R. Crumb's Heroes of Blues, Jazz & Country [With CD Audio]

R. Crumb's Heroes of Blues, Jazz & Country [With CD Audio]

By R. Crumb (Illustrator); Terry Zwigoff (Introduction by); Stephen Calt (Text by (Art/Photo Books))

ABRAMS, Hardcover, 9780810930865, 238pp.

Publication Date: November 2006

Crumb's "Heroes of the Blues, Early Jazz Greats," and "Pioneers of Country Music" trading card sets--created in the early to- mid-1980s--are packaged together for the first time in book form, along with an exclusive 21-track CD of music selected and compiled by Crumb.

About the Author
Born in Philadelphia, R. Crumb is the author of numerous comic works and one of the pioneers of underground comics. His books include Kafka, The Complete Crumb Comics (17 volumes), The R. Crumb Sketchbook (10 volumes), R. Crumb Draws the Blues, The Book of Mr. Natural, 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.

Terry Zwigoff is the award-winning director of the documentary "Crumb".

Stephen Calt is the author of "King of the Delta Blues: The Life and Music of Charlie Patton" and the coauthor of "R. Crumb's Heroes of Blues, Jazz and Country."