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The Daily LITG 30th August 2019 Happy Birthday Robert Crumb

The Daily LITG, 30th August 2019, Happy Birthday Robert Crumb

Figuarts Figure DC's Legion Skin Colour Change Between Original and Reprinted Superman #14, Out Today LATE: DC Comics Cancels Orders For Shazam! #9, #10 and #11 Jim Lee's Art from Legion of Superheroes, the Answer to Amazon Rainforest Fires and Jeffrey Epstein?Happening today...Indiana Comic Con, Indianapolis Convention Center, Indiana, until Sunday. Rainbow Rowell and Faith[...]

Robert Crumb 1969 Fritz The Cat Cover Art Sells For Record $717000 At Auction

Robert Crumb 1969 Fritz The Cat Cover Art Sells For Record $717,000 At Auction

  Robert Crumb's Fritz the Cat original cover art for the 1969 Ballantine collection of Fritz stories has just hammered at Heritage Auctions tonight for a record $717,000 Tonight's result is the highest price ever publicly paid for a piece of original art from an American comic book, eclipsing blockbuster sales of recent years such as:The[...]


Kickstarter From The Heart: Blood Red Moon And Hunt Emersons Hot Jazz

Kickstarter From The Heart: Blood Red Moon And Hunt Emerson's Hot Jazz

I won’t be the first, or the last, to compare Emerson’s artistic flare and comedic talent and alternative take on the world to one Robert Crumb, but how often is Crumb ever out of print? And not for 25 years I would argue For me, there is a real need to have these strips back[...]

Limited Edition Of The Complete Zap Comix Will Include 17th Unpublished Issue

Limited Edition Of The Complete Zap Comix Will Include 17th Unpublished Issue

From Fantagraphic Books comes The Complete Zap Comix collection, which compiles every cover and every story in Robert Crumb’s underground comics world The multi-volume, slipcased hardcover set will also include the 17th unpublished issue with work by Crumb, Moscoco, Wilson, Rodriguez, Shelton, Mavrides, and Williams Plus, an introduction by Crumb and an oral history of[...]

The Guardian Vs. Comic Books

The Guardian Vs. Comic Books

They have serialised Posy Simmonds' graphic novels, run special issues to accompany the British Library exhibitions and generally put comic books on the front page of more of their weekend magazines and culture guides than any other English language newspaper, and have refrained from "Biff Bam Kerpows" in the process.Which is why so many were disappointed by[...]

Cyberpunks Influence On Brian Woods Channel Zero And The Couriers

Cyberpunk's Influence On Brian Wood's Channel Zero And The Couriers

Most notable is Robert Crumb for his work on Fritz the Cat, which was popular in the hippie counterculture scene, and Gary Panter who defined the grungy style of the Los Angeles punk scene with his drawings for the punk fanzine Slash Magazine (62) Channel Zero, also published without the Comics Code Authority, creates a[...]

Things To Do In London In July If You Like Comics &#8211 Neil Gaiman Melinda Gebbie Steve Rude Alejandro Jodorowsky Dave Gibbons Robert Crumb And More

Things To Do In London In July If You Like Comics – Neil Gaiman, Melinda Gebbie, Steve Rude, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Dave Gibbons, Robert Crumb And More

With alcohol. Saturday, July 12th The London Film And Comic ConEarls Court 2, 10am onwardsTrue Believers Awards,Earls Court 2, 7.30pm Sunday, July 13th The London Film And Comic Con Earls Court 2, 10am onwards Monday 14th July Robert Crumb, Gilbert Shelton and Friends: From the Comics Underground to the CourtroomBritish Library, 18.30-20.00This is a rare chance to hear both talk about their careers –[...]


Four Color Roots Part 4: X-Men Image Exodus Batman Redefined In Animation (1991-1992)

Four Color Roots Part 4: X-Men, Image Exodus, Batman Redefined In Animation (1991-1992)

Then, there were eyestrain-inducing facsimile pages from Robert Crumb’s 1989 tribute to Harvey Kurtzman At this time, I only knew of Crumb as a lovable goofball trying to hunt down back issues he couldn’t find I related.Then there was a compelling, bewildering page on the 1960s’ underground comix era, including the truly puzzling (at this[...]

