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Schulz’s Youth in stores Wednesday

The copies of Schulz’s Youth have finally left the warehouse and are currently zooming their way to comic shops, where they should land on shelves on Wednesday the 20th. Sorry for the delay, but there was a stupid little printer error which left one number wrong on the bar code, …

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General

Books of color Sunday strips

Loretta from Hong Kong just wrote in to steer me toward a set of books I’d not seen before, Colour Snoopy on Sunday, ten volumes each reprinting over 100 Sunday strips (1970s-1990s) in color. These are done for the Chinese market, but they leave the English text intact, printing the …

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Discounts

Cheap books of comics

Just a quick post, both because I don’t have much time and because I’m not sure how much longer these prices are good — but in looking at the 80% off Complete Peanuts books, I found a bunch of other 80% off books of comics and graphic novels, including things …

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Discounts

Whoooops!

The previous blog entry had a wrong link, a cut’n’paste error. The correct link for 80% off Complete Peanuts volume 6 is here. And hey, as long as I’m wasting a blog entry… if anyone wants to see a photo of me with a few Peanuts books, it’s here. (They …

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Discounts

Ridiculously cheap Complete Peanuts

Remember a couple weeks back when I pointed out that The Complete Peanuts volume 6 was 70% off? Well, that was a great price. But now for some reason it’s 80% off. That’s under $6 a copy. Not sure how long this will last (the other book that was 70% …

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General

Schulz’s Youth delay

We caught a problem with the Schulz’s Youth book after it left the printer. It’s a small thing, a problem with the bar code, and it will be fixed by stickering the books. However, while you may see some sites indicating that comic shops will have the book on Wednesday …

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Second printing for Unseen Peanuts

CBGXtra.com is reporting a planned second printing for Unseen Peanuts, this one much smaller than the 50,000+ print run done for Free Comic Book Day (and eagerly snatched up). These new copies will be given away at comic conventions by Fantagraphics. (And for those of you who have contacted me …

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Schulz/Peanuts news

The comics in Peanuts

Comic shop manager Mike Sterling closely examines the comics rack in an early Peanuts strip and tells you if what they’re selling actually exists.

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Nat news

Remember: Unseen Peanuts tomorrow

Just a reminder that tomorrow (Saturday, May 5th) is Free Comic Book Day. The press has really been picking up on Unseen Peanuts, so while there are a lot of copies of it out there, many folks will be looking for it. So don’t dally! (And don’t overlook the other …

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Classic finds

The Slightly Glimpsed Peanuts

Having read through my copy of Unseen Peanuts (being given out for free on Free Comic Book Day next Saturday — yes, my elves have secured me a copy already), I should note that in addition to having about 150 strips that were not in US reprint books until the …

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