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HAPPINESS IS A WARM PUPPY | Easton Press

If you’ve always wanted one of those gilt-edged fancy Easton Press editions, they’ve got HAPPINESS IS A WARM PUPPY now at 20% off… which still puts it at close to $100. Looks like that’s the only Peanuts book that they have left.

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New releases

Hooray for Liberty, Charlie Brown!

I’ve finally gotten around to filling in the whole that I left in my Peanuts Great American Adventure collection, by getting the storybook Hooray for Liberty, Charlie Brown! This recent volume, written by former-voice-of-Lucy Tracy Stratford, tells about Lucy talking the gang into building a treehouse, and then declaring herself “queen” …

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New releases

A new editionish of A Charlie Brown Christmas!

I had a feeling that I was not done with new book editions of A Charlie Brown Christmas this year… even though everything solicited to the book market had already come out, and Hallmark had already unveiled multiple editions. But then I was walking through Target, and I saw a new …

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General

It’s the Impending Holiday Season, Charlie Brown

It’s the day before Thanksgiving, and I celebrated this year by getting my new license plate! Dig the joy! (I do need to get a new license plate frame for it, though.) But I am also doing what I do every year at this time, writing my pre-holiday shopping season …

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Now shipping

The last Complete Peanuts at last

Complete Peanuts volume 26: Comics and Stories is now shipping. This is the final volume of the series, and as I’ve told you before, this is the one that I helped put together, filling it with Schulz Peanuts material that wasn’t part of the daily newspaper strip. Storybooks, comic book stories, tales …

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New releases

Peanuts Every Sunday box set of awesome

Conflict of interest note: I have had a business relationship with the publisher Fantagraphics on multiple Peanuts-oriented projects in the past and may well continue to do so. No review copies of these volumes were provided. It seems almost pointless to review the boxed set that I just got of …

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Classic finds

Snoopy, Ruff, and their humans

Dennis the Menace and Peanuts have a lot in common. The two popular kid-lead features started within six months of each other. They had a lot of differences as well, in style, in format, in creation (while Schulz did all the strips for the entire run of Peanuts, Hank Ketcham …

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New releases

Dance, Snoopy, Dance!

The Peanuts books released by Phoenix International Publications (a.k.a. PI Kids) can be hard to detect. They don’t go through the normal book distribution chain. They don’t show up on Amazon or on most other online retailers. Usually, I have to just stumble across them, often at Costco. The book Dance, …

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Upcoming releases

Posh Coloring cover

This is the cover for the Posh Coloring Book: Peanuts that’s coming out next April, and it shows one of the little oddities of Peanuts coloring book in general: one of the central characters is, by nature, black and white! Still, looks like fun.

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New releases

Peanuts vol. 8

For various reasons, I’m not actually reviewing the collection of the Kaboom! Peanuts comics. However, I now have Peanuts volume 8, and I do have to say that one thing I like about these collections is that they have a cover gallery in the back, and they include not only the …

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