(1997)

Little, Brown, 1997 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
40.00 USD
Pages
264
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Little, Brown and Company
Brand
?
ISBN
0-316-16306-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780316163064 90000
Editing
Peter Poplaski; Robert Boyd (Associate Editor)
Color
Color and Black & White
Dimensions
13.25" x 11.25" (33.65 cm x 28.57 cm)
Binding
Hardcover

Issue Notes

A softcover edition was published in 1998 and is listed separately.

Awards

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Original! Singular! Groundbreaking! Outrageous! Controversial!
Characters
Mr. Natural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dust jacket cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yeah, but is it art?
Characters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

A small front cover illustration

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bare yer soul on th' page!
Characters
Robert Crumb

Mr. Natural and His Pal R. Crumb (Table of Contents: 3)

Mr. Natural; Robert Crumb / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Mr. Natural; Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

A 1995 illustration

The R. Crumb Coffee Table Art Book (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb; ? (photo)
Inks
Robert Crumb; ? (photo)
Colors
?
Letters
Robert Crumb; typeset

Characters
Robert Crumb (photo)

Indexer Notes

A full-page photo of Crumb; Title and publisher page with a small Crumb illustration- "Really, dahling, if it's not expensive, its not aht!;" Copyright and indicia page; table of contents with a full page background illustration

Fulminations: I Rarely Ever Get Cohesive Ideas (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Characters
Robert Crumb

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My Earliest Memory of Comic Books is the Way They Smelled!
Characters
Robert Crumb; Charles Crumb; Crumb's Dad; Brombo the Panda

Indexer Notes

A full page illustration: "1954: Little Bobby Crumb & his brother Chuck, a couple of comic-book wimps" (originally from People magazine, 1985). A text article with a few sample panels from Weirdo #2's "Brombo the Panel" and the original Crumb brothers "Treasure Island Days" story drawn when they were children (1961). The next few pages include a full-page image of Crumb's copy of "Little Lulu #110" and then images of his personal copies of "Pogo Possum #4," "Paul Terry's Comics #98," "Krazy Life Hilarious Comics #1," "Krazy Komics #4," and "Animal Comics #14."

Adventures of Fuzzy the Bunny (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Crumb
Pencils
Charles Crumb
Inks
Charles Crumb
Letters
Charles Crumb

Characters
Fuzzy Bunny; Donny

Indexer Notes

The first page from a Charles Crumb "Fuzzy the Bunny" story from 1952. A lead-in to the following sequence.

The Adventures of Fuzzy the Bunny (Table of Contents: 8)

Fuzzy the Bunny / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb; Charles Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb; Charles Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb; Charles Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb; Charles Crumb

Characters
Fuzzy the Bunny; Donny; Genie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Crumb states on a first page margin caption that he copied the story from the previously noted Charles Crumb version of this story. The second, fifth, sixth, seventh, and ninth pages of this story have tiny-size margin reproductions of the corresponding sequences from Charles Crumb's version.

The final page has a small-size margin reprint of a "Chuck and Bob" cover Charles Crumb drew as a child in the early 50s. It corresponds to the following sequence.

Chuck and Bob (Table of Contents: 9)

Chuck and Bob / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Chuck; Bob

Indexer Notes

A late 60s illustration copied from the margin reproduction on the previous page.

Treasure Island Days (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Characters
Charles Crumb [Chuckie]; Robert Crumb
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The first page has a small-size photo printed on the margin- "The Magic Kingdom: The Crumb kids visit Disneyland in 1956." Pictured are Maxon, Robert, Charles and Sandra Crumb.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb; Thomas Nast
Inks
Robert Crumb; Thomas Nast
Letters
Robert Crumb

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I consider the best of the American media of the old days to be a classical education by today's standards!
Characters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

A full-page Thomas Nast detail- "The Tammany Tiger" (1871); The article includes a small-size Crumb sketchbook illustration (mid 80s): "Bob at age 11, eating his breakfast on Saturday morning;" Also included is a panel from Weirdo #6's "Trash" story

Dumb (The R. Crumb Story: Part I-Don't-Know-What...) (Table of Contents: 12)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Genre
biography
Characters
Robert Crumb; Wayne; Crumb's Dad; Crumb's Mom; Maxon; Liz; Mimi; Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
Robert Crumb

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I had seen the first issue of Mad comics on the newsstand and I remember being bewildered by it!

