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Crumb, R.

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The book of Genesis by R Crumb( Book )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nominated for three 2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards: From Creation to the death of Joseph, here are all 50 chapters of the Book of Genesis, revealingly illustrated as never before. Envisioning the first book of the bible like no one before him, R. Crumb, the legendary illustrator, reveals here the story of Genesis in a profoundly honest and deeply moving way. Originally thinking that we would do a take off of Adam and Eve, Crumb became so fascinated by the Bible's language, "a text so great and so strange that it lends itself readily to graphic depictions," that he decided instead to do a literal interpretation using the text word for word in a version primarily assembled from the translations of Robert Alter and the King James bible. Now, readers of every persuasion--Crumb fans, comic book lovers, and believers--can gain astonishing new insights from these harrowing, tragic, and even juicy stories. Crumb's Book of Genesis reintroduces us to the bountiful tree lined garden of Adam and Eve, the massive ark of Noah with beasts of every kind, the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed by brimstone and fire that rained from the heavens, and the Egypt of the Pharaoh, where Joseph's embalmed body is carried in a coffin, in a scene as elegiac as any in Genesis. Using clues from the text and peeling away the theological and scholarly interpretation that have often obscured the Bible's most dramatic stories, Crumb fleshes out a parade of Biblical originals: from the serpent in Eden, the humanoid reptile appearing like an alien out of a science fiction movie, to Jacob, a "kind've depressed guy who doesn't strike you as physically courageous," and his bother, Esau, "a rough and kick ass guy," to Abraham's wife Sarah, more fetching than most woman at 90, to God himself, "a standard Charlton Heston-like figure with long white hair and a flowing beard."As Crumb writes in his introduction, "the stories of these people, the Hebrews, were something more than just stories. They were the foundation, the source, in writing of religious and political power, handed down by God himself." Crumb's Book of Genesis, the culmination of 5 years of painstaking work, is a tapestry of masterly detail and storytelling which celebrates the astonishing diversity of the one of our greatest artistic geniuses. Nominated for three 2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards: Best Adaptation from Another Work, Best Graphic Album, Best Writer/Artist. --
Crumb by Terry Zwigoff( Visual )

41 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This movie chronicles the life and times of R. Crumb. Robert Crumb is the cartoonist/artist who drew Keep On Truckin', Fritz the Cat, and played a major pioneering role in the genesis of underground comix. Through interviews with his mother, two brothers, wife, and ex-girlfriends, as well as selections from his vast quantity of graphic art, we are treated to a darkly comic ride through one man's subconscious mind
Introducing Kafka by David Zane Mairowitz( Book )

