Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Robert Crumb Fritz the Cat and Vampire and Other Characters Sketchbook Page Original Art (1960). Underground Comix pioneer Crumb figured out early on that "when I'm not drawing, I'm nothing," as he has often said. So he drew, and drew, and drew some more, all the way through a 1960s breakthrough to present-day acclaim as one of the Great American Artists. This early-day page of school-workbook paper includes Crumb's most famous early creation, Fritz the Cat, originally known as Fred the Cat. A scary-looking vampire is unusual, inasmuch as Crumb seldom draws horror-type characters. Signed at lower right. Additional sketches appear on reverse. This page measures approximately 7" x 8.5". Moderate age-toning. Very Good condition.

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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2019
    21st-23rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,008

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Jerry Weist's Comic Art Price Guide 2011
    Want to know more about this artist? Dates, history, background, and value ranges are covered in the comprehensive new guide. Order Now!
    Sold on Feb 23, 2019 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 2 days left to consign to the 2021 July 9 - 10 Video Games Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Far as I'm concerned, the real superheroes are those great guys at Heritage.
    Stan Lee
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search