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REVIEW: The Peanuts Collection by Nat Gertler


This fully authorized, one-of-a-kind illustrated book celebrates the 60th anniversary of the world's most beloved comic strip characters. A compendium of rare materials from the Charles M. Schulz Museum and family archives, The Peanuts Collection comes in a sturdy slipcase and features high-quality reproductions of original sketches, comics, and photographs from the world of Peanuts. Removable film cels, stickers, and booklets are included, as well as reproduction prints of Peanuts artwork ready for framing. Written by Peanuts aficionado Nat Gertler, with quotes from Schulz family members and a foreword by daughter Amy Schulz Johnson, the text offers insight into the making of the comic strip and its impact beyond the realms of newspapers and books to film, television, and popular culture. The Peanuts Collection is a must-own keepsake for anyone who loves Snoopy and the gang.

About the Author

Nat Gertler is the founder and author of, a comprehensive resource for Peanuts collectors and fans. Gertler has written for Speed Racer, Flintstones, and NASCAR Adventures. He has authored horror works for Pocket Books, written a number of titles in the Complete Idiot's Guide series, contributes regularly to Hogan's Alley, a comics-related magazine, and is the founder and publisher of packager About Comics.


  • Hardcover: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company; Reprint edition (October 25, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780316086103
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316086103


Happiness is a warm puppy according to Snoopy and this book will warm your heart just as well.  I grew up reading Peanuts everyday and in fact I still do.  This book is a composite of art work, graphics and amazing details about Peanuts that should bring joy to Peanuts lovers everywhere.  You don't really even have to like Peanuts to enjoy the detail that this book contains since it is a marvel of modern art work.  There are reproductions of notes from Charles Schultz, copies of original drawings in clever envelopes and a treasure trove of history.  I really loved this amazing book and it will make a perfect gift for any one!

1 comment:

  1. This would be really good to browse through!


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