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ROBERT CRUMB STUFF

 

 


CHEAP THRILLS LP PROMOTIONAL STICKER - 1969 - 7 3/4" x 10 1/4" - Full color R. Crumb LP front cover produced in sticker form to promote the Big Brother Cheap Thrills LP release - Ultra Mega Rare -Pristine B+ condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

Full view of the sticker:

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Closeup view of the upper left corner where the small bit of the sticker has been nicked:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_cheapthrills_ulc.jpg


Closeup view of the lower right corner with "Hell's Angels" symbol:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_cheapthrills_lrc.jpg

 

 

COEVOLUTION QUARTERLY #24 - Winter 1979 / 1980 - R. Crumb front cover features illustration of Continental Can Corp.factory worker with swastika pupils in his eyes and mushroom cloud blowing out the top of his head with "Let's go get a beer ha - ha - ha" word balloon, smoky, polluted skyline of buildings in background, border design of various commodities (cut & paste, not Crumb illustrations) - Cover has non-color flaking, vertical stress lines along spine, where cover has been opened, small light (difficult to see) stain at upper right corner, a little barely visible foxing at top edge (above main image area), tiny scuff in white background to left of oval image / illustration area, tiny stains on the edges of some of the interior pages (one at right edge of cover in the non-Crumb border) Ultra Rare - Beautiful B/B+ to B+ copy - 45.00

Full view of the R. Crumb cover:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_coevol.jpg


Closeup view of the R. Crumb cover:

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COMIC BOOK CONFIDENTIAL - 1988 - Movie Opening handbill for Cinema 21 in Portland, Oregon July 21 to July 27, 1988 - 8 17 / 32" x 11" - Black on yellow paper double sided handbill - Features small illustration each by R. CRUMB, GILBERT SHELTON (Wonder Wart Hog), DAN O'NEILL, ART SPIEGELMAN, BILL GRIFFITH (Zippy the Pinhead), AL FELDSTEIN, WILLIAM GAINES (Alfred E. Neumann) and WILL EISNER (The Spirit) - Backside is large illo of the Spirit by Will Eisner with caption below "WATCH THIS FILM" - Small stain at upper left edge of front side, minor handling bends - Ultra Rare - Beautiful B+ condition - 25.00

Full view of the Comic Confidential handbill:

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Closeup of the stained corner of the handbill:

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Closeup of the comic characters:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_cconfidential_closeup.jpg

 

 

CRUMB - David Lynch presents Terry Zwigoff's "CRUMB" - 1995 - Full color postcard promoting the opening of the movie at a Portland Oregon art movie theatre, Cinema 21 - 4" x 6" - Features full color photo of Crumb with young girl lifting her dress in background - Border artwork ala Crumb in dark green surrounded by black background margin - The cards disappeared quickly during the opening night - Ultra Rare - Pristine A/A- shape - 20.00

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CRUMB - David Lynch presents Terry Zwigoff's "CRUMB" - 1995 - 8 1/2" x 11" - Two-sided black and white movie opening flyer / handbill on slick paper stock features intricate border artwork by Crumb along with several paragraphs of spiels and 23 opening dates / locations across the US on backside - Pristine A- condition - 15.00

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EARTH - January 1971 - Vol. 2, Issue #1 - First/Only Printing Magazine - 8 1/2" x 10 15/16" - Full color cover by Bob Zoell "War is Insane" - Features three page black and white reprint of Robert Crumb's strip "Mr. Natural's 719th Meditation - Three interior pages featuring full color Bob Zoell illustrations w/text by John Gibson -Multiple small black and white illustrations by Spain Rodriguez and Larry Welz - 5 page article on Shuggie Otis, w/color photos - Full page black and white ad for Santana's Abraxas LP release - Full page ad for "Male Slacks / Jeans" featuring a semi-nude woman wearing only slacks with american flag design - Articles about the War, "Invocation of the Cement Spirit" w/full color nudes in abstract dance forms, Krishna Consciousnness, "Whole Earth Catalog" full page ad on the back cover, etc. - Missing centerfold detachable poster by Zoell, front cover worn from general handling, yellowing in the newsprint pages, etc. - Overall B/B- to B Condition - 25.00


First page of the Mr. Natural strip:

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Page Two and Three of the Mr. Natural strip:

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EARTH ISLAND #1 - "Journal of the Gathering Tribes" - 1970 - 10 63 / 64" x 8 13 /32" - Front cover only, thick dull coat paper - Great full color cover by R. Crumb features winged earth design, magazine logo (also by Crumb), green plant border design, two young punks in nose to nose discussion - Tiny bit of lower right corner (ding size) missing - Ultra Rare - Pristine B+ condition - 25.00

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/scans/earthisland.jpg


Full view of the R. Crumb Earth Island cover described above:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/earthisland.jpg


Closeup of the R. Crumb Earth Island cover described above:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/earthisland_closeup.jpg

 

 

JUXTAPOZ - Winter 1995 - Volume 2 #1 -
First/Only Printing Magazine - 9" x 12" - 1st Anniversary issue features full color front cover by Robert Williams along with  two page interview with Robert Crumb by Jon Longhi which includes two reprinted  Crumb black & white illos and a small full color photo of the artist, 10 pages of full color Robert Williams paintings along with interpretive text by Hope Urban, 4 pages of full color artwork by Ralph Steadman w/text by Gregory Daurer, an article about Robert Armstrong accompanied by his full color work - Essay by Robert Williams "The Elite Equation" - Minor light, small, mild bend (not creased) at upper right / upper left corner of many of the pages is hard to spot, extremely light wear at spine edge - Pristine A-/B+ Condition - 40.00