The Aussie Comics Round Up &#8211 Headspace Da n Dill Winter City

The Aussie Comics Round Up – Headspace, Da 'n Dill, Winter City

I usually try to avoid comparisons but Naylor’s work contains that Robert Crumb feel – normal situations with some surreal art and cutting social commentary It’s that good I’m sad I missed it first time around and I’m damn glad I’m reading it now.Have a look for yourself here.Winter CityGiven my previous coverage of Winter[...]

Robert Crumb Sketchbooks Rearranged For America From Taschen. Only $800.

Robert Crumb Sketchbooks, Rearranged For America, From Taschen. Only $800.

Taschen America, purveyors all bookish things big and beautiful, are releasing a six-book boxed set of Robert Crumb's sketches from 1964 to 1982.Based on the original seven volume series from German publisher Zweitausendeins published from the eighties through to the nineties, and accompanying Taschen's own Sketchbook set from 1982 to 2011, this time it has[...]

Screws Al Goldstein Passes (NOT)

Screw's Al Goldstein Passes? (NOT)

He published Robert Crumb, Milton Knight, Brad Holland, Danny Hellman, Bob Fingerman, John Holmstrom, Wally Wood, Art Spiegelman, Danny Hellman, Spain Rodriguez, Peter Bagge and many more He didn't have to publish comics to sell the paper, but he wanted to A wide circle of friends, cartoonists report meeting the likes of Bill Gaines, Buck[...]

Sunday Runaround &#8211 Crumbwoman Laser Lot And A Body Painted Punisher

Sunday Runaround – Crumbwoman, Laser Lot And A Body Painted Punisher

Mattel’s designers took Johns’ new words and old art and created an action figure that will debut in July at Comic-Con International.The Forbes Theory On John Blake In The Dark Knight Rises Okay, let’s take a closer look at that chalk symbol… Guillem March - Ilustrador Catwoman #0 reimagined by Guillem March as a Robert Crumb drawing.BODY PAINT[...]


When Robert Crumb Went To India Comic Con &#8211 Pictures

When Robert Crumb Went To India Comic Con – Pictures

As did Robert Crumb, Random House and a whole bunch of publishers, fans and cosplayers Here's hoe it looked, with photos from day two and three...[gallery] Mayank Khurana from comicaddicts.com went to the Second Annual Comic Con in Delhi at the weekend As did Robert Crumb, Random House and a whole bunch of publishers, fans[...]

Sunday Runaround &#8211 When Robert Crumb Went To India

Sunday Runaround – When Robert Crumb Went To India

They seem to be churned out of a factory with the same old plot! It is amazing that Comic Con India was able to get Robert Crumb here.IndiaWatch3: Indeed he is Crumb is in Delhi. Any special reasons for coming to India? Robert Crumb: We came not just for the invite, but also because my wife[...]

Robert Crumb Pulls Out Of Australian Tour Over Pervert Jibes

Robert Crumb Pulls Out Of Australian Tour Over Pervert Jibes

With the headline "Smutty Show A Comic Outrage", it looked at Robert Crumb's upcoming Australian appearance, stating "a self-confessed sex pervert whose explicit comic drawings cannot be shown in Australia is to deliver a talk and hold a special exhibition at the Sydney Opera House."Last year, the same event hosted Neil Gaiman and Eddie Campbell[...]

Bryan Talbots Expanded Digital Naked Artist

Bryan Talbot's Expanded Digital Naked Artist

From Alan Moore to Frank Miller to Robert Crumb, they're all in here, with illustrations from the amazing Hunt Emerson.He tells me; "I'd started collecting more anecdotes, just on the off-chance that it might have been worth doing a sequel, but the book was so poorly advertised thatnot many people heard of it The stories have[...]