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Masterful Marks, edited and art directed by BLAB! founder Monte Beauchamp, is a new collection of graphic biographies celebrating the lives of visionary cartoonists, and published by Simon & Schuster. I'm proud to have my eight-page comic strip "R.Crumb & Me" included in the book. The other contributing artists/writers: Marc Rosenthal (Charles Adams), Arnold Roth (Al Hirschfeld), Sergio Ruzzier (Charles Schulz), Nora Krug (Hergé), Peter Kuper (Harvey Kurtzman), Ryan Heshka (Jerry Seigel and Joe Shuster), Mark Alan Stamaty (Jack Kirby), Nicolas Debon (Winsor McCay), Owen Smith (Lynd Kendall Ward), Larry Day (Walt Disney), Frank Stack (Rodolf Topffer), Gary Dumm (Hugh Hefner), Dan Zettwoch (Osamu Tezuka), Denis Kitchen (Dr. Suess), and Greg Clarke (Edward Gorey).
The first two pages to my Robert Crumb comic strip:
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