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ANOTHER A Charlie Brown Christmas book? Oy vey!

At some point, I really should put together a pile of the various A Charlie Brown Christmas book adaptations and take a photo. Really, it is amusing to me, but then I’m easily amused. And I shall be amused again this fall, as Perseus Books/Running Press has announced the following …

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Upcoming releases

Complete Peanuts cover

The World War I Flying Ace hits the cover of The Complete Peanuts: 1969 to 1970, which doesn’t ship until October (it’s not the next volume, it’s the one after that.) And as long as we’re looking at covers, here’s the one for that Peanuts Sudoku Digest, with a bunch …

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Upcoming kids books covers

Here’s the first look at the covers of two more Peanuts books coming from Running Press Kids: It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie BrownWhere is Woodstock?And yes, that’s a small-parts-may-choke-toddlers warning on Where is Woodstock? (which should not be confused with 1988 Little Golden Book Where’s Woodstock?, but of course will …

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Classic finds

Name that Peanuts character!

Okay, you know all the Peanuts characters, right? You know the major folks, the minor folks, you can even tell 3 from 4, I’m sure. So here goes: So can you name the young gentleman on the right side of this panel, scanned here from Snoopy Swings Into Action, a …

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Now shipping

Be My Valentine books

There are two different new book adaptations of the animated special Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown out this year, both available for immediate shipping. I haven’t actually gotten my copy of the minibook adaptation yet, but I do have the kids valentine-shaped hardcover. It’s an interactive book: 10 sturdy cardboard …

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Nat news

Nat at the Schulz Museum

The Schulz Museum has just announced that I’ll be appearing there next month, not with my “publisher of Schulz cartoons” hat on nor my “AAUGH blogger” propeller-beanie, but under my guise as a comic book writer. Officially, I’m their “Cartoonist in Residence for the month of February”, which makes it …

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Discounts

The Complete Peanuts volume 24 already… kinda…

About a year ago, I stumbled across some hardcover books each of which collected three of the Ballantine Books collections, mostly individual year collections from the last few years. And despite having been many places looking at Peanuts books, including back to the same store many times, I never saw …

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It’s never too late for Christmas!

I’ve always been impressed by Amazon’s ability to ship things in a timely manner, but even I hadn’t expected the banner I was seeing on the product pages today, the first day of the new year: Delivery by wayback machine is really an idea whose time has come. I wonder …

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Discounts

Peanuts Holiday Treasury Special

Our new friends at B&N have remaindered copies of the Peanuts Holiday Treasury, a collection of several of the kiddie book adaptations of the animated specials, on sale for $3.99. (Meanwhile, if you’ve just got an Amazon gift certificate and it’s burning a hole in your pocket, and your a …

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The new generation of DVDs

The first two of the new Warner Brother Peanuts DVD releases are now available for pre-order… and they look rather familiar. Warners is pairing the same specials on disks as in the previous editions, so that their Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown disk also has It’s Your First Kiss, Charlie …

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