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Charles Schulz

Charles Schulz

Genres:
Comics & Animation
Charles M. Schulz (1922-2000) launched his landmark newspaper strip Peanuts in October 1950 and, over the next 50 years, it ran in more than 2,600 newspapers in 75 countries. Schulz died in his sleep Feb. 12, 2000 -- just hours before the last original Peanuts strip was published. All told, Schulz completed 17,897 daily and Sunday strips, each one written, drawn, and lettered by his own hand—an unmatched achievement in comics.
The Complete Peanuts 1983-1984 (Vol. 17)

The Complete Peanuts 1983-1984 (Vol. 17)

(April 2012)
Genres:
Comics & Animation
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Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
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ISBN: 9781606995235
Snoopy’s deadpan, droopy-mustached brother Spike takes center stage for an arc, then throughout the rest of the book, pops up in Waiting for Godot-style vignettes set in his native Needles.

The Peppermint Patty-Marcie-Charlie Brown triangle of unrequited love heats up (kind of) while Linus continues to vociferously deny that he is Sally’s “Sweet Babboo”. Also, a romance blossoms between two of Snoopy’s “Beagle Scout” birds.

Charlie Brown agrees to join Peppermint Patty’s team, only to discover that he’s wanted not as a player but as a mascot … Linus gives up his security blanket and forms a support group for other kids who are trying to do the same … and Peppermint Patty manages to be held back in school (leaving a “Snoring Ghost” to take her place in the rest of the class that has advanced) and yet gets to go on a European trip with her dad, sending back periodic dispatches from the road ...
 
 

 

 

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