The Sad Book ☜ 

Robert Crumb’s 1967 classic “The Sad Book” by American Greetings. Click any image to view the entire book at full size.

“My boss at American Greetings kept telling me my drawing was too grotesque. He got me to draw this cute stuff, which influenced by technique, and even now my work has this cuteness about it.” –R. Crumb. Read more about Crumb’s early days at American Greetings at Dangerous Minds.