(Summer 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:
0867191732 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.

Peter Bagge's final regular issue as editor.


["Wait! Stop! Don't look! This is not a nice magazine!"] (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

Art Art Art (Table of Contents)

Otto Comic Strip no. 3 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
M.A. McMillan
Pencils:
M.A. McMillan
Inks:
M.A. McMillan
Letters:
M.A. McMillan

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Lol prevents a leak disrupting a gallery show

The New Undead (Table of Contents)

Otto Comic Strip no. 4 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
M.A. McMillan
Pencils:
M.A. McMillan
Inks:
M.A. McMillan
Letters:
M.A. McMillan

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Zedo the Zombie
Synopsis:
Zedo's daily routine

Weirdo number 17 (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Bagge
Pencils:
Peter Bagge; Bill Harmer
Inks:
Peter Bagge; Bill Harmer
Letters:
Peter Bagge; typeset

Indexer Notes

A Bagge-drawn letterhead and spot illustration accompanies letters from Jim Woodring, Skutch Bundy; Leslie Remer (Poughkeepsie, NY); Percy Lustre (Grand Rapids, MI); Buster Calhoun (Fair Oaks, CA); Vernon L. Wiley (Chicago); Rodney Schroeter (Random Lake, WI); Jym Mooney (Milwaukee); D.C. Roberts (Long Beach, CA); Andrew Webster (NYC); M. Morris (Portland, OR); Lynn Von Schlichting; Alfred Bergdoll (NYC); Edwin Bergdoll (Dutton, VA).

Also includes a reader-submitted illustration from Paul Ullrich (Winnipeg) and eight small cartoons from Bill Harmer (reprinted from "100 Rejected Cartoons.")

Comics (Weirdo Recommends:) (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.85 page (report information)

Script:
Peter Bagge
Pencils:
Lynn Von Schlichting [as Von Schlichting]; Peter Bagge; Bill Harmer
Inks:
Lynn Von Schlichting [as Von Schlichting]; Peter Bagge; Bill Harmer
Letters:
Peter Bagge

Indexer Notes

Bagge promotes the following zines: "Private Hell" (Lynn Von Schlichting); "Scratchez" (Bob Lewis + Kathe Pritz); "All Small" and "Combo" (David Stienlicht); "Wurst Funnies" (Brad Johnson); "Spaz" (Vernon L. Wiley); "The Blotter" (Roy Tompkins); "Screaming Disaster"; "Demo"; "Blab" (Monte Beauchamp); "The Realist" (Paul Krassner); "W.D.C. Period" (Gordon Gordon); "Blatch" (Jim Blanchard); "Next Big Thing" (Lindsay Hutton); "Kicks" (Billy Miller + Miriam Linna); "Rumble" (Liam Killen)

The section includes a Brady Bunch-themed illustration by Von Schlichting as well as small sample illustrations from Xno, David Stienlicht, Brad Johnson, V.L. Wiley. Finally, there's a small cartoon by Bill Harmer titled "Damn Banana Peels" from "100 Rejected Cartoons."

["Who are you?"] (Table of Contents)

Steven / comic story / 0.29 page (report information)

Script:
Doug Allen
Pencils:
Doug Allen
Inks:
Doug Allen
Letters:
Doug Allen

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Steven
Synopsis:
Steven meets a creation of his subconcious
Reprints:
  • from Steven (self-published zine ?)

Visiting with Ramona (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.22 page (report information)

Script:
Krystine Kryttre
Pencils:
Krystine Kryttre
Inks:
Krystine Kryttre
Letters:
Krystine Kryttre

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ramona
Synopsis:
Ramona spills the dirt about her friends

Brothers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.26 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
Synopsis:
A guy with a miniature brother on his back

All in a Day's Work (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.19 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed)
Pencils:
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed)
Inks:
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed)
Letters:
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Godzilla
Synopsis:
Godzilla's day

["Hi! I'm Tootles! Today I'm going to rob a bank!"] (Table of Contents)

Tootles / comic story / 0.19 page (report information)

Script:
Ken Struck
Pencils:
Ken Struck
Inks:
Ken Struck
Letters:
Ken Struck

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tootles; Bank Teller
Synopsis:
Tootles robs a bank

Isle of Lust (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lynn Von Schlichting
Pencils:
Lynn Von Schlichting
Inks:
Lynn Von Schlichting
Letters:
Lynn Von Schlichting

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ginger Grant; cast of Gilligan's Island
Synopsis:
Ginger spills the dirt about her fellow castaways

The Religious Experience of Philip K. Dick (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Philip K. Dick; Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Philip K. Dick; Tess; Christopher; Thomas M. Disch [Tom Disch]; John the Baptist
Synopsis:
Crumb illustrates Dick's testimony of some strange experiences
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dick's dialogue taken from "Philip K. Dick: The Last Testament" (Fragments West / The Valentine Press)

Glorious Outer Space (Table of Contents)

Pig / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David Ostrem
Pencils:
David Ostrem
Inks:
David Ostrem
Letters:
David Ostrem

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pig; Joan
Synopsis:
Pig remembers taking a ride in a flying saucer

A New (Not Old) Adventure! (Table of Contents)

Bill & Phil / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bill; Phil; Bob
Synopsis:
Bill and Phil take against old folk

Vegetable Kingdom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Linda Crothers
Pencils:
Linda Crothers
Inks:
Linda Crothers
Letters:
Linda Crothers

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A rundown of a hotel's bizarre inhabitants

Monster Shirts by Mouse (Table of Contents)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Bagge
Pencils:
Stanley Mouse
Inks:
Stanley Mouse
Letters:
Stanley Mouse; Peter Bagge

Indexer Notes

Approximately fifty-two T-shirt design illustrations of various sizes reprinted from the artist's catalogs (1963-66). Includes a brief Bagge intro.