First page of the Robert Crumb interview:

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Full color front cover by Robert Williams:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/juxtapoz_williamscover.jpg


Closeup view of the Robert Williams front cover:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/juxtapoz_williamscover_closeup.jpg


Full color Robert Williams painting:

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Another surreality painting by Robert Williams, from the 10 page article:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/juxtapoz_williams_surrealscene.jpg


Painting from the Robert Williams article:

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Another painting from the Robert Williams article:

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More surreal work from the Robert Williams article:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/juxtapoz_williams_diner.jpg

 

 


KEEP ON TRUCKIN' STICKER  Vintage early '70s KEEP ON TRUCKIN' bumper sticker features the classic Robert Crumb (aka R. Crumb or jes' plain R Crumb) artwork - 4 1/2" x 9 7/32" - Printed on vinyl, has "FASSON easy-off PLASTICSIGN" crack'n-peel backside. Guaranteed early '70's issue! One of the boot versions produced in those years following the original appearance of the artwork in the comix - Ultra Mega Rare - Pristine A- condition - 25.00

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LARRY MARION POSTER AUCTION CATALOG COVER - Ca. 1992 or 1993 - One Printing Only - 8 1/2" x 11" - Black and white front cover illustration by R. Crumb - I believe this is a reproduction / reprint of an illustration Crumb used for a business card for Bob Sidebottom's shop in San Jose, though it may well have appeared somewhere else originally - Some of the interior auction pages have been underlined in red felt tip pen - Front cover has a circular 1" diameter (unevenly shaped) light stain at upper left corner - A few cover dings from handling, corner bends - Likely not many of these survived the trash can, being primarily disposable / outdated material, small print run - Ultra Mega Rare - 25.00


Full view of the cover

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THE MONKEY WRENCH GANG - From the 1990, 2nd printing Crumb illustrated hardback - This is the full color dust jacket (only) by R. Crumb with new photos of Crumb & Abbey that did not appear in the original 1985 (First printing) Crumb illustrated edition - Unfolded, this item has not been wrapped around a book, yet - 93.00

Full Jacket View:

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Another full view of the dust jacket, taken in better light (unfolded, has never been on a book):

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/mwg_1990_dust_jacket_crumb.jpg


Closeup of the dust jacket photo of R. Crumb & Edward Abbey at Arches National Monument:

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THE MONKEY WRENCH GANG by Edward Abbey - Tenth Anniversary Edition - Hardbound - First Printing of the 1985 Hardback with full color dust jacket by Crumb - This was the 1st edition with the infamous R. Crumb illustrations - Limited print run, 5,000 copies - 356 pages - Octavo [23.5 cm] - Black cloth with silver stamped titles on front board and back strip - Features eleven full page and thirty chapter head illustrations by the notorious Robert Crumb plus a full color front cover dust jacket art by R. Crumb - Dust Jacket is in Beautiful B+ condition, with minor small blemishes - Book has minor wear, a few of the last pages are dog eared in the lower corner - Fairly Scarce since few copies have weathered time well - Overall B+ Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

Full color front cover by R. Crumb (dust jacket):

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/mwg_1985.jpg


Upper right corner of front cover dust jacket:

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View of the back cover of the dust jacket:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/mwg_1985_back.jpg


Lower left back cover of dust jacket (light foxing visible):

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/mwg_1985_lowerleftback.jpg

 

 


THE MONKEY WRENCH GANG - Edward Abbey - Hardbound, Third Edition of Abbey's book - 356 pages - Published in 1990, this is the 2nd Dream Garden Press printing of the 10th Anniversary Edition with profuse illustrations by the notorious underground comic creator Robert Crumb - Lower print run than the 1985 edition of 5,000 copies, probably around 2,500 copies, plus or minus 500 copies - Sturdy red cloth boards stamped in silver, in glossy, full color front cover illustrated dust jacket by Robert Crumb - Inside back flap of dust jacket includes black and white photo of R. Crumb & Ed Abbey at Arches National Monument in Canyonlands National Park near Moab Utah, as well as some of the 1987 Monkey Wrench Gang Calendar illustrations not included in the 1985 edition, thus ALL of the R. Crumb drawings from both the first printing as well as the 1987 calendar - "Abbey's classic eco-vigilante novel in a charming reprint. Crumb's drawings add a certain satiric shadow to the narrative." bookseller's comment from the web - Dust Jacket is in Pristine A- Condition, hardbound book is in Pristine A/A- Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

View of the dust jacket front cover, illustrated by R. Crumb:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/mwg_dust_jacket_1990_edition.jpg


View of the back cover of the dust jacket artwork by R. Crumb:

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THE MONKEY WRENCH GANG - 1987 Calendar - First printing - 11 3/4" x 11 27/32" - Illustrations by Robert Crumb, Edward Abbey (RIP) text w/illustration colors interpreted by Mark Knudson - Published by Dream Garden Press in 1986 - Features cover illustration in same colors as hardback dust jacket, different scene & illo though, and back cover features the full color illustration from the hardback dust jacket. Inside front cover features black and white photo of Abbey and Crumb at Canyonlands National Park near Moab, Utah - 12 different colored illustrations inside, a few of which were not included in the first printing hardback book in 1985, along with the misc. small illustrations Crumb realized for the book. - Stress lines, bends along spine, some light discoloration in the white background, a few light, difficult to see bends in the front cover, minor corner dings - Relatively small print run for a nationally distributed calendar and since it did not sell well, a fairly scarce item nowadays - Beautiful B+ copy - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

