Now, you can clearly see from this last strip that Charles Schultz's family didn't want, "Peanuts to be continued by anyone else." Since then, Charles Schutlz has passed on. I'm not sure what changed but I think it's the right move. Charlie Brown and the gang are simply too wonderful to let them slip into obscurity like the Yellow Kid or Popeye. Perhaps it is the fact that it is a comic book and not a comic strip... Check out the #0 preview issue coming out in November for only $1!