The Complete Peanuts 1965-1966: Volume 8

The Complete Peanuts 1965-1966: Volume 8


By (author) Charles M. Schultz, Introduction by Hal Hartley

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  • Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 325 pages
  • Dimensions: 168mm x 216mm x 33mm | 839g
  • Publication date: 7 October 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Edinburgh
  • ISBN 10: 1847678157
  • ISBN 13: 9781847678157
  • Edition statement: Main
  • Sales rank: 37,284

Product description

In The Complete Peanuts 1965-66: We are now in the mid-1960s, one of Schulz's peak periods of creativity (and one third of the way through the strip's life!). Snoopy has become the strip's dominant personality, and this volume marks two milestones for the character: the first of many "dogfights" with the nefarious Red Baron, and the launch of his writing career ("It was a dark and stormy night..."). Two new characters-the first two from outside the strip's regular little neighborhood-make their bows. Roy (who befriends Charlie Brown and then Linus at summer camp) won't have a lasting impact, but upon his return from camp he regales a friend of his with tales of the strange kids he met, and she has to go check them out for herself. Her name? Peppermint Patty. The Complete Peanuts 1965-66 features a new introduction by Hal Hartley, writer/director of acclaimed independent films Trust, Henry Fool, Kimono, Simple Men, The Unbelievable Truth, and Fay Grim.

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Author information

Charles M. Schulz was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1922 and grew up in Saint Paul. He gained a reputation worldwide as a cartoonist for his work on Peanuts. He died in 2000.

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'One of the finest cultural artifacts made in the 20th century.' Russell T. Davies