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Peanuts books or by Charles Schulz

I am amused by this ad from the Feb 19, 1965 Newark (Ohio) Advocate offering “Peanuts Books by Charles Schulz”. The first one is a Peanuts book… but not by Schulz, it’s an analysis of Peanuts by Robert Short, although it does include some strips in it. Two by Fours …

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New releases

The Complete The Complete Peanuts 26

I like to own copies of all the different editions of books I wrote or did major work on. And I also like owning Peanuts books, as I’m sure you’ve noticed. So lately, I’ve been tracking down copies of The Complete Peanuts 1950-2000: Comics & Stories, aka The Complete Peanuts …

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Joe Motocross
Comic-Con

San Diego Comic Con – come see the filmstrips

Some of you have been asking about whether you’d get to ever see any of the Charlie Brown’s Career Education Program filmstrips. Well, if you’re going to be at the San Diego Comic-Con this year, this is your chance! On Saturday July 23 (tentative), Schulz Museum curator BENJAMIN L. CLARK …

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Animated Peanuts

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 releases

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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Upcoming releases

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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Nat news

Be More Charlie Brown impends

I have now received my box of author’s copies of┬áBe 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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New releases

How the AAUGH Blogger sometimes misses books

I put some effort into getting all the Peanuts books released in the United States… yet sometimes I miss one. For example, I missed this deluxe songbook that came out last year. How did I miss this? Well, even though it was not distributed through the normal book distribution routes, …

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Classic finds

Milky Way

The latest addition to the AAUGH.com Reference Library is this 1957 Milky Way ad. It’s in Schulz’s Peanuts style, but doesn’t use Peanuts characters. Why didn’t they use Peanuts? Because then it’d be Snickers!   Hey, if it was your blog, you’d tell your own bad jokes!

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General

Flying into Santa Rosa

If you’re taking a flight to go visit lovely Santa Rosa, California, you will likely be going to the former Santa Rosa Army Airfield, which has long since been rebranded the Charles M. Schulz -Sonoma County Airport. My brother (recently retired as Congress’s expert on military aviation – yes, I …

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