Maxon Crumb first garnered widespread attention after appearing in the movie Crumb, when he displayed a few of his paintings and discussed philosophical issues with his legendary brother, underground cartoonist Robert Crumb. This brief screen exposure produced quite an impression; on most viewers ... it was, however, a most limited one. A man of much wisdom and many talents who began his lifelong study the great literary masters and philosophers as a child, Maxon has written obsessively for years, developing a unique style that bares human emotion and turmoil in intricately crafted characters steeped in profound plots. Drawn to the pencils, ink and paints later in life, he expresses these themes similarly with incredible images, each one breaking the rule by having a worth of many thousands of words. With his adept integration of writing and illustrating, he is now, as his famous brother has said, "in his creative prime."