The Complete Crumb Comics Vol. 17: "Cave Wimp"

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Fantagraphics continues to keep underground cartoonist R. Crumb’s (The Book of Genesis Illustrated) oeuvre in print and readily available.
"Cave Wimp” (Vol. 17) completes the 1980s and leads into the 1990s, a creatively fertile period for Crumb, who had given up the editorial reins of his own Weirdo magazine to get back to the proverbial drawing board. Included are Crumb’s contributions to Weirdo from this period, as well as work from Whole Earth Review, Zap Comix, Premiere ...
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Overview

Fantagraphics continues to keep underground cartoonist R. Crumb’s (The Book of Genesis Illustrated) oeuvre in print and readily available.
"Cave Wimp” (Vol. 17) completes the 1980s and leads into the 1990s, a creatively fertile period for Crumb, who had given up the editorial reins of his own Weirdo magazine to get back to the proverbial drawing board. Included are Crumb’s contributions to Weirdo from this period, as well as work from Whole Earth Review, Zap Comix, Premiere magazine, and many other rare gems. Featured are classics including the title story “Cave Wimp” — the story of the first nerd — and “A Short History of America,” amongst others. This volume includes a new introduction by Crumb, full-color cover portfolio sections, and a brand new cover.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781606996843
  • Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
  • Publication date: 11/2/2013
  • Series: Complete Crumb Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 940,590
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet 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.
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