Buying an Unofficial Nationals Shirt

Every now and then on Facebook I’ll see ads from pages with names like “Monty Python Fans Only” or “Washington Nationals Fanatics” offering unlicensed, unofficial t-shirts. (I was going to screencap one as an example, but I haven’t seen any in a few weeks. They come and they go.) Typically, the ads I’ve seen, especially … Continue reading Buying an Unofficial Nationals Shirt

Of Stumptown and Opening Day

It’s April. Spring is officially here. Baseball is back. Opening Day is more like “Opening Days” — three games yesterday, a few more today, a few more tomorrow, and then the season and the daily grind begins in earnest on Wednesday. Nothing says baseball more than Charles Schulz’s Peanuts, what with Charlie Brown and his … Continue reading Of Stumptown and Opening Day

Things I’ve Been Reading: Snoopy Vs. the Red Baron

Snoopy Vs. the Red Baron Fantagraphics Books Written and illustrated by Charles M. Schulz Coinciding with the release this week of The Peanuts Movie (not seen yet, though my ruminations on the kids novelization are here), Fantagraphics Books, the publishers of the Complete Peanuts, has published a collection of all of the Snoopy as the … Continue reading Things I’ve Been Reading: Snoopy Vs. the Red Baron

The New Peanuts Movie Trailer

This week the new trailer for November’s Peanuts trailer was released: In November, I wrote about the first trailer, and in the days since the new trailer was released I’ve left a few comments here and there. Why don’t I share my thoughts on the new trailer here? My read on the trailer is that … Continue reading The New Peanuts Movie Trailer

Meet the Peanuts Gang

This October marks the sixty-fifth anniversary of Charles Schulz’s Peanuts, and the following month we’ve see the release of the first Peanuts movie in thirty years. I’ve noticed this year that there’s a concerted effort at releasing Peanuts books and collections, probably to both tie in with the anniversary and the upcoming film. One such … Continue reading Meet the Peanuts Gang

Things I’ve Been Reading: Get Well Soon, Charlie Brown

Peanuts #27 BOOM! Studios/kaboom! Written by Jason Cooper Art by Vicki Scott & Paige Braddock As I turned the pages of “Get Well Soon, Charlie Brown,” I felt like I had read this story before. During one of his baseball games, Charlie Brown begins to “feel kind of woozy,” and he leaves the game to … Continue reading Things I’ve Been Reading: Get Well Soon, Charlie Brown

Things I’ve Been Reading: It’s Summer Camp, Charlie Brown

Peanuts #25 BOOM! Studios/kaBOOM! Written by Paige Braddock and Vicki Scott Pencils by Vicki Scott Inks by Paige Braddock For about three years now, BOOM! Studios has published comic books and original graphic novels starring Charles Schulz’s beloved Peanuts characters. Typically, each issue of the the comic book has three or four original stories of … Continue reading Things I’ve Been Reading: It’s Summer Camp, Charlie Brown

The Peanuts Movie Trailer

Yesterday, the first trailer for next Christmas’ Peanuts film was released. Wait. What? There’s a new Peanuts movie? How can that be? Yes. Next Christmas, Blue Sky Studios, the animation studio behind the Ice Age and Rio series, will be releasing The Peanuts Movie, the first Peanuts film since 1980’s Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (And … Continue reading The Peanuts Movie Trailer

The Beagle Has Landed, Charlie Brown

The Beagle Has Landed, Charlie Brown BOOM! Studios Story by Andy Beall, Bob Scotty, and Vicki Scott Artwork by Vicki Scott and Paige Braddock BOOM! Studios has been publishing comic books and original graphic novels based on Charles Schulz’s Peanuts for several years now, and this week they released the latest graphic novel, The Beagle … Continue reading The Beagle Has Landed, Charlie Brown