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Peanuts in American Heritage

The latest issue of American Heritage is now out – well, okay, that’s a stupid thing to say – the latest issue is always out, since whatever the most recent issue out is is always the latest. Let me start again: the Fall 2010 issue of American Heritage is now …

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Deeper into The Peanuts Collection

And now that TV has announced The Peanuts Collection to the world, I’ll head back into telling the AAUGH Blog gang what they’ll find in the book. Now, where was I? Ah, yes, the next spread up is “Taking to the Stage”, looking at theatrical Peanuts. Tipped into this spread …

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Jean Schulz, Peanuts Collection on The Today Show

Jean Schulz was on the Today Show this morning, talking to Al Roker for several minutes about Sparky, Peanuts, and The Peanuts Collection. As the writer of that volume, I’m blown away; believe me, I’m not used to this scale of promotion for my books. Yipes. If you have a …

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How I’ll be celebrating the 60th anniversary of Peanuts

October 2nd will be the 6oth anniversary of the first appearance of Peanuts in the funnypages. So, what’ll ye olde AAUGH Blogger be doing to celebrate the date? Will I be doing an all-day Peanuts blogathon? Or reading through stacks of The Complete Peanuts? Nope. I’ll be creating my own …

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Back to The Peanuts Collection

Strolling back through my upcoming book The Peanuts Collection, we’re up to, let’s see, page 26, which is a spread about Peanuts licensing. The decoration on this spread are largely of books – a Peanuts Datebook from 1962 (an early Determined Productions product), of the Woman’s Sports Foundation’s Cookbook (with …

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More on Nat’s book (note: that’s not “Moron Nat’s book”)

Been a slow news period, but it’s about time to do some more flipping through The Peanuts Collection, the upcoming slipcased hardcover look at Peanuts which I provided the text for. We’re up to page 18 here, and this spread is about advertising and Peanuts. The text talks about some …

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Nat at Comic-Con

For those of you who are coming to Comic-Con in San Diego next week and want to say “hi”, well, I certainly don’t want you to miss the Peanuts panel to catch my mostly-aimed-at-retailers 24 Hour Comics Day panel. However, I have arranged to do a signing at the Prism …

Animated Peanuts


So the San Diego Comic-Con 2010 is coming up in just under 2 weeks, and if you look at the schedule of talks, you will find this: Friday, 2:00-3:00 Peanuts Turns 60— On October 2, 1950 the Peanuts comic strip launched in seven American newspapers. Little did anyone know the …

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That’s me, holding up the leather-bound Easton Press edition of A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Making of a Tradition, which I scooped up with a little recent birthday money. With this purchase, I now own every edition of print adaptations of A Charlie Brown Christmas. Well, every one that I …

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More info on the upcoming book

I still haven’t gotten clearance to talk about that October book. But for those of you who asked, there is more info to be linked to!