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Schulz/Peanuts news

Snoopy in the air, on the air

My pal Scott McGuire notes that CBS is about to reair a one-hour documentary about Snoopy. No, not the dog himself… the blimp, Met Life’s “Snoopy One”. The title is The Best Shot in Golf, and it airs Saturday daytime on CBS. Check your local listings.

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Schulz/Peanuts news

Peanuts on DVD and the campaign trail

Taking advantage of the election season, the folks at Warner Home Video are moving the TV special You’re Not Elected Charlie Brown from its former role as the second feature on Great Pumpkin DVDs to its own lead role on a DVD that comes out in early October. Taking the …

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Reviews

That Racer X Illustrated piece

Well, I’ve got my hands on the Peanuts-covered issue of Racer X Illustrated which I mentioned earlier. It’s apparently not on the stands quite yet — I checked my local Borders yesterday, and they still had copies of the previous issue out (which means that the next issue should be …

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General

Fawcett Crest research

I’ve heard from someone who is eager to get deep into the nitty-gritty of the publishing history of the Fawcett Crest Peanuts books – getting the public dates of each printing of each book, perhaps the print run, that sort of detail. If anyone out there has already done such …

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General

Joe Motocross rides the newsstand

I just heard from the folks at Racer X Illustrated. They decided to slide me a shot of the cover of their new issue, fresh from the printer. An article from Schulz’s son Craig legitimizes this cover. So keep an eye out at the newsstand for this one!

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Peanuts at Comic-Con

If you’re one of those folks lucky enough to have tickets for the sold-out San Diego Comic-Con next weekend, you’re in for an interesting treat Saturday, 4:45-5:45 PM: It’s a Great Comic-Con, Charlie Brown— Together for the first time at Comic-Con, Warner Home Video, United Media and the Schulz Estate …

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Upcoming releases

Happiness defered is not happiness denied

The upcoming A Treasury of Happiness, collecting the material from the eight Happiness Is A Warm Puppy-style gift books, has been delayed until November (from its previous slated August release.)

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Classic finds

A somewhat Peanuts kanji book

Just shipped from Fukuoka to the AAUGH.com reference library is a Peanuts kanji (Japanese handwriting) workbook. Well, it’s kind of Peanuts. There are Peanuts chracters on the cover, and along the edges of 5 of the 88 interior pages. That’s not to say that there aren’t cartoon characters throughout the …

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Schulz for Canaglicans

I’ve just added two more books to the AAUGH.com reference library, neither one of them new. One is the second edition of Jan Lindenberger’s Unauthorized Guide to Snoopy Collectibles from 1998. It’s a book of pictures of Snoopy stuff, of course. Books like this always remind me of the great …

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The Easter Beagle hunts again

January brings us a new Peanuts kiddie book (presumably a board book, given the page count and price): The Easter Beagle Egg Hunt. If you think the upcoming book list is looking pretty empty between Complete Peanuts volumes, I agree. But worry not, there are other books for the serious …

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