 

 

NORTHWEST EXTRA! - December 1989 - Volume One, Number Ten - 17 5/8" x 11 5/16" - Black, white and red cover by R. Crumb along with Aline & Sophie, which was taken from Crumb's own Christmas Card - Crumb depicts himself as usual, with moustache, bottle bottom glasses burnt out doofus look, sweater, hard shoes, with brush in left hand while Aline and Sophie paint "Have a Happy Holiday" on easeled canvas - Tabloid published in Olympia Washington by Dennis P. Eichorn, Art Chantry as Art Director, distribution was primarily limited to the Pacific Northwest - 16 pages, excepting the cover, all in black and white on newsprint - Also features "terminology" comic strip by Charles Bukowski with ink by Michael Dougan, "The German Decade" by Hunter S. Thompson, "Book Review" strip by Harvey Pekar, "Somewhere in Pennsylvania" by Harvey Pekar, Joe Zabel & Gary Dum, centerfold by Mitch O'Connell, photo & text about Frank Zappa's cancelled appearance as host of the Tonight Show in the Rock n Roll Confidential column by Dave Marsh, Bad Boys strip by J.R. Williams, Topic Hair by Lynda Barry, Joe Bob Briggs goes to the drive-inn etc. - Very light aging in the paper - Pristine A- copy - 25.00

Full view of the Crumb Family cover:

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Closeup of the Crumb Family cover:

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NORTHWEST EXTRA! - May 1990 - Volume One, Number Thirteen - 17 5/8" x 11 5/16" - Black and white cover by R. Crumb features large illustration of Bukowski in suit gesturing with two fingers (courtesy Water Row Books) - Tabloid published in Olympia, Washington by Dennis P. Eichorn, Art Chantry as Art Director, with distribution primarily limited to the Northwest - 16 pages - Includes poetry and artwork "between the races" by Charles Bukowski, "The Horse Latitudes" by Robert Ferrigno, centerfold illustration by Michael Dougan, Bad Boys strip by J.R. Williams, Community of Whores by Hunter S. Thompson, "Do You Believe in Magic" by Lynda Barry, etc. - Extremely light aging in the paper - Pristine A- copy - 25.00

Full view of the Crumb / Bukowski cover:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_bukowski.jpg


Closeup View of the cover:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_bukowski_closeup.jpg

 

 

PROMETHEAN ENTERPRISES #1 - 1969 - Underground Magazine publication assembled in San Jose California - First / Only printing - 8 1/2 x 10 7/8" - 32 pages - Quality matt black & white textured heavy stock cover, has greenish tint - Front cover features an intense RICK GRIFFIN ravenous rat size Mickey Mouse like rodent using sword to devour battling eyeball creatures - Griffin ink illustration centerspread is an unused Steppenwolf cover drawing and photo of Rick playing guitar in an alley - Next two pages are Griffin illos also - In addition, there's work by Rob Brown, R. CRUMB, Greg Irons, Robert Inwood, George Metzger, Frank Frazetta, Al Williamson, etc. AND an inside border / logo by GRIFFIN - Editor was Jim Vadeboncour, Jr., Art Director was Al Davoren and Bud Plant was the third member of this mighty triumvirate of outside underground artwork publishing - Small print run due to limited distribution - Ultra Mega Rare - Beautiful B+ condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price - Click Below for front cover image -

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- View of cover of Promethean #1, inside front cover and a few select pages of Promethean #1 (click on the web address below):

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PROMETHEAN ENTERPRISES #2 - 1970 - Underground Magazine assembled in San Jose, California - 8 3/8" x 10 7/8" - First / Only Printing - 56 pages - Quality heavy stock zine features a RICK GRIFFIN cover (black on matt blue quality heavy stock) of the WHO at the Palladium design (see AOR for a full color poster image which was produced from this original appearance of the illustration) - Griffin centerfold illo of the drawing used as centerpiece illustration of FD-79 (Quaker Oats and his buddy's the Zig Zag Man, Family Dog, and other archetypes), R. Shubb, Greg Irons, R. Crumb, Victor Moscoso, John Fawcett, Kenneth Smith, Bob Zoell, Bob Inwood, Rob Brown, George Metzger, Spain Rodriguez, Frank Springer, George Barr, Parley L. Holman and others - Editor was Jim Vadeboncour, Jr. Art Director was Al Davoren and Bud Plant was the third member of this mighty triumvirate of outside underground artwork publishing - Ultra Mega Rare - Pristine B+ copy - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

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PROMETHEAN ENTERPRISES #3 - 1971 - Underground Magazine assembled in San Jose, California - 8 3/8" x 11" - 68 pages - Black and orange on white heavy stock cover features an incredible R. CRUMB illustration - 9 pages of R. CRUMB interior illustrations / strips / sketches in black and white, Weird Tales article by Emil Petaja with early cover reproductions (all black and white), along with black and white illustrations by Bob Zoell, George Metzger, Johnny Chambers, John Fawcett, Roy Krenkel, Richard Corben, Rob Brown, Neil Passey full page LED ZEPPELIN illustration, Spain Rodriquez, Kenneth Smith, centerfold by Bob Inwood, Wilhelm Busch, Dennis Nolan, Bob Rice, Jim Valadez, Bill Henry, Bhob Stewart, Raymond Wong, etc. - Magazine editor was Jim Vadeboncour, Jr., Art Director was Al Davoren and Bud Plant was the third member of this mighty triumvirate of outside underground artwork publishing Low print run, small distribution - Ultra Mega Rare - Pristine A-/B+ condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

