R. Crumb Sketchbbok Mineshaft #22 Muscle Beach Beauties Jay Lynch Kim Deitch
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R. Crumb Sketchbbok Mineshaft #22 Muscle Beach Beauties Jay Lynch Kim Deitch:
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Mineshaft #22 Featuring women daredevils of Muscle Beach, California by O.J. Heller!! "View from Sauve" a letter & drawings & back cover from R. Crumb! Centerfold comix jam by Jay Lynch & Kim Deitch! "Pat & Corky" fiction by J.R. Helton continued from last issue! Plus Aaron Lange reviews Stuff of Dreams! Jay Kinney's rant on American Culture! New art by Christoph Mueller! Simon Deitch! Robert Armstrong! Frank Stack's "Dirty Diana" returns! Mary Fleener draws women at the San Diego Comics Con and MORE!! First printing. 52 pages. 1,350 copies printed in July, 2008. Uncirculated copy in mint condition!
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