Daily Dose Pick: R. Crumb’s Illustrated Book of Genesis


Underground comix icon Robert Crumb paints the Bible in a new light with his illustrated version of the entire book of Genesis.

Sex, scandal, and subtle satire abound, but with each carefully rendered detail — and the inclusion of every word from the five opening chapters — Crumb has given a new frame to one of the most widely known stories in history. Sure, he’s been under fire since the book’s release, but when has Crumb not been under fire for something or other?

Explore Crumb’s website, read Vanity Fair‘s interview with the artist, witness his personal take on the history of women, and buy the book