(Winter 1985-1986)

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:
0867191686 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

This issue has variants.

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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Is Reagan Crazy or Just Plain Stupid?"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Darlene
Reprints:

Cops 'n' Clobbers (Table of Contents)

Louie & Bulldozer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Louie; Bulldozer; Homeless Bum; Lady
Synopsis:
Louie & Bulldozer hire police uniforms

A Lo-o-ong Day Ahead (Table of Contents)

Bill & Phil (The Cold Blooded Teenage Humorists) / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Phil; Bill; Dumb Bum; Lady; Gramps; Little Boy
Synopsis:
Phil & Bill go for the easy targets

Weirdo number 15 (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.92 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

A brief Bagge editorial accompanied by a masthead logo and a small illustration. Includes letters from: Craig Yoe; Ben Adams (Yuba City, CA); Bess Powell (Washington, DC); B.N. Duncan; Steve Fiorilla

["What's that?"] (Table of Contents)

The Bad Boys / comic story / 0.08 page (report information)

Script:
Jim R. Williams [as J. R. Williams]
Pencils:
Jim R. Williams [as J. R. Williams]
Inks:
Jim R. Williams [as J. R. Williams]
Letters:
Jim R. Williams [as J. R. Williams]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Bad Boys
Synopsis:
The Bad boys find something in the bathroom

Weirdo Survey (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
The results from an informal "survey" Mary Fleener did where she showed issues of Weirdo to members of the general public. Includes actual quotes from the offended parties.

["Hi, I'm Tootles! The doctor is examining Doodles!] (Table of Contents)

Tootles / comic story / 0.18 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; Doodles; Doctor
Synopsis:
Doodles is ill

Cool Stuff Now Available from Last Gasp of San Francisco (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters:
Peter Bagge

Indexer Notes

Brief blurbs for "Any Similarity to Persons Living or Dead is Purely Coincidental," "R. Crumb's Early Weirdo Period," "Commies from Mars Anthology," "Love is Hell," "Zap #11," "Wimmen's Comix #10," "Best of Wimmen's Comix," "Dog Boy #6," "Viper," "Neat Stuff" and a "Weirdo" T-shirt.

Sniveling, Whining, Indignant Comics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.24 page (report information)

Script:
R.L. Crabb (signed)
Pencils:
R.L. Crabb (signed)
Inks:
R.L. Crabb (signed)
Letters:
R.L. Crabb (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob; Humbug
Synopsis:
Bob's art style comes into question

Gurgle's Distilled Gin (Table of Contents)

illustration / 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)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Fake gin ad
Reprints:

Comics From Other Planets Dept. (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Alien reproduction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Entire strip dialogue is rendered in undecipherable squiggles

["Ruby the Dyke and a gaggle of her girls somewhere in a decaying urban environment..."] (Table of Contents)

Ruby the Dyke / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ruby the Dyke; Duncan; Meadows; The Butch Bitch
Synopsis:
Ruby takes revenge on a rapist

Indexer Notes

Strip has (presumably ironic) dedication to Chester Gould

Famous People in Hell (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe O.
Pencils:
Dori Seda
Inks:
Dori Seda
Letters:
Dori Seda

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tony Orlando; Freddy Prinze; John Belushi; Marquis de Sade; Adolf Hitler; Albert Fish; Elvis Presley; Sid Vicious; John Wayne; Oscar Wilde; John Lennon; Moe Howard
Synopsis:
How assorted celebrities spend their time in hell
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer is just credited as Joe O.

Here it is! The grand results of Weirdo's Ugly Art Contest! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Bagge
Pencils:
Gary Wray; Penny Moran; Gary Ratto; William Clark; Brian James Riedel; Lori Washbon; Grim; Enriquez; Mothra; Jesse Bogart; Jim R. Williams [as J. R. Williams]; Jay Lindy Olson; Ken Weiner; Cy Bergie; Andy Takakjian; Chris Elliot; Bob Lewis; Daryl Lict; Bob X; Cameron Striewski; Ray Waters III; Mary Fleener; Xno; Joe Shea; M.G. Ottem
Inks:
Gary Wray; Penny Moran; Gary Ratto; William Clark; Brian James Riedel; Lori Washbon; Grim; Enriquez; Mothra; Jesse Bogart; Jim R. Williams [as J. R. Williams]; Jay Lindy Olson; Ken Weiner; Cy Bergie; Andy Takakjian; Chris Elliot; Bob Lewis; Daryl Lict; Bob X; Cameron Striewski; Ray Waters III; Mary Fleener; Xno; Joe Shea; M.G. Ottem
Letters:
Peter Bagge

Characters:
Peter Bagge (photo); Carel Moiseiwitsch (photo); Dennis Eichhorn (photo); Gary Wray (photo); Penny Moran (photo)

