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    Robert Crumb (as "R. Scum") Snatch Comics #1 Inside Back Cover Illustration Original Art (Apex Novelties, 1968). Back in the 1950s, when Robert Crumb was growing up, there was a certain type of pocket-sized humor magazine available that, ahem, catered strictly to men. In between grainy black and white photos of nude or semi-nude women were single-panel cartoons, usually featuring men lusting after well-proportioned young ladies. Crumb and his Underground Comix buddies all remembered those smutty little magazines well, and they created Snatch Comics with this template in mind. In this crisply-drawn inside back cover to the first issue, Crumb nails the concept with a man who is drooling -- quite literally, all over himself -- at the sight of his well-endowed female companion. The art is in ink on bristol, with an image area of approximately 4.75" x 6.75", and is attractively mounted to an overall 7.5" x 9.5". It's enough to make you want to say, "Gosh, it's swell!" or maybe just mutter "Heh heh heh!!" under your breath!

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

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    August, 2011
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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