Full view of the Promethean #3 cover by R. Crumb:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_prometheancover.jpg

 

 

PROMETHEAN ENTERPRISES #4 - ALL KINE COMICS BY Promethean ENTERPRISES (subtitle by Zoell) - 1971 - Underground Magazine assembled in San Jose, California - 8 3/8" x 10 3/4" - 80 pages - Full color glossy cover by Bob Zoell features young black kid airbrushed in 30's "rounded" comic style reading Promethean #3 (with Crumb cover showing), cartoon city in the background, 6 small kid characters in different positions surrounding center image of cover - Interior pages are printed on quality paper (as usual), black on white - 9+ pages of sketches by R. CRUMB (including the double page centerfold illo of a SNOID), black on glossy white back cover strip by RICK GRIFFIN, GREG IRONS contents page illo, 3 pages by VICTOR MOSCOSO, 5 page strip "Miraculous Tantric Tales by JOHN THOMPSON, 2 pages of George Metzger strips, 4 page strip "Comic Fans" by Vince Davis, 3 pages by John Fawcett, 6 page article on crime comics "Blast the Rats" by Al Davoren and Parley Holman, 2 1/2 pages of strips by JOHNNY CHAMBERS, 1 page strip by AL DAVOREN, 2 pages by Bob Inwood, 6 page Dennis Nolan strip, 1 page illo by ROB BROWN, 8 page strip by Tom Bird, 3 pages by Neil Passey (two feature a Zeppelin, one with semi nude women), 4 pages of panels by Keith Kleespies, 1 page illo by Doug Wildey, R.L. Tubbesing, Bhob Stewart, and 3 pages of sketches by Al Hurter "Nostalgia Corner" - Editor was Jim Vadeboncour, Art Director was Al Davoren and Bud Plant was the third member of this mighty triumvirate of outside underground artwork publishing - John Fawcett insert ROWBOAT illustration / cut-out construction is missing - Cover has been chewed on in a 3 small areas by silverfish, general handling blemishes - Rare - Beautiful B/B+ to B+ shape - 55.00

Bob Zoell's full color front cover for Promethean #4:

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R. Crumb's centerfold artwork from 1970 "The Nightmare" (later used for a signed & numbered print of the same name):

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/promethean_four_crumb_centerfold.jpg


Rick Griffin's back cover illustration:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/promethean_four_griffinbackcover.jpg


First page of the Crumb folio:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/promethean_four_crumbfolio.jpg


Originally created for a Led Zeppelin Salt Lake City, Utah concert poster by Neil Passey, though he created another artwork for the final poster:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/promethean_four_zeppelin.jpg

 

 

PROMETHEAN ENTERPRISES #5 - 1974 - Underground Magazine assembled in San Jose, California - 8 3/8" x 11" - 86 pages - Full color cover of painting by ROBERT WILLIAMS accompanies his magazine logo lettering - Interior pages in black and white on quality paper - 32 pages of strips & sketches by R. CRUMB including CRUMB interview by AL DAVOREN! - Contents page by Sci-Fi artist George Barr - 9 page George Metzger strip "Panoply Mind" - Centerfold poster "KSAN COMICS" early 70's strip by VICTOR MOSCOSO - 11 pages strip by Bob Inwood, 4 page strip by Vince Davis "Travels with Myron" (Moose), 2 pages of cartoon illos by BOB ZOELL, full color back cover by ALEX NINO, 2 pages of surreal comix by AL DAVOREN, 2 page moebius comic strip by Keith Kleespies, 1 page illustration by David Karbonik, 6 page Crime Comics strip by Clifford Neal and 1 page strip by TRINA - Editor was Jim Vadeboncour, Art Director was Al Davoren and Bud Plant was the third member of this mighty triumvirate of outside underground artwork publishing - I have a both the version with the printing errors as well as the corrected version which appeared soon after the problem was discovered - Rare - Pristine A- / B+ shape - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

Full color front cover of Promethean #5 by Robert Williams:

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Front cover of Promethean #5 with the gatefold open to reveal Robert Williams' complete cover painting:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/promethean_five_gatefoldcover.jpg


R. Crumb interview intro page:

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RAMPARTS - March 1972 - Full color front cover & 6 page article by Jon Stewart features / discusses the Bakshi FRITZ THE CAT animated movie, as well as Crumb's side of the fiasco - Also "Herein" is a four page article entitled "The Panthers After the Trial" by Art Goldberg, featuring a large black and white photo of Bobby Seale and Huey Newton - Cover is worn, 1 7/8" cover split along spine edge, cover has handling bends and is worn, interior pages have light toning (aging in the paper), partly removed address label at lower left edge of front cover (barely intruding into the cover image) - Ultra Rare - Beautiful B to B/B+ shape - 35.00

Full view of the Ramparts Fritz the Cat color cover by Bakshi:

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Closeup of the Fritz front cover:

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Original Ballantine cover for the Fritz the Cat book - Used as a full size page one of the Fritz the Cat article by Jon Stewart in Ramparts:

