(March 1997)

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Volume:
12
Price:
18.95 USD; 25.95 CAD
Pages:
141.92
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN:
1-56097-264-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978156097264851895
Editing:
Gary Groth; Ilse Thompson (Editorial Coordination)
Color:
Black & White with some Color
Dimensions:
8.5" x 11" (21.59 cm x 27.94 cm)
Binding:
Softcover
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The book's title page gives "Working With People: Co-Evolution Quarterly, Winds of Change, American Splendor, Zap Comics" as the issue title rather than what's shown on the cover.


["We're livin' in the "lap o' luxury!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bobby
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.48 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
This is the front cover flap. It includes an excerpt from the book introduction. A panel from the "High Times Interviews R. Crumb" story is included.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1.48 pages (report information)

The Complete Crumb (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Title page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

The Complete Crumb volume 12- Working With People: Co-Evolution Quarterly, Winds of Change, American Splendor, Zap Comics (Table of Contents)

credits / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb; typeset

Synopsis:
Title and publisher page; Indicia plus production and reprint credits; Table of contents page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as "Somebody"]
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction credited to "Somebody." From September 1996.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

A Fantasy (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky; Terry Zwigoff
Synopsis:
Robert Crumb turns up out of the blue with some friends.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

[CoEvolution Quarterly Illustrations] (Table of Contents)

CoEvolution Quarterly / illustration / 0.81 page (report information)

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

Reprints:
  • from CoEvolution Quarterly (Whole Earth Catalog, 1974 series) #13 (1977)

Indexer Notes

Four small illustrations of varying sizes- "It's a new era, man!;" "Wish I had a cigarette..;" "A typical sinner;" "Self Righteous Type"

2000 A.D.; End of the World? (Table of Contents)

CoEvolution Quarterly / comic story / 0.19 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Small three panel cartoon from the CoEvolution Quarterly.
Reprints:
  • from CoEvolution Quarterly (Whole Earth Catalog, 1974 series) #13 (1977)

The Harvey Pekar Name Story (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Hustlin' Sides (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Jack; Millie; Olga; Ralph; Mr Wilson; Dominic; Supervisor
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

High Times Interviews R. Crumb (Table of Contents)

High Times / comic story / 5 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)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Robert Crumb
Synopsis:
A blowhard interviewer goads Crumb into a fit of anger.
Reprints:

Space Day Symposium (Table of Contents)

CoEvolution Quarterly / 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)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Robert Crumb; Governor of California; Big Wheel from NASA; Prominent Space Scientist; Rusty
Synopsis:
Crumb goes to the Space Day Symposium in Los Angeles and comes away less than impressed.
Reprints:

Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television (Table of Contents)

CoEvolution Quarterly / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inspired by Jerry Mander's "Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television." Best Buy Comics reprinted only the second page of this story and didn't include the title page. Both pages are included here.

[CoEvolution Quarterly Illustrations / High Times New Morning ad] (Table of Contents)

CoEvolution Quarterly / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:
  • from CoEvolution Quarterly (Whole Earth Catalog, 1974 series) #15 (1977)
  • from High Times (Trans-High Corporation, 1974 series) #28 (1977)

Indexer Notes

Three small illustrations from the CoEvolution Quarterly- "My eyes are opened and I am delivered out of darkness!!!;" "The important thing is: does it have merchandizing clout?;" an oil lamp drawing. One small illustration from High Times (feat. Mr. Natural)- ""Underground" Comics" (for the New Morning bookstore)

The Goose and the Gander Were Talking One Night (Table of Contents)

The Goose and the Gander / 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:
The Goose; The Gander
Reprints:

The Nerds (Table of Contents)

The Nerds / comic story / 5 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:
The Nerds
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; Georgie
Reprints:

The Final Solution (Table of Contents)

CoEvolution Quarterly / comic story / 1 page (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)

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
The President of the United States of America
Reprints:

A Purely Aesthetic Exersize (Table of Contents)

