Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz is one of my top three favorite comic strips of all time, and interestingly, the older I get, the more I can appreciate it. When I was a kid, I used to be almost exclusively into Snoopy, especially in his World War I flying ace and Joe Cool personas, but now I can appreciate the entire cast, including Charlie Brown with his existential angst and Lucy with her cynicism and bad temper. Looking back, I think a lot of my sense of humor was formed from reading my Peanuts collections (along with Calvin and Hobbes, Garfield and The Far Side) over and over again.
This year marks the 60th anniversary of Peanuts, and I’ve been wanting to do a tribute to Charles M. Schulz and his strip, hence, today’s homage to one of my favorite Peanuts strips of all time, which also happens to be the first Peanuts strip published, which you can see here.
Although he’s able to mask his rage around cel for now, it’s obvious jefbot’s Wheaton Rage still burns…
For those who wish to fuel their Wheaton Rage, check Evil Wil Wheaton out on a new episode of The Big Bang Theory on Thursday (11/11/10) at 8pm on CBS. I know I’ll be on my couch, glaring at the screen and clenching my teeth, watching. Here’s what Wil has to say about it on his website: