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Obscure Schulz golfing booklet

Some of you may remember that when I announced the publication of It’s Only a Game, the collection of Schulz’s non-Peanuts syndicated newspaper cartoon from the late ’50’s, I stated that none of these cartoons had ever been in a book before. Well, it’s a good thing I said “book”, …

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A clarification, a correction, a comment, and a coming-now book

Some quick notes: Some of you seem to have gotten the wrong end of the stick with my announcement of the book Schulz’s Youth. When I describe the book as containing teenager cartoons, I mean they’re cartoons Schulz did about teenagers, not ones he drew when he was a teenager. …

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Upcoming releases

Pig Pen and Crush covers

Here’s a first look at the covers to two new Peanuts books, coming in January and March, respectively. The first is strips about Charlie Brown and the Little Red Haired Girl, and the second is the adventures of Pig Pen or Pig-Pen, depending on which strip you read. Click through …

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New releases

Don’t Give Up addendum

Just a quick note of something that I forgot to put at the end of the review of Don’t Give Up, Charlie Brown!, and that’s that this book should not be confused with the Fawcett Crest or Coronet books of the title Don’t Give Up, Charlie Brown. Those are reprints …

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New releases

Review: Don’t Give Up, Charlie Brown

Don’t Give Up, Charlie Brown is a gift book of encouraging quotes from famous folks and Peanuts characters. Slickly produced in color and illustrated with dialogueless Peanuts images, this isn’t a book that makes you want to sit down and read it (much less shelling out the $12.99 list price …

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Upcoming releases

our big Schulz announcement

As I’ve been promising folks, About Comics has announced their new Schulz project at the big San Diego Comic-Con. But for all of you who couldn’t make it out for the con, here’s the news: Coming in May, 2007 is Schulz’s Youth, the first complete collection of Schulz’s work for …

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Classic finds

for the top shelf of the AAUGH.com Reference Library

The latest addition to the AAUGH.com Reference Library is this 1970 volume from Norway. It reprints about a hundred Sunday strips in black and white. I’ve known about this book for years, having seen a copy at the Research Center at the Charles M. Schulz Museum. I even wrote about …

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Peanuts books on their way (some, rather sooner than others)

Don’t Give Up, Charlie Brown!, the full color gift book, is now shipping. And you can now preorder March’s The Dirt on Pig Pen, as well as the two Complete Peanuts volumes for 2008: the 1967-1968 volume, and 1969-1970. I don’t recommend placing those preorders now – you’ll pay full …

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General

No Longer Remembering Sparky

The mailma’am just delivered my copies of the book of reminiscences about Charles Schulz that I discussed earlier. I was surprised to find that the book didn’t bear the title which I’d been told it would have. While the text of the book refers to itelf by the old tile …

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General

AAUGH at the San Diego Comic Con

Comic Con International: San Diego, the biggest comic book convention in the US, is a mere two weeks away. This is a huge event, with hundreds of talks, thousands of exhibitors, millions of comics and books on sale, thousands of comics pros in attendance, plus movie and TV stars, toys, …

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