(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.