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Which Peanuts character is a SECRET TREKKIE – and why has it been covered up for decades?

If you’ve read through a lot of Peanuts books reprints strips from the 1970s, you’ve probably come across installments where, in the final panel, Snoopy’s brother Spike is watching Hogan’s Heroes: Yes, these would be comic strips drawn by Sgt. Schulz, the World War II veteran turned cartoonist, depicting dialogue …

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Upcoming releases

A better biography returns

One of the better for-kids Schulz biographies is coming back into print. Michael Schuman’s book, released back in 2002 as Charles Schulz: Cartoonist and Creator of Peanuts (part of the People To Know series) will be returning as Charles Schulz in the Influential Lives series as both a paperback and a library-rugged …

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A recommendation you can trust

Ad taken from the gocomics.com website. Can you blame him?

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New releases

Linus or not, here it comes!

Now shipping is I’m Not Your Sweet Babboo!, the latest in the series that was originally part of “AMP Comics for Kids”, but has shorn that group name; the Amazon listing refers to it as part of “Peanuts Kids”, which you’ll find nowhere on the cover but is somewhere on a …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: The Charlie Brown Dictionary

If The Charlie Brown Dictionary is the best dictionary ever, it’s only because Charlie Brown is a more compelling character than Ms. Miriam Webster, Mr. Oxford English, or Dr. Lois “Fun Can” Wagnalls.

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Charlie Brown is everywhere

Ignore the racist overtones of this 1956 cartoon from the magazine Catholic Extension and focus on the clothes of the boy in the lower left.

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Mailbag 2: More Mailbag

The AAUGH Blogger opens up his queries and comments from you, the wonderful AAUGH Blog Podcast Audience, answers some, muses on some, and accepts a compliment. Send your comments to questions@AAUGH.com !

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: 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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