R. Crumb's The Sad Book
Crumb, Robert, and John P. Gibbons. The Sad Book
Cleveland: American Greetings Corporation, 1967. Hardback 12mo; first edition; 20 pp. Glossy pictorial cover; full-color illustrations by Crumb. Condition: Very Good+. No flaws, very light wear. $450.
R. Crumb was a pioneer of underground comics, including the iconic Zap Comix, in the late sixties; but, at the same time he was experimenting in that realm, he produced this odd little item for the American Greetings company; Crumb’s quirky style and sardonic humor are already evident.
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