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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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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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Pig Pen Product

Coming in May of next year is The Dirt on Pig Pen, a 96 page paperback strip collection. “But Nat!” you cry. “How can I plan now to buy next year’s books? I don’t have a 2007 calendar to track such things on!” Lucky for you, you can now order …

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Now shipping: and though I should have noted it earlier, the DVD boxed set of This is America, Charlie Brown is now available for immediate shipment. This has the complete eight-episode miniseries, more than three hours of material on two disks at a good price.

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Upcoming releases

Charlie Brown Thanksgiving cover

We’ve got an early look at the cover for the new mini book edition of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, which supposely won’t be out until the Fall of 2007. At this point, I’m split between believing that and suspecting that someone just misentered a date, and the book is due …

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Classic finds

An odd Schulz illustration

Over at his Arf Lovers Blog (which unfortunately doesn’t seem to have individual entry links, you’ll have to scroll down to the June 27th entry – and warning, some of the entries aren’t work safe) Craig Yoe chronicles an obscure 1958 pamphlet You Don’t See These Sights on the Regular …

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Contest winner announced

The contest is over, the judge has made is arbitrary and final ruling, so it’s time for the announcement: The contest, as you may recall, was to come up with the best response to this question: “You bought Complete Peanuts Volume 5: 1959-1960 when it came out in the spring, …

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