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A cover, and a mystery

Seen here is what I think is a nice, grabbing cover for the paperback edition that Amazon is currently listing as (and I swear this is true now, even if it’s no longer true by the time you check) The Complete Peanuts 1971-1972 (Vol. 11) (1) (Vol. 11) (The Complete Peanuts). …

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It’s the Peak of the Holiday Season

It is my favorite time of the Christmas season, which long time readers will know means just one thing: the arrival of a new book adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas! Or… is it an adaptation. The publication in question is a new boxed set, called the A Charlie Brown Christmas Wooden …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: It’s Only a Game

In the late 1950s, Charles Schulz created another syndicated newspaper feature, the gag panel “It’s Only a Game”. The AAUGH Blogger talks about the history of this creation, and his own efforts to restore and reprint this little-known series. The book It’s Only a Game: The Complete Color Collection is …

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A little harder to find this Look And Find

The PI Kids line exists, I assume, solely to frustrate and befuddle me. They have out, apparently, what is announced on Amazon as Peanuts – Best Friends Look and Find Book and Cuddly Snoopy Plush. Only You cannot expect to get it through Amazon. Amazon says it will take months …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Stan Pawlowski

The AAUGH Blogger interviews sculptor Stan Pawlowski, whose silver and bronze work with Charlie Brown and Snoopy over the last quarter century has been prized by many a Peanuts collector. He discusses working with the characters, the painstaking effort in not just designing but casting the sculptures himself, and his …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: 100 Things I Love About Peanuts

The AAUGH Blogger self-indulgently lists 100 things he loves about Peanuts. Really, do you need this? I mean, I’m sure any of you could think of 100 things you love about Peanuts and save yourself the high price of this… what, it’s free? Well, it’s worth it at twice the …

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Upcoming releases

Cover: A Valentine for Lydia

Valentine’s Day is coming up… eventually. And well before that, you’ll be able to lay your hands on A Valentine for Linus, the new kids storybook. We now have the cover, and if you click through on the title in the previous sentence, you’ll go to Amazon where they also have …

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Upcoming releases

Cover: Lucy – SPEAK OUT

Here’s the cover for Lucy: Speak Out, an upcoming color strip reprint from the Peanuts For Kids series.

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Review: Snoopy’s Christmas Surprise

The just-released kids storybook, Snoopy’s Christmas Surprise, is one of the lesser of writer Jason Cooper’s efforts on the characters, at least for my tastes (but admittedly, this book is not aimed at those of us in the double-digits of years, which I most definitely am.) The story – Snoopy …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Snoopy Goes to Broadway

Peanuts characters tend not to interact with other owned intellectual property… but when it came to music, some exceptions were named in the 1980s.

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