Jean Schulz's Blog

Jean Schulz, the widow of Charles “Sparky” Schulz and President of the Board of Directors at the Charles M. Schulz Museum, chronicles her adventures in the cartooning and comic book world of Peanuts.

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Festival International de la Bande Desinée
Angoulême, France – 29 janvier 2011

Jan 29, 2011

Angoulême is a small town (of maybe 60,000) that sits on a hill with ramparts. One can walk from one end to the other in 20-30 minutes, I am guessing. Thanks to Jenny Robb of the Ohio State Cartoon Research Library, we are staying in a small but cozy three-story house just below the ramparts. […]

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Festival International de la Bande Desinée
Angoulême, France – 28 janvier 2011

Jan 28, 2011

Friday began with a meeting with Marco Lupoi who is our Italian licensee and the Publishing Director for Panini Comics Italia. Marco said he is the ‘Prince of Tweeting.’ I said I had never been tweeted about.  Marco said he wasn’t sure it was polite to tweet about people in their presence.  I replied that […]

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Festival International de la Bande Desinée
Angoulême, France – 27 janvier 2011

Jan 27, 2011

It is estimated that a quarter of a million people visit the small town of Angoulême, France, just north of Bordeaux during the Festival International de la Bande Dessinée d’Angoulême, which happens every year in January. To the French and the Belgians, comic strips and comic books are considered a high art form. During this festival, […]

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Snoopy & les Peanuts

Jan 24, 2011

For twenty years I have heard about the wonderful comic festival in Angoulême, France. I never have had an opportunity to go, but this year I have the perfect reason. You do not have to read French to understand that they are honoring 60 years of the Peanuts comic strip. I am pulling out all my warm clothes, […]

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