Bill Mauldin books, and last minute suggestions

You know Bill Mauldin, the artist who Snoopy used to quaff root beers with on Veterans Day? Whose characters Willie and Joe once walked along side Snoopy? And who more importantly kept American servicemen amused in cartoons that reflected what they were actually going through? Well, a nice big two-volume …


Covers of upcoming Peanuts books

These covers just in, of upcoming books for the kids: Today is the last day to order stuff from Amazon and get it there for Christmas using their two-day shipping option… and you have to get it done in the next few hours and pick things that are marked as …


Lotsa little notes

I really am trying to separate things into individual posts these days – but I feel for folks who get the AAUGH Blog emailed to them, and rather than flooding their inboxes, here’s a variety of catch-up items: I Want a Dog for Christmas is on ABC tonight in the …

Upcoming releases

Complete Peanuts cover

Here’s our first look at the cover for The Complete Peanuts: 1967-1968:

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Another giveaway with Peanuts

There’s a new giveaway coming to the comic shops, a fake comics section featuring samples from a variety of comic strip reprints. Included are some Peanuts strips from volume 9… and for those who liked the Unseen Peanuts giveaway, these will be strips not reprinted until The Complete Peanuts, and …

New releases

Calvin and Hobbes creator talks about Schulz And Peanuts and Schulz and Peanuts

I’m not going to be linking to all of the many reviews of Schulz and Peanuts that are out there, but when Bill Watterson writes, it’s worth having a read, particularly since he goes beyond talking about the biography to talk about Peanuts itself.

Schulz/Peanuts news

Schulz Biography website

There’s been a bare-bones website for the new Schulz biography up for years, but today they replaced it with a full-featured website, with review quotes, video of the author talking about the book, author tour dates, and such. The part that gave me an odd grin was the “advanced praise” …

Schulz/Peanuts news

New Peanuts cartoons, DVDs coming!

The Hollywood Report is reporting that the Peanuts DVD rights have moved from Paramount to Warner (link via The Comics Reporter). This will mean: New direct-to-video cartoons, plus new direct-to-digital shorts Remastered and repackaged versions of he most famous specials Thick collections of the less-famous cartoons Sounds like good news …

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Peanuts Sudoku Comic Digest

Peanuts Sudoku Comic Digest! Peanuts Sudoku Comic Digest! Really, what more is there to say, but… Peanuts Sudoku Comic Digest!

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More kids books

The folks at Running Press Kids seem to be doing a real push in the kids books area — In addition to the various animated adaptations and the previously-mentioned Grand Piano Book, they also have Where Is Woodstock and Snoopy At Bat coming in March. As always, you can see …