Lucy van Randian

Lucy lists some of the people who make this country great, from the Hallmark book What Makes This Country So Great? (1972). So my suggestion in the previous post that a Peanuts book might have endorsed Ayn Rand was not coming out of left field,

Classic finds

Oh, No! Charlie Green!

While looking into Kanrom, the company that published the books I reprinted in Happiness is a Rat Fink and Unhappiness is a Dirty Dog, I discovered that wasn’t the last time that company took on Schulz’s work. In 1971, they put out a booklet (which was much of what they published, …


It seems to be the season…

I got five separate envelopes with Peanuts books in them today. I’m only expecting two tomorrow.



Yes, I’m taking the occasion of my eldest child’s first day of kindergarten to point out that The Complete Peanuts volumes are now available for reading on your Kindle (or through Kindle software on your computer or tablet.) This would not be my preferred method of reading these items, I’m …


Pretty little Snoopy with the fringe on top

I was so happy with the Snoopy Goes To Broadway book I bought last week that I bought another one. Oklahoma, OK?


There’s no disguising Woodstock

Coming next March is another comic strip collection in the AMP Comics For Kids series, Woodstock: Master of Disguise. It is now available for preorder. These are full-color, thick collections with extras, at a good price.


Another Comic-Con Peanuts panel

My aged Mac just started refusing to boot up, so forgive me if this cut-and-paste job on my iPad doesn’t look smooth… Snoopy, his sister Belle, and other Sibling relationships in Peanuts Though he himself was an only child, Charles Schulz recognized the potential for drama and humor inherent in …


Artist’s Edition date kinda set

I told you a couple days ago that the Artist’s Edition was going to land in comic book stores on June 11th. Well, thats what the publisher said. However, as AAUGH Blog reader Joseph pointed out to me, the distributor says that the book will hit shops June 18. Which …


The World Famous Doctor

I just stumbled across the short parody mashup story Snoopy is a Time Lord by William Hrdina, crossing the TV special “You’re the Greatest, Charlie Brown” with the world of Doctor Who (and not, I think we can assume, authorized by anyone). Now, usually I might not post about a small-time parody …


Peanuts 65th anniversary book #1

For those of you certain that every possible Peanuts book had already come out, and that no new books were possible for next year, you can relax. The world is not about to end…. because it has already been announced that 65 Years of Snoopy, a 196 page paperback, will be …