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Fritz article intro page with text & black and white movie scenes:

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R CRUMB CHECKLIST - By Don Fiene - A Boatner Norton Book published in in the Fall of 1981 - First Printing Hardbound Book - 7 1/4" x 10 7/16" - 170 pages - Black printing on interior newsprint pages - Full color wrap around dust jacket features a throng of various "head only" self portraits by R. Crumb along with his photo (hand colored) at the center of the front of the jacket - Four pages of color artwork on slick white stock inside - Fiene's painstaking scholarship annotates scores of published work of all sorts by the ever prodigious & prolific, if not out and out "epic" and usually unedited Robert Crumb - Pages have some light aging, due to the newsprint stock they are printed upon - Pristine A-/B+ to A- Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price
   
Front cover of R Crumb Checklist dust jacket:

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Back cover of R Crumb Checklist dust jacket:

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THE ROCKET #137 - March 1991 - Tabloid printed on newsprint & published in Seattle Washington at The Rocket Towers - 11 1/2" x 13 3/4" - 44 pages - Front cover in full color by P. Bagge features caricature of R. Crumb playing banjo whilst sitting, imagining a dressed woman's derriere in a a thought balloon, yellow background with red "THE ROCKET" lettering above, with caption "...Still Truckin' After All These Years!" - Rest of the newspaper is printed in black and white - Also features two page spread with large R. Crumb reprint (?) illustration covering multiple columns width top to bottom "How D'ya Shut This Goddamn Thing Off??? I Can't Stand it, I Tell You!!" featuring an exasperated, gasping & desperate Crumb clutching at a muzak speaker emerging from the ceiling, blaring plenty of loud note symbols indicating loud volume at close range, along with interview with R. Crumb by Michael Dougan, just prior to Crumb's exodus from what was left of the US, to France, his current home - AND, Rev. Horton Heat by Dennis White, Iron Maiden / Scorpions by Jeff Gilbert, mug shots of Jim Morrison taken in New Haven Connecticut highlighting Doors movie review & commentary by Doors members, large article on Hal Blaine (Elvis' drummer), centerfold featuring GWAR in bloody red, black and white comic / cartoon form in full stage regalia advertising upcoming gig at The Melody Ballroom on March 20, ad for upcoming NIRVANA gig at the Commodore Ballroom in BC March 8, Michael Dougan cartoon, Gary Heffern review, etc. - Pristine A- condition - 25.00

Peter Bagge "R. Crumb" front cover view:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_rocket.jpg


Interior interview illustration by Crumb:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_rocket_interviewillo.jpg

 

 

US - A PAPERBACK MAGAZINE #1 - 1969 - First Printing - Paperback book published by Bantam Books - KOZMIC KAPERS, 16 pages of black and white R. CRUMB sketches, along with short bio and small black & white photo - Poetry by JIM MORRISON of the DOORS along with short bio and small black & white photo - Poetry by Ed Sanders of the FUGS - etc. - Spine has some wear lines from reading though still tight, some general wear - Ultra Rare (low distribution) - Beautiful B/B+ to B+ condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

 

 

WHOLE EARTH REVIEW #47 - July 1985 - 10 9/16" x 7 11/16" - 122 pages - Features R. Crumb illustrated story "A Juvenile Democracy" by Gnaizda, one large black and white panel illustration on inside front cover "Face Reality!!! (No Easy Task) and small panel illo on opposite page "Why There's Nothing to It..." with small midget character proclaiming "We Shall Have a New Order" - Subscription copy has handling bends in front cover from being thumbed, though difficult to see (no color flaking) except from an angle - Front cover has full color FLYING SAUCERS IN SAN FRANCISCO photo advertising interior story - Includes a full page review of Edward Abbey's book "The Monkey Wrench Gang", the edition illustrated by R. Crumb and features small illustration from the book as well as miniature view of the Crumb front cover - Also features Ursula LeGuin & Anne Herbert - Light aging in the paper - Ultra Rare - Beautiful B/B+ to B+ condition - 35.00

Lead article illustration by R. Crumb:

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Closeup view of the Monkey Wrench Gang review illustration by Crumb:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_wholeearth_mwgcloseup.jpg


Full view of the Monkey Wrench Gang review page:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_wholearth_mwgreview.jpg

 

 

WILD DOG - 1985 - First printing poster - 18" x 24" - Full color - Originally created to promote a magazine which remains unpublished - Comic artwork by R. Crumb and Victor Moscoso features an unflattering caricature of S.F.'s former mayor Dianne Feinstein as "Bo Peep" with her dress forming a capital dome with lots of police and criminals duking it out underneath, in the shadow of her black nyloned legs, with magazine logo above - Scarce - Pristine B+/A- to B+ condition - 125.00

Full view of the Wild Dog poster:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/wild_dog_crumb_moscoso.jpg


Closeup of the Wild Dog poster:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/wild_dog_crumb_moscoso_detail.jpg

 


YAZOO CATALOG - "The Most Comprehensive Collection of Historical Acoustic Blues" - Original issue (Ca. early 90's to 1993) - 8 3/8" x 10 27/32" - 20 pages of slick paper - Front cover features five or six R. Crumb acoustic blues LP covers in full color along with several non-Crumb acoustic blues covers, deep blue background / border - Interior black and white pages includes many LP covers with artwork by Robert Crumb (R. Crumb) along with plenty of black and white photos of the blues greats Charley Patton, Mississippi John Hurt, Big Bill Broonzy, Bo Carter, Reverend Gary Davis, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Furry Lewis, Blind Boy Fuller, Charlie Patton, Lightnin' Hopkins, Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Tampa Red, Ma Rainey, Albert King, etc. - Ultra Rare - Pristine A- condition - 25.00


