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    Robert Crumb The People's Comics Complete 4-Page Story (Golden Gate Publishing, 1972). "The Confessions of R. Crumb" is the story where Robert turns his acerbic wit on himself, with no holds barred! Here it is, in all its beautifully detailed glory (original printings of the story are quite dark -- see The Complete Crumb Comics Volume 8). Wow, what a trip! No one else was doing material like this back in 1972! After exclaiming he'll never leave the good ol' USA (Crumb now lives in France, where he's been since the late 1990s), Robert has a fever dream. In it, he becomes the "lost" Marx Brother Gummo before reverting back to the womb, only to be kicked out into the cold cruel world at the story's bitter conclusion (the "read on" note in the last panel refers to the second story in People's Comics, "The R. Crumb $ucke$$ Story"). The art is in ink on Bristol board, with an average per-page image size of 8" x 12", and each page is matted to an overall size of 16" x 20". Other than very minor handling wear, the art is in Excellent condition. From the Felix Dennis Estate.

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