Acid Heroes

5. R. Crumb

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Crumb was too brilliant, and too cynical, not to be aware (often painfully so) of the pretensions and falseness of so much of the ’60s hippie trip. And Crumb couldn’t resist skewering the hippie excesses in his satirical comix (often gleefully and savagely). And yet, Crumb would remain a lifelong believer in the basic worth and value of the ’60s counterculture.

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