The Beats: A Graphic History


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Edited by Payl Buele. Published by Hill and Wang, 2009. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo. 1/4 cloth. 199pp. Fine in Fine dust jacket

“Told by the comic legend Harvey Pekar, his frequent artistic collaborator Ed Piskor, and a range of artists and writers, including the feminist comic creator Trina Robbins and the Mad magazine artist Peter Kuper, The Beats takes us on a wild tour of a generation that, in the face of mainstream American conformity and conservatism, became known for its determined uprootedness, aggressive addictions, and startling creativity and experimentation”¬†