The Realist Cartoons

Fantagraphics Books
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The Realist was a legendary satirical periodical that ran from 1958 to 2001 and published some of the most incendiary cartoons that ever appeared in an American magazine. The Realist Cartoons collects, for the first time, the best, the wittiest, and the most provocative drawings that appeared in its pages, including work by R. Crumb, Art Spiegelman, S. Clay Wilson, Jay Lynch, Trina Robbins, Mort Gerberg, Jay Kinney, Richard Guindon, Nicole Hollander, Skip Williamson, and many others.
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About the author

Paul Krassner, born 1932, is an American author, journalist, comedian, editor, and a founding member of the Yippies. Krassner was a contributor to early issues of Mad magazine, and is the only person to win awards for both Playboy and the Feminist Party Media Workshop.

Ethan Persoff is an archivist, cartoonist, and sound artist. His website Comics with Problems has brought historically significant comics to 21st century audiences and has been featured on multiple segments of The Rachel Maddow Show, as well as on CSPAN and Air America. It won a SXSW award in 2002. Fantagraphics has published his original comics work.

Born in Philadelphia, R. Crumb is the author of numerous comic works and one of the pioneers of underground comics and arguably one of the most famous cartoonists in history. His books includenbsp;The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb, and many more. He lives in the south of France with his wife, the artist Aline Kominsky-Crumb.

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Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
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Published on
Nov 23, 2016
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9781606998946
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Language
English
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Genres
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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