New streaming Peanuts coming

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If you think there’s a lot of TV available now (and there is), there’s about to be a lot more, as several major streaming new streaming services are in the works. It’s been known for a while now that Apple was working on one, gathering up projects, aiming to unleash this in the second half of next year. When Apple does something, it does not tend to be done in a small way.

Well, they’ve grabbed Peanuts, for “series, specials, and shorts.” This deal with Peanuts Worldwide is for new content (at least the announced aspects of it), and they get in there the educational material that was being developed with NASA.

So: substantial new Peanuts content, but you’ll have to pay for it.

More on this as it develops.

 

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New Peanuts comics anthologies

Coming next year are new anthologies of Peanuts comics stories. Each anthology includes a mix of Schulz strips, stories from the Peanuts comic books, and one new tale. (The solicitation uses the term “graphic novel short stories”, which is a fingernails-on-the-chalkboard term for those of us who recognize “graphic novel” …

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REVIEW: To Mom (and Dad), With Love

I managed to let the new Peanuts Mother’s Day special, Snoopy Presents: To Mom (and Dad), With Love, get right by me, because life was rather full about that time. So I caught up with it tonight, and I’m glad I did. The special features various Peanuts kids trying to …

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It’s a small thing in It’s The Small Things

I realize I should probably apologize for the lack of postings — when I realized that the posting before this was “it’s only a couple weeks to the next Peanuts special” and this posting is “well, I’ve watched the special a couple days after it’s release and…”, that proves a …