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Drawn Together by Aline & R. Crumb – Gosh! Exclusive Bookplate Edition

Decades of the Crumbs’ collaborative dirty laundry comics are collected in this hefty and beautifully produced hardcover from Knockabout.

Who could have imagined that in 1972, when Aline Kominsky, a Long Island escapee and bodaciously talented artist, broke her foot one rainy fall day, it would result in the most unique collaboration in comics history? Laid up in her house, she was persuaded by R. Crumb, her nerdy, neurotic boyfriend, to pass the time drawing together a “two-man” comic. The result is a jaw-dropping yet tender account, not only of the joys and challenges of a legendary marriage but also of the obstacles faced by struggling female artists. In Drawn Together, our foremost male-female cartooning couple recall their success at shocking America with Weirdo Magazine, the life-altering birth of their precocious daughter Sophie, and their astonishing move to the safe haven of France. With an irresistible introduction and a striking four-color section, Drawn Together becomes a graphic cause-célèbre and a must-have for any comics devotee.

The Crumbs came into Gosh! this week to drop off their signed bookplates. Here’s one of them:

And here they are themselves at our wee shop:

It’s £22.99, comes with an exclusive signed bookplate edition featuring all new art created just for us. If you’d like to have a copy held aside or arrange a mail order (anywhere in the world!) then send us an email to info@goshlondon.com.

(The youngest Crumb is getting Golden Books for Christmas)

12 Responses to “Drawn Together by Aline & R. Crumb – Gosh! Exclusive Bookplate Edition”

  1. [...] were dropping off the last of their signed Drawn Together bookplates (on sale now for £22.99 – details here!) and picking up piles of books to weigh themselves down on the way home to France. I was under [...]

  2. Sam Young says:

    I am interested in a copy of Drawn Together with signed bookplate if you have any remaining to sell. Please let me know. I live in the USA and can pay through PayPal immediately or by other means if you prefer. Thanks.

  3. [...] 1 and Crumb 2. We’ve got photos of them from when they made a surprise visit to the shop here, and more details on the book’s insides too. It’s [...]

  4. HI,
    My name is Alex and I am Aline Crumb’s brother.. I live next door to R & A here in the south of France….
    Do you have anymore of the book-plates, they do not have to be signed as they live next door to me?
    Thanks so much.

  5. Jake Capps says:

    I would love to get my hands on a bookplate as well. Please let me know. Thank you.

  6. Jeremy says:

    I am interested in purchasing a signed bookplate if they are still available.

  7. Chris says:


    Do you still have signed/bookplate editions of this book available for sale?

    Many thanks, Chris.

  8. Chris says:


    Would you let me know if you still have signed/bookplate editions of this book available for sale?

    Many thanks, Chris.

  9. Rob says:

    Can you please let me know if you have one more to sell.
    Many thanks,

  10. Michael Prince says:

    Will be in London tomorrow through Sunday. Do you still have the signed bookplate editions available? If so, kindly set one aside.–mjp

  11. Ulises says:

    Guys, you have still 2 books with bookplates in the shop. I saw it yesterday! Good luck!

  12. admin says:

    Hello, we still have plenty left in the shop. For any reserves please email us at info@goshlondon.com.

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