(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

["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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["This is a killer funny book, dude!"]
  2. 1. What If Underground Comix Went Overground?
  3. 2. Weirdo no. 23
  4. 3. Lisa Lee - Weirdo's Hot New 'Zine Reviewer!
  5. 4. Our Lovely Home
    Aline 'n' Bob
  6. 5. Bat Girl
  7. 6. My First Summer Job
  8. 7. Oliver Limpdingle's Search For Love
  9. 8. ["On the small hours of the morning a single light shines from a tiny office in the Kremlin"]
    Big Bitch
  10. 9. Moving Graphics featuring the Adventures of Gregory Gremlin
  11. 10. Pong Wook-EE
  12. 11. I-I-I
  13. 12. School Trouble
    Little Lilly
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