(February 1982)

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price:
2.25 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Last Gasp Eco Funnies
Brand:
Last Gasp Eco-Funnies
ISBN:
0-86719-135-X Search at WorldCat
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

Cover design resembles early issues of Mad as a Magazine. Letters page includes comments from Gary Panter

1st printing: February 1982 (2.25 USD); 2nd printing: ? (2.25 USD) 10,000 copies


["Only the Best People Read"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Heronymus Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Heronymus Crumb] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Heronymus Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Those In Power Send Us To Hell (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dennis Worden
Inks:
Dennis Worden
Letters:
Dennis Worden

Genre:
humor

Null In The Family (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dennis Worden
Pencils:
Dennis Worden
Inks:
Dennis Worden
Letters:
Dennis Worden

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bulk; Noboy
Synopsis:
Bulk hangs out

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

Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn / letters page / 0.3 page (report information)

Script:
Terry Zwigoff [as Prof. T.E. Zwigoff]
Letters:
?

Characters:
Terry Zwigoff [as Prof. T.E. Zwigoff] (photo)

Indexer Notes

Letters from Juan Baptiste, Rev. Waldo T. Tupper and "Barry Manilow."

Weirdo number 4 (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.7 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from Dale Lee Coovert (Trotwood, OH), Steve Edgell (London, UK), Joel Weinstein (Portland, OR), Larry Windham, Alfred Bergdoll (NY, NY), David T. Pudelwitts (Provincetown, Mass) (includes a small illustration), Gary Panter and Richard Boyle (Sandiacre, Nottingham, UK).

The Unfaithful Husband and La Malisima Tentadora (Table of Contents)

photo story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb (story idea); Robert Crumb; Erna Burger
Pencils:
"Stomp" Ganos (photo)
Inks:
"Stomp" Ganos (photo)
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob (photo of Robert Crumb); La Buncharoni (photo of Aline Kominsky-Crumb); Rosita (photo of Ernita Burgoa)
Synopsis:
Bob is tempted by the housekeeper
Reprints:

The Nude Photography Class (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dori Seda
Pencils:
Dori Seda
Inks:
Dori Seda
Letters:
Dori Seda

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The photography class model arrives worse for wear.
Reprints:

Excerpts from the Sketchbooks of Robert Armstrong (Table of Contents)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Armstrong
Inks:
Robert Armstrong

Indexer Notes

Several dozen small illustrations

Tor Johnson At Home (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Drew Friedman
Pencils:
Drew Friedman
Inks:
Drew Friedman
Letters:
Drew Friedman

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tor Johnson
Synopsis:
Tor at home
Reprints:

The Day Chet Huntley Died (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Drew Friedman
Pencils:
Drew Friedman
Inks:
Drew Friedman
Letters:
Drew Friedman

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Farmer; Edna; Ed; Ed's Father; Ed's Mother; Louie
Synopsis:
Reactions to the death of Chet Huntley
Reprints:

Depressed Dora Comics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Elinore Norflus
Pencils:
Elinore Norflus
Inks:
Elinore Norflus
Letters:
Elinore Norflus

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Depressed Dora
Synopsis:
Depressed Dora needs to talk with someone

Beauty and the Pest (Table of Contents)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Pest (photo of Robert Armstrong)
Synopsis:
A practical joker on a date

The Return of the Pet Penis (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Boyce
Pencils:
Terry Boyce
Inks:
Terry Boyce
Letters:
Terry Boyce

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter The Penis
Synopsis:
The pet penis returns in a poor state

Inside 'Bob' Cult's Dallas Pow Wow (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jay Kinney

Synopsis:
Feature about a Church Of The Subgenius Convention

The Disappearance of Mr. Teeth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The disappearance of Mr Teeth isn't the tragedy it might have been
Reprints:

Big Broadcast Of 1936 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Migmotto; Nauseana
Synopsis:
Why did Mig drop his son down the chimney?
Reprints:

Liddle Brown Rahdin' Hood (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Bertino
Pencils:
Tom Bertino
Inks:
Tom Bertino
Letters:
Tom Bertino

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Brown Rahdin' Hood; Granny Hood; The Wolf
Synopsis:
Satire on white folks stereotypical view of black folk

I Remember the Sixties (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:
biography
Characters:
Robert Crumb; Mom; Dad; Gingerbread Princess; Jesus Freak; Hare Krishna
Synopsis:
Crumb's recollections of the 1960s.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Berserkeley Blues (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
B.N. Duncan
Pencils:
B.N. Duncan
Inks:
B.N. Duncan
Letters:
B.N. Duncan

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Conversation with an ashtray seller

[Wanted for Blowing His Mind in Public] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
B.N. Duncan [as B.N.D.] (signed)
Letters:
B.N. Duncan [as B.N.D.] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Wanted poster

Indexer Notes

Mostly text with a small photo. Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Only the Best People Read"]
  2. 1. Those In Power Send Us To Hell
  3. 2. Null In The Family
  4. 3. Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn
    Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn
  5. 4. Weirdo number 4
  6. 5. The Unfaithful Husband and La Malisima Tentadora
  7. 6. The Nude Photography Class
  8. 7. Excerpts from the Sketchbooks of Robert Armstrong
  9. 8. Tor Johnson At Home
  10. 9. The Day Chet Huntley Died
  11. 10. Depressed Dora Comics
  12. 11. Beauty and the Pest
  13. 12. The Return of the Pet Penis
  14. 13. Inside 'Bob' Cult's Dallas Pow Wow
  15. 14. The Disappearance of Mr. Teeth
  16. 15. Big Broadcast Of 1936
  17. 16. Liddle Brown Rahdin' Hood
  18. 17. I Remember the Sixties
  19. 18. Berserkeley Blues
  20. 19. [Wanted for Blowing His Mind in Public]
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