(1992)

Knockabout, 1992 Series
 
Price:
6.99 GBP
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Knockabout Comics
Brand:
Crack Edition
ISBN:
0-86166-101-X Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Black and white interior; stiff color covers
Dimensions:
28.5 mm high x 22 mm wide (11.22" x 8.66")
Binding:
trade paperback

Issue Notes

Layout and design by Rian Hughes.


R. Crumb Draws the Blues (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Colors:
Rian Hughes?
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Reprints:

[Robert Crumb Headshot] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb

Characters:
Robert Crumb
Synopsis:
small Robert Crumb self-portrait head shot on an otherwise black background.

R. Crumb draws the Blues (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration

[Indicia] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Indicia with small illustration taken from one of interior stories. Reprint info for stories listed.

Patton (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Charley Patton; Eddie "Son" House; Howlin' Wolf (cameo); Tommy Johnson (cameo); Bukka White (cameo); Willy Brown; Robert Johnson
Synopsis:
Life story of blues artist Charley Patton.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Deep Blues" by Robert Palmer (Viking Press, 1981) acknowledged as source material.

That's Life (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Reprints:

The Old Songs Are the Best Songs (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Reprints:

Jelly Roll Morton's Voodoo Curse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Jelly Roll Morton
Reprints:

Where Has It Gone, All the Beautiful Music of Our Grandparents? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Characters:
Robert Crumb
Reprints:

Pass the Jug (Table of Contents)

Kansas City Frank Melrose / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Characters:
Kansas City Frank Melrose
Reprints:

Boppin' and Jivin' (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Characters:
Robert Crumb
Reprints:
  • from The World According to Crumb catalogue (1991)

Cubist Be Bop Comics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Sunny Side Up (Table of Contents)

Mr. Natural / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed); Buddy G. DeSylva (song lyrics); Lew Brown (song lyrics)
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Mr. Natural
Synopsis:
Mr. Natural sings the lyrics to the popular standard "Keep Your Sunny Side Up!" (by B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown and Ray Henderson).
Reprints:

[cover illustration] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

Cover illustration in black and white with no other text.

[Robert Crumb Headshot] (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb

Characters:
Robert Crumb
Synopsis:
Same small Robert Crumb self-portrait headshot as inside front cover. On last interior page it is printed in negative (black on white); on inside cover it is printed with black background.

R. Crumb draws the Blues (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?; Kurt Vonnegut (quote)
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Colors:
Rian Hughes?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promo for book with quotes on R. Crumb from Time Magazine; New York Times, and Kurt Vonnegut. Background is repeated figures of girl dancing.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. R. Crumb Draws the Blues
  2. 1. [Robert Crumb Headshot]
  3. 2. R. Crumb draws the Blues
  4. 3. [Indicia]
  5. 4. Patton
  6. 5. That's Life
  7. 6. The Old Songs Are the Best Songs
  8. 7. Jelly Roll Morton's Voodoo Curse
  9. 8. Where Has It Gone, All the Beautiful Music of Our Grandparents?
  10. 9. Pass the Jug
    Kansas City Frank Melrose
  11. 10. Boppin' and Jivin'
  12. 11. Cubist Be Bop Comics
  13. 12. Sunny Side Up
    Mr. Natural
  14. 13. [cover illustration]
  15. 14. [Robert Crumb Headshot]
  16. 15. R. Crumb draws the Blues
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