Indexer Notes

A full-page detail of a Jack Davis illustration - "Boo" from Humbug #8; The article includes a tiny-size image of the cover to Mad #11.

[1956] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Pencils
Jack Davis (signed); Harvey Kurtzman (frame, signed); Bill Elder (frame, signed)
Inks
Jack Davis (signed); Harvey Kurtzman (frame, signed); Bill Elder (frame, signed)
Colors
?

Reprints

Ode to Harvey Kurtzman (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Robert Crumb; Harvey Kurtzman
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Exposed: The Truth About Radiation (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils
Will Elder
Inks
Will Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb; ? (photo)
Inks
Robert Crumb; ? (photo)
Colors
?
Letters
Robert Crumb

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When I left home my father bought me a bus ticket to Cleveland and loaned me $14.
Characters
Robert Crumb; Marty Pahls

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by the following: A full-page illustration titled "The Depths of Despair" (May 12, 1962); A small greeting card illustration (early 60s); Three "Cute Grotesque" greeting card illustrations (early 60s); A two page-excerpt from The Young Crumb Story (from American Splendor #4); Two full-page sketchbook illustrations (early 60s); A full-page photo of Crumb in Harlem; A tiny-size reproduction of the cover to Help! #22.

Fritz Comes on Strong (Table of Contents: 18)

Fritz the Cat / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Fritz the Cat
Reprints

Indexer Notes

From 1964

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Fritz the Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh Fritz! This is marvelous! I'm in love with your car! I really am!
Characters
Fritz the Cat
Reprints

Indexer Notes

An unpublished Help! page (1965)

Harlem: A Sketchbook Report (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb; ? (photo)
Inks
Robert Crumb; ? (photo)
Letters
Robert Crumb

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wanted to be on my own so bad... and just worry about no one but myself...
Characters
Robert Crumb; Dana Crumb

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by a full-page Dana Crumb sketchbook drawing from 1964-65; a small photo of Crumb in Bulgaria; a small drawing from one of "The Silly Pidgeons" stories; two more full-page sketchbook drawings- a self-portrait and another of Dana Crumb

The Silly Pidgeons (Table of Contents: 22)

The Silly Pidgeons / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
The Silly Pidgeons
Synopsis
The Pidgeons experience a little trouble after moving their radiator across the room.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The strip is originally from November 1964 to March 1965. In Crumb's series of "Silly Pigeon" strips the word "pigeon" was spelled inconsistently story to story.

[Unpublished Excerpt from Bulgaria: A Sketchbook Report] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Robert Crumb; Eva
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Originally meant to be published in Help! magazine. From 1965

[The Silly Pidgeons Take a Walk] (Table of Contents: 24)

The Silly Pidgeons / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
The Silly Pidgeons
Synopsis
The Pidgeons have a conversation at their dinner table, go out for a walk and then return home for dinner.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This strip is originally from Spring, 1965.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

The Silly Pigeons / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is the meaning of life?
Characters
The Silly Pigeons
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This strip was originally meant for Help! Magazine. From Spring 1965

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
LSD was made legal in 1965, the first time I took it!

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by the following: A full-page unused cover for a never-published comic titled "Head;" An alternate version of that same cover; A tiny illustration- "Just like bein' born stoned" from Cavalier magazine (October 1967); A full page illustration titled "This is Hell" from Spring 1967

My First LSD Trip (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Genre
biography
Characters
Robert Crumb; Dana Crumb
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

The cover to El Perfecto comics is shown tiny-size on the margin of the page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

illustration / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This sketchbook page from 1965 demonstrates the transition from naturalistic drawing to drawing influenced by LSD.

Indexer Notes

Six pages from his sketchbooks (1965-67). Includes a page that has the first ever "Mr. Natural" strip, one that begins with the line "What's today's health tip, Mr. Natural?"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Starting in the mid-sixties I would spin out all kinds of ideas for cartoons in sketchbooks!

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by a full-page unused cover for ZAP #1 (1967) and a tiny illustration from "R. Crumb's Head Comix" (1968).

