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The Weirdo Years by R. Crumb: 1981-'93

Crumb, Robert

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ISBN 10: 0867197900 / ISBN 13: 9780867197907
Published by Last Gasp of San Francisco, 2013
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This book has light wear around the edges, a little damage to three of the four corners, tear at back bottom spine gutter, cracked spine at the back coer exposing cloth mesh; otherwise it is in good condition. the binding is tight and the pages are free from marks. Bookseller Inventory # 920102

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Title: The Weirdo Years by R. Crumb: 1981-'93

Publisher: Last Gasp of San Francisco

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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All of Robert Crumb's work from his very influential Weirdo magazine.

Widely considered to be some of his best work ever. Weirdo was a magazine-sized comics anthology created by Robert Crumb in 1981, which ran for 28 issues.

It served as a "low art” counterpoint to its contemporary highbrow Raw. Early issues of Weirdo reflect Crumb's interests at the time: outsider art, fumetti, Church of the SubGenius-type anti-propaganda and assorted "weirdness.”

The incredibly varied stories include TV Blues, Life of Boswell, People Make me Nervous, The Old Songs are the Best Songs,Uncle Bob's Mid-Life Crisis, Kraft Ebbing's' Psycopathia Sexualis, Goldilocks, The Life of Philip K Dick, and many more.

Also within are several photo strip stories featuring Crumb himself and various of his trademark well-built women including his wife Aline Kominsky-Crumb in tales such as Get in Shape and Unfaithful Husband.

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.

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