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Why you really want a Peanuts calendar…

Usually, I don’t pay that much attention to Peanuts calendars, but someone on the alt.comics.peanuts newsgroup pointed out something that explained why I should be paying attention this year. The Peanuts Day-by-Day Calendar for 2007. Each day of the calendar reprints the strip from the same date in 1990…. which …

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Polishing up the cover

When I last showed you the cover of the upcoming book Schulz’s Youth, collecting Schulz’s teenager cartoons and other Warner Press work, it looked like this: Now, with perhaps some polishing still to go (or perhaps not), it looks like this:

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Here comes 2007

As I sit here, the clock is clicking down the last few hours of 2006. So what does 2007 have to offer the Charles Schulz book fan? Well, there’s the usual themed Peanuts collections, probably some more gift books, and so forth. Amidst all these common boks, there are four …

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Happiness is a … what?!?

Okay, I have a weakness for the odd translations that autmoatic translators can cough up. So I was looking around Joyo (the Chinese branch of Amazon), thinking about finally ordering that Chinese 25 volume Peanuts set (alas, apparently out of print), and when Google gave me this translation for the …

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Peanuts fans are everywhere

Here’s a shot my sister-in-law Judy Bradt shot on her recent vacation on Salt Spring Island:

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Very Postal Peanuts

A Very Special Charlie Brown Holiday Collection is a new CD that came out for this holiday season – someone pointed me to it, but I didn’t have a chance to see one for myself until after Christmas, so I apologize to anyone who would’ve liked to have grabbed one …

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Gift-giving countdown

Well, the holidays are barreling down upon us like Santa’s sleigh, if it was pulled by Wile E. Coyote and he made the mistake of looking down. Hannukah starts on December 15th this year, and Christmas is slated for December 25th this year. At this point, there’s still time to …

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If you want to pay more for The Complete Peanuts…

The folks over at Easton Press are offering up the first five volumes of The Complete Peanuts at a leatherbound, gilt-edged set for $375.

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Unexpected big thick Peanuts books

In Costco today, I discovered some new Peanuts books that I’d not heard of, and can find no reference to elsewhere. I’m not sure all of where these are available – at Costco, obviously, but it wouldn’t surprise me if other big-box stores (such as Sam’s Club) have them, or …

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Review: Woodstock: Small is Beautiful

I just got a a shipment of a couple books from the Schulz Museum bookstore, who has things which are available nowhere else. First up is Woodstock: Small is Beautiful, a 32 page spiral-bound horizontally-oriented full color cardstock book. This was designed to sell during the Summer of Woodstock celebration …

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