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Completely Peanuts? Completely foreign to me!

In the wake of last night’s post about foreign language edition of The Complete Peanuts, I got a reader inquiry about “hey, is it going to be available in thus-and-such a language?” (Hi, Dan!) And so, to head off getting that inquiry one at a time for every possible language, …

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The Completely Different Language Peanuts

I told you previously about the Chinese edition of The Complete Peanuts coming out of Taiwan. Now I find that there is a French edition and an upcoming German edition, so if you want to read every Peanuts strip but don’t want the headaches that come with reading English, then …

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Classic finds

Bad balloons

Oh, I’ll admit it, I’m a format geek. I find the silly little things that have to be done while putting together a book of comics interest… and after I’ve spent a few days in a row figuring out just what shape each word balloon in the new issue of …

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Upcoming releases

Crushing changes

The book previously announced as In Your Dreams, Charlie Brown has had a name change, to

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Upcoming releases

Memories of Schulz

Coming in June is Remembering Sparky, a new book put together by David Liverett. This 112 page paperback features reminiscences by 18 people who knew Schulz, generally in the 1940s and 1950s. Expect lots of Church Of God-related material (and some of the cartoons Schulz did for Church Of God …

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It’s both nice -and- a dump!

At left, you should see a picture of a dump, which is the book business term for a display that holds books. This one you might start seeing in stores in September. It features all the new Cider Press editions of the old Determined Productions books. In this case, half …

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New releases

Complete Peanuts 5 review

Yes, I’ve finally gotten around to writing up The Complete Peanuts 1959 to 1960. I apologize for the delay. But lets face it, you don’t need a review. If you’re the sort of person who reads The AAUGH Blog, you should get this book, and all the other volumes in …

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Upcoming releases

Dreams and Corrections

Coming this December is In Your Dreams, Charlie Brown!, a 96 page paperback priced at $12.95 from Ballantine Books. Not coming this autumn is the Running Press miniature book edition of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. Oh, it’s coming in an autumn – look for it next year. As always, you …

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Upcoming releases

Complete Peanuts – upcoming covers

Bopping around The Comics Reporter today, I find a link to where Complete Peanuts editor Kim Thompson has announced the planned list of who will be on the covers of the volumes: 1950-52. CHARLIE BROWN 1953-54. LUCY 1955-56. PIG-PEN 1957-58. SNOOPY 1959-60. PATTY 1961-62. SCHROEDER 1963-64. LINUS 1965-66. CHARLIE BROWN …

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Patriotic Peanuts

For a long time, I wasn’t certain that the book What Makes This Country So Great? actually existed. The only copy I had ever seen of this miniature Hallmark hardcover was in a display case at the Snoopy Gift Shop in Santa Rosa, and the folks I talked to hadn’t …

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