The Book of Genesis Book
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The Book of Genesis


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 0393061027

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The Book of Genesis Excerpt :

Four years in the making, a graphic translation of the first book of the Bible uses actual word-for-word text as a basis for its dramatic presentations and includes intricately detailed depictions of the stories of Adam and Eve, Noah's ark, and more.

The R  Crumb Coffee Table Art Book Book

The R Crumb Coffee Table Art Book


  • Author : R. Crumb
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: American wit and humor, Pictorial
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 0747538166

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The R Crumb Coffee Table Art Book Excerpt :

A collection of cartoonist Crumb's work, ranging from his earliest comics published in the mid sixties, to work completed in the nineties with his comentaries interspersed thoughout the book.

R  Crumb Book

R Crumb


  • Author : David Stephen Calonne
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release Date : 2021-02-01
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496831873

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R Crumb Excerpt :

Robert Crumb (b. 1943) read widely and deeply a long roster of authors including Robert Louis Stevenson, Charles Dickens, J. D. Salinger, Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and Allen Ginsberg, as well as religious classics including biblical, Buddhist, Hindu, and Gnostic texts. Crumb’s genius, according to author David Stephen Calonne, lies in his ability to absorb a variety of literary, artistic, and spiritual traditions and incorporate them within an original, American mode of discourse that seeks to reveal his personal search for the meaning of life. R. Crumb: Literature, Autobiography, and the Quest for Self contains six chapters that chart Crumb’s intellectual trajectory and explore the recurring philosophical themes that permeate his depictions of literary and biographical works and the ways he responds to them through innovative, dazzling compositional techniques. Calonne explores the ways Crumb develops concepts of solitude, despair, desire, and conflict as aspects of the quest for self in his engagement with the book of Genesis and works by Franz Kafka, Jean-Paul Sartre, the Beats, Charles Bukowski, and Philip K. Dick, as well as Crumb’s illustrations of biographies of musicians Jelly Roll Morton and Charley Patton. Calonne demonstrates how Crumb’s love for literature led him to attempt an extremely faithful rendering of the texts he admired while at the same time highlighting for his readers the particular hidden philosophical meanings he found most significant in his own autobiographical quest for identity and his authentic self.

R  Crumb  Bible of Filth Book

R Crumb Bible of Filth


  • Author : Robert Crumb
  • Publisher : David Zwirner Books
  • Release Date : 2017-12-12
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 1941701701

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R Crumb Bible of Filth Excerpt :

Featuring R. Crumb’s most outrageous sexual comics, Bible of Filth is possibly the dirtiest book around. One of America’s most celebrated cartoonists, Crumb helped define cartoon and punk subcultures of the 1960s and 1970s with comic strips like Fritz the Cat, Mr. Natural, and Keep on Truckin’. The open sexuality of his work, paired with frequent self-deprecation and a free, almost stream-of-consciousness style, has made Crumb into a global voice and a renowned contemporary artist. Originally published in France in 1986 by Futuropolis, the first edition of Bible of Filth was never distributed in the United States because of its graphic sexual content, which included some of Crumb’s most explicit comics from underground magazines such as Snatch, Jiz, Zap, XYZ, Big Ass, and Uneeda. This revised and expanded English edition, published by David Zwirner Books, contains all the original pieces from the 1986 volume, with over one hundred pages of additional material. Organized chronologically, there are comics from 1968 to 1986 that were omitted from the first edition and an entirely new selection of work from after 1986. Printed on bible paper and bound in leather, with gold debossing and edging, this volume looks and feels like a traditional bible, with no outward suggestion of what it contains. This revised and expanded Bible of Filth is the perfect introduction for newcomers, while retaining its status as an important collector’s item for Crumb enthusiasts around the world.

