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AAUGH at the San Diego Comic Con

Comic Con International: San Diego, the biggest comic book convention in the US, is a mere two weeks away. This is a huge event, with hundreds of talks, thousands of exhibitors, millions of comics and books on sale, thousands of comics pros in attendance, plus movie and TV stars, toys, …

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Pig Pen Product

Coming in May of next year is The Dirt on Pig Pen, a 96 page paperback strip collection. “But Nat!” you cry. “How can I plan now to buy next year’s books? I don’t have a 2007 calendar to track such things on!” Lucky for you, you can now order …

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Charlie Brown Thanksgiving cover

We’ve got an early look at the cover for the new mini book edition of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, which supposely won’t be out until the Fall of 2007. At this point, I’m split between believing that and suspecting that someone just misentered a date, and the book is due …

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Cover changes

Cider Mill Press has apparently decided to design new covers for a couple of the Determined Productions Peanuts books they’re reprinting. I Need All the Friends I Can Get has a cover image that is taken from the inside of the American edition – one that was strongly altered when …

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Completely Peanuts? Completely foreign to me!

In the wake of last night’s post about foreign language edition of The Complete Peanuts, I got a reader inquiry about “hey, is it going to be available in thus-and-such a language?” (Hi, Dan!) And so, to head off getting that inquiry one at a time for every possible language, …

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The Completely Different Language Peanuts

I told you previously about the Chinese edition of The Complete Peanuts coming out of Taiwan. Now I find that there is a French edition and an upcoming German edition, so if you want to read every Peanuts strip but don’t want the headaches that come with reading English, then …

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Crushing changes

The book previously announced as In Your Dreams, Charlie Brown has had a name change, to

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Memories of Schulz

Coming in June is Remembering Sparky, a new book put together by David Liverett. This 112 page paperback features reminiscences by 18 people who knew Schulz, generally in the 1940s and 1950s. Expect lots of Church Of God-related material (and some of the cartoons Schulz did for Church Of God …

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It’s both nice -and- a dump!

At left, you should see a picture of a dump, which is the book business term for a display that holds books. This one you might start seeing in stores in September. It features all the new Cider Press editions of the old Determined Productions books. In this case, half …

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Dreams and Corrections

Coming this December is In Your Dreams, Charlie Brown!, a 96 page paperback priced at $12.95 from Ballantine Books. Not coming this autumn is the Running Press miniature book edition of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. Oh, it’s coming in an autumn – look for it next year. As always, you …