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$125? That’s cheep!

A shirt line called JC#RT (I presume it’s pronounced in the normal way) that specializes in plaid has launched a line of Peanuts-inspired shirts, and while for some of them I can see how they relate the color scheme to the characters they’re linked to, for none of them would I …

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General

Peanuts as bird droppings

Comics history buff Steven Thompson (not to be confused with pop culture buff Stephen Thompson, son of comics history buff Maggie Thompson; the world often confuses me) pointed out this 1970 ad for the Dayton Daily News. The paper tried using the Dayton Daily News Bird, crafted by comic book …

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Upcoming releases

Lucy van Pelt, hardcover and lovin’ it

Coming out next February is Charles Schulz’ Lucy, the latest in the character-themed collections of stories from the KaBOOM! comic book. No list available yet of which stories are in there…. so I’m kinda hoping that one of the stories I wrote will end up there. It’s always nice to be …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Not That Charlie Brown

There are many Charlies Brown in this world. Some of them have written books about being Charlie Brown. In this episode, the AAUGH Blogger takes a look at several such book, including one of particular significance to the Peanuts fan.

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General

there is erroneous information on the Internet

I was doing a little research, looking up forgotten hotelier the Reverend Caleb Nimmo for an utterly unPeanuts-related project. One of the genaeology websites, Ancient Faces, had a rather barebones listing for him. The only data they really had for him was birth date, death date, and one location where he …

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Podcast

Podcast swap sought

I’ve been thinking lately that it might be fun to do a “podcast swap” – get some other podcaster to appear as a guest on The AAUGH Blog Podcast, and then I appear on theirs. The trick would be finding someone with a podcast: whose podcast isn’t about Peanuts who …

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Classic finds

That Ketcham/Schulz Golf Journal cover

I get emails from time to time which boil down to “can you tell your readers about my eBay auction of Peanuts stuff”, and it is my policy to ignore them. I’m making an exception in this case for a very specific reason. When I posted a couple years ago …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Post-Apocalyptic Peanuts

Jason Yungbluth talks about his unlikely creation, the post-apocalyptic Peanuts parody Weapon Brown, 

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Upcoming releases

Make “Good Grief” 2% of your vocabulary!

Coming in December is the board book My First 100 Peanuts Words, written by May Nakamura (author of such upcoming books as Batman Says Thank You and Yeti, Set, Go!) and drawn by Peanuts regular Vicki Scott. It’s 26 pages, so each word is less than a page… but if a picture is on …

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Comic-Con

2018 San Diego Comic Con for AAUGH blog followers, preview post 1

Comic-Con International: San Diego (or, as everyone calls it, just San Diego Comic Con) is still more than a month away, with the preview night coming July 18 and then four full days of convention excess to follow. But for those who are planning to go (and if you’re not …

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