(Summer 1988)

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
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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["This is a killer funny book, dude!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

What If Underground Comix Went Overground? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Crumbwood; Bunchie; Mr. Dickhead; Spaced-Out Spliff [Coolvin]; Mutant Fascist Pig
Synopsis:
Underground style pastiche of Blondie, Garfield and Calvin & Hobbes titled "Crumbwood & Bunchie," "Mausfield" and "Coolvin & Buds."

Indexer Notes

3 single tier strips

Weirdo no. 23 (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Includes a Kominsky-Crumb editorial along with letters from: B. Haden; Peter Ridsdale (Bristol, UK); Tony Bennett (London); Tattoo Dave (Chicago); Father Elisa. Robert Crumb designed the masthead.

Lisa Lee - Weirdo's Hot New 'Zine Reviewer! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lisa Lee
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Lisa introduces herself and gives capsule reviews of the following: "The Blotter" (Roy Tompkins); "Unsupervised Existence" (Terry Laban); "This is Nancy's Magazine;" "Guilt Comics" (Maurice Vellekoop); "Cardboard Love" (E.E. Moore); "Chicken Slacks;" "Dada Gumbo" (Dale Luciano); "Pop Romance." Includes small spot illustrations from each publication.

Our Lovely Home (Table of Contents)

Aline 'n' Bob / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]; Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]; Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]; Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]; Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Robert Crumb; Mr. Perfect; Aline Kominsky Crumb; Yves; John; Isaiah; Sophie Crumb; Bucky
Synopsis:
The family settle into their new house.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Bat Girl (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Jouflas
Pencils:
Ted Jouflas
Inks:
Ted Jouflas
Letters:
Ted Jouflas

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Winkie
Synopsis:
Winkie's tragic life

My First Summer Job (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Chalkley
Pencils:
Tom Chalkley
Inks:
Tom Chelkley
Letters:
Tom Chalkley

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Drifter; Bob Lopez; Yarborough; Frances
Synopsis:
Bob Lopez's summer working in a restaurant kitchen

Indexer Notes

Subtitled 'A Memoir Of Bob Lopez preserved in comic form'

Oliver Limpdingle's Search For Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Sacco
Pencils:
Joe Sacco
Inks:
Joe Sacco
Letters:
Joe Sacco

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Oliver Limpdingle; Bruiser Beefbruno
Synopsis:
Oliver's total inability to relate with women
Reprints:

["On the small hours of the morning a single light shines from a tiny office in the Kremlin"] (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]

Characters:
Big Bitch; Minister Oblimov; S. Fulmanova; Asquith; Ivan
Synopsis:
The Soviets fear an invasion of fashionable footwear
Reprints:

Moving Graphics featuring the Adventures of Gregory Gremlin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Lindsay Arnold
Synopsis:
Lindsay recalls his days as an artist in Australian local TV in the 1960s
Keywords:
autobiography

Pong Wook-EE (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Kewpie; Doc Ledicker; Al Ledicker
Synopsis:
Kewpie sees a performance from the young Doc Ledicker
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

I-I-I (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Duncovsky; Duncovsky's Mother; Psychiatrist; Sister; Ace Backwords; Vivacious Artistic Woman
Synopsis:
Dumkovsky tries to work through his problems

School Trouble (Table of Contents)

Little Lilly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sophie Crumb
Pencils:
Sophie Crumb
Inks:
Sophie Crumb
Colors:
Sophie Crumb
Letters:
Sophie Crumb

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Lilly
Synopsis:
Little Lilly lies about her misbehaviour at school

Indexer Notes

back cover