Full view of the color front cover, featuring a few R. Crumb LP covers:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_yazoo.jpg


Closeup cover view of the left side of the color LP covers:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_yazoo_left.jpg


Closeup cover view of the bottom part of the cover, featuring several LP covers in full color:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_yazoo_bottom.jpg

 

 

YELLOW DOG SET - 12 Tabloids - Special 5th Anniversary Limited Edition - May, 1973 - Issues #1 through 12 - Include the two double issues #9/10 & #11/12 - In Original stamped "YELLOW DOG TABLOIDS 1-12 SPECIAL 5th ANNIVERSARY LIMITED EDITION" Manila Envelope - Tabloids all have light to medium paper aging - the manila envelope is worn and weathered - The comics are in great condition, though there's a minor handling tear at a few corners - Rare - Pristine A- to B+/A- condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

Full view of the Print Mint stamped manila envelope:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_yellowdog.jpg


Closeup of worn corner of envelope:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/crumb_yellowdog_corner.jpg

 

 

ZAP #2 - Press Sheet of four uncut, full color covers by R. Crumb - June, 1968 - 50 cent cover price - First Printing (possibly Second Printing, fairly heavy slick stock) - Four (4) Uncut Covers as Press Proof Sheet - 22 9/16" x 28 1/2" Unfolded - 22 9/16" x 14" and 22 9/16" x 14 1/2" are the measurements of the two halves (two covers each) - Front side features the full color front and back covers by R. Crumb, back side features inside front cover and inside back cover black & white strips by Rick Griffin (his first appearance in ZAP) - This item was owned by Rick Griffin until he gave it to a friend of mine back in 1968 - Folded vertically between the sets of covers (does not intrude into the imagery of any of the covers) for Griffin to take home from the printers - This press sheet was folded vertically along the white margin between the sets of covers - Light wrinkling, difficult to see except at an angle, at lower left corner of unfolded sheet (does not disrupt the surface color) and minor light, small wrinkles and bends at the edges from general handling - Ultra Mega Rare - Pristine B+ condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

Full view of the entire sheet of four uncut covers by R. Crumb

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/zap_two_crumb_griffin.jpg


Closeup of two of the color Crumb covers:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/zap_two_crumb_griffin_closeup.jpg


Full view of all four of the Rick Griffin black and white strips on the inside covers:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/zap_two_crumb_griffin_backside.jpg


Closeup of the Rick Griffin black and white inside cover strips:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/zap_two_crumb_griffin_backside_closeup.jpg


UNDERGROUND COMIX SECTION


ARCADE #2 "The Comics Revue" - Summer 1975 - 20,000 copies printed - First/Only Printing - 8 1/4" x 10 5/8" - Published by The Print Mint - 44 pages - Features Full color front cover by Robert Crumb - Interior strips include:  "Modern America" by R. Crumb - "Advanced Motoring Tips #682 by Gilbert Shelton - "Where are they Now" by Kim Deitch - "Who Killed Lenny Bruce" by Paul Krassner w/ illustrations by Robert Crumb - "Average Day on Mission Street" by Spain Rodriguez - "Real Dream" by Art Spiegelman - "Nard n' Pat" by Jay Lynch - "Sawney Beane" by Jim Osbourne - and more... - Front cover has some light color wear at spine (see image link below), minor wear at corners from general handling - Beautiful B+ condition - Inquire for Current Price & Availability

Full color R. Crumb cover of Arcade #2:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/arcade_two.jpg


ARCADE #4 - "The Comics Revue" - Winter 1975 - 20,000 copies printed - First/Only Printing - 8 1/8" x 10 1/2" - Published by The Print Mint - 52 pages - Features full color front cover by Robert Crumb - Interior strips include:  "Frosty the Snowman and his Friends" by R. Crumb - "Fun City in Ba'Dan" by William Burroughs w/ illustrations by S. Clay Wilson - "As the Mind Reels / A Soap Opera" by Art Spiegelman - "An Ugly Incident" by Robert Williams - "Stalin" by Spain Rodriguez - SIDESHOW featuring Gilbert Shelton, Justin Green, Robert Armstrong, Aline Kominsky etc. - Very light wear along spine, minor, light cover wear - Beautiful B+ condition - Inquire for Availability  & Current Price

Full color R. Crumb cover of Arcade #4:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/arcade_four.jpg

 


ARCADE #5 - "The Comics Revue" - Spring 1976 - 20,000 copies printed - First/Only Printing - 8 1/8" x 10 1/2" - Published by The Print Mint - 52 pages - Features full color cover by Jay Lynch with full color back cover "Deceasedland" by Robert Williams - Interior strips include:  "Cry Baby's Blues" by R. Crumb (black and white only, reproduced in full color in "The R. Crumb Coffee Table Art Book" - Commedia Dell ' Zippy" by Bill Griffith - Famous Frauds / The Great Ajeeb" by Kim Deitch - "Some Boxes for the Salvation Army" by Art Spiegelman - "The Corpse Gobblin' Ogre of Columbite Mountain" by  S. Clay Wilson - "Gotterdammerung" by Spain Rodriguez - "Zen Time" by Justin Green - "Mondo Condo" by Aline Kominsky - and others - Front cover is worn (see photo linked below) and back cover has some bends along the spine - Pristine B/B+ to B+ condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

