The Complete Crumb: The early '80s & Weirdo magazine. Volume 14

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Fantagraphics Books, 2000 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 111 pages
This is the definitive, comprehensive series reprinting the entirety of Crumb's published career. Volume 14 covers 1980, a period that many critics consider to be the richest of Crumb's career, beginning with contributions to his own Weirdo magazine, including uncle Bob's Mid-life Crisis, the Old Songs Are The Best Songs, and Boswell's London Journal.also included are ten pages of Crumb's collaborations with American Splendor author Harvey Pekar, and a legendary collaboration with Charles Bukowski. A color section includes several rare album covers for various jazz and blues greats, as well as impossible to find work from underground newspapers.

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As the title suggests, this is a collection of cartoons culled from Crumb's first few years at the helm of Weirdo, the magazine he created for those who, like him, "hate everything." Crumb takes his ... Read full review


American Splendor 7 1982
Weirdo 1 Spring 1981
Weirdo 2 Summer 1981

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Robert Crumb was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 30, 1943. In 1962, he worked for the American Greetings Corporation. He first worked as a color separator before getting promoted to an illustrator position. He entered the public eye as an underground cartoonist during the late 1960s as the creator of Zap Comix. He created such characters as Fritz the Cat, Angelfood McSpade and Mr. Natural. He created cover art for Big Brother and the Holding Company's Cheap Thrills album. His numerous collections include Weirdo, Black and White, Big Ass Comics, People's Comics, Dirty Laundry Comics, The Crumb Family Comics, The R. Crumb Handbook, and The Book of Genesis.

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