(Winter 1986-1987)

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price:
2.95 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Last Gasp
Brand:
Last Gasp Eco-Funnies
ISBN:
0-86719-175-9 Search at WorldCat
Editing:
Aline Kominsky-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

Price rises for the first time.

1st printing: ? (2.95 USD); 2nd printing: ? (3.95 USD)


["I thought I told you to wait in the car!"] (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:

The Sufferin' Bastard (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The unlucky life of a punch cup
Reprints:

Getting Into "Weirdo" by Indulging the Self-Centered Psyche of.... Aline Kominsky-Crumb! (Table of Contents)

Aline Kominsky-Crumb / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ace Backwords
Pencils:
Ace Backwords
Inks:
Ace Backwords
Letters:
Ace Backwords

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Robert Crumb
Synopsis:
How to have a strip printed in Weirdo

Harvey Sez (Table of Contents)

Harvey Sez / text article / 0.28 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Harvey Pekar

Indexer Notes

In this debut column Harvey praises the work of Frank Stack. Accompanied by a small masthead illustration.

Weirdo number 19 (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1.44 pages (report information)

Script:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Pencils:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Blaster ?
Inks:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Blaster ?
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Characters:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Indexer Notes

A Kominsky-Crumb editorial and small self-portrait accompanied by letters from B.N. Duncan, William Reeves (Lawndale, CA); Michael Snider (Los Angeles); Lance Hack (San Francisco); Buster Calhoun the Living Cartoon (Mike Parlette); Ace Backwords; Edgar "Bolt" Upright (Chapel Hill, NC).

Invest Now in the Future!! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.28 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for back issues of Weirdo accompanied by an offer for Sophie Crumb original art (for her college fund).

Thinking About the Lone Ranger (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon] (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon] (signed)
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon] (signed)
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon] (signed)

Genre:
humor; biography
Characters:
Frank Stack; The Lone Ranger; Silver; Tonto
Synopsis:
Musings on the Lone Ranger's possible fallibility
Keywords:
autobiography

Ten Dollars for Two Minutes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Penny Moran Van Horn [as Penny Moran]
Pencils:
Penny Moran Van Horn [as Penny Moran]
Inks:
Penny Moran Van Horn [as Penny Moran]
Letters:
Penny Moran Van Horn [as Penny Moran]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Penny Moran Van Horn; The Landlord
Synopsis:
A seedy landlord comes a cropper
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Mother Hulda (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:
humor
Characters:
Widow; Pretty Daughter; Ugly Daughter; Mother Hulda
Synopsis:
A young girl receives her just reward and so does her stepsister
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is an adaptation of a Brothers Grimm story

Squirmin' Sherman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Nickel
Pencils:
Scott Nickel
Inks:
Scott Nickel
Letters:
Scott Nickel

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sherman
Synopsis:
A rundown of the quintessential 1980s guy

The Talker (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Zingarelli [as Mark A. Zingarelli]
Pencils:
Mark Zingarelli [as Mark A. Zingarelli]
Inks:
Mark Zingarelli [as Mark A. Zingarelli]
Letters:
Mark Zingarelli [as Mark A. Zingarelli]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mark Zingarelli; Elmore; Manny; Thug; Irma
Synopsis:
The thug in the restaurant is unnerved by the man who talks to himself

["In the distant past.. far away at sea, we find Captain Pissgums wakin' up one morning with a tart and a hangover."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Pissgums / 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:
Captain Pissgums; Meadows; Francis
Synopsis:
Captain Pissgums need his hangover cure
Keywords:
adult

Dennis the Sullen Menace (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis Eichhorn [as Dennis P. Eichhorn]
Pencils:
Michael Dougan
Inks:
Michael Dougan
Letters:
Michael Dougan

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Dennis Eichhorn; Cellmate; Murderer from Pocatello; Kermit; The Guard; Dickie; Fred
Synopsis:
Dennis recalls his time in jail
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Young Ledicker (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Al Ledicker; Kewpie; Doc Ledicker; Mayor Grafton
Synopsis:
Kewpie views an incident from Al's youth
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Tunnel of Love (Table of Contents)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stephen Calt
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]; typeset

Characters:
Arthur Driscoll; Emily Schwartz
Synopsis:
A brief encounter on a subway train
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by three illustrations.

Sex Crazed Housewife (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Aline Kominksy-Crumb; Sophie; Dorothy; Mr. Johnson; Pet Store Owner; Antonio; Young Cartoonist; Robert Crumb (silent cameo); Leann; Keith
Synopsis:
Aline experiences an increase in erotic mental imagery
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Doc Ledicker's Last Picture Show! Read All About it on the Inside! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kim Deitch (signed)
Inks:
Kim Deitch (signed)
Colors:
Kim Deitch (signed)
Letters:
Kim Deitch (signed)

Characters:
Doc Ledicker; Prostitute

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I thought I told you to wait in the car!"]
  2. 1. The Sufferin' Bastard
  3. 2. Getting Into "Weirdo" by Indulging the Self-Centered Psyche of.... Aline Kominsky-Crumb!
    Aline Kominsky-Crumb
  4. 3. Harvey Sez
    Harvey Sez
  5. 4. Weirdo number 19
  6. 5. Invest Now in the Future!!
  7. 6. Thinking About the Lone Ranger
  8. 7. Ten Dollars for Two Minutes
  9. 8. Mother Hulda
  10. 9. Squirmin' Sherman
  11. 10. The Talker
  12. 11. ["In the distant past.. far away at sea, we find Captain Pissgums wakin' up one morning with a tart and a hangover."]
    Captain Pissgums
  13. 12. Dennis the Sullen Menace
  14. 13. Young Ledicker
  15. 14. The Tunnel of Love
  16. 15. Sex Crazed Housewife
  17. 16. Doc Ledicker's Last Picture Show! Read All About it on the Inside!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven Samuels
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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