[Yarrowstalks #3 cover] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb

Reprints

Head Comix (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Mr. Natural / comic story / 0.1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Natural...give me the straight dope...what should I do?
Characters
Mr. Natural
Reprints

Big Freakout on Detroit Ave. (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

Characters
Edgar Crump
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Mr. Natural / comic story / 0.15 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!
Characters
Mr. Natural
Reprints

Life Among the Constipated (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This page and opposite, Might-have-been comics: Crumb continously spun out ideas for comics in his sketchbooks.

Indexer Notes

Ten sketchbook illustrations of varying sizes for potential comic book covers. The titles are: "Fuck: A Comic Book of the Beat Generation;" "Paranoid Comics," "Street Corner Comics," "Kozmic Komix," "Sludge," "Freak," "Drek," "Funny Funnies;" "Despair" (alternate cover); "Pathetic Stories"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I drew the first two issues of Zap Comix in late 1967!
Characters
Robert Crumb; Dana Crumb

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by a full-page sketchbook drawing from 1992: "Haight-Ashbury, Early '68... and so, a Legend Was Born...;" Also includes a tiny illustration from Zap #2- "Zap Comix Tells It Like It Is!"

Mr. Sketchum is at it Again! (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Mr. Sketchum
Reprints

Keep on Truckin'... (Table of Contents: 39)

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Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Reprints

Av 'n' Gar famous for their Snappy Bits and Krazy Kraks (Table of Contents: 40)

Av 'n' Gar / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Av; Gar
Reprints

Bedrock One (Table of Contents: 41)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

A rock poster (1967)

Schuman the Human - a Poignant Psychological Drama featuring Mr. Natural (Table of Contents: 42)

Head Comix & Far Out Fun / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Schuman the Human; Mr. Natural
Reprints

Mr. Natural Meets God (Table of Contents: 43)

Mr. Natural / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Mr. Natural; God
Reprints

Gail Snail (Table of Contents: 44)

Gail Snail / comic story / 0.1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Gail Snail
Reprints

The Walkie Talkies (Table of Contents: 45)

The Walkie Talkies / comic story / 0.1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
The Walkie Talkies
Reprints

Mr. Natural Gets the Bum's Rush (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Mr. Natural
Synopsis
Mr. Natural receives a telegram from God condemning him to Hell.
Reprints

Let's Be Honest (Table of Contents: 47)

Shuman the Human / comic story / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Shuman the Human
Reprints

Mr. Natural Repents (Table of Contents: 48)

Mr. Natural / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Mr. Natural; Cheeses K. Reist
Synopsis
Mr. Natural repents and receives word that he must do penance.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey Mom! Let's have nigger hearts for lunch!
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I was very alienated from the hippie scene!

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by a full-page reprint of the cover to Big Brother & Holding Company's "Cheap Thrills" LP.

[R. Crumb's Fritz the Cat cover] (Table of Contents: 51)

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

Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
?
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Fritz the Cat
Reprints

All Asshole Comics (Table of Contents: 52)

Snoid; Angelfood McSpade / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Snoid; Angelfood McSpade
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 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

Indexer Notes

Includes the tiny six-panel strip "Everyday Funnies with the Snoid from Sheboygan."

The Phonus Balonus Blues (Table of Contents: 54)

comic story / 0.85 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

This also appeared in The Print Mint's Despair comic.

Where the Action Isn't (Table of Contents: 55)

Robert Q. Somebody / comic story / 0.15 page (report information)

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

Characters
Robert Q. Somebody
Reprints

R. Crumb presents Artsy Fartsy (Table of Contents: 56)

Artsy Fartsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Artsy Fartsy; Asper Oggus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A tiny-size image of the cover to Big Ass Comics is shown on the page margin

Stoned Agin! (Table of Contents: 57)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Reprints

Indexer Notes

A tiny-size image of the cover to "Your Hytone Comix" is shown on the page margin

The Lighter-Than-Air-Boys (Table of Contents: 58)

Merciful Percival; Seymour "Sy" Klopps / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
The Lighter-Than-Air-Boys [Merciful Percival; Seymour "Sy" Klopps]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A tiny-size image of the cover to the Print Mint's Despair is shown on the page margin

Girls Girls Girls (Table of Contents: 59)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Reprints

