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Jean Schulz on The Great Pumpkin

The Deseret News (Salt Lake City) has this little article on the Great Pumpkin special (which has already aired in the U.S. this year, sorry for not giving you folks a heads up.) It’s just a little piece that reflects on how the show has been embraced by generations, and …

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Now shipping

Getting “They Called Him Sparky”

I’ve gotten some questions about how people can lay their hands on They Called Him Sparky, the book with comments on Schulz from his Church of God days. No, it’s not available through Amazon or most of the regular sources. Instead, order it direct from the author – more information …

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Upcoming releases

Covering Schulz’s Youth

As long as I’m showing off other publishers’ upcoming covers, I figure it’s only fair that I show you the cover for Schulz’s Youth, next May’s collection of Schulz’s Warner Press work. This is a very tentative stage of the work – expect a lot of adjustment in color, fonts, …

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Administrative

Blog-by-mail problems appear to be fixed

The get-the-blog-by-mail feature of The AAUGH Blog has apparently been down for a while now, without my realizing it. I (appear to) have fixed it. So if you’ve been waiting to sign up, please do. And if it’s been months since you’ve seen any email from us, head over to …

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Upcoming releases

Complete Peanuts 7 cover

Here’s a preview of the Complete Peanuts 1963-1964 cover.

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Complete Peanuts update

Things have been hectic here of late, and I forgot to note that both The Complete Peanuts 1961-1962 and the nicely cheap boxed set covering 1959-1962 are now shipping. Oh, and as long as I’m talking about The Complete Peanuts, I should note that the German edition is about to …

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General

Snoopy video game on the way

The folk making the new Snoopy vs. the Red Baron video game have been sending us press materials, asking if the AAUGH Blog wantd to interview the development team, things like that. That’s outside the standard realm of this blog, of course. But it all got me to thinking. The …

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New releases

Review: The Making of a Great Pumpkin

Years ago, I was hired to write a biography of race car driver Richard Petty in comic book form. Problem was, the publisher had already published two Richard Petty biographies, so my job was to find things that hadn’t been covered in the first two issues, so that all three …

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New releases

Review: Complete Peanuts 1961-1962

Coming next month is The Complete Peanuts 1961-1962 (or “Volume 6” for those who count them that way). I’m not going to bother trying to tell you whether you want it or not. I mean, it’s the next volume of The Complete Peanuts; is it really a question? Packed behind …

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Nat news

new Peanuts cartoon permiere

For those of you in the Santa Rosa, California area, or obsessive Peanuts animation fans from other areas: the new Peanuts special Bully (the last one Schulz worked on, about playing marbles) will have its world premiere at the Schulz Museum on Saturday, October 21. During the day, they’ll be …

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