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    DescriptionThe Complete Peanuts 1975-1976 Good grief, Charlie Brown, we're halfway there! That s right! With this volume, The Complete Peanuts reaches the halfway point of Charles M. Schulz s astounding half-century run on the greatest comic strip of all time. These years are especially fecund in terms of new canine characters, as Snoopy is joined by his wandering brother Spike (from Needles), his beloved sister Belle (from Kansas City), and... did you know he had a nephew? In other beagle news, Snoopy breaks his foot and spends six weeks in a cast, deals with his friend Woodstock s case of the the vapors, and gets involved in a heated love triangle with Linus over the girl Truffles. The Complete Peanuts 1975-1976 features several other long stories, including a rare double track sequence with two parallel narratives: Peppermint Patty and Snoopy travel to participate in the Powderpuff Derby, while Charlie Brown finally gets to meet his idol Joe Shlabotnik. And Peppermint Patty switches to a private school, but commits the mistake of allowing Snoopy to pick it for her; only after graduation does she realize something s not quite right! Plus: A burglary at Peppermint Patty s house is exacerbated by waterbed problems... Marcie acquires an unwanted suitor... Charlie Brown and Peppermint Patty become desk partners... The talking school building collapses... Lots of tennis jokes... and gags starring Schroeder, Lucy, Franklin, Rerun, Sally, and that vicious cat next door. It s another two years of Peanuts at its finest! Featuring an introduction by comedian Robert Smigel (Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Saturday Night Live). The Complete Peanuts 1977-1978 As the 1970s wind down, the last two recurring Peanuts characters have fallen into place: Snoopy s brother Spike and the youngest Van Pelt sibling, Rerun. But that doesn t mean Schulz s creativity has diminished; in fact, this volume features an amazing profusion of hilariously distinctive new one- (or two-) shot characters! For instance, in an epic five-week sequence, when Charlie Brown, found guilty by the EPA of biting the Kite-Eating tree, he goes on the lam and ends up coaching the Goose Eggs, a group of diminutive baseball players, Austin, Ruby, Leland, and did you know there was a second Black Peanuts character, aside from Franklin? Milo. Also: a tennis-playing Snoopy ends up reluctantly teamed with the extreme Type A athlete Molly Volley... who then reappears later in the book, now facing off against her nemesis, Crybaby Boobie. (Honest!) Add in Sally s new camp friend Eudora, the thuggish caddymaster who shoots down Peppermint Patty and Marcie s new vocation, an entire hockey team, and a surprise repeat appearance by Linus s sweetheart Truffles (creating a love triangle with Sally), all in addition to the usual cast of beloved characters (including the talking schoolhouse and the doghouse-jigsawing cat, who gets ahold of Linus s blanket in this one), and you ve got a veritable crowd of characters. Introduction by 30 Rock's Alec Baldwin. It s another four years of the greatest comic strip of all time, full of laughs and surprises."


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    Title
    The Complete Peanuts Boxed Set 1975-1978
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles M Schulz
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 688
    Width: 221 mm
    Height: 181 mm
    Thickness: 72 mm
    Weight: 2,055 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781606993767
    ISBN 10: 1606993763
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T13.1
    BIC subject category V2: WHC
    LC classification: PN
    B&T General Subject: 460
    DC21: 741.5
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11800
    DC22: 741.5
    BIC E4L: HUM
    Ingram Subject Code: HU
    Libri: I-HU
    BISAC V2.8: HUM001000
    Abridged Dewey: 741
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 95
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1970
    Publisher
    FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS
    Imprint name
    FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS
    Publication date
    18 October 2010