Peanuts Comic Strip Trivia Questions and Answers
Who wrote and illustrated Peanuts?
A: Charles M. Schulz.
The strip is the most popular and influential in what?
A: The history of comic strips.
In all, how many strips were published?
A: 17,897 strips.
This makes it arguably the what?
A: Longest story ever told by one human being .
At its peak, Peanuts ran in how many newspapers?
A: Over 2,600.
It had a readership at the time of how many people in 75
A: 355 million.
How many languages was it translated into?
A: 21 languages.
Peanuts helped to cement the "what" as the standard in the
A: Four-panel gag strip.
Along with its merchandise the strip earned Schulz how much
A: More than $1 billion.
Reprints of the strip are still syndicated and run in
A: Every U.S. newspaper.
Peanuts achieved considerable success with its what?
A: Television specials.
The Peanuts franchise met acclaim in theatre with what
A: You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.
The main character, Charlie Brown, is what?
A: Meek, nervous, and lacks self-confidence.
Peanuts had its origin in a weekly panel comic that
appeared in Schulz's what?
A: Hometown paper, the St. Paul Pioneer Press, from 1947 to 1950.
He first used what name for a character there?
A: Charlie Brown.
The series also had a dog that looked much like the early
1950s version of whom?
In 1948, Schulz sold a cartoon to what paper?
A: The Saturday Evening Post which published 17 single-panel cartoons by Schulz.
When his work was picked up by United Feature Syndicate,
they decided to run the what?
A: The new comic strip he had been working on.
This strip was similar to the panel comic, but it had a set
cast of characters, rather than what?
A: Different nameless little folk for each page.
What was wrong with the name Li'l Folks?
A: It was too close to the names of two other comics of the time.
To avoid confusion, the syndicate settled on the name
Peanuts, after the what?
A: Peanut gallery featured in the Howdy Doody TV show.
What did Schulz think of the name Peanuts?
A: He always disliked it.
When did Peanuts premier?
A: On October 2, 1950, in nine newspapers.
Peanuts began as a what?
A: A daily strip.
The first strip was four panels long and showed Charlie
Brown doing what?
A: Walking by two other young children, Shermy and Patty.
Shermy lauds Charlie Brown as he walks by, but then tells
Patty how he "what", in the final panel?
A: Hates him.
Snoopy first appeared in what strip, which ran on October
A: The third.
On what date did its first Sunday strip appear?
A: January 6, 1952, in the half-page format.
The 1960s is some of the most well known themes and
characters appeared, including whom?
A: Peppermint Patty, Snoopy, Frieda and Franklin.