Indexer Notes

A tiny-size image of the cover to XYZ Comics is shown on the page margin

[Eleven Robert Crumb comic covers] (Table of Contents: 60)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Shown are small-size images of the covers to San Francisco Comic Book #3, Home Grown Funnies, Zap #0, Motor City Comics #1, Black and White Comics, Zap #1, Uneeda Comix, Best Buy Comics, The People's Comics, Mr. Natural #1, and Snoid Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 61)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My personal obsession for big women interferes with some people's enjoyment of my work!
Characters
Angelfood McSpade; Eggs Ackley; Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

A full-page late 60s illustration featuring Angelfood McSpade titled "Jive - Money Mad Wife;" A panel from Big Ass Comics #1; Four full-page sketchbook illustrations- A Crumb 1969 self-portrait "Sheeit!"; "Imaginary Girl Against the Wall" (1975); "Gurls! Sex! (1975); "I'm sittin' on top of the world when I'm ridin' on: The Seat of Learning!" (1975)

My Troubles With Women (Table of Contents: 62)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Genre
biography
Characters
Robert Crumb; Doc; Sister; Sarah Edwards; Terry Wall; Crumb's Dad; Crumb's Mom; Sheena; Anita; Helene; Dolly Hensley; Bucky Sullivan; Dana Crumb; Karen; Jane; Aline; Jenny
Synopsis
A "true confession" as Crumb talks about his checkered history with women, from early childhood to his jaded post-sixties flings.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

[Seven Illustrations and a photo] (Table of Contents: 63)

illustration / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb; ? (photo)
Inks
Robert Crumb; ? (photo)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Indexer Notes

Seven full-page illustrations and a photo- "The Perfect Female Body" (1975); "...Cute Little Genius..." (September 1990); "Reality Fantasy Reality Fantasy.." (December 6, 1990; "Revised" November 1991); "Innocent Fun or Sick Sado-Masochism?" (1990); "Big Healthy Girl Enjoys Deep Penetration from the Rear" (1990s); "Oh well, nobody's perfect... In fact, nothing can ever be... Perfect!" (1991); A double-page photo of Crumb & Kominsky (mid-70s); A Kominsky side-portrait- "The Profile" (1975)

Let's Have a Little Talk (Table of Contents: 64)

Kominsky & Crumb / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed); Aline Kominsky [as A. Kominsky]
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed); Aline Kominsky [as A. Kominsky]
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed); Aline Kominsky [as A. Kominsky]
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed); Aline Kominsky [as A. Kominsky]

Characters
Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A tiny-size image of the cover to Dirty Laundry Comics is shown on the page margin

[Two full-page illustrations] (Table of Contents: 65)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Indexer Notes

The titles are- "Boorum & Pease Standard Columnar Book- Big Baby Bunch" (March 20th, 1975); "Aline's Legs" (November 1987)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 66)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb; ? (photo)
Inks
Robert Crumb; ? (photo)
Letters
Robert Crumb

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The seventies was the 'burnout decade!' The big party was over!
Characters
S. Clay Wilson (photo); Victor Moscoso (photo); Gilbert Shelton (photo); Rick Griffin (photo); Spain Rodriguez (photo); Robert Williams (photo); Robert Crumb (photo); Bob Armstrong (photo); Al Dodge (photo)

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by a full-page illustration- "Hey, I'm dying up here!" (1990 sketchbook page); A 1972-73 photo of the ZAP cartoonists and a photo of the Keep On Truckin' Orchestra (Crumb, Armstrong, Dodge, 1972)

Mammy Jama (Table of Contents: 67)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez; Gilbert Shelton; Victor Moscoso; S. Clay Wilson; Rick Griffin; Robert Crumb; Robert Williams
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez; Gilbert Shelton; Victor Moscoso; S. Clay Wilson; Rick Griffin; Robert Crumb; Robert Williams
Inks
Spain Rodriguez; Gilbert Shelton; Victor Moscoso; S. Clay Wilson; Rick Griffin; Robert Crumb; Robert Williams
Letters
Spain Rodriguez; Gilbert Shelton; Victor Moscoso; S. Clay Wilson; Rick Griffin; Robert Crumb; Robert Williams

Reprints

Remember Keep on Truckin'? (Table of Contents: 68)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Reprints

