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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Critical Mass Visit the Museum

Apr 30, 2011

Finally and at long last, Peanuts is developing the web presence that it deserves! This week we hosted some folks from Critical Mass, a digital marketing agency. In order to get acquainted with Peanuts, they met with the staff of Creative Associates, and toured through the Museum. They were treated to a special tour of the Museum’s archives […]

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French Cartoonists Visit the Museum

Apr 21, 2011

I started 2011 with a trip to France for the comics festival, Festival International de la Bande Desinée, in Angoulême, France. While there, Andy Beall, the animation director forHappiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, and I visited with cartoonists and animators in Paris before heading on to Angoulême. One of our evenings in Paris […]

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Comicdom Convention, A Day of Panels at Comicdom Con
Athens, Greece

Apr 09, 2011

On Saturday, the first panel I attended was “Cartoons and Politics: Criticism in Ink.” Each panelist spoke in his/her own language, allowing my Cuban friends to speak in Spanish. Adan, on the far left, and Nico in the blue shirt, were introduced along with the other panelists, cartoonist Mihalis Koundouris (second from the right) and […]

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Comicdom Convention Athens, Greece

Apr 08, 2011

En route to Athens I was emailing with Lida Tsene, the art director of the Comicdom ConFestival, and a friend of myself and Paige Braddock for five years now. Lida said we would meet with the Cuban Ambassador Friday at 10am. It hit me then that I hadn’t brushed up on my Spanish in the last […]

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A Stop in Great Britain

Apr 05, 2011

I am on my way to Athens for the Comicdom Con with—among others—the cartoonists and animators we met in Havana 15 months ago, Andrew Farago of the Cartoon Art Museum in SF, and his wife, cartoonist Shaenon Garrity. I decided to pay a visit to England to visit my cousins and to meet a new baby in the family.    I […]

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Greek Comic Festival

Apr 01, 2011

In January 2010 five cartoonist friends from the United States and I traveled to Havana to meet Cuban cartoonists and animators. We visited an art college and a neighborhood that had created a mural project which had transformed their area. To read my previous blog entry about our trip to Cuba, click here… I was so […]

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