"Why did you choose this product?"
Came in good shape and loved by my son in law...
The Complete Peanuts 1971-1974 Box Set (Hardcover)
ITEM#: 11991467Just in time for the holidays, designed by the Award-winning graphic novelist, Seth! This collection of booksidentical to the individual volumesships shrinkwrapped, with two hardcovers containing complete strips from the years 1971-1972 and 1973-1974, packed in a sturdy custom box designed especially for this set. The perfect gift item.
The Complete Peanuts 1971-1972: Sally Brown elbows her way to center stage, at least among the humans,and is thus the logical choice for cover girl... and in her honor, theintroduction is provided by none other than Broadway, television andfilm star Kristin (Wicked) Chenoweth, who first rose to Tony-winning fame with her scene-stealing performance as Sally in Youre a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Two long Summer-camp sequences involve Charlie Brown and PeppermintPatty, who has decided that Charlie Brown is madly in love with her,much to his clueless confusion. Snoopy shows up at camp as well, asdoes Peppermint Pattys new permanent sidekick, the one and only Marcie. The eternally mutable Snoopy mostly shakes off his World War IFlying Ace identity and turns into Joe Cool, college hipsterextraordinaire. And in three long sequences he writes a fan letter tohis favorite author, Miss Helen Sweetstory, then goes on a journey tomeet her, and finally enlists Charlie Browns help when her latestopus, The Six Bunny-Wunnies Freak Out, falls afoul of censors. Also, Woodstock attends worm school, falls in love with a worm (perhaps the most doomed unrequited Peanutslove story ever!), and is nearly eaten by the neighbors cat...Peppermint Patty is put on trial for another dress code violation andmakes a very ill-advised choice in terms of lawyers... Snoopy turnsLinuss blanket into not one but two sportcoats... Lucy hits a homerun... and the birth of one Rerun Van Pelt!
The Complete Peanuts 1973-1974: This volume features a number of tennis strips and several extended sequences involving Peppermint Pattys friend Marcie (including a riotous, rarely seen sequence in which Marcies costume-making and hairstyling skills utterly spoil a skating competition for PP), so it seems only right that this volumes introduction should be served up by Schulzs longtime friend, tennis champion Billie Jean King. This volume also picks up on a few loose threads from the previous year, as the mysterious Poochie shows up in the flesh; Linus and Lucys new kid brother Rerun makes his first appearance, is almost immediately drafted onto the baseball team (where, thanks to his tiny strike zone, he wins a game), and embarks on his first terrifying journey on the back of his moms bike; and, in one of Peanuts oddest recurring storylines, the schoolhouse Sally used to talk to starts talking, or at least thinking, back at her! The Complete Peanuts 1973-1974 also includes one of the all-time classic Peanuts sequences, in which Charlie Browns baseball-oriented hallucinations finally manifest themselves in a baseball-shaped rash on his head. Forced to conceal the embarrassing discoloration with a bag worn over his head, Charlie Brown goes to camp as Mister Sack and discovers that, shorn of his identity, hes suddenly well liked and successful.
|Genre||HUMOR / Form / Comic Strips & Cartoons|
|Publisher Date||2009-09-08 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||4.5 lb|
|Series Name||Complete Peanuts|
|Authors||Schulz, Charles M.|
|Country of Origin||United States|
The Complete Peanuts 1961-1962 (Paperback)
The Complete Peanuts 1955-1956 (Hardcover)
The Complete Peanuts 1979-1980 (Hardcover)
The Complete Peanuts, 1963-1964 (Hardcover)
The Complete Peanuts 1991-1994 (Hardcover)
The Complete Peanuts 1950-1952 (Paperback)
The Complete Peanuts 1981-1982 (Hardcover)
The Complete Peanuts 1955-1958 (Hardcover)
Questions & Answers
Shopping Tips & Inspiration
History of April Fools' Day
History of April Fools' Day from Overstock.com. Our guides provide customers with information about the history of April Fools' Day.
15 Books to Empower Tween Girls
Learn about good books that will empower young girls, tweens and teens. Shop books for girls on Overstock.com.
Best Books to Give for Mother's Day
Best Books to Give for Mother's Day from Overstock.com. If your mom is a bookworm, use these tips to find her a literary Mother's Day gift.
How to Create Your Own Reading List
How to Create Your Own Reading List from Overstock.com. Learn how to choose books that you'll enjoy and create a useful, engaging, and fun reading list.
FAQs About Banned Books
FAQs about Banned Books from Overstock.com. Celebrate the freedom to read! Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions about banned books.
Twilight - Beyond the Novels
Twilight: Beyond the Novels from Overstock.com. Our guides provide customers with information about Twilight, the novel.
Pulitzer Prize Literature Guide
Pulitzer Prize Literature Guide from Overstock.com. Looking for something to read? Here is a list of notable Pulitzer Prize-winning books.
How to Start a Book Club
How to Start a Book Club from Overstock.com. Our guides provide customers with information about how to start a book club.
10 Fun Facts about Disney
10 Fun Facts about Disney from Overstock.com. Disney has a long, exciting history, and here are some fun and lesser known facts.
Tips on Selecting the Perfect Entertainment Gift
Tips on Selecting the Perfect Entertainment Gift from Overstock.com. Our guides provide customers with tips on selecting the perfect entertainment gift.
Shipping & Returns
This item will be delivered to you via USPS Trackable Media Mail or UPS Mail Innovations and will take from 2 days to 3 weeks from the time the item leaves our warehouse. *
This product is not yet released, and is expected to ship on Aug. 11, 2009.
This date is subject to change. In order to assure you receive Overstock.com's low price on this item, your credit card will be charged upon order placement. The item will ship immediately upon release.
Standard Return Policy:
Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment. More Details
FINAL SALE EXCLUSION: Items marked as FINAL SALE are not returnable unless the problem you experience is the result of our error.
For your protection, all orders are screened for security purposes. If your order is selected for review, our Loss Prevention Team may contact you by phone or email. There may be a two business day delay to process your order.
** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.