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Schulz collaborator Bill Adler passes away

I’m a few months late on this – discovered it while doing a related websearch – but the New York Times reports the death of Bill Adler,  at 84. Mr Adler was the author of best-selling books (and plenty of other books, thanks to his rate of peppering the market with material; I remember …

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Peanuts panel at Comic-Con

The folks behind San Diego’s famed Comic-Con have announced the first day of panels, and there is a Peanuts panel. Sounds like it could be interesting; Peanuts and Seth Green are to me two great tastes that I am not certain will go well together, but I’m more than willing to try …

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Peanuts at Comic-Con

There will once again be an official Peanuts booth (#1637) at the famed San Diego Comic-Con, which is coming up in a few weeks (July 23-27, to be precise)… although if you’re thinking about going, you are months too late, tickets are long since sold out. The booth will once …

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Robert Pope signing

Hey, this Friday at the Schulz Museum, Peanuts comic book artist Robert Pope will be signing comic books and doing sketches.  Robert did a beautiful job drawing a couple of my scripts – the New Shoe Zoom one in issue 16, and the one where Sally really does not want …

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No Schulz fan’s collection is complete without this

Charles Schulz’ former Minneapolis home for sale. $850,000, and they’ll probably be removing the two Schulz Peanuts paintings (click forward to photo 2) before you buy it, so… I think I’ll pass, myself.

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Absolutely Filthy returns

For those of you who missed Absolutely Filthy, the play I praised that dealt with the Peanuts characters as grown-ups, it’s going on again, but just for a weekend this June, in Costa Mesa, CA. If you happen to be in the area at the time, I recommend it.

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What’s slightly amusing me at the moment

Peanuts buffs are likely aware of Creative Associates, which is the Charles Schulz studio operation that generates material and approves licensed goods. I’ve only just now for the first time heard about Creative Associates International., an unrelated global services organization that has sometimes been accused of being a CIA front. …

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Peanuts stamp a-comin’

According to supposed-to-be-secret documents grabbed up by the Washington Post, the US Postal Service has a Peanuts stamp in development for 2015. That year has, I feel, a little extra clue to the likely content. Yes, it’s the year that the movie comes out (and the post office has seemed …

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Snoopy license plate not yet close to needed numbers

  If you Californians want to see the above image on your license plates, then you’d best step up and order one (or two!) for yourselves. Despite press coverage (I’ve seen it in the papers and caught it on radio), at this point less than one third of the 7500 …

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Get your dog license

Hey, fellow Californians! You can now order the genuine state license plate with Snoopy for your car. (Dadgummit, someone already owns “AAUGH”.)