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Fantagraphics discount weekend

Fantagraphics (publisher of The Complete Peanuts and Peanuts Every Sunday, as well as many other fine books both Peanuts and non) is running a deal this weekend – for every $50 worth of books you order from them, you get a credit for $50 on a future order. Details here.

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I just can’t find the right words for this.

Some among the Peanuts fandom may miss the Snoopy magazine of the 1980s, bring an officially licensed Peanuts item into their mailbox on a regular basis. And the ending of the Peanuts comic book a few years back meant the end of going to the comic shop on a regular …

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Upcoming releases

Cover Taffairs

We’ve got the cover for some of this fall’s books. The cover for the paperback version of The Complete Peanuts volume 16, including all the strips from 1981 and 1982, has a rather pleasing set of colors… but what is up with that font? It looks like the font that …

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New releases

Christmas is still here!

I finally remembered to pick up Christmas is Here! Holiday Gift Set, which packages a stuffed Snoopy wearing a stocking cap (yes, it’s hard to see when it’s in the box, but it is there) with a “Look-and-Find” board book. (It says that it’s a “First Look and Find”; perhaps that …

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Franklin

Ken Kelly dies

ABC News is reporting that Black space engineer, housing advocate Ken Kelly dies at 92. Ken’s place in the Peanuts world is that when Harriet Glickman was trying to convince Schulz to add an African-American character to Peanuts and Schulz was dubious about how that would be accepted, Ken was the …

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General

Some things age badly, quickly

When this title came out in 2019, it sounded like a positive thing! Stay safe, everybody.

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Discounts

Peanuts book bargains

A couple folks have pointed me to good discounts lately that I really should have reported… but here’s a couple that I’m reporting now. Barnes & Noble has one of those big beautiful hardcovers reprinting Peanuts Sundays in full color – the Peanuts Every Sunday series – for just $15, …

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New releases

REVIEW: Dial P for Peanuts

I finally laid hands on a copy of Dial P for Peanuts, the parody that places adult versions of the Peanuts characters into the scenario of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None (to use the least offensive of the names that novel has gone under.) These older characters, each hideous in …

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General

Maybe he just has a really powerful comb

I know that it can be hard to interpret the Peanuts characters for 3-D, and particularly to stylize them, but in this new set of blind bag ornaments from Hallmark, Linus appears to have cornrows.

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Classic finds

He’s big in Japan, but then again, he’s big everywhere

I don’t actively try to add notebooks to the AAUGH.com Reference Library, but this one came as a gift from my daughter. She was placing an order from a Japanese cute-stuff store, and this was the only Peanuts item they had: an Olaf notebook. A 2014 release from Kamio, I …

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