The AAUGH Blog Podcast episode 03: Franklin’s real life mother

In 1968, Harriet Glickman wrote to Charles Schulz to encourage him to integrate the comic strip by adding an African America character to Peanuts. In this episode, we talk to her about why she wrote that letter, and how it caused a controversial change to America’s most popular comic strip.

New releases
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 …

Upcoming releases
Cover: For The Love of Peanuts

We now have a cover for For The Love of Peanuts, next years coffee table tome of other artists interpreting Schulz’s characters. It’s got the look of being done with a very basic vector drawing program, a digital primitive take, if you will.  Anyway, the book can be preordered now, locking …

New releases
A second look

Now that I have a copy of the new Look and Find: Peanuts, I can confirm that it is just a smaller-dimension reprint of 2011’s Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown Look and Find. There actually have been some very minor changes made on one of the spreads, but I leave it to the …