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Camp Peanuts cover and last minute gifts

We have a first look at the cover of It’s Off to Camp, Charlie Brown. It won’t actually be available until May, but hey, that’s what makes it a first look. It is nice to see a cover that isn’t just a blue sky fading down to green grass for …

General

Peanuts books of the future and the present(s)

It looks like next summer will be bringing some more British Peanuts gift books from Ravette. They’ve got Best Friends… Understand Sharing and True Love Is… Complete Trust, both shipping in June. But if next summer is too long for you to wait for your gifts, you’d best get a …

Classic finds

Schulz bio pushed back, DVDs pushed forward

Tonight is this year’s U.S. airing of A Charlie Brown Christmas on ABC. That makes it a good day to watch TV, of course, but it also makes it a good day for me to talk about some upcoming releases: two more animated Peanuts DVDs. Now, the movies are finally …

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New editions of old Peanuts books, and more

hope that everyone out there has a happy day, whether you’re celebrating Thanksgiving or not. Just added to the Upcoming Peanuts book list is new US editions of Happiness is a Warm Puppy, Happiness is a Sad Song, Home is on Top of a Doghouse, and Security is a Thumb …

New releases

Silent Peanuts and more

Now shipping: the new, cheaper edition of A Peanuts Christmas, a collection of Christmas-themed strips. We were kind of underwhelmed by the original version of this, but the lower price certainly makes it more palatable. Coming in February: a cute li’l miniature hardcover adaptation of It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie …

New releases

Complete Peanuts 4 exists

While it’s not shipping from bookstores yet, I can tell you that The Complete Peanuts Volume 4 does exist – I have a copy sitting right here. Unfortunately, I’m still under the weather and can’t go through it and do a cogent review just yet (although I will note that …

Now shipping

Cover peek

The Complete Peanuts volume 5 won’t be out until April, but here’s a quick preview of the cover! Now shipping are a couple of books aimed for Christmas giving: The shaped board book Baby Snoopy Santa Peanuts Holiday Treasury, collecting five book adaptations of animated specials into a single volume.

Nat news

Getting Snoopy’s gourd

I now have my copy of Baby Snoopy’s Pumpkin. I laughed, I cried, it changed my life. Oh, okay, it’s just a silly kids’ book, and the ventral mystery of it (what is that odd thing Baby Snoopy is growing?) is kinda given away by the title. But each of …

Administrative

Camp humor with Charlie Brown

Coming in May: It’s Off to Camp, Charlie Brown, a camp-themed strip collection in paperback from Ballantine Books. 160 pages with a cover price of $11.95 US. Meanwhile, it’s calendar-buying season already, and you can get any of a number of Peanuts calendars. The Peanuts Happiness Is wall calendar comes …

Administrative

All-Mistakes and All-Sports All-Stars

My apologies: I just accidentally posted a message to the wrong blog, so those of you who get the AAUGH Blog via email accidentally got something intended for the 24 Hour Comics Day blog. But as long as I’m writing this, I might as well follow up with the next …