San Diego Comic Con – come see the filmstrips

Joe Motocross

Some of you have been asking about whether you’d get to ever see any of the Charlie Brown’s Career Education Program filmstrips. Well, if you’re going to be at the San Diego Comic-Con this year, this is your chance! On Saturday July 23 (tentative), Schulz Museum curator BENJAMIN L. CLARK and I will be discussing the filmstrip series, and will be showing at least a couple of the filmstrips… including having a live cast reading of one strip. This is going to be a fun time

Animated Peanuts
Beagle Scout missions

Those of you who have never been to the San Diego Comic-Con (or who haven’t been in a the past couple decades) may not realize that the event goes well beyond the convention center. For blocks around, there are pop-up shops in unused storefronts, studios creating fan “experiences” in parking …

Success and Failure at Comic-Con

Well, my one day at Comic-Con this year proved to be a success on most fronts, particularly when it ended with me and Benjamin L. Clark winning the Eisner Award in the category Best Comics-Related Book for our book Charles M. Schulz: The Art and Life of the Peanuts Creator …

Comic book Peanuts
What’s in the Comic-Con comic

I’ve got a report from the floor on that Beagle Scouts’ Life comic book being sold at the Peanuts booth at the San Diego Comic-Con. Apparently, the comic material in there is all strip reprints, with some newly-recolored Sundays and some dailies. In addition, there’s a maze, a poster, and …