The R  Crumb Handbook Book
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The R Crumb Handbook


  • Author : R. Crumb
  • Publisher : Spruce Books
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 437
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X030007493

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The R Crumb Handbook Excerpt :

The R.Crumb Handbook tells the story of how a loser-schmuck became a culturalcon, and is more than just another celebrity tell-all sexploitation. Thisrand new hardback collection of original cartoons with never beforeublished work, takes the reader on a unique journey through the life andimes of one of the 20th century's most notorious and influential counterulture artists.;"Crumbs material comes out of a deep sense of the absurdityf human life." - Robert Hughes, Art Critic;The only underground cartoonisto be accepted by the fine art world, the R.Crumb Handbook is divided intohe four enemies of man: FEAR; CLARITY; POWER; OLD AGE;Working with his oldrinking buddy and co-author Pete Poplasky, the four chapters are easilyigested. With over 400 pages of cartoons and photographs, Crumb's oftenontroversially-regarded views toward Disneyland, growing up in America,ippie love, art galleries, and turning 60 are revealed.;By tracing hisevelopment as a cartoonist from his tormented childhood in the 1940s througho his coming of age as an artist in the psychedelic revolution of the 1960s,

Crumb Comics Book
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Crumb Comics


  • Author : R. Crumb
  • Publisher : Last Gasp
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN 10 : 0867194278

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Crumb Comics Excerpt :

Presents comics, writings, and artwork by the Crumb family, especially Robert, Charles, Jesse, and Maxon, depicting their struggles with a disturbing family life, tragedies, and successes in the world of art. Contains adult content.

Your Vigor for Life Appalls Me Book

Your Vigor for Life Appalls Me


  • Author : R. Crumb
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 10 : 160699560X

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Your Vigor for Life Appalls Me Excerpt :

Presents a collection of the cartoonist's personal correspondence with two of his friends, revealing his career and personal struggles, artistic development, and ultimate success.

Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus Book

Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus


  • Author : Chester Brown
  • Publisher : Drawn & Quarterly
  • Release Date : 2021-04-29
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN 10 : 9781770463530

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Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus Excerpt :

The idiosyncratic master Chester Brown continues his thoughts on sex work The iconoclastic and bestselling cartoonist of Paying for It: A comic-strip memoir about being a john returns with a polemical interpretation of the Bible that will be one of the most controversial and talked-about graphic novels of 2016. Mary Wept over the Feet of Jesus is the retelling in comics form of nine biblical stories that present Chester Brown’s fascinating and startling thesis about biblical representations of prostitution. Brown weaves a connecting line between Bathsheba, Ruth, Rahab, Tamar, Mary of Bethany, and the Virgin Mother and reassesses the Christian moral code by examining the cultural implications of the Bible’s representations of sex work. Mary Wept over the Feet of Jesus is a fitting follow-up to Brown’s sui generis graphic memoir Paying for It, which was reviewed twice in the New York Times and hailed by sex workers for Brown’s advocacy for the decriminalization and normalization of prostitution. Brown approaches the Bible as he did the life of Louis Riel, making these stories compellingly readable and utterly pertinent to a modern audience. In classic Chester Brown fashion, he provides extensive handwritten endnotes that delve into the biblical lore that informs Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus.

R  Crumb Comics Book

R Crumb Comics


  • Author : R. Crumb
  • Publisher : Gingko PressInc
  • Release Date : 1998-10-01
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 28
  • ISBN 10 : 3927258105

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R Crumb Comics Excerpt :

The stories are presented in luxurious format and binding. Two editions are available: 500 numbered copies in a Deluxe cloth slipcase and signed by Robert Crumb; and a special edition with an original artwork, limited to ten copies (price on request).

Gotta Have  em Book

Gotta Have em


  • Author : R. Crumb
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015056504882

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Gotta Have em Excerpt :

Call Out: Words of wisdom from R. Crumb hisself ("sic"): All my life I've loved women and hated 'em at the same time, often at the exact same moment! ~I realized I was a geek and I wasn't going to make it with the girls. I felt so painfully isolated that I vowed I would get revenge on the world by becoming a famous cartoonist. ~The only burning passion I'm sure I have, is the passion for sex. ~My personal obsession for big women interferes with some people's enjoyment of my work. I knew it was weird and disturbing and even offensive to a lot of people, particularly women. But I couldn't keep it out of the comics. I would always try to give it some sort of metaphorical sense because I derived such masturbatory pleasure out of drawing these women in bizarre situations with these little guys doing stuff to them.

My Troubles with Women Book
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My Troubles with Women


  • Author : R. Crumb
  • Publisher : Last Gasp
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages : 78
  • ISBN 10 : 0867193743

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My Troubles with Women Excerpt :

Collects some of the author's comics that reflect his relationships with women and his passion for sex.

