Weirdo #7 [1st printing]
(Winter 1983)

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price:
2.50 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Last Gasp
Brand:
Last Gasp Eco-Funnies
ISBN:
0-86719-149-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

This issue has variants.

1st printing: ? (2.50 USD); 2nd printing: ? (3.95 USD)

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

A Fine-Art Piece of Business (What Does It Mean?) (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Getting Into Weirdo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dennis Worden
Synopsis:
The trials of creating for Weirdo

Laugh Makers (Second of a Series) (Table of Contents)

Laugh Makers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Arthur Q. Bryan; Mantan Moreland; Dave O'Brien; Mousie Garner; El Brendel; Don Wilson; Frank Fontaine; Larry Fine
Synopsis:
False biographical oddities about comedians
Reprints:

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

Weirdo no. 7 (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1.07 pages (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

Includes letters from Vlad Neerewtteur; Steve Davies (London, UK); Kay Marshall (Anchorage, Alaska); Piet Schreuders (Amsterdam, Netherlands); D. Abston (Santa Clara, CA); Bruce Duncan; Richard Roesburg (Northfield, NJ); Paul McGehee (San Francisco); Lonnie Somer (Englishtown, NJ)

She's No Dum Dum! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.63 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

Ad for back issues of this magazine.

Helen Hippo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Helen
Synopsis:
How Helen was transformed into a hippo

Uncle Bob's Mid-Life Crisis (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 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 [as Bob]; Aline Kominsky-Crumb [as Arline]; Sophie Crumb; Franki; Feldkamp
Synopsis:
Crumb has a mid-life crisis.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Aline is referred to as "Arline" in this story.

The Siamese Fiendlings (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Williams
Pencils:
Robert Williams
Inks:
Robert Williams
Letters:
Robert Williams

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Marcus; Mabus; Matt Gallagher; Lois Gallagher; Tracy Gallagher; Sean Gallagher
Synopsis:
Evil siamese twins run riot
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Slaves of the Comic Book Factory! (Girl Cartoonists Turned Into...) (Table of Contents)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dori Seda (story idea); Terry Boyce; Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sylvia Silicosis (photo of Dori Seda); Baba Ron (photo of Ron Turner); Venus V-2
Synopsis:
Two women want to work as artists for Last Gasp.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Photostrip crediting photos by T. "Stiglitz" Zwigoff (Terry Zwigoff). Ron Turner plays himself as Last Gasp's publisher and the artists are Dori Seda and Terry Boyce (?)

Gold Is Whar' Ya Find It, Chapter 5: Nicky's Doom (Table of Contents)

Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeff John
Pencils:
Jeff John
Inks:
Jeff John
Letters:
Jeff John

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Axel Wazunoski; Nicky
Synopsis:
Axel's truck is hijacked

Gold Is Where You Find It, Chapter 6: The Trip (Table of Contents)

Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeff John
Pencils:
Jeff John
Inks:
Jeff John
Letters:
Jeff John

Characters:
Axel Wazunoski; Waldo; Nicky; Byron; Toole

Gold Is Whar' Ya Find It, Chapter 7: Sapped Saps (Table of Contents)

Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeff John
Pencils:
Jeff John
Inks:
Jeff John
Letters:
Jeff John

Characters:
Axel Wazunoski

Gold Is Whar' Ya Find It, Chapter 8: Hijack! (Table of Contents)

Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeff John
Pencils:
Jeff John
Inks:
Jeff John
Letters:
Jeff John

Characters:
Sheriff; Axel Wazunoski

The Penis Pet Show (Table of Contents)

Peter The Penis / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter The Penis
Synopsis:
Peter is placed in a pet show
Reprints:

[“Weather's kinda strange. Probably those experiments they're doing up north”] (Table of Contents)

Trashman Agent Of The 6th International / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez [as Algernon Backwash]
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Trashman; Nasty Elaine; Mal-Occula; The Fatman
Synopsis:
Much ado about banned chocolate
Reprints:

The Life-Cycle of an Artist (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dori Seda; Bob; Peter
Synopsis:
How others see Dori
Reprints:

Watch the Pork Chop Chop (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Article about girls racing with pigs

Indexer Notes

Reprinted from "Hit Picture Pageant #1" (1942). Seven photos with a brief text piece.

C.P. Grimsley (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:
How to develop breasts

[no title indexed] (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:
Twelve assorted bizarre images in Kaz's unique style.

Indexer Notes

The title is shown using what appears to be Japanese characters.

More Fine Art (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Weird creatures despair
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Fine-Art Piece of Business (What Does It Mean?)
  2. 1. Getting Into Weirdo
  3. 2. Laugh Makers (Second of a Series)
    Laugh Makers
  4. 3. Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn
    Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn
  5. 4. Weirdo no. 7
  6. 5. She's No Dum Dum!
  7. 6. Helen Hippo
  8. 7. Uncle Bob's Mid-Life Crisis
  9. 8. The Siamese Fiendlings
  10. 9. Slaves of the Comic Book Factory! (Girl Cartoonists Turned Into...)
  11. 10. Gold Is Whar' Ya Find It, Chapter 5: Nicky's Doom
    Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway
  12. 11. Gold Is Where You Find It, Chapter 6: The Trip
    Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway
  13. 12. Gold Is Whar' Ya Find It, Chapter 7: Sapped Saps
    Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway
  14. 13. Gold Is Whar' Ya Find It, Chapter 8: Hijack!
    Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway
  15. 14. The Penis Pet Show
    Peter The Penis
  16. 15. [“Weather's kinda strange. Probably those experiments they're doing up north”]
    Trashman Agent Of The 6th International
  17. 16. The Life-Cycle of an Artist
  18. 17. Watch the Pork Chop Chop
  19. 18. C.P. Grimsley
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. More Fine Art
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Steven Samuels
  • Mike Nielsen
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