Title: Drawn Together
Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc, New York
Publication Date: 2012
Illustrator: Robert and Aline Crumb
Book Condition: As new
Dust Jacket Condition: As new
Edition: First edition...
Book Type: book
No shortage of petty but honest detail to be found here, from the couple's opinions of their friends to the mechanics of their sex life to sundry disquisitions on their bowel habits. Like new, first edition. Size: 9" - 11¾" First printing 0.0 First printing First printing. Bookseller Inventory # 269347
Rumored 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 R. Crumb, her nerdy, neurotic boyfriend, to pass the time drawing together a ?two-man? comic. The result is a jaw-dropping yet tender account, not only of the joys and challenges of a legendary marriage but also of the obstacles faced by struggling female artists. In Drawn Together, our foremost male-female cartooning couple recall their success at shocking America with Weirdo Magazine, the life-altering birth of their precocious daughter Sophie, and their astonishing move to the safe haven of France. With an irresistible introduction and a striking four-color section, Drawn Together becomes a graphic cause-célebre and a must-have for any comics devotee.
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.
Aline Crumb is an American underground comics artist and the author of Need More Love: A Graphic Memoir. She lives in southern France.
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