The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Robert Pope interview

On this episode if The AAUGH Blog Podcast, we have a nice long interview with Robert Pope, the artist on many recent Peanuts storybooks and on the Kaboom! Peanuts comic book, a wide-ranging conversation that covers not only that, but touches on his work on Batman: The Brave and the BoldScooby-Doo, and more. This is the longest episode of the podcast yet, so settle in with a nice cup of warm tea and enjoy!

New releases
A whole lotta Linus going on?

I’ve now received Peanuts Vol. 9, the latest (but not the last) in the books collecting the KaBOOM! Peanuts comic book stories. The cover… well, I really like many of the KaBOOM! covers as art pieces. This one, which stylistically matches previous covers with other characters, is an interesting Linus piece. But …

General
Political footballs

I have long wanted to do a nice long write-up on how well the Lucy-pulls-the-football-away gag has integrated itself into the political discourse; how it is used by legislators and commenters alike. I think there’s a great piece to be done on that, as it is one way that Peanuts …

Upcoming releases
Super Snoopy box shot

What we have here is the box for the upcoming Super Box of Snoopy, a crating of five previously published strip collections. They’re published as “Snoopy” collections, but as they each collect a run of strips, they have the full cast, not just Snoopy strips. The box is slated for mid-October, …