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Image Comics’ ‘Saga’ Tops Harvey Awards

Image Comics titles Saga and Sex Criminals — as well as graphic novels about former Beatles manager Brian Epstein and a collection of Marvel Comics’ 1970s foray into undergrounds ... Continue Reading →
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FranceTV To Shop New ‘Peanuts’ Toon

Peanuts Worldwide has announced that FranceTV Distribution will be the global distribution partner for a new animated series based on the beloved comic strip by Charles M. Schulz. Normaal ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #238

The Art and Flair of Mary Blair: An Appreciation (Updated Edition) By John Canemaker and Mary Blair [Disney Editions, $45, available May] You’ll find few animators and artists ... Continue Reading →
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ABC Signs Five-Year Deal for ‘Peanuts’ Specials

Charlie Brown and his posse will continue to have their animated adventures on ABC. The network announced on Friday that it has extended its rights to air the popular Peanuts specials ... Continue Reading →
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Heritage to Auction Off Rare ‘Peanuts’ Art

Rare original animation art from the first TV appearance by Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts characters will be offered at the Beverly Hills’ Heritage Auctions on Wednesday (Nov. ... Continue Reading →
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Good Grief! Feig to Produce Fox’s ‘Peanuts’ Movie

Comedy director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Heat, NBC’s Freaks and Geeks) isn’t the first name that comes to mind when you think of wholesome family animated fare. However, ... Continue Reading →
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Peanuts to Star in French-Produced Animated Shorts

Charlie Brown, Linus and Snoopy will be heading over to France for a new animated short-form series produced by Normaal Animation and France Televisions. Charles M. Schulz’s beloved ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Offers More Details on CG ‘Peanuts’ Feature

Good grief, Charlie Brown! One of the hot items announced at last week’s CinemaCon event in Las Vegas was that Fox’s upcoming Peanuts feature will definitely be CG-animated and ... Continue Reading →
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A Bill Melendez Christmas

What would the holidays be without A Charlie Brown Christmas, which, believe it or not, premiered 47 years ago? And what would any Charlie Brown special be without the late, great Bill ... Continue Reading →
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Good Grief, It’s a CG-Animated Peanuts Pic!

Here’s a piece of news that 2D animation purists may have a tough time to swallow. Deadline.com reports that 20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios (Ice Age, Rio) will be ... Continue Reading →