Gallery: Pages from R. Crumb’s “The Book of Genesis Illustrated”

The Hammer Museum is showcasing 207 pages of comics. But these aren't your traditional superhero tales, they tell the entire book of Genesis.

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Title page. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Morris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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Chapter 1, page 1. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Morris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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Consulado Mexicano
Chapter 7, page 20. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Morris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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Zagster
Chapter 15, page 43. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Morris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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Chapter 19, page 56. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Moris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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Chapter 19, page 61. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Morris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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NBC 5 News
Chapter 25, page 88. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Morris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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Chapter 26, page 91. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Morris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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Chapter 28, page 101. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Morris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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Telemundo San Antonio
Chapter 32, page 121. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Morris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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Chapter 35 - 36, page 133. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Morris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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Chapter 43, page 173. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Morris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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Chapter 48, page 193. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Morris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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Chapter 49, page 196. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Morris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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Chapter 50, page 201. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Morris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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Mammoth Mountain
Back cover. Pen and ink on paper. 207 pages, approx. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) each. Courtesy the artist; Paul Morris; and David Zwirner, New York.
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