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Incredible Robert Crumb original cover art for ''The Complete Crumb Comics'', Volume 6 entitled ''On the Crest of a Wave'', published by Fantagraphic Books in 1991. This fantastic example of original Crumb artwork shows Crumb himself riding the crest of a wave of flesh and humanity, populated with familiar faces from 1960s counterculture, including Jerry Garcia. This piece served as the cover for Volume 6 of a 17 volume exhaustive series of Crumb's artistic output, with Vol. 6 documenting approximately two years from the late 1960s into the early 1970s. Ink on illustration board, cover measures 13'' x 17'' with ''The Complete Crumb Comics'' header affixed; artwork alone measures 10'' x 13''. Artwork is affixed at the top to the backing mat by two pieces of tape, measuring 16'' x 20'' with mat. Near fine condition.
Robert Crumb Original Cover Art for Volume 6 of ''The Complete Crumb Comics'' Entitled ''On the Crest of a Wave''Robert Crumb Original Cover Art for Volume 6 of ''The Complete Crumb Comics'' Entitled ''On the Crest of a Wave''
Robert Crumb Original Cover Art for Volume 6 of ''The Complete Crumb Comics'' Entitled ''On the Crest of a Wave''
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