67 editions published between 1993 and 2020 in 11 languages and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franz Kafka was described as living behind a 'glass wall'. Writing bizarre fantasy, tainted with hilarity and self-abasement, he brought to this an almost unbearably-expanded consciousness, creating a unique literary language in which to hide. This book, helping us to see beyond the cliche 'Kafkaesque', is illustrated by legendary underground artist Robert Crumb
The captain is out to lunch and the sailors have taken over the ship by Charles Bukowski( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journals, with illustrations by Robert Crumb. Raw, iconoclastic, by turns rueful and hilarious, these last journals by Charles Bukowski have found their perfect match: the brilliant, outrageous comic art of Robert Crumb who has provided a portrait of the author plus twelve striking full-page drawings illustrating select passages from the text. Beginning in August 1991, these journals alternate between generous accounts of his gambling jaunts and the bizarre intrusions of fame: the interviewers, Hollywood glitterati, TV producers -- odd counterpoints to "the racetrack crowd ... the world brought down to size, life grinding against death and losing." Disarmingly candid, and salted with a particularly wry and gritty wisdom
Crumb( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate documentary portrait of underground artist Robert Crumb, whose unique drawing style and sexually and racially provocative subject matter have made him a household name in popular American art. Zwigoff candidly and colorfully delves into the details of Crumb's incredible career, as well as his past, including his family of reclusive eccentrics, some of the most remarkable people ever seen on-screen
The monkey wrench gang by Edward Abbey( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ex-Green Beret George Hayduke has returned from war to find his beloved southwestern desert threatened by industrial development. Joining with Bronx exile and feminist saboteur Bonnie Abzug, wilderness guide and outcast Mormon Seldom Seen Smith, and libertarian billboard torcher Doc Sarvis, M.D., Hayduke is ready to fight the power--taking on the strip miners, clear-cutters, and the highway, dam, and bridge builders who are threatening the natural habitat..."--Book Description,
Sophie Crumb : evolution of a crazy artist by Sophie Crumb( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two legendary underground comics artists track the artistic and psychological development of their only child through her drawings from her earliest scribbles, through the fantasy world of her childhood, and adolescent rebellion, to maturity and becoming a mother herself
Drawn together by Aline Kominsky-Crumb( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The complete collaborative works of Aline and Robert Crumb, the first couple of underground comix, collected here for the first time ever. Spanning nearly four decades of a one-of-a-kind artistic and romantic collaboration ..."--Jacket flap
R. Crumb's heroes of blues, jazz, & country by Stephen Calt( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents brief biographies of musical innovators in blues, jazz, and country music along with original illustrations by R. Crumb
There's no business by Charles Bukowski( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een tweederangs komiek treedt op in Las Vegas en weet een toeschouwer zo te tergen dat er een handgemeen ontstaat
Bring me your love by Charles Bukowski( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a man visiting his wife in a mental institution and the conversations that follow
Odds & ends by R Crumb( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronologically ordered collection of rare works by Robert Crumb, with an introduction by Jean-Pierre Mercier
The book of Mr. Natural by R Crumb( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and French and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection features over 120 pages of vintage Crumb comics starring the white-bearded, diminutive sage-cum-charlatan, ranging from charming, free-wheeling early '70s stories to the disturbing, controversial '90s stories (as seen in the Crumb movie), including the entire 40-page 'Mr. Natural and Devil Girl' saga from Hup! (collected here for the first time in book form)"--Publisher's web site
Trips : how hallucinogens work in your brain by Cheryl Pellerin( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pellerin leavens scientific terminology with illustrations and cartoons and devotes a large portion to the history of hallucinogen use and control
Our movie year : American splendor : stories by Harvey Pekar( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artists R. Crumb, Gary Dumm, and others illustrate the author's stories from twelve months in his life, when he went from being an unknown comic book writer to being famous with the release of the film, "American Splendor."
Late bloomer by Carol Tyler( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of comics that C. Tyler has been drawing over the last two decades to share her life experiences
The sweeter side of R. Crumb by R Crumb( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the greatest draughtsman of the 20th-and the 21st-Century an exclusive collection of drawings that reveal the tender side of R. Crumb. Evocative, haunting images of people and places dear to the man who hates to be known as (but is) America's Greatest Living Artist. Or as one fan remarked, The Sweeter Side of Crumb is: "More Crumb, less Bum."
Bob & Harv's comics by Harvey Pekar( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of Pekar's and Crumb's comics
Fritz the cat( Visual )

22 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated film about Fritz, an alleycat student in New York City during the 1960s who seeks new and varied experiences. He and his friends begin their lusty adventures in Washington Square Park, where cruising for chicks is the neighborhood pastime
The R. Crumb coffee table art book by R Crumb( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief commentaries by Crumb are interspersed throughout the book, illuminating his early love of comics, his career, his obsessions with sex and old music, and many other aspects of his life and work
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Audience level: 0.39 (from 0.23 for Bob & Harv ... to 0.71 for Crumb-olog ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The book of Genesis
CrumbIntroducing KafkaThe captain is out to lunch and the sailors have taken over the shipThe monkey wrench gangSophie Crumb : evolution of a crazy artistR. Crumb's heroes of blues, jazz, & countryThere's no businessBring me your love
Alternative Names

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Crumb, R. (Robert)

Crumb, R. (Robert), 1943-

Crumb, R. (Robert Dennis)

Crumb, Robert

Crumb, Robert 1943-

Crumb, Robert Dennis

Crumb, Robert Dennis 1943-

R. Crumb

Robert Crumb

Robert Crumb American illustrator and cartoonist

Robert Crumb Amerikaans cartoonist

Robert Crumb amerikansk serietecknare från Pennsylvania

Robert Crumb auteur de comics underground

Robert Crumb dibuixant de comics

Robert Crumb fumettista e musicista statunitense

Robert Crumb maisitheoir agus cartúnaí Meiriceánach

Robert Crumb rysownik i twórca komiksów

Robert Crumb US-amerikanischer Künstler, Illustrator und Comic-Künstler

Robert Crumb usona kartunisto

Ρόμπερτ Κραμπ Αμερικανός σκιτσογράφος

Крамб, Роберт

Роберт Крамб

Ռոբերտ Քրամբ

רוברט קראמב

رابرت کرامب

روبرت كرامب

로버트 크럼

크럼, 로버트 1943-

クラム, ロバート