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    Robert Crumb Zap Comix #3 "Hairy!" Complete 3-Page Story Original Art (Apex Novelties, 1968). Two hairy hippies have a helluva good time in this drenched-in-dope three-pager that appeared in the classic Zap Comix #3, originally released in 1968. This is Crumb at his most casual and loose, with little regard to detail like getting panel borders straight; in fact, the pages look as if the story was completely drawn "on the fly" in the backseat of someone's car or outside in the park, after indulging in a few joints. This kind of "what the hell" sketchy approach would eventually be abandoned by Crumb for a more studied, detailed style (especially his more current work), but we love this strip's devil-may-care attitude. It's funny, too!
    Zap pages rarely change hands between collectors, or come to public market, making them often the highlight of a fine collection.
    The art is created in ink over very light pencils on paper or thin board with an approximate image area of 7" x 11". The first page is in two sections matted together. All three are in matching Plexiglas front frames measuring 15.5" x 19". Other than light toning and very minor handling, they are in Excellent condition. From the Eric Sack Collection.

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

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