Comic book Peanuts

Upcoming Nat stories – and a free offer

So yesterday, Peanuts 12 came out with my longest Peanuts story, “Movie Time”. For those of you who preorder your comic books (which is some of you) and for those of you who buy your Peanuts comics based on whether or not there’s a Nat Gertler story in them (which …

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Die Peanuts Schatztruhe!

I was sitting at home, growing ill and grumpy, when a package arrived with something that I had no idea existed: my book, The Peanuts Collection, in German. It comes out next month, from Panini! Woohoo! (Preorderable here)

Comic book Peanuts

I have no issue with an issue not having me

I just learned that issue 11 of the Kaboom! Peanuts comic book series (coming out later this month) will not have any of my stories in it. I’m only pointing this out because I didn’t want anyone buying the issue, not seeing a story from me, and assuming that I’m …


Franklin’s 45th!

To celebrate the 45th anniversary of the first appearance of Franklin, Hogan’s Alley magazine has put online the article I wrote for them a couple years back about the creation of Franklin. Go read!

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the Snoopy panel

Thanks to everyone who came by the Snoopy panel yesterday at Comic-Con. All of the panelists had their own way of looking at Snoopy, we got to find out who on the panel had a Snoopy tattoo (answer: not me!), favorite strips were shared, audience questions were fielded, and everyone …

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Comic-con reminder

The famed Comic-Con International: San Diego (yes, that’s its full name) starts tonight and runs through Sunday. If you don’t have a ticket, don’t even think about it; it’s long since sold out (although if you are in San Diego anyway, there are plenty of things that are happening near …

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Comic-con Peanuts stuff

The world famous San Diego Comic Con is two weeks away, and they just announced the only panel I’ll be on this year: Snoopy: A Retrospective Paige Braddock (creative director, Schulz Creative Associates; creator, Jane’s World), Lex Fajardo (managing editor, kaboom Peanuts; creator, Kid Beowulf), Gary Groth (co-founder, Fantagraphics) and …

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Going to Wondercon

I’m about to be out the door for Wondercon. If you’re going too, as I noted, you’ll be able to find me Friday 12 through 2 at the Comic Art Professional Society booth (#829)… but you’ll also be able to find the penciller of my “Bank Notes” story (and at …

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Meet Nat at Wondercon

Well, my AAUGH Blog readers, today is the day that Peanuts issue 7 hits better comic shops across the US and Canada. But for those of you in Southern California – this weekend is Wondercon, which is a comic book convention run by the same folks who run the famed …

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I need a title

As some of you may remember, last year I put together Bridge Mix, a selection of Schulz & Sasseville’s “It’s Only a Game” cartoons aimed at people who play bridge. It hasn’t sold a ton of copies, but enough that it was worth my time putting it together. And never …