The Book of Mr  Natural Book

The Book of Mr Natural


  • Author : R. Crumb
  • Publisher : Fantagraphics Books
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 126
  • ISBN 10 : 1606993526

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The Book of Mr Natural Excerpt :

A vintage collection starring the white-bearded, diminutive sage-cum-charlatan, Mr. Natural, ranges from the charming, free-wheeling early '70s stories to the disturbing, controversial '90s stories, including the entire "Mr. Natural and Devil Girl" epic. Originally released in paperback.

The Comics of R  Crumb Book

The Comics of R Crumb


  • Author : Daniel Worden
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release Date : 2021-04-22
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496833792

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The Comics of R Crumb Excerpt :

Contributions by José Alaniz, Ian Blechschmidt, Paul Fisher Davies, Zanne Domoney-Lyttle, David Huxley, Lynn Marie Kutch, Julian Lawrence, Liliana Milkova, Stiliana Milkova, Kim A. Munson, Jason S. Polley, Paul Sheehan, Clarence Burton Sheffield Jr., and Daniel Worden From his work on underground comix like Zap and Weirdo, to his cultural prominence, R. Crumb is one of the most renowned comics artists in the medium’s history. His work, beginning in the 1960s, ranges provocatively and controversially over major moments, tensions, and ideas in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, from the counterculture and the emergence of the modern environmentalist movement, to racial politics and sexual liberation. While Crumb’s early work refined the parodic, over-the-top, and sexually explicit styles we associate with underground comix, he also pioneered the comics memoir, through his own autobiographical and confessional comics, as well as in his collaborations. More recently, Crumb has turned to long-form, book-length works, such as his acclaimed Book of Genesis and Kafka. Over the long arc of his career, Crumb has shaped the conventions of underground and alternative comics, autobiographical comics, and the “graphic novel.” And, through his involvement in music, animation, and documentary film projects, Crumb is a widely recognized persona, an artist who has defined the vocation of the cartoonist in a widely influential way. The Comics of R. Crumb: Underground in the Art Museum is a groundbreaking collection on the work of a pioneer of underground comix and a fixture of comics culture. Ranging from art history and literary studies, to environmental studies and religious history, the essays included in this volume cast Crumb's work as formally sophisticated and complex in its representations of gender, sexuality, race, politics, and history, while also charting Crumb’s role in underground comix and the ways in which his work has circulated in the art

Drawn Together Book

Drawn Together


  • Author : Robert R Crumb
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012-10-01
  • Genre: Comic books, strips, etc
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN 10 : 0861661788

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Drawn Together Excerpt :

Rumoured for years, Drawn Together finally charts the daily exploits and erotic craziness of this 'First Couple' of comics. Who could have imagined that in 1972 when Aline Kominsky, a Long Island escapee and bodaciously talented artist, broke her foot one rainy fall day, it would result in the most unique collaboration in comics' history? Laid up in her house, she was persuaded by her nerdy, neurotic boyfriend that they pass the time drawing together a 'two-man' comic. The result is a jaw-dropping, yet tender account. This is a true a must-have for any comics devotee.

R  Crumb s Dream Diary Book

R Crumb s Dream Diary


  • Author : R. Crumb
  • Publisher : Elara Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-27
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 500
  • ISBN 10 : 1942884338

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Unprecedented insight into the untamed art and psyche of R. Crumb For more than 40 years, legendary American artist Robert Crumb has documented his nightly dreams in a meticulously kept private journal. This material has stood as a guarded secret in a career defined by an impish compulsion to publically self-disclose. All of the artist's well-documented preoccupations are present and accounted for--rampant egomania, insatiable lust, profound self-disgust, the sad beauty of old America, the moral bankruptcy of new America and the fool's errand quest for spiritual enlightenment--but here they are entirely untamed, springing forth from forces beyond even his control. Published for the first time, the complete Dream Diaries offer readers a deep, dark look under the hood of one of America's most aggressively dynamic comedic voices. Widely considered the greatest cartoonist of the 20th century, Robert Crumb (born 1943) drew comics from a very young age. After a brief career in greeting-card design in Cleveland, in 1965 the young artist discovered LSD, and headed for San Francisco, where he published Zap Comix 1, reinventing the comics medium. In 1994 he was the subject of an acclaimed documentary film by Terry Zwigoff. His adaptation of The Book of Genesis was published in 2009 and the original art for the project was exhibited internationally, most notably at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, in 2009, and as part of the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013. His most recent books include Bible of Filth, Art & Beauty Magazine and (with Aline Kominsky-Crumb) Drawn Together. Crumb lives and works in Southern France.