5 thoughts on “R. CRUMB WEIGHS IN

  1. Apparently, the reference is to Ralph Bakshi, the brilliant animator of Crumb’s “Fritz the Cat” (1972), against whom Crumb harbors some ill will. Kinda undercuts the generosity of this gesture when the whole world is watching.

    • Crumb’s humor is often about undercutting people’s poses — especially his own. Still, he is risking his life by publishing the cartoon — he can hardly count on radical Islamists to appreciate the irony of it.

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