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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Another Day at the Amadora Comics Festival
Visiting Lisbon, Portugal

Oct 23, 2011

The Agent/Distributor for Peanuts in Portugal, Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, had a Peanuts–filled summer, featuring a “Snoopy Parade” of eighteen, 6-foot tall statues placed around the city of Lisbon from July 15 to September 22, 2011. They were then moved to a downtown shopping center. As another part of the Peanuts fun, seven fashion designers […]

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Amadora International Comics Festival • Days 2 & 3
Visiting Lisbon, Portugal

Oct 23, 2011

Friday morning we toured Lisbon with Inga, a long-time friend of our Portuguese agent. Inga is a certified guide and gave us a history lesson with our tour. I was struck by the similarities between Lisbon and San Francisco: the mild weather, the hills, the broad estuary of the Tagus River, and the large earthquake in […]

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Amadora International Comics Festival, Day 1 Amadora, Portugal

Oct 21, 2011

This past January this year I fulfilled a long-held desire to go to the Festival International de la Bande Desinée in Angoulême, France. I had long heard about it and realized it was a true pilgrimage for comic fans. (You can read more about that trip here.) Visiting Angoulême for the festival match my expectations and […]

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A Visit from Mighty Fine, Old Navy, and The Gap

Oct 12, 2011

The creative teams from our licensee Mighty Fine and retail partners Old Navy and The Gap visited the Museum last week. Patty Timsawat from Mighty Fine had been planning this trip for several months, and she gathered staff from both San Francisco and Los Angeles for the adventure. We love having our licensees and business […]

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