Quick notes

  • I stumbled across this Mo Willems doodles of his Gerald & Piggie characters as Charlie Brown and Lucy. We here at the AAUGH Blog are big fans of Willems’s serieses of Pigeon (the first one may be the finest comic book yet this century), Elephant & Piggie, and Knuffle Bunny… although some of his other books, we are notably less fond of.
  • For those of you who want the rarer covers of the current run of Peanuts comic books, they’re now available for $9.99 apiece directly from the publisher. The first one is sold out.
  • For those headed to this year’s Beaglefest: I am scheduled to talk on Saturday morning, so if you want to avoid me, that’s the day to avoid.

  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

The Untouchable Charlie Brown

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