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It’s Hockey Time, Franklin!

It’s Hockey Time, Franklin! is yet another kids picture book with a story that borrows bits from strip continuities but builds its own stories. In this tale, Peppermint Patty is trying to use the pond to practice her figure skating when a gang of bullies tries to take over the …

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Disaster relief fundraiser

My mother passed away in Texas five years ago tomorrow (August 29). In her memory, I’m running a quick fund-raiser: almost any About Comics products sold and printed by Amazon by the end of tomorrow (and if you order today for immediate delivery, printing by tomorrow is likely), the About …

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New releases

Review: Celebrating Snoopy

Coming out this October is Celebrating Snoopy, which is a big, thick, high-end strip collection. This thing is a monolith – two inches thick, 10 inches wide, and thirteen inches tall in its slipcase. (If you saw the hardcover edition of Celebrating Peanuts from a few years back, this is that same format; …

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New releases

Golf by Snoopy by Gosh!

If you ever wonder why I never act certain that I’ve found all the existing Peanuts books, of even just all of the ones worth finding, it’s because of books like this. AAUGH Blog reader Scott pointed this unexpected volume out to me, and even help me land a copy …

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Not an itty bitty discount

I missed that Hallmark is having a “Snoopy’s birthday” sale that includes 25% savings on some of their Peanuts books, although not, apparently, the ones with “itty bitty” figures on them.

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Upcoming releases

Snoopy’s typewriter has emojis!

Here’s the released cover to the upcoming book announced as Charles M. Schulz’ Snoopy, although as with the Charlie Brown book, that possessive is not to be seen. It’s a collection of Snoopy-oriented stories from the Kaboom! Peanuts comic book series.

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Upcoming releases

Babboo denial

An upcoming volume in the AMP Comics For Kids series of color strip reprints is Linus: I’m Not Your Sweet Babboo!, coming in March… and with it, apparently a change from being the “AMP Comics For Kids” line to being “Peanuts Kids”.

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Upcoming releases

Charlie Brown cover

This is the announced cover for next March’s collection of stories from the recent Peanuts comic book series. The book has been announced as “Charles M. Schulz’ Charlie Brown,” although this cover does not reflect that possessive. Also curious: the product details at Amazon list includes: Publisher: KaBOOM!; Not for Online …

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Upcoming releases

Cover for the new George Orwell/Charles Schulz classic

Oooh, I like this cover for the upcoming storybook You’re A Big Brother, Charlie Brown! Ships in February.

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Anyone have this Snoopy-covered Pebble Beach golf program

Longshot: does anyone have a copy of the golf program shown here? (I only need access to this particular year – don’t bother telling me about other years, I’ve already got ’em!) If so, email me at nat@aaugh.com – thanks!  

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