The AAUGH Blog Podcast: The Most Controversial Peanuts Book of All!

There are hundreds of Peanuts books, so many that most pass by without much public notice. But there was one that found itself the focus of a bit of a public tussle. In this episode, we explain why.

For those who have listened to this episode, here’s the reference section. (Don’t worry, you don’t need to check these to listen; this is just me giving credit where credit is due.)

 

New releases
Cynical Supersnoop

Working in the comics field and being a long-time reader of comic books, I’ve grown accustomed to the darker, cynical take on superheroes, depicting them with twisted motivations and deleterious effect. At times, it is quite well done (as in Watchmen); at other times, it’s a weak attempt deconstruction (like …

Now shipping
Superheroically Snoopy

Hallmark has a couple of new books available at your local Hallmark store – or, for those of us who are trying to stay at home or whose nearby Hallmark store has closed down (both me), via mail order. Friend of the blog Kathleen wanted to make sure that I …

Animated Peanuts
Disney Plus Peanuts

Even though I fully know the situation, it still feels quite weird to see any Peanuts thing promoted with the Disney branding. (For those not keeping track, Disney bought out 20th Century Fox, who owned Blue Sky Studios, who produced The Peanuts Movie. The film lands on the Disney+ streaming …