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Encyclopedia > Roy (Peanuts)

Roy was a minor character in the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz. Roy rarely appeared in the strip, being most prominently featured in a mid-1960s storyline in which he met Charlie Brown at summer camp, their mutual loneliness bringing them together. Ironically, it was Roy who comforted Linus van Pelt the following year when Linus was disillusioned in going to camp. This article is about the comic strip, the sequential art form as published in newspapers and on the Internet. ... Vintage Peanuts strips continue to be sold in book form. ... Charles Monroe Schulz (November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000) was a 20th-century American cartoonist best known for his Peanuts comic strip. ... The 1960s, or The Sixties, in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ... Charlie Brown Charles Charlie Brown is the principal character in the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz. ... Summer camp, principally a North American phenomenon, is a common destination for children and teenagers during the summer months. ... Linus van Pelt is Charlie Browns younger best friend in Charles M. Schulzs comic strip Peanuts. ...


It was through Roy that Charlie Brown met Peppermint Patty. After this event, a running gag started that Roy had entirely forgotten Charlie Brown's name, mentioning him to Patty or Linus as "that round-headed kid." During his own period at summer camp, Linus also forgets Charlie Brown's name due to the lack of its mention in his presence (yet somehow remembers everyone else's). Patricia Peppermint Patty Reichardt is a fictional character featured in Charles M. Schulzs comic strip Peanuts. ...


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