Peanuts books or by Charles Schulz

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I am amused by this ad from the Feb 19, 1965 Newark (Ohio) Advocate offering “Peanuts Books by Charles Schulz”. The first one is a Peanuts book… but not by Schulz, it’s an analysis of Peanuts by Robert Short, although it does include some strips in it. Two by Fours is a book by Schulz and Kenneth Hall, featuring cartoons and text about young children and the church; no Peanuts involved. The remaining two collect Schulz’s “Young Pillars” cartoons.

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Spanish Peanuts

I just discovered that for some reason, in the mid-1970s, The Pomona, California newspaper Progress Bulletin began running Peanuts in Spanish, with English subtitles. Let me be clear that this is something that they did only with Peanuts; not only are there no other comic strips so subtitled, there is …

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Her first appearance

While most of the Peanuts characters would not appear until 1950 or later, Sally Brown shows up in this ad from 1934! 40 SHARES Share Tweet this thing Follow the AAUGH Blog

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Long fordgotten

A post from¬†Hogan’s Alley editor Tom Heintjes reminded me of something that I meant to discuss. As many of you know, in the 1960s, Ford licensed the Peanuts characters to advertise their affordable family car, the Falcon. But I’ve seen some people say that the characters advertised¬†only the Falcon, and …