Tales of the Werebeagle

I’m having some problem adding new images to the blog at the moment, so I’ll keep this just a text post. You can see the images at the links.

Looks like this year’s Halloween book from Hallmark is The Tale of the Werebeagle, a hardcover kids storybook with a <SPOILER WARNING> pop-up on the final spread. The story by Matt Gowan is about a campfireside telling of a tale to the Beagle Scouts. The art is by Rich LaPierre, who always does a good job. The release ties into an animated Wearbeagle figure as well as a Wearbeagle entry into Hallmark’s line of small cutesy stuffeds, the “itsy bitsies”.

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The Peanuts Story Box

The fine folks at Costco get their own custom Peanuts book product with marked frequency, and I seem to have just found myself another one. The Peanuts Story Box is a boxed set of reduced-sized (I’d eyeball it at about half the original dimensions) versions of eight Peanuts storybooks, specifically …

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Unofficial archives

A year and a half back, I posted a review of Charlie and Friends in Tip Top Comics – The Full Series Reader Collection, a print-on-demand reprint of much the same material as in Peanuts Dell Archive, only without the license for using the Peanuts name. I found, unsurprisingly, that the …

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Bulk Peanuts cheap

The folks at Hamilton Books have gotten ahold of the former big-box exclusive, the boxed set of paperback editions of the first three volumes of the Big Book of Peanuts series, collecting all the daily strips from the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s. They’re offering it for a mere $30, which might …