Peanuts is an American comic strip written and illustrated by Charles M. Schulz which ran from October 2nd 1950 to February 13th 2000, continuing in reruns afterward. Peanuts is among the most popular and influential in the history of comic strips, with 17,897 strips published in all, making it "arguably the longest story ever told by one human being"
The most beloved breakout star from the Peanuts Gang is of course Snoopy. The wildly imaginative, supremely confident, world-famous beagle is a canine master of disguise. While pondering life from the top of his doghouse, he writes the great American novel, travels to the moon, and plots revenge on the cat next door.