Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 910 g
Dimensions: 173 x 220 x 30 mm
...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 * *
Peanuts is unequivocally the most important comics strip in the history of graphic narrative. It is also the most deeply personal . . . This third gargantuan landscape hardback compendium offers in potent monochrome the fifth and sixth years in the life of Charlie Brown and Co: an ever-evolving bombardment of cruel insight and bitingly barbed hilarity . . . This volume offers the perfect example of a masterpiece in motion: comedy gold and social glue gradually metamorphosing in an epic of spellbinding graphic mastery which became part of the fabric of billions of lives, and which continues to do so long after its maker's passing * * Now Read This * *
...in these first volumes (1950-54), we can already see what will appeal to 21st century readers. * * Sunday Times * *
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