Indexer Notes

Twenty-five illustrations featuring "ugly artmanship," some of them quite influenced by Basil Wolverton. The titled ones are "Pop Art" (Penny Moran); "The Rise and Fall of Ronzo's Colon" (Gary Ratto); "Sister 'T' Sees the Light" (William Clark); "Woman" (Brian James Riedel); "Foxy Lady" (Lori Washbon); "Dick-Face" (Grim); "Boogie Man" (Mothra); "Edie" (Jesse Bogart); "Ugly Madonna Fish" (Ken Weiner); "Fat Freddy's Cat on LSD" (Cy Bergie); "Junkie" (Andy Takakjian); "The Human Guinea Pig (Chris Elliot); "Ream me now lover!" (Bob Lewis); "Ping-pong, anyone?" (Ray Waters III); "Miss Congeniality" (Mary Fleener); "Nancy Sinatra?!?" (Joe Shea); "His Imperial Majesty" (M.G. Ottem)

I Was a Teenage Fishlip (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Cameron Striewski [as CTS] (signed)
Pencils:
Cameron Striewski [as CTS] (signed)
Inks:
Cameron Striewski [as CTS] (signed)
Letters:
Cameron Striewski [as CTS] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fishlip
Synopsis:
The horrors of big lips in high school

Indexer Notes

Credits identified from indicia

Gags (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 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
Synopsis:
Eight assorted cartoons
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Uncle Hal (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Uncle Hal's religion
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story related to Bagge by Stephani K

Drawings from Raymond Pettibon's Tripping Corpse Magazine (Table of Contents)

illustration / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Raymond Pettibon
Pencils:
Raymond Pettibon
Inks:
Raymond Pettibon
Letters:
Raymond Pettibon

Indexer Notes

Twenty-three small illustrations and one brief text piece. The titles/ first lines of dialogue are: "One Big Hint: Tiptoe Through the Tulips." "Greenwich Village Hates America"; "My First Bells." "Buy This Painting for $50"; "Even Yellow Submarine is poetry." "Student: I think it's time the academic community came to terms with the Beatles' major statement!" "O naked men clothed in napalmed burning screaming flesh..."; "Today is the worst day of the mess of your life"; "I could never make love with a guy who has short hair." "LSD almost destroyed MIT." "Shang-a-Lang"; "I was on acid when I drew this." "These crabs are gonna make me bust out of this commune!" "I've never gone this long without Marx." "Scenario for a Happening" (text piece); "Hippie Jesus's Leap of Faith"; "Republican Senator's Son"; "I feel light-headed." "Golden Gate Bridge"; "Life isn't Always a Groove!" "Stay High on Dangerous Drugs"; "Flowers for You, Diane, My Dear." "Mother, more than anyone-- Gridley, Pan, Tarzan, Coco---"; "Not a hippie at all."

Murder on the Midway (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Deitch
Pencils:
Kim Deitch
Inks:
Kim Deitch
Letters:
Kim Deitch

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wagandi; Kewpie; Al Ledicker; Little Widget; Jonesy
Synopsis:
Kewpie recollects her past
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This ties in to a vast continuity of carnival stories created by Deitch

Bazooka Blow (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bazooka Blow

Indexer Notes

Signed as "Kazooka"

Parting Shots (Table of Contents)

illustration / 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]

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Ayn Rand
Synopsis:
Crumb's comment on Ayn Rand
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Is Reagan Crazy or Just Plain Stupid?"]
  2. 1. Cops 'n' Clobbers
    Louie & Bulldozer
  3. 2. A Lo-o-ong Day Ahead
    Bill & Phil (The Cold Blooded Teenage Humorists)
  4. 3. Weirdo number 15
  5. 4. ["What's that?"]
    The Bad Boys
  6. 5. Weirdo Survey
  7. 6. ["Hi, I'm Tootles! The doctor is examining Doodles!]
    Tootles
  8. 7. Cool Stuff Now Available from Last Gasp of San Francisco
  9. 8. Sniveling, Whining, Indignant Comics
  10. 9. Gurgle's Distilled Gin
  11. 10. Comics From Other Planets Dept.
  12. 11. ["Ruby the Dyke and a gaggle of her girls somewhere in a decaying urban environment..."]
    Ruby the Dyke
  13. 12. Famous People in Hell
  14. 13. Here it is! The grand results of Weirdo's Ugly Art Contest!
  15. 14. I Was a Teenage Fishlip
  16. 15. Gags
  17. 16. Uncle Hal
  18. 17. Drawings from Raymond Pettibon's Tripping Corpse Magazine
  19. 18. Murder on the Midway
  20. 19. Bazooka Blow
  21. 20. Parting Shots
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven Samuels
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright