Robert Crumb

1943 - Today

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Robert Dennis Crumb (; born August 30, 1943) is an American cartoonist who often signs his work R. Crumb. His work displays a nostalgia for American folk culture of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and satire of contemporary American culture. Crumb contributed to many of the seminal works of the underground comix movement in the 1960s, including being a founder of the first successful underground comix publication, Zap Comix, contributing to all 16 issues. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Crumb has received more than 2,507,500 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Crumb is the 69th most popular comic artist (up from 70th in 2019), the 3,916th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,091st in 2019) and the 17th most popular American Comic Artist.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Robert Crumb has had the most page views in the with 339,043 views, followed by French (110,069), and German (16,307). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are French (176.74%), Dutch (103.20%), and Esperanto (76.38%)


Among comic artists, Robert Crumb ranks 69 out of 226Before him are E. C. Segar, Takehiko Inoue, Joe Shuster, Jacques Tardi, Yoshito Usui, and Vicar. After him are Takeshi Obata, Tignous, Jim Davis, Richard F. Outcault, Kazuki Takahashi, and Francisco Ibáñez Talavera.

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Among people born in 1943, Robert Crumb ranks 277Before him are António Simões, Prince Franz Wilhelm of Prussia, Milan Nenadić, Leo Kinnunen, Ronnie Spector, and Charles P. Thacker. After him are Antal Dunai, Gary Burton, Kirin Kiki, Grover Washington Jr., Ramón Grosso, and Ignacio Ramonet.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Crumb ranks 3,916 out of 20,380Before him are Clarence Thomas (1948), Nick Bollettieri (1931), Hope Lange (1933), Kit Carson (1809), Carol Potter (1948), and Richard Estes (1932). After him are Earl Hines (1903), Gene Kranz (1933), Charlie Kaufman (1958), Anthony Franciosa (1928), Robert Evans (1930), and Virginia Madsen (1961).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Robert Crumb ranks 17Before him are Charles Addams (1912), Bill Finger (1914), Frank Miller (1957), Charles M. Schulz (1922), Jerry Siegel (1914), and E. C. Segar (1894). After him are Jim Davis (1945), Richard F. Outcault (1863), Al Taliaferro (1905), Lee Falk (1911), Floyd Gottfredson (1905), and John Romita Sr. (1930).