(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

This issue has variants.

Price rises for the first time.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["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) (Expand) /

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

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
Reprints:
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

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