(1988)

Simon and Schuster, 1988 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
8.95 USD
Pages
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
A Fireside Book [later emblem]
ISBN
978-0-671-66153-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780671661533 50895
Editing
?
Color
Color Covers with Black and White Interiors
Binding
Softcover Trade Paperback
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Reissue of the original Viking edition

[Twenty Years Later] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Natural / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Mr. Natural; Fritz the Cat; The Old Pooperoo
Reprints

R. Crumb's Head Comix (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb; typeset

Indexer Notes

Title and publisher page; Reprint, copyright, publication and bibliograpical credits; table of contents

Twenty Years Later... (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

From September 1987

Eggs Ackley That Number One Son of a Gun! (Table of Contents: 3)

Eggs Ackley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters
Eggs Ackley
Reprints

R. Crumb's Head Comix (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

title page

Definitely a Case of Derangement! (Table of Contents: 5)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Robert Crumb; Wife
Reprints

Head Comix (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
A wordless story where the thought balloons contain for the most part only question marks.
Reprints

Life Among the Constipated (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Pop; Mom
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Fritz the Cat / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fritz is a sophisticated, up-to-the-minute young feline who lives in a modern "supercity"...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fritz the Cat; Crow; Cynthia; Ruark; Aardvark; Old Bastard
Synopsis
Fritz the Cat meets some girls and starts a bathtub party.
Reprints

Keep on Truckin'... (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Schuman the Human / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Better known as 'baldy' he goes forth with his mind to FIND GOD!
Characters
Schuman the Human
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Crumb spelled Schuman's name inconsistently over the years, sometimes with a 'c,' sometimes without.

Abstract Expressionist Ultra Super Modernistic Comics (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Reprints

The Man from Affiganistan (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Natural; Flakey Foont
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The country name in the title is shown as spelled by the artist.

Mr. Natural Visits the City (Table of Contents: 13)

Mr. Natural / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Natural; Flakey Foont
Reprints

Mr. Natural Meets God (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Mr. Natural; Angel; God
Synopsis
Mr. Natural dies and goes to Heaven. And he's not impressed.
Reprints

Mr. Natural Gets the Bum's Rush (Table of Contents: 15)

Mr. Natural / comic story / 0.7 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Mr. Natural
Synopsis
Mr. Natural receives a telegram from God condemning him to Hell.
Reprints

Gail Snail (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 0.15 page (report information)

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

Characters
Gail Snail
Reprints

The Walkie Talkies (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 0.15 page (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
The Walkie Talkies
Reprints

Mr. Natural Repents (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Mr. Natural; Cheese K. Reist
Synopsis
Mr. Natural repents and receives word that he must do penance.
Reprints

Stoned (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Dirty Old Man; Peter Pan; Duck; The Pope
Reprints

Fritz Comes on Strong (Table of Contents: 20)

Fritz the Cat / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fritz the Cat; Woman
Reprints

Fred the Teen-Age Girl Pigeon (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fritz the Cat; Fred the Teenage Girl Pigeon
Synopsis
Fritz the Cat encounters a teenage groupie in this wordless story.
Reprints

Hey Boparee Bop (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Av; Gar; Snoid; Jesus Christ (unnamed); Mr. Natural; Angelfood McSpade
Reprints

Whiteman (Table of Contents: 23)

Whiteman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Whiteman; Madame Too Too
Synopsis
Whiteman struggles to keep his rigid self from falling into a nervous breakdown.
Reprints

Av 'n' Gar famous for their Snappy Bits and Krazy Kraks (Table of Contents: 24)

Av; Gar / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Av; Gar; Local Acid Head
Reprints

Western Man, Last of the Big-Time He Men! (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Western Man; Ol' Lady; Wiesenhiemer Weasel; Little Girl
Synopsis
A sendup of Lyndon Johnson.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is the full-page reformatted version. As shown in "The Complete Crumb Comics vol. 4," the strip originally was laid out on the same page with the "Av 'n' Gar" strip shown just above.

Big Freakout on Detroit Ave. (Table of Contents: 26)

Edgar Crump / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Characters
Edgar Crump; Mysterious Stranger; Old Man; Nazi Stormtrooper; Bus Driver; Evil Midget; Girl-Demon
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Mr. Natural / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mither Natchrul! I come to hear the word!
Genre
humor
Characters
Bunky; Mr. Natural
Reprints

The Old Pooperoo Pauses to Ponder (Table of Contents: 28)

The Old Pooperoo / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
The Old Pooperoo; Flakey Foont; Mr. Natural; Snoid; Goofy
Reprints

Kitchen Kut-Outs! (Table of Contents: 29)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Bob Dill; Hotshot Manny Mustard; Clever Mr. Ketchup; Ed Egg; Solly Salt Shaker; Dick Tater; Beatrice Bread Slice; Sneezy Pete Pepper Shaker; Sammy Saucer; Conrad C. Cup; Bad Guy Billy Beercan
Reprints

Schuman the Human - a Poignant Psychological Drama (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Schuman the Human; Mr. Natural
Reprints

I Wanna Go Home! / You're Gonna Get There Anyway! (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
The Old Pooperoo; Flakey Foont; Mr. Natural; Snoid; Goofy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from the "The Old Pooperoo Pauses to Ponder" story.