Full color cover of Arcade #5 by Jay Lynch:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/arcade_five.jpg

 

 

ARCADE #6 - "The Comics Revue" - Summer 1976 - 20,000 to 25,000 copies printed (Kennedy did not list a print run for this issue) - First/Only Printing - 8 1/8" x 10 1/2" - Published by The Print Mint - 52 pages - Features full color front cover by R. Crumb - Interior strips include: "Those Cute Little Bearzie-Wearzies, in Ain't it Nice" by Robert Crumb - "Nervous Rex" by Art Spiegelman - Social Problems of the Toadettes" by Bill Griffith - "Monster Bride" by S. Clay Wilson - Willy Murphy, A Portfolio - "Deadline" by Spain Rodriguez - and others - Front cover has minor, small blemishes, mostly at the cover edges, back cover shows a few bends at the spine (difficult to see until you look closely, at an angle) - Pristine B+ condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price 

R. Crumb's full color Arcade #6 cover:

http://www.postergeist.com/posters/Comic/arcade_six.jpg

 

 

ARTISTIC COMICS - March 1973 - Golden Gate Publishing Company in S.F., CA - 68 pages - First Printing (has a $1.00 sticker pasted over the .75 cent price) - 7" x 10" - Full color front cover by Robert Crumb - Interior black and white pages are excerpted from the "secret sketchbooks" of R. Crumb! - Cover has light wear, as does back cover - Pristine B+ to A-/B+ condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

 

 

BIG ASS COMICS #1 - 8th Printing - Full color R. Crumb covers along with 26 pages of his black and white strips - Very light cover wear - Pristine A-/B+ condition - 5.00

 

 

BIG ASS COMICS #2 - 1st Printing - 50 cent cover price, no Crumb copyright at bottom of first page - Full color covers by Robert Crumb along with 26 pages of his black and white strips inside - Very light cover wear, lower right corner barely dinged, light aging in the paper - Pristine B+ shape - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

 

 

BLACK AND WHITE COMICS - 2nd Printing -75 cent cover price - Published by Apex Novelties - Full color covers by Robert Crumb along with 26 pages of his black and white comix inside - Extremely light cover wear - Pristine A-/B+ Condition - 15.00

 

 

DESPAIR ("Plunge into the Depths of...") - First Printing, late 1969 - 20,000 copies published by The Print Mint - 50 cent cover price - Full color covers by Robert Crumb along with 26 pages of his black white comix inside - Very light cover wear, a few minor dings - Pristine A-/B+ to B+ Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

 

 

DIRTY LAUNDRY COMICS ("Aline and Bob's") #1 - July 1974 - Published by Cartoonists Co-op - 75 cent cover price - 7" x 10 1/8" - Full color covers by Robert Crumb and Aline Kominsky, along with 34 pages of the duo's black and white comix inside - Light cover wear - Pristine B+ Condition - 9.50

 

 

EL PERFECTO COMICS - 2nd Printing - Published by The Print Mint - 10,000 copies in this print run only - Full color front cover by Robert Crumb along with a one page black and white strip inside - Two page strip by Spain Rodriguez - One page Furry Freak Brothers strip by Gilbert Shelton - Two page strip by Victor Moscoso - One page strip by Bobby London - Lower right corner has been bumped, producing a few very light bends (could easily be ironed out) - Pristine B+ Condition - 11.50

 


FACTS OF LIFE FUNNIES - 1972 - 50 cent cover price - Full color front cover by Gilbert Shelton along with a five page black and white Freak Brothers strip inside - Four black and white interior pages of comix by Robert Crumb - Also features work by Bobby London, Ted Richards, Gary Hallgren and others - This is an anomalous copy in that the front cover features "orange beer cans" with a white background panel at the lower left corner (Kennedy did not describe this variant of the first printing) - Cover has some handling wear including a very light tea or coffee stain and some light wrinkling - Beautiful B/B+ Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

 

 

HOME GROWN FUNNIES - 2nd Printing - 50 cent cover price - Published by Kitchen Sink Enterprises, May 1971 - 20,000 copies of this edition were printed - Full color front and back covers by Robert Crumb along with 26 pages of his black and white comix inside, including a three page Angel Food McSpade strip & the feature length "Whiteman meets Big Foot" strip - Cover wear at upper left corner, including 1" clean rip at top left spine edge, light aging in the interior newsprint pages - Beautiful B/B+ to B+ Condition - 15.00

 

 

HUNGRY CHUCK BISCUITS COMICS AND STORIES #1 - 1971 - First Printing - Kitchen Sink Enterprises printed 10,000 copies of this edition - Cover by Dan Clyne - Two pages of black and white jam session featuring the spontaneous comix work of Robert Crumb, Jay Lynch, Jay Kinney, and Bruce Walthers - One black and white page by Joel Beck is included inside - Also features black and white interior comix by Skip Williamson, Dan Clyne - Has faint "tea cup" shaped ring stain at center of front cover (not easily seen until one looks closely) - Light spine wear from being read, general handling is evident - Beautiful B/B+ Condition - 11.50  

 

 