What is it About People When They're Boppin' and Jivin' That's so Repugnant to Me?? (Table of Contents: 69)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Robert Crumb; Mr. Natural (cameo)

Indexer Notes

A 1990 sketchbook story

Crybaby's Blues (Table of Contents: 70)

Crybaby Beanhead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Crybaby Beanhead; Black Goddess
Reprints

Frosty the Snowman and His Friends (Table of Contents: 71)

Frosty the Snowman and His Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Frosty The Snowman; Stoop; Tuffy
Synopsis
Frosty and friends plot to throw bombs disguised as snowballs at the "Rockerfella" mansion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A tiny-size image of the cover to "Arcade #4" is shown on the page margin

I Remember the Sixties (Table of Contents: 72)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Genre
biography
Characters
Robert Crumb; Mom; Dad; Gingerbread Princess; Jesus Freak; Hare Krishna
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

A tiny-size image of the cover to "Weirdo #4" is shown on the page margin

It's a Miracle!!! (Table of Contents: 73)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Robert Crumb; Mao Tse-Tung
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

A sketchbook story from September 1976.

Woke Up in the Middle of the Night (Table of Contents: 74)

Robert Crumb / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

A 1990 sketchbook page

Dear God Give Me Strength (Table of Contents: 75)

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

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Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Robert Crumb; God's Voice

Indexer Notes

An early 1990's sketchbook page

The Little Guy That Lives Inside My Brain (Table of Contents: 76)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

An illustration dated January 30, 1986

[Self Portrait of R. Crumb (November 11th, 1982)] (Table of Contents: 77)

Robert Crumb / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

A 1982 sketchbook page

Superior Blues (Table of Contents: 78)

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

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Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Robert Crumb; Talking Bird

Indexer Notes

A mid-1970s sketchbook page

["An Expression I Make A Lot ('Cause My Glasses Are Always Sliding Down...)] (Table of Contents: 79)

Robert Crumb / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

A 1983 sketchbook page

No Rest for the Wicked ("What's Wrong With Me" Dept:) (Table of Contents: 80)

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

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Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

A 1975 sketchbook page

[Just My Normal Day... Self (Feb., '86)] (Table of Contents: 81)

Robert Crumb / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

A 1986 sketchbook page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 82)

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

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Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No-Shit Sherlock says: To you, my friend, I would say this: at this point in time and in the context...
Characters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

A 1980s sketchbook page

[What a Jerk... (Self.... July '94)] (Table of Contents: 83)

Robert Crumb / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

A 1994 sketchbook page

Are the Mean Men Marching Yet? (Paranoid Fantasy That Won't Go Away no. 9608-8) (Table of Contents: 84)

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

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

Characters
Robert Crumb
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A 1980s sketchbook page

Mr. Sicko's Dairy (Table of Contents: 85)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

A 1982 sketchbook page

Can You Stand Alone and Face Up to the Universe? (Table of Contents: 86)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Robert Crumb; Big Mammy; Jesus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The cover to "Hup #4" is shown tiny-size in the margins of the first page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 87)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I believe in everything... UFOs, Bigfoot, channeling, ESP... I believe it all!
Characters
Robert Crumb; Hippy Joe; Asper Oggus; Yetti; Oxo Wowmom; Mr. Hoonrath

Indexer Notes

A full page article is accompanied by an unpublished "Home Grown Funnies #2" cover and a small excerpt from a sketchbook page titled "Mr. Hoonrath."

What Gives? (Table of Contents: 88)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Munyap; Farkwar; Harry; A.P. Bombasto; Captain Frazer; Major Richter; Lieutenant Colonel Buxton; General Throckmorton
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The cover to "Zap #8" is shown tiny-size in the margins of the first page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 89)

text article / 3.5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To be interested in old music is to be a social outcast!
Characters
Robert Crumb; Floyd Campbell; Shorty Cook; Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong; Charley Patton

Indexer Notes

A full page article is accompanied by a full-page color image of the 1985 "Louie Bluie" movie poster. Included in the next few pages are: a mid-1970s sketchbook detail titled "Deep Nostalgia;" Three reproductions of Paramount race record ads (1927-28); A 1978 Yazoo Records catalog ad.

