AAUGH: Collectors’ Guides

Collecting Peanuts stuff is a hobby, and as with any good hobby, there are books about it. In this episode, Peanuts book collector Nat Gertler, the AAUGH Blogger, looks at some Peanuts collectors guides.

Discounts
Discounted necessity

AAUGH Blog reader Jim points out that Only What’s Necessary, Chip Kidd’s second look at Peanuts materials that I reviewed (positively) here, is now at two-thirds off its $40 cover price over at bn.com.

Classic finds
Tom Everhart books

I was lucky enough to find out with little warning the Tom Everhart, who has been doing fine-art paintings using Peanuts imagery for over thirty years now, was talking at a local small museum (small enough that it takes up a store space at the local mall. I’ve never met …

Product
A jar of Snoopy

I collect Peanuts books; I accumulate other Peanuty stuff. For Xannukah, my kids bought me a Japanese plastic terrarium diorama blind box kit thingy. The one I got is derived from a nice Schulz image. My favorite aspect is the details of the canvas on which Woodstock is being painted.