HUP #4 - 1992 - Underground Comic - Mutant / Variant with double full color cover (inside front covers are black and white), two covers originally stapled to the guts of the comic instead of one - R. Crumb full color cover artwork as well as all of the  black and white interior pages - Includes "Mr. Natural and Flakey Foont in A BITCHIN' BOD'! and featuring (sort of) "DEVIL GIRL" which is the strip that Aline pulled once out of Robert's trash can, discussed by Aline & Robert during part of the "CRUMB" movie (Devil Woman running around without a head, etc.) - Light vertical spine stress from being read - Ultra Mega Rare as a Mutant issue w/ two covers - Beautiful B+ copy - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

 

 

HYDROGEN BOMB AND BIOCHEMICAL WARFARE FUNNIES #1 - First Printing (First and Third printing are thought to be indistinguishable from each other) - $1.00 cover price - May 26, 1970 - Published by The Rip-Off Press - 60 pages - Full color front and back covers by Gilbert Shelton along with 19 pages of his black and white comix inside, which include features Wonder Wart Hog & Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers work  - One page of Robert Crumb black and white comix - Five pages by the late, great Greg Irons - Two pages by Robert Williams - One page by S. Clay Wilson - Three pages by Dave Sheridan - Three pages by Fred Schrier - Along with others... - Very light cover wear - Pristine A-/B+ to B+ Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

 

 

MOTOR CITY COMICS #1 - 4th Printing - Published by Rip-Off Press - Full color front and back covers by Robert Crumb along with 26 pages of his black and white comix inside - Light cover wear - Pristine B+ Condition - 11.00

 

 

MOTOR CITY COMICS #2 - 3rd Printing - Published by Rip-Off Press - Full color front and back covers by Robert Crumb along with 26 pages of his black and white comix inside - Light cover wear, small rip along with "bump" at upper left corner of front cover - Beautiful B/B+ to B+ Condition - 12.50

 

 

MR. NATURAL #1 - 3rd Printing - Feb 19, 1971 - 20,000 copies - Printed by Apex Novelties  and published by the S.F. Comic Book Company - Full color front and back covers by Robert Crumb along with 26 pages of black and white comix, mostly featuring Mr. Natural - Pristine A-/B+ Condition - 27.00

 

 

MR. NATURAL #2 - 3rd Printing - 75 cent cover price - Published by Apex Novelties - Full Color front and back covers by Robert Crumb along with 26 pages of his black and white comix inside, primarily featuring Mr. Natural - Pristine A-/B+ to A- Condition - 20.00

 

 

THE PEOPLE'S COMICS - 2nd Printing - 75 cent cover price - April 1976 - Published by Kitchen Sink Enterprises - 5,000 copies of this printing were distributed - Full color front and back covers by Robert Crumb along with 26 black and white pages of comix inside - Fritz the Cat is murdered at the end of a 14 page strip - Very light cover wear, minor bends at upper left corner of cover, tiny clean rip in back cover - Pristine B+ Condition - 25.00

 

 

SAN FRANCISCO COMIC BOOK #3 - Aug. 1971 - First/Only Printing - 20,000 copies were printed - Printed by The Print Mint for the San Francisco Comic Book Company - Full color wrap around cover by Robert Crumb along with four black and white pages+ of comix inside - Three pages by George Metzger - Four page strip by Trina - Two page spread by Jim Osbourne - Intro page by Greg Irons - Three page Artist's Jam Session featuring Gilbert Shelton, Spain Rodriguez, Robert Williams, Robert Crumb, Greg Irons, Joel Beck, Kim Deitch, S. Clay Wilson, Jaxon etc. - Very light cover wear - Pristine A-/B+ Condition - 45.00

 


UNEEDA COMIX - First is believed to be indistinguishable from the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th printing - August 1970 to 1973 - 50 cent  cover price - Published by The Print Mint - Full color covers by Robert Crumb along with 26 pages of his black and white comix inside - Five page Mr. Natural story starring Schuman the Human & Flakey Foont - Fourteen page Honey Bunch Kaminski strip - Very light cover wear - Pristine B+ Condition - 30.00

 

 

YOUR HYTONE COMIX #1 - 6th Printing - Printed by Apex Novelties - Full color front and back covers by Robert Crumb along with 26 pages of his black and white comix inside - Subject of many printings of later posters, Crumb's "Tommy Toilet sez:  Don't Forget to Wipe your Ass Folks!" appears in full color on back cover (this may or may not have been the first appearance of this "historic manifestation of excredmeditation" - Extremely light cover wear, minor wrinkles near spine on back cover - Pristine A-/B+ to B+ Condition - 9.00

 

 

XYZ COMICS - 3rd Printing - Oct. 1974 - 10,000 copies of this printing were distributed - 75 cent cover price - Published by Kitchen Sink Enterprises - Full color covers by Robert Crumb along with 26 pages of his black and white comix inside - Minor, very light cover wear - Pristine A- Condition - 15.00

 

 

ZAP #4 - 3rd or 4th Printing - 75 cent cover price - Published by Apex Novelties - Full color wrap around covers by Victor Moscoso along with his six page black and white comix inside - Twelve pages of black and white comix by Robert Crumb, including four page "Mr. Natural takes a Vacation" strip - Five page Wonder Wart Hog strip by Gilbert Shelton - Five pages of black and white comix by Robert Williams - Ten page S. Clay Wilson strip - Three pages of comix by Spain Rodriguez - Three page Artist Jam Session strip featuring Rick Griffin, R. Crumb, Gilbert Shelton, Victor Moscoso, Spain Rodriguez - Light cover wear - Beautiful B/B+ to B+ Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price

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