(Summer 1984)

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:
0-86719-154-6 Search at WorldCat
Editing:
Peter Bagge
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

New cover design marking Peter Bagge's first issue as editor.

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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Wild Tales of Crazed Youth (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:
?
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Shithaus Franks (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ken Weiner
Pencils:
Ken Weiner
Inks:
Ken Weiner
Letters:
Ken Weiner

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Fake ad for Shithaus Franks

I Married A Zombie! (Table of Contents)

Stickboy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Stickboy
Synopsis:
The positive side of marrying a zombie

Weirdo number 10 (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1.26 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Bagge
Pencils:
Peter Bagge
Inks:
Peter Bagge
Letters:
Peter Bagge

Indexer Notes

Includes a masthead drawing and a small illustration from Bagge. Letters from: Paul McIntyre (Lakeside, CA); Jay Lynch; Dennis Worden; Ben Flynn (Vernon, CT); Bruce N. Duncan (B.N. Duncan); James Burnett; Dave Henniker; Sharon Sandusky (Eden Prairie, MN); Tim Danko (Brunswick, Australia)

Ol' Mister Rant 'n' Rave! (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.23 page (report information)

Script:
Peter Bagge
Pencils:
J.D. King (signed)
Inks:
J.D. King (signed)
Letters:
Peter Bagge

Indexer Notes

Bagge's rant accompanied by a small spot illustration.

["I led a bogus existence until I discovered Weirdo!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.26 page (report information)

Letters:
Peter Bagge

Indexer Notes

Ads for back issues of Weirdo and several other small press publications.

["Hi! I'm Tootles! I woke up early this morning!"] (Table of Contents)

Tootles / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Ken Struck [as Struck] (signed)
Pencils:
Ken Struck [as Struck] (signed)
Inks:
Ken Struck [as Struck] (signed)
Letters:
Ken Struck [as Struck] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tootles
Synopsis:
Tootles has breakfast

Chuckie and Harry (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Lynda Barry
Pencils:
Lynda Barry
Inks:
Lynda Barry
Letters:
Lynda Barry

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chuckie; Harry
Synopsis:
Bed time for Chuckie and Harry

["There's nuthin' Mr Inferno enjoys more than a good book!"] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Inferno / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Edwin Pouncey [as Savage Pencil]
Pencils:
Edwin Pouncey [as Savage Pencil]
Inks:
Edwin Pouncey [as Savage Pencil]
Letters:
Edwin Pouncey [as Savage Pencil]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Inferno
Synopsis:
Mr. Inferno's individual taste

Indexer Notes

Ad for Corpsemeat Comics. Savage Pencil is an alias for Edwin Pouncey

Midwestern Wedding (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Carol Lay
Pencils:
Carol Lay
Inks:
Carol Lay
Letters:
Carol Lay

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Junior Brewser; Mr. Brewser; Mrs. Brewser; The Preacher; Pvt. Virginia; Pvt. Lloyd; Mr. Lloyd; Mrs. Lloyd; Cora Lloyd; Performance Artist
Synopsis:
Cora feels alienated at a conservative wedding.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The strip is credited to Cora Lloyd whose experiences are related

The Peanut Vendor (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Hill; Laurence Smith ?; Harold Smith ?
Pencils:
Laurence Smith; Harold Smith; Charles Hill ?
Inks:
Laurence Smith; Harold Smith; Charles Hill ?
Letters:
typeset; Laurence Smith ?; Harold Smith ?; Charles Hill ?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Reproduction of a 1930s child's amateur magazine

Indexer Notes

The eight original pages are spread over two

Delirious (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (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:
Both parents must find work to support their child
Reprints:

Little Payday Saves the Universe from Total Destruction (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David Coulson
Pencils:
David Coulson
Inks:
David Coulson
Letters:
David Coulson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Payday
Synopsis:
Payday finds a fighting stick

Hit And Run High-Jinx!!! (Table of Contents)

Skank, Arms & Bud / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
J.D. King
Pencils:
J.D. King
Inks:
J.D. King
Letters:
J.D. King

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Skank; Arms; Bud
Synopsis:
The guys go on a rampage in the car

The Origins of The Bunch (Table of Contents)

The Bunch / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Pencils:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Inks:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Letters:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Synopsis:
How Aline adopted her alias The Bunch
Keywords:
autobiography

[Hey, Mode... it says here they want people to come down to Nicaragua and help out..."] (Table of Contents)

Mode O'Day and Her Pals / 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:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Mode O'Day; Doggo; G.G. Goosey; Dotty
Synopsis:
Doggo decides to help the Nicaraguan rebels.
Reprints:

["I'm building a fallout shelter so I can survive a nuclear war"] (Table of Contents)

Tommy the Terrible Teen / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden] (signed)
Pencils:
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden] (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden] (signed)
Letters:
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tommy
Synopsis:
Tommy constructs a fallout shelter
Reprints:

The Reject (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Bagge
Pencils:
Peter Bagge
Inks:
Peter Bagge
Letters:
Peter Bagge

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jorgie Johansen; Joey Larson; Katie Kunkel; the narrator; Mike Pomerantz
Synopsis:
The bullying of the school loner
Reprints:

Now You Can Look Just Like This! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Fake ad offering the chance to look like Ernest Borgnine

Dickie Bird (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Peter Bagge
Pencils:
Peter Bagge
Inks:
Peter Bagge
Colors:
Peter Bagge
Letters:
Peter Bagge

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A fake school nature assignment

Indexer Notes

back cover