(Spring 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:
0-86719-192-9 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

["In This Issue: Religion Crime Food Sex"] (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:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

How My Family Encouraged Me to Become an Artist! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dori Seda
Pencils:
Dori Seda
Inks:
Dori Seda
Letters:
Dori Seda

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Dori Seda; Anton Seda; Mrs. Seda [Olga Seda]
Synopsis:
Dori's trials as an artist
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Coping With the "I'm Not Good Enough" Syndrome (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Mary rags on her mirror

Harvey Sez (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

Harvey bemoans the lack of artistically ambitious comic books. Includes a Kominsky-Crumb spot illustration.

Weirdo number twenty (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1.72 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Indexer Notes

An editorial and spot illustration by Kominsky-Crumb. Also includes a small Sophie Crumb illustration. Includes blurbs for these zines: "Point Drawn" (B.N. Duncan); "Roadkill" (Ken Weiner); "Melody- The Comic Strip Autobiography of a Nude Dancer" (Sylvie Rancourt); "Bongo Dick" (Dennis Worden); "New Wavy Gravy" (Raymond Pettibon); "Dyspepsia"; "Twisted Image" (Ace Backwords); "Deadbeat;" "Tales of the Sinister Harvey;" "Comics in a Capsule" (Luna Ticks).

Letters from: Kevin Dixon; Edgar "Bolt" Upright; Lou Bear; Alfred Bergdoll; B.J.; Jean Francois Glarion (Puteaux, France); Kenny Be; Mark Zingarelli; B.N. Duncan

Moo Goo Gai Pan (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 Kominsky-Crumb; Bernie; Lew; Irene; Grandma Fanny; Mrs. Schilowitz; Arnie Kominsky
Synopsis:
Aline's family love to eat, but hate to cook
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Footsy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Robert Crumb; Jeanette Bates; Dolly Hensley; Wayne; Sally Burton; Mary; Terri
Synopsis:
How Crumb played footsie with girls in his class
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The "Cockeyed" Cook Story (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Zingarelli
Pencils:
Mark Zingarelli
Inks:
Mark Zingarelli
Letters:
Mark Zingarelli

Genre:
biography
Characters:
William Cook
Synopsis:
William Cook's life of crime
Reprints:

The Young and the Frustrated (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Luna Ticks
Pencils:
Luna Ticks
Inks:
Luna Ticks
Letters:
Luna Ticks

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Vera
Synopsis:
Vera goes to score

Un-covered Property: A Short Study in Family Dynamics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carol Tyler
Pencils:
Carol Tyler
Inks:
Carol Tyler
Letters:
Carol Tyler

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Carol Tyler; Mom; Dad [Mr. Tyler]; Ginia; Joe; Jimmy; Gu
Synopsis:
The pre-pubescent Carol doesn't understand why she can't go topless
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The Captain Becomes Critic (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lindsay Arnold [as Ellé]
Pencils:
Lindsay Arnold [as Ellé]
Inks:
Lindsay Arnold [as Ellé]
Letters:
Lindsay Arnold [as Ellé]

Characters:
The Captain
Synopsis:
The Captain rants about stories concerning artists searching for a muse

TV Evangelist (Table of Contents)

Tales from East Texas / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Dougan (signed)
Pencils:
Michael Dougan (signed)
Inks:
Michael Dougan (signed)
Letters:
Michael Dougan (signed)

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Michael Dougan; Brother Bob [Bob Beaudreaux]; Bob Newton; Frank Burch; Cathleen Dougan; Artie Bell
Synopsis:
Dougan's grandmother is fleeced of her possessions by an unscrupulous preacher
Keywords:
autobiography

I Had a Dream Last Nite (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Headmaster
Synopsis:
Aline relates an odd dream
Reprints:

Angst and Deep Emotions and Last Gasp T-shirts (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
?

The Weirdo Difference! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Justin Green
Pencils:
Justin Green
Inks:
Justin Green
Colors:
Justin Green
Letters:
Justin Green

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A strip to sell back issues of Weirdo
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["In This Issue: Religion Crime Food Sex"]
  2. 1. How My Family Encouraged Me to Become an Artist!
  3. 2. Coping With the "I'm Not Good Enough" Syndrome
  4. 3. Harvey Sez
    Harvey Sez
  5. 4. Weirdo number twenty
  6. 5. Moo Goo Gai Pan
  7. 6. Footsy
  8. 7. The "Cockeyed" Cook Story
  9. 8. The Young and the Frustrated
  10. 9. Un-covered Property: A Short Study in Family Dynamics
  11. 10. The Captain Becomes Critic
  12. 11. TV Evangelist
    Tales from East Texas
  13. 12. I Had a Dream Last Nite
  14. 13. Angst and Deep Emotions and Last Gasp T-shirts
  15. 14. The Weirdo Difference!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
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