Robert Crumb does the Bible. Count me in!
Cartoonist Crumb’s vision of the first book of the Bible said to be a ‘complex, even subversive narrative that calls for a re-examination of its role in our culture’
The famously subversive US cartoonist Robert Crumb has announced the completion of his long-awaited take on the Book of Genesis.
The acclaimed satirist revealed on his personal website that he had finished the project, which is out this autumn, and which his UK publisher is predicting will “provoke the religious right”. Four years in the making, Crumb worked from the King James Bible and Robert Alter’s translation to reinterpret the Book of Genesis, from the Creation via Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden to Noah boarding his ark.</em>