R. Crumb on Illustrating the Bible

For this week’s Books in Motion we bring you an interview with R. Crumb on illustrating the Bible. If you haven’t seen a copy of his Genesis book yet, you should. It is beautifully done, making a huge impact on the graphic novel world, and selling out repeatedly at bookstores across the nation.


Janina Larenas is the book buyer for the New Book Department. She is a printmaker and book artist who works with a variety of mediums to create narrative imagery. Her pieces range from stickers and posters to science illustration, embroidery to zines, often merging technical crafts with fine art presentation.