Fans of R. Crumb have received a well curated product in the new six-book 1,3000 page box set collecting Robert Crumb sketch art created during the second half of the artists career. Robert Crumb: The Sketchbooks: 1981 – 2012 looks to be a response to fans demanding new material. This explains why these volumes are numbered 7-12 (a second boxset covering the first half of his career is forthcoming).
Included in Robert Crumb: The Sketchbooks: 1981 – 2012 are more than 600 unseen drawings from the artists collection. This best-of edition was personally edited by Robert Crumb himself. “Each set of this 1,000-copy limited edition also includes a signed color art print of the Crumb original The Little Guy That Lives Inside My Brain”