Why I'm Neurotic About My Record Collection (Table of Contents: 90)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters
Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky-Crumb

That's Life (Table of Contents: 91)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Tommy Grady; Esther Grady; Willie; Red; Ed; Frank; Robert Crumb; Gary Seiden
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The cover to "Arcade #3" is shown tiny-size in the margins of the first page

Where Has It Gone, All the Beautiful Music of Our Grandparents? (Table of Contents: 92)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Robert Crumb [as R.]; Limahl; Crumb's Mother
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The cover to "Weirdo #14" is shown tiny-size in the margins of the first page

[Aline Kominsky and Robert Crumb, 1974-75] (Table of Contents: 93)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)

Characters
Aline Kominsky (photo); Robert Crumb (photo)

Indexer Notes

A double-page photo

Featuring Etoain Shrdlu (Table of Contents: 94)

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

Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
?
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Etoain Shrdlu
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 95)

text article / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Robert Crumb (oil paintings only)
Letters
Robert Crumb

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My high school art teacher didn't like me. He said 'If you keep doing those cartoons, you'll wind up selling pencils on the street!
Characters
Robert Crumb
Synopsis
Crumb talks about meeting Chester Gould and his great affection for Harvey Kurtzman.

Indexer Notes

A full page of text includes a small mid-1970s sketchbook detail titled "Be an Artist! A Glamour Occupation." Followed by a series of full-page illustrations, mostly in black & white: "Improve Your Drawing Ability" (1975 sketchbook page); "Still Life Exercise - Feb. 24th, '83;" "Woodpile - Dec. 1st, '78;" "Chicken House October 1982;" "The "View" (November 16th '82);" "A Nice Quite Evening at Home Alone... (Optical Truths)" (sketchbook page, early '90s); "Place at Doyen Gachon" (from Vues de Sauve portfolio); "Path in the "Mer des Rochers" Above Sauve" (Sept. 30th, 1996); "Getting Away from People... Must be Back by Aperitif Time..." (Oct. 11th '96); "Mutate Now" (sketchbook page, early '80s); "Oy Oy Oydle-Oil Painting #1, Blue Man-Green Man" (Color, oil on canvas, 1980); "I'm havin' a fit" (Sept. 8th, 1980); "Problems in Composition - It's too Tight!" (Early 1980s sketchbook page); An untitled oil on canvas, 1980 (color); "The Green Aline" (oil on canvas, 1980 (color)); "Jewish Girl" (1973 illustration); "I can't take another minute of this.. I'm gonna lose my mind or kill myself!!" (Early 1990s sketchbook page)

[Vulture Goddess and Devil Girl sculptures] (Table of Contents: 96)

illustration / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb; ? (photo)
Inks
Robert Crumb; ? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Vulture Goddess; Devil Girl [Cheryl Borck]

Indexer Notes

A full page photo of a life-size Vulture Goddess sculpture (1990-91); Two full-page Devil Girl drawings, one a preparatory one from 1995, the other from 1986; A full page image of the Devil Girl sculpture; A side view image of the sculpture and a small preparatory sketch (1995); A full-page view of the sculpture's head. Photos are in color, sketches in b&w.

A Bitchin' Bod! (Table of Contents: 97)

Mr. Natural & Flakey Foont / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Flakey Foont; Mr. Natural; Devil Girl [Cheryl Borck]
Reprints

Burned Out Again! (Table of Contents: 98)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

From one of his sketchbooks (1990)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 99)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do I think of myself as an entertainer? Yeah... Ya gotta amuse 'em or you'll lose 'em! Ta ha!
Characters
Snoid

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by a full-page unpublished Snoid comics cover (1979) and a small detail from a sketchbook page (1991)- "Kick Ass Shit"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 100)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Robert Crumb (photo)

Indexer Notes

Production, copyright, photo, "thanks you's" and editor credits. Accompanied by a full-page photo

Well God, Whataya Think? How Did I Get to Be Such a Damn Fool?! (Table of Contents: 101)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

From a sketchbook ?

