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    Robert Crumb Motor City Comics #1 Complete 1-Page Story "Deep Meaning Comics" Original Art (Rip Off Press, 1969-70). A historic Underground Comix title, Motor City yields this profound commentary on the meaning of life its ownself as an Existential Quandary that can be resolved only in these words: "Let's have an orgy..." A self-caricature figures in the narrative, insisting, "You might as well give up..." The caricatured narrator's name, Savanna Foomo, is a wordplay takeoff on the Asian politician Souvanna Phouma, who was Prime Minister of Laos at the time this page was published. A lower-tier sidebar, "The Desperate Character," contains an element of nudity in a context of childbirth. Classic prime-stage early Crumb, rendered spontaneously in ink on Bristol board with penciled preliminary drawing. The 8" x 12.25" image area has been Plexiglas-front framed to 17.25" x 20.25". Light toning, faint spot-staining at the lower edge, pencil erasures around the margins, affixed to a matte. In Very Good condition.

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