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Robert Crumb
An elderly man with a white beard, round glasses, and beret-like hat.
Crumb in 2014
Born Robert Dennis Crumb
August 30, 1943 (1943-08-30) (age 76)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Nationality American
Area(s)
Pseudonym(s) R. Crumb
Notable works
  • Zap Comix
  • Keep on Truckin'
  • Fritz the Cat
  • Mr. Natural
  • Weirdo
Spouse(s)
  • Dana Morgan
    (m. 1964; div. 1978)

  • Aline Kominsky-Crumb (m. 1978)
Children Sophie Crumb
Jesse Crumb (deceased)
Relatives Charles Crumb, Jr. (brother)
Maxon Crumb (brother)
Carol DeGennaro (sister)
Sandra Colorado (sister)
Charles Crumb (father)
Beatrice Crumb (mother)

Robert Crumb (born August 30, 1943) is a famous American cartoonist and musician. He founded the underground comics movement in the 1960s and early 1970s. He is most famous for the album cover for Big Brother and the Holding Company's Cheap Thrills, the catchphrase "Keep on Truckin'" and Fritz the Cat, which was made into a movie without his approval. He also collects 78 rpm phonograph records and plays the mandolin. He was the subject of an award-winning documentary movie made in 1994 called Crumb.


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