Publisher: Griffin (November 1998)
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The existence and occasions of R. Crumb is a various choice of tributes to the debatable artist and underground comix pioneer R. Crumb. stick to his trajectory from home made comedian publication and greeting-card layout throughout the comix renaissance in the course of the San Francisco psychedelic revolution to his expatriate lifestyles in France and his renewed renown this day. Over 40 of Crumb's friends, associates, and admirers have contributed to this paintings, together with: -Simpsons author Matt Groening on cross-hatching and the corruption of youngster -Filmmaker Terry Gilliam on pre-Monty Python days with Crumb and Mad writer Harvey Kurtzman -Prankster Paul Krassner at the "slimy tentacles of our nationwide identity" -Writer Alan Moore's infatuation with Angelfood McSpade -Notes on Crumb's sexual obsessions by way of Screw journal writer Al Goldstein -First spouse Dana Crumb at the upward thrust and fall in their marriage -Filmmaker Jim Jarmusch's quixotic attempt to canonize Crumb -Crumb's caution to Reverend Ivan Stang approximately promoting out -Film critic Roger Ebert and Terry Zwigoff at the making of the harrowing Crumb documentary And, certainly, appreciations, criticisms, tales of debauchery and foolishness from such famous comix artists as Daniel Clowes, Will Eisner, Peter Kuper, S. Clay Wilson, Doug Allen, invoice Griffith, Spain, the Friedman Brothers, Trina Robbins, Jim Woodring, Mary Fleener, Frank Stack, and Kim Deitch.