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Artists Class Action Lawsuit Against Midjourney & Stable Diffusion AI
Jack Kirby, Siya Oum, Bryan K Vaughan, Klaus Janson, Chip Zdarsky, Will Eisner, Phil Jimenezm Mike Deodato, Matt Fraction, Bart Sears, Mike Mayhew, Tony Moore,  Aaron McGruder, Al Williamson, Albert Uderzio, Mobius, Alex Raymonf, Alex Rodd, Alex Toth, Angus McKie, Brian Bolland, Brian Stelfreeze, Bruce Timm, Charls Burns, Chris Ware, Daniel Clowes, Dave Gibbons, Dave[...]
Twisted Sister Aline Kominsky-Crumb Has Died, Aged 74
It was there that she met underground cartoonists Spain Rodriguez and Kim Deitch via former drummer of the  Fugs band, Ken Weaver, and saw her start making underground comics herself and moving to San Francisco, where she met Robert Crumb. Aline Kominsky-Crumb at the Gray Center, University of Chicago, 2012 /Karen Green from NYC Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license. Aline Kominsky-Crumb started[...]
Robert Crumb's Mr Natural, The Strangest Cameo In Chip'N'Dale Movie
Natural, the comic book character created by Robert Crumb in 1967, first appearing as Mr Natural: The Zen Master in Yarrowstalks #1, and becoming an iconic counter culture figure after starring in 1968's Zap Comix #1, later getting his own titular title. Screencap: Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers on Disney+ A mystic guru, modern-day hermit and storyteller,[...]
How London's Orbital Comics Is Selling Robert Crumb In Lockdown
They also have the exclusive rights to sell a new Robert Crumb collection of stories. The new Robert Crumb book, and Shift comic book, at Orbital Comics. As well as one of the more desirable back issue collections around right now. Walls of comic books at Orbital. Back issues of comic books at Orbital. All that vinyl… Soho Music/Zippo Records. Soho Music/Zippo[...]
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 Erin Hicks sign Pumpkinheads from[...]
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 original[...]
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
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
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[...]
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 – Neil Gaiman, Melinda Gebbie, Steve Rude, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Dave Gibbons, Robert Crumb And More
With alcohol. Saturday, July 12th The London Film And Comic Con Earls Court 2, 10am onwards True 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 Courtroom British Library, 18.30-20.00 This is a rare chance to hear both talk about their careers –[...]
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 City Given my previous coverage of Winter[...]
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[...]
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 – 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 – 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-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ [...]
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
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 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[...]