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    Robert Crumb - Original Art for Snatch Comics, Complete 3-Page Story "Backwater Blues" (Unknown, circa 1970). The only comic book artist collected by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Robert Crumb has a world-wide reputation among modern art collectors. This genius, and we don't use the word lightly, almost always works alone, doing the penciling, inking, and lettering of every page he does. This allows him to produce completely singular work that is the brutal, direct, and uncompromising channeling of his subconscious. Crumb speaks to the dreams, fears, prejudices, and nightmares that lurk in the dark corners of the collective mind. This story, from an unknown issue of Snatch, featuring two of his continuing characters Angelfood McDevilsfood and Mr. Snoid, is a outrageous example of his work. One hundred percent politically incorrect, you find yourself alternately laughing at and appalled by the story, reflecting on it long after you've read it. The art and story work together so seamlessly that, at first, you may not fully appreciate the art. Crumb's big-foot cartoon style with its detailed cross-hatching is extremely pleasing to the eye. If you are looking for that "killer" Crumb piece, this is it. Art is very clean with no white-out or markings. Overall size is approximately 11"x 14". Image size is approximately 8" x 12".

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