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Politics and Peanuts

While the Peanuts strip rarely aimed in direct blatant ways of the politics of the moment, beyond the strip politics and Peanuts became entwined in a number of ways.

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New releases

The mystery of Woodstock’s birth

When I  wrote The Snoopy Treasures, I risked wading one of our times hottest controversies: the origin of Woodstock. Now, when Woodstock appeared is a little tricky, because he wasn’t given that name for years, and there has more than one Woodstock-like bird at various times. But there was a standard …

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Upcoming releases

Non-cannibalistic cover revealed

The cover for the upcoming storybook Happy Thanksgiving, Snoopy! has been revealed, and it features Snoopy and Woodstock enjoying traditional holiday fare… but not turkey. That scene in the Thanksgiving TV special where Woodstock happily chomps on roast bird seems a might odd to some. But here, they’re eating pumpkin …

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Podcast

Podcast comments sought

Be sure to let me know if you would like more podcasts like the most recent one – or not. It was a lot of fun to do, but I don’t assume that that’s what everyone is looking for. (I’m still trying to figure how to deal with the podcast …

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Peapodcast

The latest news and notes for collector’s of Luchless Z. March’s famed comic strip, Peapod.

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Upcoming releases

Covers uncovered

Here are the announced covers for this fall’s Fantagraphics Peanuts releases (with the caveat that Fantagraphics has been known to change their covers substantially between initial announcement and press. Peanuts Every Sunday 1976-1980 Peanuts Every Sunday 1971-1980 box set Complete Peanuts volume 10, paperback Complete Peanuts volume 9-10 box set.

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Discounts

Sale – Snoopy the Flying Ace Stuffed Animal and  Storybook Set 

The: itty bittys Snoopy the Flying Ace Stuffed Animal and Storybook Set is now for sale at half off from Hallmark’s online store.

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast 17: Wallace Exman Interview

The AAUGH Blogger interviews Wallace Exman, who edited Peanuts books for both World Publishing and Holt, Rinehart, and Winston in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Upcoming releases

Your Valentine’s Day Peanuts Pre-sent

So, are you behind with your Valentine’s Day shopping, still needing that little something special for that someone special, that Peanuts lover in your life? Well, you still have time to get that person… a preorder! That’s right, right now you can order A Valentine for Linus!, a Peanuts storybook (with …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: The Most Controversial Peanuts Book of All!

There are hundreds of Peanuts books, so many that most pass by without much public notice. But there was one that found itself the focus of a bit of a public tussle. In this episode, we explain why. For those who have listened to this episode, here’s the reference section. …

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