Charles Forsman got our attention last fall when he imagined Raiders of the Lost Ark in the style of Popeye, but the Snake Oil creator's latest movie/comic strip remix casting Charles Schulz's Peanuts gang in Steven Spielberg's Jaws might be even more endearing. Though he's a fan of the Jaws novel at heart, Forsman illustrated movie scenes for fan familiarity. All seven strips depicting key moments
In the house of Carmine Infantino, the notable Silver Age comics artist and DC Comics editor, there resides a very special and unique piece of original art: a drawing of Batman by Peanuts creator Charles Schulz where the Dark Knight lies supine on Snoopy's doghouse.The photo was taken by author Marc Nobleman during his research for a biography on (uncredited) Batman co-creator Bill Finger.
Charles Schulz was, by all accounts, a master of the comic strip and his Peanuts legacy continues to touch fans worldwide through its blend of simplicity and insight long after our blogging bones are laid to rest. So what
From loving superhero mash ups to significantly more literal translations, Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang aren't unaccustomed to receiving tributes from the greater art community - and it looks like there's more on the way, thanks to the arrival of new Peanuts Moleskine notebooks.Moleskine is celebrating the 60th anniversary of Charles M. Schulz's classic comic strip series with a limited edition collection of Peanuts notebooks. According to the offi
In today's day and age, it may be hard to fathom an era when comic strips were promoted in advertisements worded like movie promotions, but long before "Scott Pilgrim" trailers and "Marmaduke" trailers graced YouTube, "Peanuts" had such ads. If you were around for early "Peanuts" installments or you've seen Fantagraphics' more recent collections,
Aside from maybe Ralphie in "A Christmas Story," poor old Charlie Brown is just about the saddest little boy in fiction. Not that he's particularly depressed or bestowed with a bad life -- he's just a bit of a dud, one of those kids from elementary school that you paid little mind to because he was, well, boring