The author is always the last to know

Los-tesoros-de-SnoopyI was searching the web for reviews of my book The Snoopy Treasures to add to my list of reviews when I stumbled across one from La Casa de El which gave me a key piece of information that I did not already have: there’s a Spanish edition of the book! Los Tesoros de Snoopy is published by Spain’s Planeta Cómic, who publish Spanish editions of such popular American comics as Conan, Star Wars, and Usagi Yojimbo. This edition has all the pictures and special features of the English language editions, unless you consider Englishness a special feature.

Spot the Dog

I publish things. I also research things. And really, the two efforts are often one and the same: I research stuff and find that it’s worth publishing; I publish stuff and in the process I’m doing research. That all just happened for me with a syndicated comics panel called “Spot” …

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Meet Peanuts!

One of the complaints that Schulz had about his strip being named Peanuts against his wishes is that it lead some people to think that one of the characters in the strip was named “Peanuts.” That was brought to mind when I read this particular strip in a book that …

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Be More Charlie Brown impends

I have now received my box of author’s copies of Be More Charlie Brown, which will be officially released next week. This light-hearted self-help book is a follow-up to my earlier (and still available) volume, Be More Snoopy. As I always do with my new Peanuts-related hardcovers, I’m willing to send …