Happy 60th Anniversary of Peanuts

Lots of stuff going on today – free entry at the Schulz Museum, a new display at the Smithsonian, the National Portrait Gallery got a picture of Schulz yesterday. But even if you can’t be involved in all that – go read some Peanuts!

(And if anyone is near Manhattan Beach, CA, stop by The Comics Bug and say “hi!” — I’ll be there from noon until, well, tomorrow, taking part in their 24 Hour Comics Day event.)


  As these two ads, from 1954 and 1961 respectively, show, Patty and Violet had a rather consistent relationship… living on slightly different planes, and not introducing themselves, but giving a name to each other. 40 SHARES Share Tweet this thing Follow the AAUGH Blog

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