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Charlie Brown Christmas wooden collectible set

So we’ve got an image of the A Charlie Brown Christmas wooden collectible set, which ships later this year. As we can see, it’s some printed-onto-wood character images with a little backdrop. All the art is take from the Tom Brannon-illustrated adaptation book. This comes with a 32 page booklet …

Comic book Peanuts

a new Peanuts graphic novel

Now here’s one that I didn’t see coming. With KaBOOM having gotten back into the business of reprinting the Peanuts comic book material, I was wondering if they would do something new, and they are… kinda. They’ve announced a graphic novelization of an existing story – specifically, the film Race …

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Boogie Down

Here’s the cover for the upcoming Peanuts For Kids strip reprint Snoopy: Boogie Down. Because the kids, they’re all about disco! Saturday Night Fever forever! Coming on October.

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It’s Happiness time again

Happiness is a Warm Puppy, the classic Peanuts gift book, seems to resurface fairly regularly.  Coming around Christmastime – in fact, listed as shipping the day before Christmas, and thus to late to actually get it by Christmas – is an edition from yet another publisher. This time, it’s coming …

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A better biography returns

One of the better for-kids Schulz biographies is coming back into print. Michael Schuman’s book, released back in 2002 as Charles Schulz: Cartoonist and Creator of Peanuts (part of the People To Know series) will be returning as Charles Schulz in the Influential Lives series as both a paperback and a library-rugged …

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Non-cannibalistic cover revealed

The cover for the upcoming storybook Happy Thanksgiving, Snoopy! has been revealed, and it features Snoopy and Woodstock enjoying traditional holiday fare… but not turkey. That scene in the Thanksgiving TV special where Woodstock happily chomps on roast bird seems a might odd to some. But here, they’re eating pumpkin …

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Covers uncovered

Here are the announced covers for this fall’s Fantagraphics Peanuts releases (with the caveat that Fantagraphics has been known to change their covers substantially between initial announcement and press. Peanuts Every Sunday 1976-1980 Peanuts Every Sunday 1971-1980 box set Complete Peanuts volume 10, paperback Complete Peanuts volume 9-10 box set.

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Your Valentine’s Day Peanuts Pre-sent

So, are you behind with your Valentine’s Day shopping, still needing that little something special for that someone special, that Peanuts lover in your life? Well, you still have time to get that person… a preorder! That’s right, right now you can order A Valentine for Linus!, a Peanuts storybook (with …

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Fall Fantagraphics Peanuts publications

The fall solicitations for Fantagraphics are now up, with no surprises – only just the usual things, on schedule. Not that that’s a bad thing mind you; I’m a big fan of both The Complete Peanuts and those huge color Peanuts Every Sunday collections. The Complete Peanuts: 1969-1970 (Vol. 10) Paperback Edition …

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Time to plan your Peanuts holiday purchases

A new batch of book solicitations have come in, for books shipping in the autumn of this year. In the kiddie book Happy Thanksgiving, Snoopy!, plans to go to grandma’s for Thanksgiving run into a problem, so everyone hangs with Joe Cool instead. In Snoopy’s Christmas Surprise, Snoopy’s brother Spike …