It's Ridiculous... Nevermind... Keep Still Aboout It.. Suffer in Silence... (Table of Contents: 102)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

From a sketchbook? Ends on inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 103)

insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Peter Poplaski; "Squinty" Rotunda (Assistant Colorist); Chris Shadoian (Assistant Colorist); Agathe Couderes (Assistant Colorist)
Letters
Robert Crumb

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nov shmoz k'pop
Characters
Robert Crumb; Fritz the Cat; Mr. Natural; Patricia Pig; Snoid; Ruff Tuff Cream Puff; Angelfood McSpade; Devil Girl; Doggo; Eggs Ackley; Stan Shnooter; Vulture Demoness
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover dust jacket illustration.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Original! Singular! Groundbreaking! Outrageous! Controversial!"]
  2. 1. ["Yeah, but is it art?"]
  3. 2. ["Bare yer soul on th' page!"]
  4. 3. Mr. Natural and His Pal R. Crumb
    Mr. Natural; Robert Crumb
  5. 4. The R. Crumb Coffee Table Art Book
  6. 5. Fulminations: I Rarely Ever Get Cohesive Ideas
  7. 6. ["My Earliest Memory of Comic Books is the Way They Smelled!"]
  8. 7. Adventures of Fuzzy the Bunny
  9. 8. The Adventures of Fuzzy the Bunny
    Fuzzy the Bunny
  10. 9. Chuck and Bob
    Chuck and Bob
  11. 10. Treasure Island Days
  12. 11. ["I consider the best of the American media of the old days to be a classical education by today's standards!"]
  13. 12. Dumb (The R. Crumb Story: Part I-Don't-Know-What...)
    Robert Crumb
  14. 13. ["I had seen the first issue of Mad comics on the newsstand and I remember being bewildered by it!"]
  15. 14. [1956]
  16. 15. Ode to Harvey Kurtzman
  17. 16. Exposed: The Truth About Radiation
  18. 17. ["When I left home my father bought me a bus ticket to Cleveland and loaned me $14."]
  19. 18. Fritz Comes on Strong
    Fritz the Cat
  20. 19. ["Oh Fritz! This is marvelous! I'm in love with your car! I really am!"]
    Fritz the Cat
  21. 20. Harlem: A Sketchbook Report
  22. 21. ["I wanted to be on my own so bad... and just worry about no one but myself..."]
  23. 22. The Silly Pidgeons
    The Silly Pidgeons
  24. 23. [Unpublished Excerpt from Bulgaria: A Sketchbook Report]
  25. 24. [The Silly Pidgeons Take a Walk]
    The Silly Pidgeons
  26. 25. ["What is the meaning of life?"]
    The Silly Pigeons
  27. 26. ["LSD was made legal in 1965, the first time I took it!"]
  28. 27. My First LSD Trip
    Robert Crumb
  29. 28. ["This sketchbook page from 1965 demonstrates the transition from naturalistic drawing to drawing influenced by LSD."]
  30. 29. ["Starting in the mid-sixties I would spin out all kinds of ideas for cartoons in sketchbooks!"]
  31. 30. [Yarrowstalks #3 cover]
  32. 31. Head Comix
  33. 32. ["Mr. Natural...give me the straight dope...what should I do?"]
    Mr. Natural
  34. 33. Big Freakout on Detroit Ave.
    Edgar Crump
  35. 34. ["Mither Natchrul! I come to hear the word!"]
    Mr. Natural
  36. 35. Life Among the Constipated
  37. 36. ["This page and opposite, Might-have-been comics: Crumb continously spun out ideas for comics in his sketchbooks."]
  38. 37. ["I drew the first two issues of Zap Comix in late 1967!"]
  39. 38. Mr. Sketchum is at it Again!
    Mr. Sketchum
  40. 39. Keep on Truckin'...
  41. 40. Av 'n' Gar famous for their Snappy Bits and Krazy Kraks
    Av 'n' Gar
  42. 41. Bedrock One
  43. 42. Schuman the Human - a Poignant Psychological Drama featuring Mr. Natural
    Head Comix & Far Out Fun
  44. 43. Mr. Natural Meets God
    Mr. Natural
  45. 44. Gail Snail
