The Peanuts Collection: Treasures from the World's Most Beloved Comic Strip
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- 24th September 2010
- 72 pages - 304 x 266 x 29mm
This beautifully illustrated treasury celebrates "Peanuts", the much-loved comic strip which appeared for the first time in print 60 years ago on 2 October, 1950. The lavishly designed "The Peanuts Collection" tells the story of Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Woodstock and the host of other characters who made "Peanuts" one of the most famous and syndicated comic strips in the world. Featuring more than 200 colour and black-and-white illustrations, original sketches and rare artworks, this book comprises 25 essays, each focusing on some fascinating facet of, or character in, "Peanuts'" world. Presented in a lovely slipcase, this stunning edition has 20 special features that unfold, pop out or that can be removed, making "The Peanuts Collection" the ultimate present and truly a book for collectors. This title is suitable: for anyone interested in "Peanuts"; for anyone interested in cartoons and graphic art; for anyone interested in graphic design; and, as a perfect gift.
Nat Gertler is the founder of About Comics, where he published two books about Schulz's non-Peanuts work, It's Only a Game and Schulz's Youth.