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!

Animated Peanuts
Out of the cellar

The Peanuts Movie, which had the distinction of being the best-reviewed film Blue Sky Studios ever produced (judging by both the Rotten Tomatoes aggregate score;  Metacritic puts in in second) also had the more dubious distinction of being Blue Sky’s lowest grossing film ever, bringing in $246 million worldwide. Now, …

General
Charlie Brown, playa

I have no idea whether the copywriter here thought that Patty was Charlie Brown’s main love interest and Lucy his side-piece, or the other way ’round. But in any case, someone needs be shot for putting unneeded quotation marks within a word balloon. Share this:

New releases
Peanuts for the Soul – review

The hardcover strip collection Peanuts for the Soul is published in the UK, but there are copies available in the US (although Amazon is for some reason listing the title as The Comfort of Blankets.) This is an undersized hardcover collecting the more philosophical strips, with each strip (whether a full …