Upcoming releases

Now available for preorder: Complete Peanuts 1975-1976

The Complete Peanuts: 1975-1976, the thirteenth volume in the series, is now available for preorder. This one covers the halfway point of the Peanuts run. The cover of this one will have Peppermint Patty. The foreword is by Robert Smigel, the puppetry hand behind Insult the Comic Dog and the …

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It’s a Discount Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

I was checking out my remainder book source, BookCloseouts, and noticed that they had some good deals on books for the impending Halloweeniday: The Great Pumpkin Strikes Again, an out-of-print kids storybook for $1.99, half off the cover price. Baby Snoopy’s Pumpkin out-of-print board book for $2.99, half off the …

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On why you can’t find a dog for Christmas, and free stuff I got

So I’m at a Big Buy store yesterday, and notice that they don’t have the new edition of I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown on their new release rack. So out of curiosity, I head over to their children’s section to see if it’s there, and I find …

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Schulz/Peanuts news

Snoopy & the moon are on the move!

In the wake of my earlier message in the Japanese book about Snoopy and the space program, eager AAUGH Blog reader Jim said that if the Schulz Museum still had up their exhibit on Snoopy and NASA, I should recommend you go see it. Well, the answer is that no, …

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Animated Peanuts

You’re a Good DVD, Charlie Brown

The official announcement came out today: the animated version of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown is coming to DVD for the first time in January. I’ve known for a while that this was coming, because they interviewed me for the new featurette on the making of this special. Don’t …

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Now shipping

Astronaut Snoopy

It’s been a while since I placed a Japanese book order (and I’ve missed a few cool things along the way because of it), but I might not be able to pass this one by. Astronaut Snoopy and the Universe has introductions by Japanese astronauts, and in addition to the …

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on being That Somebody

There are two events coming up – one Peanuts event, one non-Peanuts – that have me thinking about some somewhat bigger matters. Forgive me if I get a bit off-topic for this blog. The events are (in the order they’re taking place): 24 Hour Comics Day lands on October 3rd …

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New releases

my favorite time of the year

Yes, it is that most special, magical time of year, a time that brings joy to the heart. No, it’s not when a young man’s fancy turns to love. It’s when a middle-aged blogger gets a new book edition of A Charlie Brown Christmas! It is not, mind you, a …

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Upcoming releases

a bird/dog box

February brings Snoopy and Woodstock: Best Friends, which is a 32 page booklet packaged with a figures of the two characters.

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Classic finds

the library is back and growing

The Reference Library has now been unpacked after our recent move. Well, mostly. There’s still a box or two that I have to locate – most frustratingly, this includes the box that has all of our various book adaptations of A Charlie Brown Christmas. But meanwhile, the Library continues …

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