R. Crumb's Modern Dance Workshop / comic story / 0.79 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Wendy; Bob [Robert Crumb]
Reprints:

Those Little Bears We Love So Much (Table of Contents)

CoEvolution Quarterly / comic story / 0.21 page (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)

Reprints:

R. Crumb's Mr. Nostalgia (Table of Contents)

Mr. Nostalgia / comic story / 1 page (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)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Mr. Nostalgia; Zidem
Reprints:

Morbid Preoccupations (Table of Contents)

Little Joe / comic story / 1 page (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)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Little Joe; The Grim Reaper
Synopsis:
Little Joe tries to talk the Grim Reaper into letting him go.
Reprints:

Standing Behind Old Jewish Ladies In Supermarket Lines (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Jack the Bellboy and Mr. Boats (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Jack; Mr. Boats
Reprints:

Mr. Lopes' Gift (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Mr. Lopes
Synopsis:
Mr Lopes describes life in Brazil and offers Harvey a gift.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Rollins On Time (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Rollins
Synopsis:
Mr. Rollins explains why he answers the phone the way he does.
Reprints:

[Yazoo Records & Blue Goose flyers] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Charley Patton

Indexer Notes

Five illustrations from 1978. A Yazoo records flyer featuring Charley Patton; A Blue Goose Records flyer - "Quality Music of Every Description;" Two tiny-size images of Yazoo & Blue Goose records labels; A full-page ad for a "R. Crumb & His Cheap Suit Serenaders Party Record" on the Blue Goose "Red Goose" imprint

Lap O' Luxury (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 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:
Bobby; Betty; Doris
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

The Sky Is, in fact, Falling (Table of Contents)

Four Guys Comics / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as Crumb] (signed); Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed); Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed); S. Clay Wilson [as Wilson] (signed)
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as Crumb] (signed); Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed); Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed); S. Clay Wilson [as Wilson] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as Crumb] (signed); Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed); Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed); S. Clay Wilson [as Wilson] (signed)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as Crumb] (signed); Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed); Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed); S. Clay Wilson [as Wilson] (signed)

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Grim Grids (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. "Ol' Grumpy Gramps" Crumb] (signed)
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. "Ol' Grumpy Gramps" Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. "Ol' Grumpy Gramps" Crumb] (signed)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. "Ol' Grumpy Gramps" Crumb] (signed)

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

[Best Buy Comics $1.25 cover] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

["-----Includes all the Fritz stories and strips ever published, plus many previously unpublished drawings..."] (Table of Contents)

Fritz the Cat / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Fritz the Cat
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This was the back cover.

[Complete Fritz the Cat cover] (Table of Contents)

Fritz the Cat / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Editing:
?

Characters:
Fritz the Cat
Reprints:

Illustrated Checklist to Underground Comix (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Editing:
?

Reprints:
  • from Illustrated Checklist to Underground Comix (The Archival Press, Inc., 1979 series) #[nn]

The Snatch Sampler (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.73 page (report information)

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

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

["Don't be fooled kids. I only did a two pager."] (Table of Contents)

Robert Crumb / illustration / 0.27 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

This is a tiny caricature from the upper left corner of the American Splendor #1 cover.

Winds of Change (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:
  • from Winds of Change (Rural Research Access Project, 1979 series) #1:3

Indexer Notes

Winds of Change was an underground newspaper out of Yolo County, California.

["Hey Bob, how about if I trade you for this scroll-label Jean Goldkette 78 for that old Allen Eager..."] (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as Crumb] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Robert Crumb
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Kiwi (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (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)

Reprints:

Happy Hour Comics (Table of Contents)

R. Crumb Presents / comic story / 0.5 page (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)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tony; Henry
Reprints:

Aline 'n' Bob Go to the Whole Earth Jamboree (Table of Contents)

Robert Crumb and Aline Kominsky / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky
Pencils:
Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky
Inks:
Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky; Wavy Gravy (cameo); J. Baldwin (cameo); Punchie
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The last page only is in color.

