The complete Peanuts 1959 to 1960

Charles M. 1922-2000 Schulz

Book - 2006

Collects the comic strip Peanuts, featuring the misadventures of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the gang, from 1959 to 1960.

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Children's Room jCOMIC/Peanuts Due Sep 3, 2022
Seattle, WA : New York : Fantagraphics Books ; Distributed to the book trade by W.W. Norton c2006.
Item Description
"Dailies & Sundays"--Cover.
Foreword (referred to as the introduction on the jacket) by Whoopi Goldberg.
Physical Description
xc, 323 p. : chiefly ill. ; 18 x 22 cm
Includes index.
Main Author
Charles M. 1922-2000 Schulz (-)
Review by Booklist Reviews

During 1959-60, Schulz premiered several Peanuts essentials. Snoopy now lounges atop his doghouse rather than in it, Lucy establishes her psychiatric practice, and Linus observes the first of his fruitless Halloween vigils for the Great Pumpkin. Charlie Brown's sister debuts, giving him more to be depressed about ("I thought that having a baby sister would change my whole life, but it hasn't"). What's more, the period includes the famous "Happiness is a warm puppy" strip. Librarians should appreciate a two-week sequence in which Charlie Brown despairs over losing a library book ("You're a dead duck," Lucy tells him). By this point, Schulz's always-appealing artwork has been pared to perfection, and yet he would make it simpler still in decades to come. ((Reviewed May 1, 2006)) Copyright 2006 Booklist Reviews.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

Features more than seven hundred color and black-and-white strips including several that have not been collected since their original publication, in a volume that covers the period during which Sally's character is introduced as a new baby, Lucy sets up her five-cent psychiatry practice, and Linus takes up his first vigil for the Great Pumpkin. 60,000 first printing.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Collects all the "Peanuts" comic strips as originally published in newspapers, including both daily and Sunday strips.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

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Review by Publisher Summary 4

Snoopy atop his doghouse, Lucy's five-cent psychiatric booth, the GreatPumpkin, Miss Othmar, and Sally all debut. All this, and "Happiness isa warm puppy." Nearly 200 rare or unseen strips! Introduction by WhoopiGoldberg.