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It was on October 2nd, 1950 that Charles Schulz's classic comic strip debuted. "Peanuts" featured Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Sally, and Snoopy the dog . The comic strip ran until February 13, 2000, with over 17000 strips published. Visit your library today to get "Peanuts" comics, books, television specials, and more!
This first volume, covering the first two and a quarter years of the strip, will be of particular fascination to Peanuts aficionados worldwide: Although there have been literally hundreds of Peanuts books published, many of the strips from the series' first two or three years have never been collected before ”in large part because they showed a young Schulz working out the kinks in his new strip and include some characterizations and designs that are quite different from the cast we're all familiar with. (Among other things, three major cast members ”Schroeder, Lucy, and Linus ”initially show up as infants and only "grow" into their final "mature" selves as the months go by. Even Snoopy debuts as a puppy!) Thus The Complete Peanuts offers a unique chance to see a master of the art form refine his skills and solidify his universe, day by day, week by week, month by month. This volume is rounded out with Garrison Keillor's introduction, a biographical essay by David Michaelis ( Schulz and Peanuts ) and an in-depth interview with Schulz conducted in 1987 by Gary Groth and Rick Marschall, all wrapped in a gorgeous design by award-winning cartoonist Seth.
This Halloween is very special for good ol' Charlie Brown. He's finally been invited to a party! Includes bonus episode It's Magic, Charlie Brown and a new featurette, We Need a Blockbuster, Charlie Brown.
Autobiographical essays, introductions, articles, reviews, and lectures tell the personal tale of the "Peanuts" creator, elucidate his life and his art, and clarify themes of modern life, philosophy, and religion that are interwoven into his beloved comic strip.
Snoopy is the World War I Flying Ace who protects the world from the evil Red Baron. Spotlight editions are printed on high-quality paper and with reinforced library bindings specifically printed for the library market. Grades PreK-4.
Filled with a year's worth of strips, this book from cartoonist-philosopher Schulz is certain to top the list of his smashing volumes. The world's most famous beagle works hard in his job as a dog, as portrayed in the pages of this humorous yet thought-provoking strip.