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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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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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Classic finds

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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New releases

Peanuts All-Stars review

Peanuts All-Stars is a curious choice for a book. With other recent books out there having focused on the baseball strips and the golf strips, this one is meant to cover the other key sports from the strip. It has sections for basketball, football, hockey, and tennis, with plenty of …

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Now shipping

Complete Peanuts 5 now shipping

Forgive me for falling behind folks – I’ve had my advance copy of The Complete Peanuts volume 5: 1959-1960 for a while now, but life has not allowed me the time to read and review it. Not that it should need much review; this is Peanuts really heading into what …

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Upcoming releases

Many Snoopy Faces cover

The Many Faces of Snoopy strip collection ships in October. Here’s an early look at the cover. Preorders are now being accepted for the new minibook edition of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. As always, you can see a list of upcoming Peanuts books here. (I’m sitting in a hotel room …

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Nat news

Nat appears in Delaware

Hey, AAUGH Blog fans – this Friday I’ll be at Captain Blue Hen Comics in Newark, Delaware, from 4 to 7 PM. I’ll be there to sign copies of Licensable Bearâ„¢ and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel (among other things), and the last hour will be …

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Classic finds

German Peanuts tidbits

The AAUGH Blog has readers in a surprising range of places, as an email from Chris in Germany serves to remind me. He weighs in on the German Love is a Book with Seven Seals title, which we had previously discussed here and here, suggesting that the “book with seven …

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