The complete Peanuts 1973 to 1974

Charles M. 1922-2000 Schulz

Book - 2009

Collects the comic strip Peanuts, featuring the misadventures of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the gang, from 1973 to 1974

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Seattle, WA : New York : Fantagraphics Books ; Distributed to the book trade by W.W. Norton c2009.
Item Description
Foreword (referred to as the introduction on the jacket) by Billie Jean King.
"Dailies and Sundays"--Cover.
Physical Description
xiii, 323 p. : chiefly ill. ; 18 x 22 cm
Includes index.
Main Author
Charles M. 1922-2000 Schulz (-)
Review by Booklist Reviews

In the introduction to the latest volume of Peanuts in chronology, tennis champ Billie Jean King reminisces about her friendship with Schulz, based on their mutual support of women's athletics—which brings to mind the prominence of sports in the beloved strip. Baseball, in particular, is a recurring subject in the strips collected here. In one sequence, Charlie Brown's obsession with the sport even manifests in a baseball rash on the back of his bald head. Snoopy, though largely absent from the diamond, is seen playing tennis, football, golf, and hockey. As always, Schulz's work displays restrained humor, subtle wisdom, and grace notes of melancholy. Copyright 2009 Booklist Reviews.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

Collects all the "Peanuts" comic strips published from 1973 to 1974 in newspapers, including both daily and Sunday strips.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

A latest volume introduces the character of Rerun, incorporates several tennis strips, includes the sequence in which Charlie Brown dons the persona of Mister Sack, and features a rarely seen sequence in which Marcie's ineptness compromises Peppermint Patty's skating competition.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

PeanutsThe Complete Peanuts 1973-1974

Review by Publisher Summary 4

Tennis, anyone? Billie Jean King serves up an introduction... and we celebrate Woodstock!