The Origins of Mr. Appropriate (Table of Contents)

Mr. Appropriate / comic story / 1 page (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:
Mr. Appropriate [Fred Frizbee]; Fran; Hewey; Dewey; Louise
Reprints:
  • from Winds of Change (Rural Research Access Project, 1979 series) #1:1

Maybe We'll End Like This... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 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)

Synopsis:
Aliens decide what to do with that last few humans remaining from a contaminated Planet Earth.
Reprints:

It's a Hup Ho World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (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)

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Professor Wanowsky on Welfare (Table of Contents)

Bob's Plain-Talk Funnies / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Professor Wanowsky
Reprints:

And hey, how about These Kids Today (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (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)

Reprints:

Searching for the Ultimate Shopping Mall (Table of Contents)

Patricia Pig / comic story / 0.5 page (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:
Patricia Pig
Reprints:

[Winds of Change Illustrations] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Appropriate / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Mr. Appropriate; Reddy Kilowatt
Reprints:
  • from Winds of Change (Rural Research Access Project, 1979 series) #1:3
  • from Winds of Change (Rural Research Access Project, 1979 series) #1:2

Indexer Notes

Eight illustrations of varying sizes, some of them untitled- "In this issue: Mr. Appropriate Plays Politics!;" "In This Issue: Mr. Appropriate Battles Reddy Kilowatt!;" "24D;" "Drop 'im!;" "Turn on a friend!"

The Battle With Reddy Kilowatt (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Mr. Appropriate [Fred Frizbee]; "Old Hat" Johnson; Reddy Kilowatt
Reprints:
  • from Winds of Change (Rural Research Access Project, 1979 series) #1:2

Those Dharma Bhums (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3.66 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:
Jaf; Suzette
Reprints:

The Worry Worts (Table of Contents)

The Worry Worts / comic story / 0.34 page (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:
Worry Worts
Reprints:

Mr. Appropriate Goes Into Politics (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Mr. Appropriate [Fred Frizbee]; Silksmoothe Smythe; Sam Flotsam
Reprints:
  • from Winds of Change (Rural Research Access Project, 1979 series) #1:3

Visualize, Actualize, Realize (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Rollins
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The Young Crumb Story (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Robert Crumb; Harvey Pekar; Marty Pahls; Liz; Dana Crumb; Bob Armstrong; Dave
Synopsis:
Harvey writes about how he met Robert Crumb and how both of them got into underground comics.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

How I Quit Collecting Records and Put Out a Comic Book With the Money I Saved (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
Harvey Pekar explains how he quit collecting Jazz records and how he took the money he saved and used it to publish American Splendor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Ridin' the Dog (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Sun Ra
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

'Lamar Washington' who comes up in the conversation is a pseudonym for Albert Ayler.

