Monday, September 30, 2013

Peanuts: The Art of Charles M. Schulz by Charles M. Schulz

This is another book I found among my mother's, and it was delightful.  I'm going to "cheat" and quote Goodreads here:
More than five hundred comic strips are reproduced, as well as such rare or never-before-seen items as a sketchbook from Schulz's army days in the early 1940s; his very first printed strip, Just Keep Laughing; his private scrapbook of pre-Peanuts Li'l Folks strips; developmental sketches for the first versions of Charlie Brown and the other Peanuts characters; a sketchbook from 1963; and many more materials gathered from the Schulz archives in Santa Rosa, California.
 It was fun to re-visit a comic strip I grew up with.  I rated this 4 out of 5.

1 comment:

Sketchbook Wandering said...

My mom & I both loved Peanuts. My mom used to save his cartoons & when she became frail & disabled I bought her a book of Peanuts, perhaps even this one...