Second printing for Unseen Peanuts is reporting a planned second printing for Unseen Peanuts, this one much smaller than the 50,000+ print run done for Free Comic Book Day (and eagerly snatched up). These new copies will be given away at comic conventions by Fantagraphics.

(And for those of you who have contacted me about getting you a copy of this book, I;m expecting to lay hands on a few copies shortly. For those who haven’t contacted me yet… I doubt I’ll have any spares from this batch.)

Chef Snoopy is coming

Weldon Owen must be doing okay with their series of Peanuts cookbooks, because yet another one is one the way. Chef Snoopy Cookbook is aimed at kids, and includes a range of recipes for various meals and snacks. Unlike with at least some of their previous efforts, this time they’re …

Joe Matt, RIP

Word is going around about the death of cartoonist Joe Matt, of heart attack at his drawing board, at age 60. Best known for hiw blunt autobiographical comic book series Peepshow, his relevance to the Peanuts world is as one of the three alt cartoonists who reworked Peanuts strips to make …

Peanuts Schultz

Alert brother-of-the-blog Dave recently pointed out that the 1946 film Our Hearts Were Growing Up (a sequel to the more-beloved 1942 Our Hearts Were Young and Gay) has William Demarest playing a character named Peanuts Schultz. A little investigation told us why the character had that name which would echo oddly to …