Peanuts animated video comics – free from iTunes

Linus and Charlie Brown videos have been made available for free through iTunes USA, courtesy of Warner Digital.

The first two episodes of Warner Premiere’s Peanuts Motion Comics – the first fully animated motion comic from Warner Premiere are being made available. Peanuts is the first fully animated series in the Warner Premiere Motion Comics digital content category.

In these free episodes, Linus runs for class president with Charlie Brown as his running mate.

Despite being far ahead in the polls, Linus and Charlie Brown eventually ruin their chances of winning by referencing a famous, yet mysterious holiday entity during a final speech.

The initial episodes of Peanuts Motion Comics are based on comic strips drawn in the year 1964. The stories are pulled from these strips and developed into three to four minute videos containing all-new flash animation by Studio B.

In addition, a new cast of children bring to life the voices of our favorite characters and jazz music created by Randall Crissman gives the Motion Comics that familiar Peanuts feel. Warner Premiere created and formatted the Peanuts Motion Comics with the digital consumer in mind for easy on-the-go viewing.

“Our Motion Comics lineup continues to expand with the addition of the highly entertaining Peanuts series to our slate,” said Diane Nelson, President Warner Premiere. “We’re proud to be the Studio selected by the Schulz family to take these classic strips and create all-new content for the next generation of Peanuts fans.”

The Peanuts Motion Comics consist of 20 episodes bundled in pairs with each short consisting of a different theme culled from the classic comic strip.

These include the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’s baseball team, A Christmas story, Valentine’s Day, Charlie Brown’s first crush, Snoopy survives a flood and others. Fans will be able to enjoy these timeless classics anytime and anywhere they want via their iPod, iPhone, PC or mobile phone.

Peanuts Motion Comics are now available exclusively on iTunes. The cost of two bundled episodes is 99 cents or a full Season Pass for $7.99.

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