Weirdo #21 [1st printing]
(Fall 1987)

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price:
2.95 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Last Gasp Eco-Funnies
Brand:
Last Gasp Eco-Funnies
ISBN:
0867191937 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.

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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Not so fast sonny boy!"] (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:

The Black Cat Bone (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed); Zora Neale Hurston
Pencils:
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed)
Inks:
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed)
Letters:
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed)

Synopsis:
How to sacrifice a black cat
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from a recording of a magic ritual

Auntie Mary (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]
Pencils:
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]
Inks:
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]
Letters:
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Carol Tyler; Auntie Mary
Synopsis:
Childhood modesty shredded
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Harvey Sez (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.44 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Letters:
?

Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
Harvey praises the work of Leonard Rifas and Joyce Brabner's "Real War Stories."

Indexer Notes

Includes a Kominsky-Crumb spot illustration.

Weirdo no. 21 (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1.44 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

Includes an editorial and small self-portrait. Letters from: Jane (NYC); Pat Bryant; B.N. Duncan; Steve Lafler; Edgar "Bolt" Upright; Ed Jackson (Maywood, ILL)

Can Your Scalp Pass the Finger-Nail Test? (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.12 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

Ad for back issues of Weirdo.

Pissing it All Away (Table of Contents)

Mickey Rat / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Armstrong
Pencils:
Robert Armstrong
Inks:
Robert Armstrong
Letters:
Robert Armstrong

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mickey Rat; Hector Ybardez; Driver
Synopsis:
Mickey Rat wins the lottery

Beach Blanket (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
William Clark
Pencils:
William Clark
Inks:
William Clark
Letters:
William Clark

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Angie; Moondoggy; Col; Gate; George; Hodad
Synopsis:
Surf teenager Angie wants to experience the wider world

I Know Meats! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
C. Croce
Pencils:
Michael Dougan [as M. Dougan]
Inks:
Michael Dougan [as M. Dougan]
Letters:
Michael Dougan [as M. Dougan]

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A meat fetish

Sex Crazed Housewife or My Troubles With Men (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; Ricky; Robert Crumb; Leann; Kurt; Sharon
Synopsis:
Aline's late-flourishing attraction to men
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Blankie (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]
Pencils:
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]
Inks:
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]
Letters:
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Simms
Synopsis:
Mr. Simms shakes off his catatonia
Reprints:

R. Crumb's Cavalcade of Sketches (Table of Contents)

illustration / 6 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]

Characters:
Robert Crumb; Sophie Crumb; Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Synopsis:
Annotated sketches and short strips from Crumb

Indexer Notes

Ten illustrations and three comics from early '85 to mid '86. The illustrations are titled "Self, Feb. '86;" "R. Crumb's Need More Comics;" "Aline, Oct. 20th '85;" "The Little Guy That Lives Inside My Brain;" "Executing the Family Cat;" "Yeah Yeah Yeah;" "I can't take another minute of this... I'm gonna lose my mind or kill myself!!;" "Service Jobs;" "Pick up your feet!;" "I hate you..." (featuring Sophie Crumb).

The comics are titled "Art" "Foolish Notions," and "My Troubles With Women part 62." The first and last ones are single-pagers while the second one is two pages.

Pizza Lottery (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Turner
Pencils:
Justin Green [as JG] (signed)
Inks:
Justin Green [as JG] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wendt
Synopsis:
The consequences of winning the pizza lottery

Indexer Notes

Includes two illustrations

Suburban Teens on Acid 1969 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (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:
biography
Characters:
Dennis Worden; Alan; Bob
Synopsis:
A bad acid experience
Keywords:
autobiography

Come to Me (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Singe; Singe's Sister
Synopsis:
A visit to a flagellant cult.

["Big Bitch rolls thru the country side with her faithful manservant "Asquith"] (Table of Contents)

Big Bitch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez [as Algernon Backwash]
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Big Bitch; Asquith; Duane; Duane's Mom; Henry Penpal
Synopsis:
Big Bitch comes across a strange religious town
Reprints:

What Is, Isn't Enough (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
B.N. Duncan
Pencils:
B.N. Duncan
Inks:
B.N. Duncan
Letters:
B.N. Duncan

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Hopes for the progression of humanity

The Back Bay & Beacon Hill Chapter of The Boston Great Books Association Discusses Weirdo over Cocktails (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
William Clark
Pencils:
William Clark
Inks:
William Clark
Colors:
William Clark
Letters:
William Clark

Synopsis:
A Discussion of Weirdo at a Boston party.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.