(1998)

Last Gasp, 1982? Series
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Price:
3.95 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Last Gasp
Brand:
Last Gasp
ISBN:
0-86719-266-6 Search at WorldCat
Editing:
?
Color:
color covers, black & white interior
Dimensions:
standard modern US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Rotting Zombiesville] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Colors:
?
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Characters:
Checkered Demon
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around image.

The Vision of the Sixth Heaven (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Moscoso
Pencils:
Victor Moscoso
Inks:
Victor Moscoso
Letters:
Victor Moscoso

Characters:
Blobman
Keywords:
adult; underground

Star Eyed Stella Drops Into Rotting Zombiesville (Table of Contents)

Star-Eyed Stella / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Characters:
Star-Eyed Stella; Rotting Zombies; Rotting Zombie Dog; Beautiful Bubba; Dick; Bernie
Keywords:
adult; underground

Like Krazy, Man (Table of Contents)

Ignatz / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor Moscoso
Pencils:
Victor Moscoso
Inks:
Victor Moscoso
Letters:
Victor Moscoso

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ignatz Mouse; Offica Pup; Blobman
Keywords:
underground

Indexer Notes

Originally an ink and acrylic piece displayed at a George Herriman-derived gallery show. That version was published in "Sex, Rock & Optical Illusions" (Fantagraphics, 2005). This story is somewhat altered from that original version.

My Secret Date With Linda Blair (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez

Characters:
Linda Blair; Spain Rodriguez
Keywords:
adult; underground

Ruby the Dyke Enters Rotting Zombiesville (Table of Contents)

Ruby the Dyke / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Characters:
Maxine; Ruby the Dyke; Star-Eyed Stella; Elvira; Bernice; Checkered Demon
Keywords:
adult; underground

Blobman Comics No. 10 (Table of Contents)

Blobman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Moscoso
Pencils:
Victor Moscoso
Inks:
Victor Moscoso
Letters:
Victor Moscoso

Characters:
Blobman
Keywords:
adult; underground

Little Morons and Big Idiots Torture the Checkered Demon By Reading Children's Books to Him (Table of Contents)

The Checkered Demon / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Characters:
The Checkered Demon; Little Morons; Big Idiots
Keywords:
adult; underground

Bar Talk Among... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Characters:
Pirates; Rotting Zombies; Bikers; Demons; Aliens
Keywords:
adult; underground

In the Begining... the Juggler (Table of Contents)

The Juggler / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor Moscoso
Pencils:
Victor Moscoso
Inks:
Victor Moscoso
Letters:
Victor Moscoso

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Juggler [Blobman]
Keywords:
adult; underground

Indexer Notes

The word "beginning" is spelled exactly as shown

Life's a Bitch, Then You Die! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Keywords:
adult; underground

[Crank Implant] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Characters:
The Captain
Synopsis:
Below Decks, the Captain, dying from a head wound, gets a crank implant, so he can be interred endowed.
Keywords:
adult; underground

Henri & Blobby (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor Moscoso
Pencils:
Victor Moscoso
Inks:
Victor Moscoso
Letters:
Victor Moscoso

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Henri; Blobby [Blobman]
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; French language; painters; underground

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Mavrides
Inks:
Paul Mavides

Keywords:
adult; underground

The Checkered Demon Visits Rotting Zombiesville (Table of Contents)

The Checkered Demon / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Characters:
The Checkered Demon; Mort the Assistant Mechanic; Babs; Ruby the Dyke; Rotting Zombies; Star-Eyed Stella
Keywords:
adult; underground

Blobman Comics No. 11 (Table of Contents)

Blobman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Moscoso
Pencils:
Victor Moscoso
Inks:
Victor Moscoso
Letters:
Victor Moscoso

Characters:
Blobman
Keywords:
adult; underground

Blobman Comics No. 12 (Table of Contents)

Blobman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Moscoso
Pencils:
Victor Moscoso
Inks:
Victor Moscoso
Letters:
Victor Moscoso

Characters:
Blobman
Keywords:
adult; underground

The Churl (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Arnauld de Montfleur; Rothmire; Tom the Tinker
Keywords:
adult; archers; battle; cannon; castle; knight; medieval; nobleman; serf; underground

(More Than) Thirty Years of Zap Comics (Table of Contents)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton; Suzanne Williams (photo); Bob Gruen (photo)
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton; Suzanne Williams (photo); Bob Gruen (photo)
Letters:
Gilbert Shelton

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
S. Clay Wilson (photo); Victor Moscoso (photo); Gilbert Shelton (photo); Rick Griffin (photo); Spain Rodriguez (photo); Robert Williams (photo); Robert Crumb (photo); Allen Ginsberg (photo); Paul Mavrides
Synopsis:
A very brief history of the comic with a cursory mention of the disagreement between Crumb and Moscoso over the direction of the series.
Keywords:
City Lights Bookstore; Saturn Street

Indexer Notes

Text accompanied by four illustrations and two black and white photos.

(Self) Important Comics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor Moscoso; Gilbert Shelton; Paul Mavrides; S. Clay Wilson; Spain Rodriguez; Robert Williams
Pencils:
Victor Moscoso; Gilbert Shelton; Paul Mavrides; S. Clay Wilson; Spain Rodriguez; Robert Williams
Inks:
Victor Moscoso; Gilbert Shelton; Paul Mavrides; S. Clay Wilson; Spain Rodriguez; Robert Williams
Letters:
Victor Moscoso; Gilbert Shelton; Paul Mavrides; S. Clay Wilson; Spain Rodriguez; Robert Williams

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Blobman; Checkered Demon; The King
Keywords:
adult; underground

Indexer Notes

Jam sequence with characters from their respective creators. The Robert Williams-drawn panel was reprinted in "Hysteria in Remission" (Fantagraphics, 2002).

I've Had It! (Table of Contents)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Robert Crumb; Victor Moscoso; S. Clay Wilson; Spain Rodriguez
Synopsis:
Crumb's version of the disagreement between him and some of the other Zap regulars.
Keywords:
adult; underground

Incident at Zwigoff's (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor Moscoso; Spain Rodriguez
Pencils:
Victor Moscoso; Spain Rodriguez
Inks:
Victor Moscoso; Spain Rodriguez
Letters:
Victor Moscoso; Spain Rodriguez

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Victor Moscoso; Spain Rodriguez; Robert Crumb; S. Clay Wilson; Suzie Bright
Synopsis:
The artists give their version of the disagreement with Crumb.
Keywords:
adult; autobiography; underground

Indexer Notes

"Academic title: Hyper-Sensitive Cartoonists Rend Their Garments Over Minor Bullshit"

My Big Break (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Mavrides
Pencils:
Paul Mavrides
Inks:
Paul Mavrides
Letters:
Paul Mavrides

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Paul Mavrides; Robert Crumb; Victor Moscoso; Spain Rodriguez
Synopsis:
Mavrides gives his point of view on the disagreement some of the other artists have with Crumb.
Keywords:
adult; underground

Indexer Notes

The final three panels are an homage to "The Death of Fritz the Cat."

[11-6] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez

Keywords:
adult; crashed plane; underground

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.