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Weirdo No. 9
  • Robert Crumb
    born 1943
    born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Weirdo No. 9, 1983
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color lithograph
  • Paper Type: Arches
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 517 x 405 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20 3/8 x 15 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 650 x 498 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 25 9/16 x 19 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
  • Gift of Joyce and Don Omer
  • Not on display
  • 2013.0227
Description

Designed like a comic book novel, “Weirdo” written in all caps at the top and “Hey Kids! We Got Elf Squelch” at the bottom, two figures (a man and a child) walk in front of a diner, on the right is a man in a doorframe with wild black hair wearing a ratty gray coat, on the right is large woman sitting down on the pavement. The border contains nude cartoon figures acting out words printed around them.