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.

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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 …


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 …


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 …

Upcoming releases

Peanuts Bargainthology

There is yet another Peanuts book that I cannot offer you through This one is a collection of some of the Ready-To-Read series of Peanuts stories for kids. Flying Ace to the Rescue and other Peanuts Stories is a hardcover reprinting the books Snoopy: Flying Ace to the Rescue, …


Museum books at sub-museum prices, and other notes

I’m back from Comic-Con International: San Diego (me and about 100,000 other joyous geeks, egads). The fine folks from the Schulz Museum had a booth there once again, and a lot of folks were grabbing up a t-shirt that has Snoopy posing with Earl, the dog from the comic strip …


Peanuts All-Stars and others

Ballantine Books has announced a March release for Peanuts All-Stars, a 256 page paperback strip collection. From the title, it sounds like it would be about baseball, but Ballantine published a baseball-themed collection last April, Who’s on First, Charlie Brown. Of course, that doesn’t rule out doing another one. I’ll …

Classic finds

Second boxed set

The second boxed set of The Complete Peanuts is now available for pre-order. This set has the already-released volume 3 and the upcoming volume 4 both in a slipcase at a discount price. In fact, if you order the boxed set now, it’s a mere $32.97… only about $4 more …

New releases

Review: Peanuts Guide to Life

Thew new hardcover Peanuts Guide to Life is not a strip collection, although it has a handful of complete strips in it. Rather, it is mostly a collection of Peanuts dialog, selected for its insight (or appearance of same), with a panel’s worth of art facing each quote. As such, …