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The Complete Crumb Comics, Vol. 17: Cave Wimp (The Complete Crumb Comics #17)

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"The Complete Crumb Comics Vol. 17 continues the multi-volume, chronological series comprising the complete works of the legendary cartoonist R. Crumb, one of America's most original, trenchant, and uncompromising artists. This volume explores the years 1988-1992, including his contributions to issues 22-27 of the infamous underground comix anthology, Weirdo, which was fou ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published August 8th 2005 by Fantagraphics Books (first published August 8th 2003)
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What can I say about R Crumb that hasn't already been said multiple times by people more articulate than me? His books are impressive on so many levels: great art of course, interesting story lines, honest topics, and versatile skills.

Volume 17 of the Complete Crumb comics contains many gems of Crumb's career: his pursuit of women, his correspondence of the academy awards, Mode O'Day, fatherhood, and a fascinating Cave Wimp story which (as Crumb himself admits it's the most expansive story he's
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Robert Dennis Crumb (born August 30, 1943)— is an American artist, illustrator, and musician recognized for the distinctive style of his drawings and his critical, satirical, subversive view of the American mainstream.

Crumb was a founder of the underground comix movement and is regarded as its most prominent figure. Though one of the most celebrated of comic book artists, Crumb's entire career has
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