The AAUGH Blog Podcast 17: Wallace Exman Interview

The AAUGH Blogger interviews Wallace Exman, who edited Peanuts books for both World Publishing and Holt, Rinehart, and Winston in the 1960s and 1970s.

Art director Bob Reed (left), Charles Schulz, and Wallace Exman pore over art from the movie A Boy Named Charlie Brown.
Classic finds
Charlie Brown is adamant

Charlie Brown is particular adamant in French. From the cover of Te fais pas de bile, Charlie Brown, Canada, 1973.

Not That Charlie Brown
Me and Charlie Brown archives

When digging into those Schulz/Kelly letters, at first I missed what else it is that the Minnesota History Center has on hand – the original paste-ups and other material related to Me and Charlie Brown: a Book of Good Griefs. This is a book that was written by the original Charlie …

General
Judaism in Peanuts

I was thinking today about the December 23, 1970 strip, the one that starts thusly: This is, to the best of my recollection and research, the only mention of post-Biblical Judaism in the entire run of the strip. It slides into Linus and Santa discussion the Maccabees and the temple, …