The R. Crumb Sketchbook, Vol. 10: June 1975-February 1977
Robert CrumbISBN: 1560976330;
Book Description Presenting exact facsimiles of the artist's own private sketchbooks. R. Crumb is undoubtedly the foremost cartoonist of the latter 20th Century, and his sketchbooks?in which he has written and drawn continually from the early 1960s to present?might rank as his finest achievement. Fantagraphics is proud to present these sketchbooks, in facsimile form, as a comprehensive series of volumes that will eventually run well over 4000 pages. Volume 10, covering mid-1975 through early 1977, is the latest and it represents one of the more inquisitive and soul-searching periods in this phenomenal artist's life. These sketchbooks represent, in essence, something never before achieved in the field of art and literature: a single, unified, organic, (and ongoing) life's work. Even more so than the painter Frida Kahlo's drawn diaries, Crumb's sketchbooks are, as a body of work, incomparable in their magnitude, scope, and intensity, and therein lies their...
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