Thursday, January 15, 2009

Robert Crumb's Genesis adaptation to be biggest comic of 2009?

Posted By on Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 7:46 PM

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Weighing in for the Beat’s end-of-year industry feature, Abrams Executive Editor Charlie Kochman predicts that the “biggest story in comics in 2009? will be “the long-awaited publication of Robert Crumb’s Book of Genesis, an adaptation of the Bible story, which Norton will be publishing in Fall 2009.

Here's a recent update from Crumb's site:

This winter Robert hopes to complete the Genesis project. He’s on page 190 and has about 14 pages left, with the cover, introduction and various small pages related his agreement with Norton Publishers. It’s been an tremendous undertaking, and a commitment which has taken him four years to complete.

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