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Complete Crumb Comics #16: The Complete Crumb Comics

Complete Crumb Comics #16: The Complete Crumb Comics Cover

 

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Publisher Comments:

The multiple award-winning series--the definitive, comprehensive series reprinting the entirety of Crumb's oeuvre--enters the mid-1980s with this 16th volume, a period that many critics consider to be the richest of Crumb's career. Anchored by Crumb's contributions to the seminal anthology , created and edited by Crumb, this volume focuses on the years 1985-1987 and includes the seminal "Jelly Roll Morton's Voodoo Curse," from Art Spiegelman's magazine. Also featured are Crumb's gorgeous "Pioneers of Country Music" color portrait series, and such classics as "The Religious Experience of Philip K. Dick," which chronicles the last years of the highly-regarded science-fiction writer who experienced an intense vision of the apocalypse and believed that he was possessed by the spirit of Elijah. Also included is Crumb's first issue of , his acclaimed solo series of the 1980s and 1990s. The book is rounded out with a new cover and introduction by Crumb and a color section that includes rare album art for various jazz and blues greats, as well reproductions of his various comic book covers from this period. Crumb is the most revealing of all artists, and leaves no stone unturned.

Synopsis:

"Jelly Roll Morton's Voodoo Curse," plus the "Pioneers of Country Music" portrait series, classics like "The Religious Experience of Philip K. Dick," #1 and more!

Synopsis:

This volume continues to explore a seminal period of both Crumb's life and comics history, the years 1985-1987, best represented by his contributions to issues 16-21 of Weirdo magazine, including such Crumb classics as "The Religions Experience of Philip K. Dick" and "Footsy."

About the Author

Born in Philadelphia, R. Crumb is the author of numerous comic works and one of the pioneers of underground comics. His books include Kafka, The Complete Crumb Comics (17 volumes), The R. Crumb Sketchbook (10 volumes), R. Crumb Draws the Blues, The Book of Mr. Natural, The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb, and many more. He lives in the south of France with his wife, the artist Aline Kominsky-Crumb.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560974611
Subtitle:
The Mid-1980s: More Years of Valiant Struggle
Author:
Crumb, Robert
Author:
Crumb, R
Publisher:
Fantagraphics
Location:
Seattle, WA
Subject:
General
Subject:
American wit and humor, pictorial
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Caricatures and cartoons
Subject:
Erotic comic books, strips, etc
Subject:
Underground comic books, strips, etc
Subject:
Graphic Novels - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Fantagraphics ed.
Series:
Complete Crumb Comics
Series Volume:
16
Publication Date:
20021017
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color and black-and-white comics through
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
11.4 x 8.8 x 0.6 in 1.59 lb

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Complete Crumb Comics #16: The Complete Crumb Comics
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"Synopsis" by , "Jelly Roll Morton's Voodoo Curse," plus the "Pioneers of Country Music" portrait series, classics like "The Religious Experience of Philip K. Dick," #1 and more!
"Synopsis" by , This volume continues to explore a seminal period of both Crumb's life and comics history, the years 1985-1987, best represented by his contributions to issues 16-21 of Weirdo magazine, including such Crumb classics as "The Religions Experience of Philip K. Dick" and "Footsy."
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