The Beats: A Graphic History

The Beats: A Graphic History - Peter Kuper, Harvey Pekar, Gary Dumm, Trina Robbins, Ed Piskor, Nancy J. Peters, Jay Kinney, Nick Thorkelson, Anne Timmons, Paul Buhle, Joyce Brabner, Mary Fleener, Penelope Rosemont, Lance Tooks, Summer McClinton, Jerome Neukirch, Jeffrey Lewis The Joyce Brabner story is by far the best; the Jeffrey Lewis one about Tuli Kupferberg is also quite well done. Everything else is so dry ("he spent two years in California but then he returned to New York in July 1958" etc., etc.) that you'd be better off reading the Wikipedia articles. Also, most of the Beats were kind of assholes.