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The Band Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb

    Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb

    In the hallowed halls of comic artistry, where legends like Robert Crumb wield their pens like Excalibur, there comes a parody of biblical proportions! Ward Sutton, in an act of creative mischief, takes Crumb’s “Book of Genesis” and spins it into a rollicking tribute to none other than the rock gods of yesteryears—Genesis!

    Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb
    Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb

    Just imagine Robert Crumb’s iconic characters, those ink-stained maestros of counterculture, stepping out of their underground lairs and grooving to the tunes of Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, and the gang. It’s like a crossover event of cosmic proportions, where graphic novel meets rock ‘n’ roll.

    Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb

    Ward Sutton, armed with wit and a wicked sense of humor, takes these classic Crumb creations on a wild ride through the annals of Genesis’ discography. Forget the Garden of Eden and the biblical saga; we’re talking about Phil Collins drumming up a storm while Mr. Natural boogies down, and Peter Gabriel donning his fox headgear for a surreal jam session.

    Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb

    But hold on to your ink pens, folks! This isn’t just a parody; it’s a homage, a symphonic ode to the progressive rock legends themselves. Ward Sutton, like a conductor of a peculiar orchestra, orchestrates a visual symphony that pays its respects to the band’s thematic wonders.

    Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb
    Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb

    Think of it as Crumb’s underground icons crashing the Genesis party in style. It’s as if Robert Crumb’s characters decided to take a detour from their psychedelic adventures and embark on a musical pilgrimage to the land of “Supper’s Ready” and “The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway.”

    Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb
    Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb

    So, the next time you see Ward Sutton’s irreverent masterpiece inspired by Robert Crumb’s “Book of Genesis,” remember that it’s not just a parody—it’s a whimsical tribute that fuses the sacred and the secular, the comic and the cosmic, and the biblical and the rock ‘n’ roll in a way that only the world of art could conjure. It’s a riotous journey where ink meets rhythm, and Robert Crumb’s characters groove to the epic tales spun by Genesis. And in the end, you’ll be left wondering: did they create a masterpiece or just a delightful mess?

    Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb
    Tony M.