10 Rare And Never-Before-Seen Comics By “Peanuts” Genius Charles Schulz

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Fastco Design has some unique drawings from Charles Schultz up that have never been seen before which are all part of an upcoming book release. Check it out and more drawings on the site!

Since Charles M. Schulz debuted the first Peanuts comic strip in 1950, millions of people have welcomed Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the whole gang into their hearts. The illustrator died in 2000, but his work lives on through syndication of some of the 17,897 strips that are reprinted in newspapers across the country, in a new 3-D animated movie released November 6, and in an exhibition celebrating Peanuts‘s 65th anniversary this year. Only What’s Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of Peanuts, a new book from Abrams, chronicles his epic career, and includes everything from his first comic to never-before-seen illustrations.

Rick Farmiloe

What is your name and your current occupation?
Rick Farmiloe, I am a traditional (2D) animator and storyboard artist.

What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
Hmmm…..crazy….? Didn’t really have any ‘crazy’ jobs……I worked in my dad’s warehouse, unloading trucks, stacking boxes, and trying not to go crazy from boredom When I moved to LA from the Bay Area, I got a job in a record store, Music Plus in Pasadena. ….home of Van Halen!! It was a lot of fun….but just minimum wage!

What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
I think the films I animated on at Disney in the 80’s, early 90’s are the projects I’m most proud of. The Little Mermaid, Rescuers Down Under, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin were all great films, and I enjoyed doing the sidekicks in each one! They have seemed to stand the test of time…..which is very gratifying.

Where are you from and how did you get into the animation business?
I was born and raised in the Bay Area, Santa Rosa to be exact. Charles Schulz also lived in Santa Rosa, and was a lifelong inspiration to me!! We actually Continue…

New “THE PEANUTS MOVIE” trailer

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20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios are thrilled to share the brand NEW trailer for THE PEANUTS MOVIE! Check out the trailer to see Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the beloved “Peanuts” gang as they make their big-screen debut, like they’ve never been seen before, in state of the art 3D animation.
Watch THE PEANUTS MOVIE Trailer HERE: http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/fox/thepeanutsmovie/
Download the “Top Trailer Moments” activity sheet: http://pr.mammothnyc.com/Peanuts/Activity%20Sheet.zip
THE PEANUTS MOVIE hits theaters everywhere on November 6, 2015!
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THE PEANUTS MOVIE
3D Animation
Release: November 6, 2015
Director: Steve Martino
Based upon the comic strip by Charles M. Schulz
Producers: Craig Schulz, Bryan Schulz, Cornelius Uliano, Paul Feig, Michael J. Travers
SYNOPSIS
Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the beloved “Peanuts” gang make their big-screen debut, like they’ve never been seen before, in state of the art 3D animation.  Charlie Brown, the world’s most beloved underdog, embarks upon an epic and heroic quest, while his best pal, the lovable beagle Snoopy, takes to the skies to pursue his arch-nemesis, the Red Baron.  From the imagination of Charles M. Schulz and the creators of the ICE AGE films, THE PEANUTS MOVIE will prove that every underdog has his day.
THE PEANUTS MOVIE Assets
THE PEANUTS MOVIE Official Socials
Official Hashtag: #PeanutsMovie