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.

Latest Blog Posts:

A Turning Point in the Peanuts Strip

Apr 29, 2013

Several years ago cartoonist Stephan Pastis, creator of Pearls before Swine and author of the bestselling Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made, came to me with a discovery he had made while studying the Fantagraphics books. He believed that this particular 1954 strip marked a turning point in the Peanuts strip. So here I give you […]

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In Praise of the Birds and the Bees and Spring in General

Apr 17, 2013

  I was anxious to see if our new little cherry tree, dormant all winter, would blossom its first spring in its new home. The tree was a gift from the Japanese Consular Office in San Francisco in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the Museum. It is the same variety as the cherry trees […]

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