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Jim Sasseville, 1927-2005

The Comics Reporter is reporting the passing of Jim Sasseville last week. Jim was a friend and collaborator of Schulz’s who accompanied him on his move to California. His work can be seen on the earlier Peanuts comic book stories, and he provided the finished art for most of the …

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New editions of old Peanuts books, and more

hope that everyone out there has a happy day, whether you’re celebrating Thanksgiving or not. Just added to the Upcoming Peanuts book list is new US editions of Happiness is a Warm Puppy, Happiness is a Sad Song, Home is on Top of a Doghouse, and Security is a Thumb …

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Classic finds

Nat Completes a Set

I’m doing a little happy dance over here, because I finally own every Peanuts book ever published… in Welsh. Of course, the fact that there are only 2 made it easier, but these books aren’t easy to find. I’ve had Ffyrnigrwydd Snwpi for a while now, but only just got …

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New releases

Silent Peanuts and more

Now shipping: the new, cheaper edition of A Peanuts Christmas, a collection of Christmas-themed strips. We were kind of underwhelmed by the original version of this, but the lower price certainly makes it more palatable. Coming in February: a cute li’l miniature hardcover adaptation of It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie …

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Complete Peanuts 4 Review

If you asked me what my favorite Peanuts daily and Sunday of all time were, well, my response would depend on when you asked me. But the odds are pretty good that I’d talk choose the Sunday strip where Linus builds a big snow dinosaur, and the daily where he …

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Treasury Returns

Back in 2000, a publishing arm of Barnes & Noble put out a discount hardcover edition of Peanuts Treasury, for $9.98. Eventually, it was also available through other retailers. And then, in 2002, Barnes & Noble put out a discount softcover edition of Peanuts Treasury, for $9.95. That one remained …

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New releases

Complete Peanuts 4 exists

While it’s not shipping from bookstores yet, I can tell you that The Complete Peanuts Volume 4 does exist – I have a copy sitting right here. Unfortunately, I’m still under the weather and can’t go through it and do a cogent review just yet (although I will note that …

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Now shipping

Charity Peanuts, and other Chinese Complete Peanuts

A while back, I posted about a complete Peanuts book set in Chinese. Well, now I see what looks like a translation of the U.S. Complete Peanuts set. This one is coming from Taiwan, and appears to be properly licensed. The other set comes from mainland China, and I’m dubious …

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Now shipping

Cover peek

The Complete Peanuts volume 5 won’t be out until April, but here’s a quick preview of the cover! Now shipping are a couple of books aimed for Christmas giving: The shaped board book Baby Snoopy Santa Peanuts Holiday Treasury, collecting five book adaptations of animated specials into a single volume.

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Leather-bound Halloween

If you’ve been buying those fancy leather-clad edition, then you should know that there is now an Easton Press edition of Trick or Treat!: A Peanuts Halloween. Of course, it will set you back a mere $78. Of course, the standard, leather-free edition is still available for a much lower …

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