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It’s Only a Game comes to Minneapolis

While Schulz’s collaborator on It’s Only a Game, Jim Sasseville, would say that the strip was in the same number of papers at the end as when it launched, that doesn’t mean that no papers added it along the way. Here, for example, is the announcement of the feature’s debut …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Finale

The AAUGH Blogger lets you know about several Peanuts-related podcasts that are ongoing (It’s a Podcast, Charlie Brown; The Peanuts Gallery; Blockhead)  … and one that isn’t. Mentioned in this podcast: It’s a Podcast, Charlie Brown The Peanuts Gallery Blockhead: A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz

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Illegally fast visit to the Schulz Museum

Automobile Magazine offers up a combination auto review/trip-to-Santa-Rosa travelogue

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Upcoming releases

Born to Draw Comics cover

So now we have a cover for Born to Draw Comics, a September-shipping book on “Charles Schulz and the creation of Peanuts”. The book’s descriptor says that this is a “mixed-panel format picture book biography”, which leads me to think that it’s mostly but not completely in the comics form. If …

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“Mad Libs” now sounds like the title of a Fox News commentary show

Digging through the pile of detritus that accumulates around my workspace, I just found an unopened Amazon envelope that had been there for a while. Inside? A copy of Snoopy Mad Libs, the second Peanuts volume for this classic word game, where someone lists specific sorts of words and a friend …

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AAUGH: Peanuts on Parade statues

William Johnson talks with us about his two upcoming books showcasing the Peanuts on Parade statues that flooded Saint Paul, Minnesota and Santa Rosa, California for years… and he even has a special offer just for AAUGH Blog fans! You can find William’s website about the books at PeanutsOnParadeBook.com and …

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Discounts

Peanuts shorts (as in animated, not pants) sale

At the moment, ‎Peanuts by Schulz: The Complete Collection is marked down in iTunes to just $15.99.  This is the relatively recent European production of 104 episodes which run about seven minutes apiece, which means it adds up to around 12 hours of adapted-from-the-strip goodness.

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Upcoming stuff coming up

For the bargain-minded Peanuts fans, coming up in August we have a discount bundle. Peanuts Ready-to-Read Value Pack includes these kids storybooks: Time for School, Charlie Brown Make a Trade, Charlie Brown! Lucy Knows Best Linus Gets Glasses Snoopy and Woodstock Snoopy, First Beagle on the Moon! And did we …

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Review: Lucy: Speak Out!

As I’ve said before, the folks at Andrews McMeel Publishing produce a series of good solid basic strip reprint books for kids. Hitting stores tomorrow (and available for preorder now, naturally) is Lucy: Speak Out!, the 12th volume in this series. While AMP started with sequential strip reprints, by this …

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Lucy, the book

Catching up on recent purchases, we have Lucy, a hardcover collection of Lucy-centric stories from the Boom! comic books – so if you have all the comic books, or all the trade paperback collections thereof, then you have all this stuff. But it is a collection with a lot of good …

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