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    Robert Crumb Despair #1 Complete 1-Page Story "Morbid Sense of Humor" Original Art (Print Mint Inc, 1969). The inside front cover for this one-shot features a rather gruesome self-portrait of R. Crumb as a sadist. Crumb often presented himself in an exaggerated and uncomplimentary light for self-deprecating comedic effect. This hard poke-in-the-eye piece has been reprinted several times, including in Carload o' Comics, The Complete Crumb Comics #6, and The R. Crumb Handbook, making it a rather well-known piece. Crafted in ink on Bristol board with an image area of 8" x 12". The board is very slightly toned, and there is a very minor scratch that runs almost imperceptibly from the second panel into the third. Overall in Excellent condition.

    More information about Robert Crumb, also known as Crumb, Robert, Robert Crumb, Crumb, R., R. Crumb.

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    February, 2018
    22nd-24th Thursday-Saturday
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