(Spring 1981)

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price:
2.25 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Last Gasp Eco Funnies
Brand:
Last Gasp
Editing:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Color:
Color Covers, Black & White Interior
Dimensions:
10.75" x 8.25" (27.3 cm x 20.9 cm)
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

1st printing: March 1981 (10000 copies, 2.25 USD); 2nd printing: ? (3.95 USD)

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Featuring Etoain Shrdlu] (Table of Contents)

Etoain Shrdlu / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Colors:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Characters:
Etoain Shrdlu
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover design resembles early issues of Mad as a Magazine

[Psychic Dominance- How to Rule Others with Your Thoughts] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 0.29 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A column featuring eight classic comic book classified ads- "Psychic Dominance- How to Rule Others with Your Thoughts," "Do You Want Power? Secular Products," "Men! This is It! Nothing Like These Cartoon Booklets, Ever! Q. T. Sales," "Cartoon Booklets- Reginald Sales," "Frenchy Playing Cards- Parisian Art Imports," "Party Records for Adults Only," "Power Like Yoga-Hypnotism-Telepathy-Psychology Combined," "Illustrated Comic Booklets- Terry Thorne"

Weirdo the Magazine for Modern Misfits (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.63 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Characters:
Robert Crumb (photo)
Reprints:

Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn (Table of Contents)

Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn / text article / 0.08 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
Robert Crumb ?

Characters:
Prof. T. E. Zwigoff (photo of Terry Zwigoff)

TV Blues (Table of Contents)

Etoain Shrdlu / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Etoain Shrdlu; Etoain's Son; Etoain's Wife
Synopsis:
Etoain is pulled into his TV to participate in wild dancing.
Reprints:

Suburban Cowgirls (Table of Contents)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb ?
Pencils:
"Stomp" Ganos (photographs)
Inks:
"Stomp" Ganos (photographs)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Billy Jo (photo of ?); Ricki (photo of ?); Chi-Chi (photo of ?)
Synopsis:
Three cowgirls compare vacuums

[Zermatism] (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stanislav Szukalski; Robert Crumb (intro)
Pencils:
Stanislav Szukalski
Inks:
Stanislav Szukalski
Letters:
typeset; Robert Crumb (intro); Stanislav Szukalski

Characters:
Bess; Yetinsyn; King Faruk; Fiorello H. La Guardia; Fidel Castro; Nikita Khrushchev; Tsar's Soldat; Village Eta; Charles Manson; William Calley; Labor Leader; Doctor; Maria Lima; Juan Corona
Synopsis:
Article concerning Szukalski's unconventional theories about the origins of man

Indexer Notes

Includes twenty-eight portrait illustrations

The Witch Of Malleghem (Table of Contents)

Old Timers / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Pieter Bruegel the Elder [as Pete Brueghel] (engraving)
Inks:
Pieter Bruegel the Elder [as Pete Brueghel] (engraving)
Letters:
Pieter Bruegel the Elder [as Pete Brueghel] (engraving); Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of a 1559 Bruegel illustration. Centrespread. AKA "The Stone Operation or the Witch of Mallegem"

Top Comedy And Bottom Burlesque (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
B.N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Pencils:
B.N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Inks:
B.N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Letters:
B.N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Four cartoons about sadomasochism

Baby Sniggums and Her Daddy (Table of Contents)

Baby Sniggums and Her Daddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
B.N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Pencils:
B.N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Inks:
B.N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Letters:
B.N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Baby Sniggums; Baby Sniggums' Daddy
Synopsis:
Baby Sniggums is spanked

Indexer Notes

Four one tier strip cartoons

["You're wrong to think that women don't ever like unaggressive men"] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
B. N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Pencils:
B. N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Inks:
B. N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Letters:
B. N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Bluto
Synopsis:
Approximately thirty-seven drawings about sadomasochism
Reprints:
  • from Top Comedy and Bottom Burlesque
  • from Tele-Times #22

The Beautiful Experience: The Weirdo Makeover (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Kathy Smeargoo; Suzy Goosmere; Kathy Sukpumpe; Carol Spunksukker
Synopsis:
Fake ad for "The Weirdo Makeover"
Reprints:

Cute Brat Gets Creamed (Table of Contents)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb ?
Pencils:
"Stomp" Ganos (photographs)
Inks:
"Stomp" Ganos (photographs)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Bean Sisters [Jenny; Erna Ray] (photo of ?); Dad (photo of Robert Crumb)
Synopsis:
Jenny has an accident while roller skating.

High Times Interviews R. Crumb (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Robert Crumb; Tommy
Synopsis:
A blowhard interviewer goads Crumb into a fit of anger.
Reprints:

[Repent! Quit Your Job! Slack Off! The World Ends Tomorrow and You May Die!] (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
JR "Bob" Dobbs
Synopsis:
Exhortation to join the Church of the SubGenius

Indexer Notes

All art is appropriated

Remove Ugly Blackheads at No Cost (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jim; Bob

Indexer Notes

A classic comic book ad from Ballco Products

Weirdo Jeans (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Colors:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Parodies the Brooke Shields Jordache jeans ads from the eighties.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

back cover