R. Crumb's Heroes of Blues, Jazz & Country
R. Crumb's Heroes of Blues, Jazz & Country
By R. Crumb
Introduction by Terry Zwigoff
  • Imprint: Abrams ComicArts
  • Publication Date: November 1, 2006
  • Price: $21.95
  • Trim Size: 5 12 x 7 18
  • ISBN: 0-8109-3086-2
  • EAN: 9780810930865
  • Page Count: 240
  • Illustrations: 112 full-color illustrations, 240 pages, 5 1/2x7 18"
  • Format: Hardcover (CD insert)
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Collectors of illustrator R. Crumb's work prize the music-oriented trading card sets he created in the 1980s. Now they appear together for the first time in book form, along with a CD of music selected and compiled by Crumb himself.

About the author

R. Crumb is the leading cartoonist in the American “underground comix” movement. He is the creator of Mr. Natural, the iconic “Keep on Truckin” T-shirt image, and Fritz the Cat. His book The R. Crumb Handbook was a Booksense bestseller. He lives in France.

Terry Zwigoff is the award-winning director of the documentary Crumb.

Stephen Calt, the author of two acclaimed musical biographies, lives in New York City.

David Jasen is the director of the Popular Music Archive at the C. W. Post Campus of Long Island University.