Upcoming releases

Character Encyclopedia cover

We’ve got the cover for the Complete Peanuts Character Encyclopedia, coming in October. The sample art, which you’ll see on the Amazon page, makes it clear this is an illustration-heavy, full color volume. Of course, you expect something nice for a $40 volume (currently discounted on Amazon, and of course …

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Reach for your wallets, folks

Andrews & McMeel is coming at you this fall with a big, thick hardcover of Peanuts strips featuring Snoopy, covering the entire run of the strip. Celebrating Snoopy carries a list price of $75, so this is one of those cases where I suggest ordering early, and letting Amazon’s we’ll-give-you-the-lowest-price-between-preorder-and-shipping …

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The Complete Peanuts Character Encyclopedia

Coming this fall is The Complete Peanuts Character Encyclopedia, a hardcover guide to everyone in the Peanuts strip universe. This one is written by Andrew Farago, a fine fellow and the curator over at the Cartoon Art Museum, San Francisco’s respectable-and-fun showcase of the comics arts, and on this he’s working in …

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This will be an American Christmas! Santa will drive on the right!

Coming this fall is The Peanuts Guide to Christmas. Is this just a US edition of the book with the same name released in the UK in 2015? Given that it’s listed as 80 pages, the same length as that UK version, it seems likely… and that may mean that we’ll …

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Dog Lips coming at you!

Here’s the cover for Snoopy: What’s Wrong with Dog Lips?, a new collection of old strips coming at you in October!

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Fantagraphics covers

We now have the covers for this fall’s Peanuts releases from Fantagraphics – although Fantagraphics often reworks their covers in the months leading to release. Peanuts Every Sunday 1971-1975 collects five years of Sunday strips in a glorious, large format. The Complete Peanuts: 1965-1966 is the 8th volume in its paperback …

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Peantagraphics

This fall’s Peanuts releases from Fantagraphics. No surprises here, just the latest installment in series. Peanuts Every Sunday 1971-1975 collects five years of Sunday strips in a glorious, large format. The Complete Peanuts: 1965-1966 is the 8th volume in its paperback edition The Complete Peanuts: 1963-1966 – boxed set of two …

Animated Peanuts

You knew it had to be coming

This will be a year. A real year. The kind of year when we don’t just have a new book edition of A Charlie Brown Christmas, but it’s actually going to be a completely new adaptation! This one’s going to be a “deluxe edition”, a cloth-covered hardcover with foil highlights. The adaptation is …

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2017 has books, it does

There’s more Peanuts books coming later in the year. The batch I just learned of is mostly kids stuff. The one that makes me happiest is a storybook with Franklin as the title character. The story book You Got A Rock, Charlie Brown (July) The storybook It’s Hockey Time, Franklin (August) The …

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He’s a mixed breed

Sorry for the lack of many updates lately, but between some medical issues (don’t worry, nothing deadly) and going to the Long Beach Comic Expo (where I finally decided that I should describe myself as a “Professional Peanuts Nerd”), life has been full. I’ve got a few more points of news …