Word Made Fresh
R. Crumb gives visual form to the first book of the Bible
The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb
by R. Crumb
W.W. Norton & Co.
$24.95 List Price
In the beginning, there was a father who craved respectability; he begat a bad boy who enjoyed shocking polite society. The father was Max Gaines, one of the founders of the American comic-book industry and publisher of the early adventures of the Green Lantern and Wonder Woman. Stung by criticisms that comics were corrupting America’s youth, Max rebranded himself as a purveyor of uplifting material, releasing Picture