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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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Administrative

Merch

If you’re one of those who has been demanding AAUGH Blog merchandise… well, then, you don’t exist. No one has been demanding AAUGH Blog merchandise. But let’s presume for a moment that such people existed. In fact, you can pretend to be such a person. And let us further presume …

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Uncategorized

Joyce’s gardens

I tend not to write much about the post-divorce life of Schulz’s first wife, Joyce. She deserved a reasonable modicum of privacy. However, in the wake of her recent passing, I thought it worth pointing to something very public that she and Ed Doty (her husband after Sparky) did: They …

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Animated Peanuts

REVIEW: To Mom (and Dad), With Love

I managed to let the new Peanuts Mother’s Day special, Snoopy Presents: To Mom (and Dad), With Love, get right by me, because life was rather full about that time. So I caught up with it tonight, and I’m glad I did. The special features various Peanuts kids trying to …

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