Jack the Bellboy Meets Stewball (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Jack; Stewball
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Walkin' and Talkin' (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Mr. Wright
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Lunch With Carmella (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; John; Carmella; Charlie Graham; Rose Rizzo
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The Kissinger Letter (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 4.48 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.48 page (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
The back cover flap lists all the Complete Crumb and Crumb sketchbooks volumes published up to that point.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Aline Kominsky Crumb (painting)
Inks:
Aline Kominsky Crumb (painting)
Colors:
Aline Kominsky Crumb (painting)
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Robert Crumb
Synopsis:
Back cover includes a 1987 painting of Crumb by Alice Kominsky Crumb. Also included is a small excerpt from the intro.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["We're livin' in the "lap o' luxury!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Complete Crumb
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. The Complete Crumb volume 12- Working With People: Co-Evolution Quarterly, Winds of Change, American Splendor, Zap Comics
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Introduction
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. A Fantasy
    American Splendor
  11. 10. [CoEvolution Quarterly Illustrations]
    CoEvolution Quarterly
  12. 11. 2000 A.D.; End of the World?
    CoEvolution Quarterly
  13. 12. The Harvey Pekar Name Story
    American Splendor
  14. 13. Hustlin' Sides
    American Splendor
  15. 14. High Times Interviews R. Crumb
    High Times
  16. 15. Space Day Symposium
    CoEvolution Quarterly
  17. 16. Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television
    CoEvolution Quarterly
  18. 17. [CoEvolution Quarterly Illustrations / High Times New Morning ad]
    CoEvolution Quarterly
  19. 18. The Goose and the Gander Were Talking One Night
    The Goose and the Gander
  20. 19. The Nerds
    The Nerds
  21. 20. Pass the Jug
    Kansas City Frank Melrose
  22. 21. The Final Solution
    CoEvolution Quarterly
  23. 22. A Purely Aesthetic Exersize
    R. Crumb's Modern Dance Workshop
  24. 23. Those Little Bears We Love So Much
    CoEvolution Quarterly
  25. 24. R. Crumb's Mr. Nostalgia
    Mr. Nostalgia
  26. 25. Morbid Preoccupations
    Little Joe
  27. 26. Standing Behind Old Jewish Ladies In Supermarket Lines
    American Splendor
  28. 27. Jack the Bellboy and Mr. Boats
    American Splendor
  29. 28. Mr. Lopes' Gift
    American Splendor
  30. 29. Rollins On Time
    American Splendor
  31. 30. [Yazoo Records & Blue Goose flyers]
  32. 31. Lap O' Luxury
  33. 32. The Sky Is, in fact, Falling
    Four Guys Comics
  34. 33. Grim Grids
  35. 34. [Best Buy Comics $1.25 cover]
  36. 35. ["-----Includes all the Fritz stories and strips ever published, plus many previously unpublished drawings..."]
    Fritz the Cat
  37. 36. [Complete Fritz the Cat cover]
    Fritz the Cat
  38. 37. Illustrated Checklist to Underground Comix
  39. 38. The Snatch Sampler
  40. 39. ["Don't be fooled kids. I only did a two pager."]
    Robert Crumb
  41. 40. Winds of Change
  42. 41. ["Hey Bob, how about if I trade you for this scroll-label Jean Goldkette 78 for that old Allen Eager..."]
    American Splendor
  43. 42. Kiwi
  44. 43. Happy Hour Comics
    R. Crumb Presents
  45. 44. Aline 'n' Bob Go to the Whole Earth Jamboree
    Robert Crumb and Aline Kominsky
  46. 45. The Origins of Mr. Appropriate
    Mr. Appropriate
  47. 46. Maybe We'll End Like This...
  48. 47. It's a Hup Ho World
  49. 48. Professor Wanowsky on Welfare
    Bob's Plain-Talk Funnies
  50. 49. And hey, how about These Kids Today
  51. 50. Searching for the Ultimate Shopping Mall
    Patricia Pig
  52. 51. [Winds of Change Illustrations]
    Mr. Appropriate
  53. 52. The Battle With Reddy Kilowatt
    Mr. Appropriate
  54. 53. Those Dharma Bhums
  55. 54. The Worry Worts
    The Worry Worts
  56. 55. Mr. Appropriate Goes Into Politics
    Mr. Appropriate
  57. 56. Visualize, Actualize, Realize
    American Splendor
  58. 57. The Young Crumb Story
    American Splendor
  59. 58. How I Quit Collecting Records and Put Out a Comic Book With the Money I Saved
    American Splendor
  60. 59. Ridin' the Dog
    American Splendor
  61. 60. Jack the Bellboy Meets Stewball
    American Splendor
  62. 61. Walkin' and Talkin'
    American Splendor
  63. 62. Lunch With Carmella
    American Splendor
  64. 63. The Kissinger Letter
    American Splendor
  65. 64. [no title indexed]
  66. 65. [no title indexed]
  67. 66. [no title indexed]
    Robert Crumb
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