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Peanuts Sunday Calendar

For those who want Peanuts strip reprints in every corner of their lives, there’s this Peanuts Sundays Calendar available through Cafe Press. Now, if you’re hoping for a calendar in which every day is Sunday, so you never have to go to work and you can show people what you mean when …

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Upcoming releases

Good Grief! Modern Life!

For those of you who like an academic bent to the way you think about Peanuts, August brings The Comics of Charles Schulz: The Good Grief of Modern Life. This entry in the Critical Approaches to Comics Artists series has been in the works for a while – the call for …

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Classic finds

Snoopy’s Masterpiece

Among the other things that my pal David Folkman has worked on is The Comics: An American Tradition, a newspaper supplement from (if I’m dating this correctly) the early 1970s. This 16 page newsprint item has reprints of comics from across the era of strips (including a 1951 Peanuts strip), with short …

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New releases

Peanuts Rashomon

Now shipping is a pair of Peanuts board books, A Best Friend for Snoopy and A Best Friend for Woodstock. They may be two books, but they tell the same story – Snoopy and Woodstock have a fight regarding a piece of pizza, each regrets it, and they decide they …

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General

Peanuts book ads, and selling things

I visited with Hogan’s Alley designer David Folkman, and he let me look through a small portion of his vast comics-related collection. Here we have a couple of magazine ads for the Fawcett Crest mass-market paperback Peanuts books. (Forgive the weak photography.) It was so nice of David to let me …

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New releases

Some notes on Complete Peanuts 26

Now that you all have your copies of The Complete Peanuts volume 26: Comics and Stories (you do, don’t you? If not, click on that link and order one!), I thought I’d make a few notes on it. As I’ve mentioned here before, Derrick Bang, Timothy Chow, and I rounded …

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Animated Peanuts

The Charlie Brown Christmas Show

Hogan’s Alley editor Tom Heintjes was showing around a copy of this old TV ad: Ah, the glory of local ads! In addition to the beautiful title of The Charlie Brown Christmas Show (what, don’t they know that the proper title is It’s “The Charlie Brown Christmas Show”, Charlie Brown!?), there’s that gloriously …

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New releases

a Peanuts book in its potential state

The latest addition to the AAUGH.com Reference Library is not a book… yet. Tips from the Gang is the latest in a line of fabric sheets that are a bit of sewing and cutting (as well as a bit of batting) away from the being a cloth book…. or, if you’re …

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Animated Peanuts

audio and visual Peanuts

A couple quick notes, things sent in from readers: AAUGH Blog reader Scott Microsoft is offering some free (digital) Christmas albums for folks who sign up for a thirty-day free trial of their “Groove Music Pass” service, and they include A Charlie Brown Christmas, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, A Motown Christmas, and …

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Now shipping

Philosophy and Peanuts

The book Peanuts and Philosophy: You’re A Wise Man, Charlie Brown, is now shipping… which I know because I’ve got a copy. However, this is not a review, because it’s going to take me a while to get through the eighteen short essays discussing the philosophical maters to be found within …

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