Crumb Family History Part 6

Of course in 1973 I started getting letters from Dot, Irene and Benny and people like that telling me that Mother was visibly fading. They said you should come and see her and at that time I was scheduled to go to Taiwan. So I
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Crumb Family History Part 5

I guess about the only time I can remember Mother crying out of sadness was when I went into the Marine Corps. Harve was going to take me to Waseca to catch the train and we were out in the yard and Mother was beside the car and
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Crumb Family History Part 4

In talking about Mother, I guess I’d have to say that she was almost the complete opposite from Dad. She was very intense, very much concerned at all times with doing the basic things that would keep her family alive, healthy
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Crumb Family History Part 3

Later, of course, if you will recall, I was assigned to teach at Iowa State and in the fall of 1950 Dad came down to visit with Mother. Of course Bea had all the food that he liked lined up, and you know how he liked good food.
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Crumb Family History Part 2

  If you did something wrong, Dad really didn’t have to bawl you out. He had ways of making you punish yourself. I remember one spring when I was home. I was a young man and I planted all the grain with the four-horse drill
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Crumb Family History Part 1

This is Chuck. Dorothy, our oldest sister, has asked me to do an audio tape in memory of our father and mother. The following are the exact words taken from this tape, for my brothers and sisters, their wives and husbands and
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Crumb on Mr. Natural #3

Crumb's comments on the reissue of the Mr. Natural #3 comic, interviewed by Alex Wood. In early 1976, The Village Voice hired Crumb to do a full page weekly strip of Mr. Natural. Crumb created 40 pages until he could no
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The Crumb Brothers on Treasure Island (by Maxon Crumb)

Robert's brother, Maxon, reflects on their childhood fascination with Treasure Island, and the inspiration for Robert's famed Treasure Island Days story. Robert, Charles & Maxon Crumb Charles / painful
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Letter to Viking Press, 1968

We have unearthed the following letter which Crumb wrote to Viking Press, regarding the Head Comix book project, sometime in 1968. It is in Crumb's distinctive, hand-lettered script. The letter was originally sent to William Cole, who
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Crumb on the Industrial Revolution

This started as an entry in the "Crumb on Others" interviews, but when I called Robert, he really just wanted to talk about The Industrial Revolution. So, the new interview became Crumb on The Industrial Revolution. We hope you will find it
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Crumb on Sexual Harassment

Crumb's comments compiled by Alex Wood. This interview was conducted in early December of 2017. Alex:  I was sent a letter that you had written someone in 1980. It was written when you were living in Winters,
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Why I Can't Visit Sydney

In an open letter, Robert Crumb explains what forced him to cancel his 2011 trip to Australia. From The Sydney Morning Herald, Aug 13, 2011 Weeks ago, I was interviewed by a journalist named Charles Purcell for the 
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Crumb on Racism

CRUMB INTERVIEW, Oct 2015 This exclusive interview was conducted by phone between publisher Alex Wood and Robert Crumb in October 2015. Alex asks Crumb about issues including the presence of stereotypes in his work. ALEX:
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"HEY, I'M STILL HERE"

A discussion between artist Robert Crumb and Wildwood Serigraphs' Alex Wood, July 2010 EARLY vs. LATER WORK Alex : It seems the readers who read and appreciated your early stuff, the majority of them,
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DEALING WITH REALITY (1972-73)

Crumb looks back at his work in 1972-73, his obsession with old music, and performing with the Cheap Suit Serenaders. REFLECTIONS ON WORK & FAME  Oh God, oh geez.. 1972-’73… the time period of this book
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ROUGHING IT (EARLY 70s)

Crumb and Dana attempt life and "free love" in a California cabin in the early '70s, and Robert expounds on the demise of underground comix.  (This article originally appeared in The Complete Crumb Comics - Volume 7 (1991,
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