Mouse Meets Fred (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stanley Mouse
Pencils:
Stanley Mouse
Inks:
Stanley Mouse
Letters:
Stanley Mouse

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fred; Mouse
Synopsis:
How Mouse started designing hot rods

Indexer Notes

Original two page strip reduced to one

The Checkered Demon In Hell!, part I (Table of Contents)

The Checkered Demon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Checkered Demon; Lamenting Sinner
Synopsis:
The Checkered Demon checks out an oddity in hell
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Drunk Driving (Table of Contents)

Farmer Brown / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Farmer Brown; Sheriff; Mad-Dog Crowley
Synopsis:
Farmer Brown has a succession of car accidents

Stooge Women (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eddie Gorodetsky
Pencils:
Drew Friedman
Inks:
Drew Friedman
Letters:
Drew Friedman

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Helen; Mabel; Gertrude; Elaine
Synopsis:
The wives of assorted Three Stooges speak out
Reprints:

DiDi Has an Orgasm (Table of Contents)

DiDi Glitz / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Diane Noomin
Pencils:
Diane Noomin
Inks:
Diane Noomin
Letters:
Diane Noomin

Genre:
humor
Characters:
DiDi Glitz; Hymie; Didi's Mom [Irma]; Glenda; Nathan; Boss; Alfie; Doctor; Bartender; Loretta; Crystal; Mom; Estelle Hochman; Selma Brown; Noreen Reilly; Rochelle Gold; Mr. E
Synopsis:
DiDi is tired of her usual sex life
Reprints:

How the Utterly Insane Lunatic Gets His Favorite Food (Table of Contents)

The Utterly Insane Lunatic / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Anthony Mostrom [as A. Mostrom] (signed)
Pencils:
Anthony Mostrom [as A. Mostrom] (signed)
Inks:
Anthony Mostrom [as A. Mostrom] (signed)
Letters:
Anthony Mostrom [as A. Mostrom] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Utterly Insane Lunatic

The Utterly Insane Lunatic as The Psychiatrist (Table of Contents)

The Utterly Insane Lunatic / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Anthony Mostrom
Pencils:
Anthony Mostrom
Inks:
Anthony Mostrom
Letters:
Anthony Mostrom

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Utterly Insane Lunatic; Geoff E. Hough

Introducing the Paid Distractor (Table of Contents)

The Utterly Insane Lunatic / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Anthony Mostrom
Pencils:
Anthony Mostrom
Inks:
Anthony Mostrom
Letters:
Anthony Mostrom

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Utterly Insane Lunatic

Welcome to East Texas (Table of Contents)

Tales from East Texas / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Dougan
Pencils:
Michael Dougan
Inks:
Michael Dougan
Colors:
Michael Dougan
Letters:
Michael Dougan

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Michael Dougan; Mark Lumpkin
Synopsis:
Dougan discovers a soulmate
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Wait! Stop! Don't look! This is not a nice magazine!"]
  2. 1. Art Art Art
    Otto Comic Strip no. 3
  3. 2. The New Undead
    Otto Comic Strip no. 4
  4. 3. Weirdo number 17
  5. 4. Comics (Weirdo Recommends:)
  6. 5. ["Who are you?"]
    Steven
  7. 6. Visiting with Ramona
  8. 7. Brothers
  9. 8. All in a Day's Work
  10. 9. ["Hi! I'm Tootles! Today I'm going to rob a bank!"]
    Tootles
  11. 10. Isle of Lust
  12. 11. The Religious Experience of Philip K. Dick
  13. 12. Glorious Outer Space
    Pig
  14. 13. A New (Not Old) Adventure!
    Bill & Phil
  15. 14. Vegetable Kingdom
  16. 15. Monster Shirts by Mouse
  17. 16. Mouse Meets Fred
  18. 17. The Checkered Demon In Hell!, part I
    The Checkered Demon
  19. 18. Drunk Driving
    Farmer Brown
  20. 19. Stooge Women
  21. 20. DiDi Has an Orgasm
    DiDi Glitz
  22. 21. How the Utterly Insane Lunatic Gets His Favorite Food
    The Utterly Insane Lunatic
  23. 22. The Utterly Insane Lunatic as The Psychiatrist
    The Utterly Insane Lunatic
  24. 23. Introducing the Paid Distractor
    The Utterly Insane Lunatic
  25. 24. Welcome to East Texas
    Tales from East Texas
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven Samuels
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katie
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright