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Squeaky wheel, meet grease

Having chastised the Christian Science Monitor for their article on the end of the MetLife Peanuts license, I must now commend them for taking my concerns seriously once I submitted them. While the article is still grounded in some assumption of a lack of interest in Peanuts among the younger …