The Complete Crumb

The Complete Crumb

Volume 16, The Mid-1980s : More Years of Valiant Struggle

Book - 2002
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.html by R. Crumb; edited by Eric Reynolds
The multiple award-winning The Complete Crumb Comics series - thedefinitive, comprehensive series reprinting the entirety of Crumb's publishedcareer - enters the mid-80s with this 16th volume, a period that manycritics consider to be the richest of artist's career. Anchored by Crumb'scontributions to the seminal anthology Weirdo , created and edited byCrumb, this volume focuses on the years 1985-1987 and includes the seminal"Jelly Roll Morton's Voodoo Curse," from Art Spiegelman's RAW magazine.Also featured are Crumb's gorgeous "Pioneers of Country Music" color portraitseries, and such Weirdo classics as "The Religious Experience of PhilipK. Dick," which chronicles the last years of the highly regarded science-fictionwriter who experienced an intense vision of the apocalypse and believed that hewas possessed by the spirit of Elijah. Also included is Crumb's first issue of Hup , his most-acclaimed solo series of the 1980s and 1990s. The book isrounded out with a new cover and introduction by Crumb, and a color section thatincludes rare album art for various jazz and blues greats, as well reproductionsof his various comic book covers from this period. Crumb is the most revealingof all artists, and The Complete Crumb Comics leaves no stone unturned!Features a 16-page color section. Available in Softcover , as well as Hardcover and Deluxe Signed & Limited Hardcover (signed byCrumb) versions MATURE READERS
8x11, 128pg, PC
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics Books, 2002
Edition: First Fantagraphics edition
ISBN: 9781560974604
Branch Call Number: 741. 5973 C8885C 2002
Characteristics: vii, 112 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Reynolds, Eric 1971-


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