Tuesday January 10, 2012 9:50 am
Quote Of The Day: Peanuts
"It should not be forgotten that nearly all thoughts of Peanuts, especially by those who love it, are viewed through the rose tinted bifocals of nostalgia. This was a good comic strip and it certainly had a following, but it wasn’t Watchmen."
-- Ryan K Lindsay
Wikipedia: “At its peak, Peanuts ran in over 2,600 newspapers, with a readership of 355 million in 75 countries, and was translated into 21 languages. It helped to cement the four-panel gag strip as the standard in the United States, and together with its merchandise earned Schulz more than $1 billion. Reprints of the strip are still syndicated and run in almost every U.S. newspaper.”
Thank goodness it wasn’t Watchmen! [I have my copy of Peanuts #1 and will post a review shortly.]
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[Artwork: Peanuts #1 from kaboom!]
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