Boxing season

Upcoming releases

While every year is a good one for people who collect Peanuts books, this one looks to be a particularly prime one for people who collect not so much the books, but the boxes they come in. For example, publisher Weldon Owen has scheduled a September release for a boxed set of the three Peanuts cookbooks they’ve issued: The Peanuts Family Cookbook, The Peanuts Holiday Cookbook, and Peanuts Lunch Bag Cookbook.

So that comes out after this July set of reprints of the early strip collections.

 

And the same month as this set of reprints of only-slightly-less-early strip collections:

But the month before this boxed set of more recent strip collections:

and this set of pictures-and-adages books:

which in turn come in the month before this big boxed set of two recent (indeed, one is still upcoming) strip collections.

There’s a box for everyone who wants one this year!

Upcoming releases
Schulz Geburtstag

Coming in October is Der Schöpfer der Peanuts – Zum 100. Geburtstag von Charles M. Schulz, a German book celebrating Schulz’s centennial (which is actually the following month, but you gotta have books on the shelves before the event.) I don’t expect that any of you will be buying it …

Upcoming releases
Li’ l Archies

In the odd field of comics “variant” covers is the subfield of “store variants”, where a comics retailer will pay thousands of dollars to have a unique cover version of a comic available only through them. AAUGH Blog Reader John let me know that retailer Stadium Comics is now offering …

Upcoming releases
Peenutz bookz ov the vuture!

I’m currently working on my MocBook Pro, but 4 ov the letter keyz rn’t working, zo thiz my zeem u bit weirt. The big now-you-cn-preorter-it newz iz the ultimete volume ov Peenutz every Zunty, zo you will now meybe get every Peenutz Zunyt ztrip in color. November. 4 you who …