The third volume in Canongate’s acclaimed series, with a specially commissioned introduction from The Simpsons’ Matt Groening. We travel 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.
“…as powerful a comic art-piece as anything out today…will delight Peanuts aficionados.”
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“…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.”
“Beautifully designed … One of the high-water marks of post-war popular culture.”
“Canongate has had the brilliant wheeze of reprinting Charles Schultz’s strip cartoon from the beginning in hardback volumes…”
“The Complete Peanuts is beautifully bound, a comprehensive resource and, with an index and introduction, a useful contextualisation of a modern legend.”
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.