Camp humor with Charlie Brown

Coming in May: It’s Off to Camp, Charlie Brown, a camp-themed strip collection in paperback from Ballantine Books. 160 pages with a cover price of $11.95 US. Meanwhile, it’s calendar-buying season already, and you can get any of a number of Peanuts calendars. The Peanuts Happiness Is wall calendar comes …


All-Mistakes and All-Sports All-Stars

My apologies: I just accidentally posted a message to the wrong blog, so those of you who get the AAUGH Blog via email accidentally got something intended for the 24 Hour Comics Day blog. But as long as I’m writing this, I might as well follow up with the next …

Upcoming releases

Peanuts Bargainthology

There is yet another Peanuts book that I cannot offer you through This one is a collection of some of the Ready-To-Read series of Peanuts stories for kids. Flying Ace to the Rescue and other Peanuts Stories is a hardcover reprinting the books Snoopy: Flying Ace to the Rescue, …


Museum books at sub-museum prices, and other notes

I’m back from Comic-Con International: San Diego (me and about 100,000 other joyous geeks, egads). The fine folks from the Schulz Museum had a booth there once again, and a lot of folks were grabbing up a t-shirt that has Snoopy posing with Earl, the dog from the comic strip …


Peanuts All-Stars and others

Ballantine Books has announced a March release for Peanuts All-Stars, a 256 page paperback strip collection. From the title, it sounds like it would be about baseball, but Ballantine published a baseball-themed collection last April, Who’s on First, Charlie Brown. Of course, that doesn’t rule out doing another one. I’ll …

Classic finds

Second boxed set

The second boxed set of The Complete Peanuts is now available for pre-order. This set has the already-released volume 3 and the upcoming volume 4 both in a slipcase at a discount price. In fact, if you order the boxed set now, it’s a mere $32.97… only about $4 more …

New releases

Review: Peanuts Guide to Life

Thew new hardcover Peanuts Guide to Life is not a strip collection, although it has a handful of complete strips in it. Rather, it is mostly a collection of Peanuts dialog, selected for its insight (or appearance of same), with a panel’s worth of art facing each quote. As such, …

Upcoming releases

Kids repeat themselves

Looks like we’re going to get yet another rerelease of Kids Say the Darndest Thing, Art Linkletter’s 1957 book of anecdote’s from his House Party series, with illustrations by Schulz.

Upcoming releases

British recycling

The folks at Ravette are planning more recycled volumes for later this year. August brings two more of the Snoopy 2-in-1 collections, which each reprint two of the Snoopy Stars/Snoopy Features volumes. However, I don’t yet know which titles these two reprint. They’re also offering up a UK edition of …

Upcoming releases

Joe Cool covers silence

Here’s a first look at the cover of It Goes Without Saying, October’s collection of silent Peanuts strips. I find it amusing that the main image for a book focusing on the lack of words shows a character with words on his shirt. But then, I think it’s odd that …