It's Cosmic (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Reprints

Nuttin' but Nuttin' (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Bill Ding; Oscar Myer; Mr. Zip; Mr. Natural
Reprints

Here She Comes! It's Hippy! (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Hippy
Reprints

Flakey Foont Encounters Fatback (Table of Contents: 35)

Flakey Foont / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Flakey Foont; Fatback
Reprints

Let's Be Honest (Table of Contents: 36)

Shuman the Human / comic story / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Shuman the Human
Reprints

Hey Mom! Let's Have Nigger Hearts for Lunch! (Table of Contents: 37)

illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Mr. Natural Encounters Flakey Foont (Table of Contents: 38)

Mr. Natural / comic story / 0.65 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Natural; Flakey Foont
Reprints

Eggs Ackley This Kid's a Scream (Table of Contents: 39)

Eggs Ackley / comic story / 0.35 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Eggs Ackley
Reprints

Itzy and Bitzy in "Cause and Effect" (Table of Contents: 40)

Itzy; Bitzy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Itzy; Bitzy
Reprints

I'm a Ding Dong Daddy (Table of Contents: 41)

Freak-Out Funnies / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints

Ducks Yas Yas (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Cop; Crazy Mother Fucker; Teenage Ric; Beautiful Blonde High School Chick
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

Freak Out Funnies / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm getting tired of running around this ol' city!
Genre
humor
Characters
Snoid; Spacemen; Angelfood McSpade
Reprints

Meatball (Table of Contents: 44)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Mrs. Yahootie; Mrs. Knish; Machinist; Beatnik; Bertrand Russell; Kim Novak; Meatball
Reprints

Hamburger Hi-jinx (Table of Contents: 45)

Cheesis K. Reist / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Cheesis K. Reist; Mr. Grillman
Synopsis
Cheesis' life goes downhill after eating a hamburger.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can the mind know it?
Reprints

Freak-out Funnies Presents Those Cute Little Bearzy Wearzies (Table of Contents: 47)

Bearzy Wearzies / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bearzy Wearzies; Boopsy
Reprints

Junior High & His Sidekick Judy Holiday (Table of Contents: 48)

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Junior High; Judy Holiday
Reprints

Sky-Hi Comics (Table of Contents: 49)

Bill Ding / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Bill Ding; Wild Man
Reprints

Then On the Other Hand... (Table of Contents: 50)

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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

Characters
Norton
Reprints

Just Look What They're Saying! (Table of Contents: 51)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Mr. Natural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover includes promo quotes from Allen Ginsberg, Terry Southern, David Levine, Shel Silverstein, Milton Glaser and Tomi Ungerer.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Twenty Years Later]
    Mr. Natural
  2. 1. R. Crumb's Head Comix
  3. 2. Twenty Years Later...
  4. 3. Eggs Ackley That Number One Son of a Gun!
    Eggs Ackley
  5. 4. R. Crumb's Head Comix
  6. 5. Definitely a Case of Derangement!
    Robert Crumb
  7. 6. Head Comix
  8. 7. Life Among the Constipated
  9. 8. ["Fritz is a sophisticated, up-to-the-minute young feline who lives in a modern "supercity"..."]
    Fritz the Cat
  10. 9. Keep on Truckin'...
  11. 10. ["Better known as 'baldy' he goes forth with his mind to FIND GOD!"]
    Schuman the Human
  12. 11. Abstract Expressionist Ultra Super Modernistic Comics
  13. 12. The Man from Affiganistan
    Mr. Natural
  14. 13. Mr. Natural Visits the City
    Mr. Natural
  15. 14. Mr. Natural Meets God
    Mr. Natural
  16. 15. Mr. Natural Gets the Bum's Rush
    Mr. Natural
  17. 16. Gail Snail
  18. 17. The Walkie Talkies
  19. 18. Mr. Natural Repents
    Mr. Natural
  20. 19. Stoned
  21. 20. Fritz Comes on Strong
    Fritz the Cat
  22. 21. Fred the Teen-Age Girl Pigeon
  23. 22. Hey Boparee Bop
  24. 23. Whiteman
    Whiteman
  25. 24. Av 'n' Gar famous for their Snappy Bits and Krazy Kraks
    Av; Gar
  26. 25. Western Man, Last of the Big-Time He Men!
  27. 26. Big Freakout on Detroit Ave.
    Edgar Crump
  28. 27. ["Mither Natchrul! I come to hear the word!"]
    Mr. Natural
  29. 28. The Old Pooperoo Pauses to Ponder
    The Old Pooperoo
  30. 29. Kitchen Kut-Outs!
  31. 30. Schuman the Human - a Poignant Psychological Drama
    Mr. Natural
  32. 31. I Wanna Go Home! / You're Gonna Get There Anyway!
  33. 32. It's Cosmic
  34. 33. Nuttin' but Nuttin'
  35. 34. Here She Comes! It's Hippy!
  36. 35. Flakey Foont Encounters Fatback
    Flakey Foont
  37. 36. Let's Be Honest
    Shuman the Human
  38. 37. Hey Mom! Let's Have Nigger Hearts for Lunch!
  39. 38. Mr. Natural Encounters Flakey Foont
    Mr. Natural
  40. 39. Eggs Ackley This Kid's a Scream
    Eggs Ackley
  41. 40. Itzy and Bitzy in "Cause and Effect"
    Itzy; Bitzy
  42. 41. I'm a Ding Dong Daddy
    Freak-Out Funnies
  43. 42. Ducks Yas Yas
  44. 43. ["I'm getting tired of running around this ol' city!"]
    Freak Out Funnies
  45. 44. Meatball
  46. 45. Hamburger Hi-jinx
    Cheesis K. Reist
  47. 46. ["Can the mind know it?"]
  48. 47. Freak-out Funnies Presents Those Cute Little Bearzy Wearzies
    Bearzy Wearzies
  49. 48. Junior High & His Sidekick Judy Holiday
  50. 49. Sky-Hi Comics
    Bill Ding
  51. 50. Then On the Other Hand...
  52. 51. Just Look What They're Saying!
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