    Gail Snail
  46. 45. The Walkie Talkies
    The Walkie Talkies
  47. 46. Mr. Natural Gets the Bum's Rush
    Mr. Natural
  48. 47. Let's Be Honest
    Shuman the Human
  49. 48. Mr. Natural Repents
    Mr. Natural
  50. 49. ["Hey Mom! Let's have nigger hearts for lunch!"]
  51. 50. ["I was very alienated from the hippie scene!"]
  52. 51. [R. Crumb's Fritz the Cat cover]
    Fritz the Cat
  53. 52. All Asshole Comics
    Snoid; Angelfood McSpade
  54. 53. ["Can the mind know it?"]
  55. 54. The Phonus Balonus Blues
  56. 55. Where the Action Isn't
    Robert Q. Somebody
  57. 56. R. Crumb presents Artsy Fartsy
    Artsy Fartsy
  58. 57. Stoned Agin!
  59. 58. The Lighter-Than-Air-Boys
    Merciful Percival; Seymour "Sy" Klopps
  60. 59. Girls Girls Girls
  61. 60. [Eleven Robert Crumb comic covers]
  62. 61. ["My personal obsession for big women interferes with some people's enjoyment of my work!"]
  63. 62. My Troubles With Women
    Robert Crumb
  64. 63. [Seven Illustrations and a photo]
  65. 64. Let's Have a Little Talk
    Kominsky & Crumb
  66. 65. [Two full-page illustrations]
  67. 66. ["The seventies was the 'burnout decade!' The big party was over!"]
  68. 67. Mammy Jama
  69. 68. Remember Keep on Truckin'?
  70. 69. What is it About People When They're Boppin' and Jivin' That's so Repugnant to Me??
    Robert Crumb
  71. 70. Crybaby's Blues
    Crybaby Beanhead
  72. 71. Frosty the Snowman and His Friends
    Frosty the Snowman and His Friends
  73. 72. I Remember the Sixties
    Robert Crumb
  74. 73. It's a Miracle!!!
    Robert Crumb
  75. 74. Woke Up in the Middle of the Night
    Robert Crumb
  76. 75. Dear God Give Me Strength
    Robert Crumb
  77. 76. The Little Guy That Lives Inside My Brain
  78. 77. [Self Portrait of R. Crumb (November 11th, 1982)]
    Robert Crumb
  79. 78. Superior Blues
    Robert Crumb
  80. 79. ["An Expression I Make A Lot ('Cause My Glasses Are Always Sliding Down...)]
    Robert Crumb
  81. 80. No Rest for the Wicked ("What's Wrong With Me" Dept:)
    Robert Crumb
  82. 81. [Just My Normal Day... Self (Feb., '86)]
    Robert Crumb
  83. 82. ["No-Shit Sherlock says: To you, my friend, I would say this: at this point in time and in the context..."]
    Robert Crumb
  84. 83. [What a Jerk... (Self.... July '94)]
    Robert Crumb
  85. 84. Are the Mean Men Marching Yet? (Paranoid Fantasy That Won't Go Away no. 9608-8)
    Robert Crumb
  86. 85. Mr. Sicko's Dairy
  87. 86. Can You Stand Alone and Face Up to the Universe?
  88. 87. ["I believe in everything... UFOs, Bigfoot, channeling, ESP... I believe it all!"]
  89. 88. What Gives?
  90. 89. ["To be interested in old music is to be a social outcast!"]
  91. 90. Why I'm Neurotic About My Record Collection
  92. 91. That's Life
  93. 92. Where Has It Gone, All the Beautiful Music of Our Grandparents?
    Robert Crumb
  94. 93. [Aline Kominsky and Robert Crumb, 1974-75]
  95. 94. Featuring Etoain Shrdlu
  96. 95. ["My high school art teacher didn't like me. He said 'If you keep doing those cartoons, you'll wind up selling pencils on the street!"]
  97. 96. [Vulture Goddess and Devil Girl sculptures]
  98. 97. A Bitchin' Bod!
    Mr. Natural & Flakey Foont
  99. 98. Burned Out Again!
    Robert Crumb
  100. 99. ["Do I think of myself as an entertainer? Yeah... Ya gotta amuse 'em or you'll lose 'em! Ta ha!"]
  101. 100. [no title indexed]
  102. 101. Well God, Whataya Think? How Did I Get to Be Such a Damn Fool?!
  103. 102. It's Ridiculous... Nevermind... Keep Still Aboout It.. Suffer in Silence...
  104. 103. ["Nov shmoz k'pop"]
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