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blatantly cool Peanuts toys/not toys

One of the nifty things about how the San Diego Comic-Con has grown over its 50 years of existence (I’ve only attended… oh, probably 30. Egad.) is that the convention has outgrown the convention center and spills out for many blocks around. Various companies and groups, not wanting to pay …

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Comic-Con

Pop! goes the Snoopy

If you want to get all the Comic-Con exclusive Peanuts space items, you’ll have to go beyond the Peanuts booth. Head on over to the Funko booth, and stand in line, and you’ll be able to buy this Astronaut Snoopy figure. I admit, as much as I like some Pops, …

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Comic-Con

Peanuts Comic-Con exclusives 2019

Well, the legendary San Diego Comic-Con is just around the corner… timewise, that is. Physically, it’s down in San Diego, which is like a month’s walk from where I am and even more from you. Anyway, as always, it’s far too late to get a ticket, which are hard to …

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Upcoming releases

Print purchase

If you’re my age (and I don’t know if you are, but I sure am!) you never really bought trading cards. Technically, you bought a stick of gum, and they threw in a pile of trading cards. This had several effects, including allowing the manufacturer to claim they were not …

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Upcoming releases

So much for Sunday being a day of rest

Coming in January is No Rest for the Easter Beagle, a level 2 Ready-to-Read book. Tina Gallo is handling the words, Scott Jeralds the pictures. The Peanuts kids take on coloring and hiding eggs so that the Beagle can take a break. Two pages of stickers in the paperback version …

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Upcoming releases

A Sunny Day coming in December?

The last month of the year will bring Woodstock’s Sunny Day, a board-shaped bird book… excuse me, bird-shaped board book… written by Patty Michaels and drawn by Vicki Scott. “It’s a beautiful Spring day, and Woodstock doesn’t want to just hang around Snoopy’s doghouse. He convinces his best friend that they …

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General

An unexpected Snoopy sighting

So I’m sitting here in pain from wiping out on my bicycle today, looking for some comfort viewing on TV. I start streaming Cybill, the 1990s sitcom created by Chuck Lorre as a vehicle for Cybill Shepherd. In episode 2, Cybill-the-character is sitting with her ex-husband talking about their impending grandparenthood, …

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New releases

Space Snoopy

Folks are bopping around article links to a statement that “Snoopy”, the module from Apollo X that was discarded into space, may have been located by investigators who were looking for it (which makes them, I suppose, both searchers and researchers, much like some folks are simultaneously tired and retired.) …

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Nat news

It happens to me, too

You know that dream where Michelle Obama is showing you the Peanuts parody that she wrote with her husband, Bill Clinton, about the kids carrying chairs? And it is supposed to have already been released as a cloth book through her self-publishing imprint, M3lani Press, but right after you put …

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Schulz/Peanuts news

Gimme gimme gimme

So I know you’ve been thinking “I forgot to get the AAUGH Blogger anything for his birthday. What can I do to make up for it?” You can get me this:It is one of four Peanuts originals currently up for auction at Sotheby’s (thanks to not-that-Jean for the tip), and …

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