The Complete Peanuts 1955-1956 : Volume 3
The third volume in Canongate's acclaimed series arrives with a specially commissioned introduction from The Simpsons' Matt Groening. This beautiful new edition takes us into the mid-1950s as Linus learns to talk, Snoopy begins to explore his eccentricities, Lucy's unrequited crush on Schroeder takes final shape, and Charlie Brown becomes ... well, even more Charlie Brown-ish.
- Hardback | 320 pages
- 170 x 220 x 32mm | 929g
- 30 Oct 2008
- Canongate Books Ltd
- Edinburgh, United Kingdom
- b&w comics.
...as powerful a comic art-piece as anything out today...will delight Peanuts aficionados. * * Observer * * ...these timely re-issues illustrate not only the skill and subtle brilliance of his work but also the origins of the form beyond simple merriment. * * The List * * Beautifully designed ... One of the high-water marks of post-war popular culture. * * Daily Telegraph * * Canongate has had the brilliant wheeze of reprinting Charles Schultz's strip cartoon from the beginning in hardback volumes... * * Herald * * The Complete Peanuts is beautifully bound, a comprehensive resource and, with an index and introduction, a useful contextualisation of a modern legend. * * The Skinny * * ...in these first volumes (1950-54), we can already see what will appeal to 21st century readers. * * Sunday Times * *
About Charles M. Schulz
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.
...as powerful a comic art-piece as anything out today...will delight Peanuts aficionados. Observer