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Dept of Blanket Security

Ridge Rooms, who did a lot of design work on various Peanuts products that have come out over the past few years (although she – yes, Ridge Rooms is a she – is no longer working on Peanuts material) has a portfolio site which includes material I had not seen …

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Today’s Peanuts tongue twister

SNOOPY’S SHEEP SHOES Five times fast. Start now.

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Peanuts comic book check-up

I’m up a little late, trying to get something set up before Sunday turns to Monday (which is, by the way, the last day you can order something on Amazon for free US delivery and have it arrive by Christmas. So go find something that is in stock, order it …

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Snoopy’s lost Christmas Story

Just added to the AAUGH.com Reference Library: the December 1968 issue of Woman’s Day magazine. Why? Because starting on page 46, there’s a four page, twelve panel original Peanuts tale: “The Christmas Story”. As Snoopy listens on, Linus quotes from the bible (the same quote he’d put forth on TV …

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Amazon.com: The Complete Peanuts 1967-1968: Books: Charles M. Schulz,Seth,John Waters

The Complete Peanuts 1967-1968, scheduled to ship in April, will have an introduction by legendary irreverent filmmaker John Waters. And speaking of upcoming book, at this point Amazon is encouraging preorders with an extra 5% discount, in addition to giving you the maximum discount that they list before the book …

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Snoopy versus…

We’ve all heard that catchy 1960s “Snoopy vs. the Red Baron” song, and the “Snoopy’s Christmas” sequel, by the Royal Guardsmen. And those who have paid attention have heard various other Snoopy-related songs from them. And now, forty years since their first, they’ve just rolled out another one, mixing the …

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More on the Schulz family view

If you want to see the richest source of information on the Schulz and Peanuts conflict from the “Sparky wasn’t like that” side (which, to be honest, is just about the only directly-informed side I’ve seen out there; the only I-knew-Schulz-and-he-was-cold comment I’ve seen is from someone who had been …

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Peanuts gift books, 62% off

Those color Peanuts gift books from Harvest House are now available remaindered (possibly with a small mark on the edge) from our friends at Bookcloseouts for 62% off the cover price: Don’t Give Up, Charlie Brown! Good Grief, It’s Your Birthday! And while you’re saving, some other Peanuts books they …

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Second printing for Unseen Peanuts

CBGXtra.com is reporting a planned second printing for Unseen Peanuts, this one much smaller than the 50,000+ print run done for Free Comic Book Day (and eagerly snatched up). These new copies will be given away at comic conventions by Fantagraphics. (And for those of you who have contacted me …

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The Heavily Guided Life

Okay, so last week I noted that the 128-page book Peanuts Guide to Life looked like it was being split into two 64-page books for the UK market. Then what the heck is Guide to Life Book 3?