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SCHULZ: 100 OBJECTS — Signed copies

So, you’re already looking forward to Charles M. Schulz: The Life and Art of the Creator of Peanuts in 100 Objects, the Schulz Museum project that I co-wrote with the museum’s curator, Benjamin L. Clark,, right? Well, what if I told you that you could get a copy signed… by Jean …

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Charles M. Schulz: 100 Objects

On the November shipping list is Charles M. Schulz: The Art and Life of the Peanuts Creator in 100 Objects, a slick hardcover being released as part of the recognition of Schulz’s centennial. The is the first project of The Charles M. Schulz Museum to be done for general distribution, …

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Peanuts “graphic novel” covers

We now have cover images for the first two of the new Peanuts Graphic Novel series, which collects previously-published comic book material with the addition of a new story in each volume. Snoopy Soars to Space ships next January, with Adventures with Linus and Friends! following in March; both are …

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New Peanuts comics anthologies

Coming next year are new anthologies of Peanuts comics stories. Each anthology includes a mix of Schulz strips, stories from the Peanuts comic books, and one new tale. (The solicitation uses the term “graphic novel short stories”, which is a fingernails-on-the-chalkboard term for those of us who recognize “graphic novel” …

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Upcoming Schulz book?

As I just had to report to Amazon, I am reasonably confident that Charles M. Schulz has not returned to life simply to write an Italian book on making slime.

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Snoopy’s Book of Joy

Coming in August is the new board book Snoopy’s Book of Joy. This book is written by Patty Michaels…. but I swear, only her editor could have come up with the item below as representing “joy”.

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Be More Charlie Brown impends

I have now received my box of author’s copies of Be More Charlie Brown, which will be officially released next week. This light-hearted self-help book is a follow-up to my earlier (and still available) volume, Be More Snoopy. As I always do with my new Peanuts-related hardcovers, I’m willing to send …

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Schulz Geburtstag

Coming in October is Der Schöpfer der Peanuts – Zum 100. Geburtstag von Charles M. Schulz, a German book celebrating Schulz’s centennial (which is actually the following month, but you gotta have books on the shelves before the event.) I don’t expect that any of you will be buying it …

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Boxing season

While every year is a good one for people who collect Peanuts books, this one looks to be a particularly prime one for people who collect not so much the books, but the boxes they come in. For example, publisher Weldon Owen has scheduled a September release for a boxed …

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Li’ l Archies

In the odd field of comics “variant” covers is the subfield of “store variants”, where a comics retailer will pay thousands of dollars to have a unique cover version of a comic available only through them. AAUGH Blog Reader John let me know that retailer Stadium Comics is now offering …