(Winter 1988-1989)

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

This issue has variants.

1st printing: ? (2.95 USD); 2nd printing: ? (4.95 USD)

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["The Magazine That Challenges Superstitious Beliefs!!"] (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:

American Bimbos (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener [as California Cartoonists Soviet]
Pencils:
Mary Fleener [as California Cartoonists Soviet]
Inks:
Mary Fleener [as California Cartoonists Soviet]
Letters:
Mary Fleener [as California Cartoonists Soviet]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
M*x, M*; Dori Seda; The Bogeyman [Rory Hayes]

A Word to the Wise (Table of Contents)

Harvey Sez / text article / 0.35 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Harvey Pekar (photo)
Synopsis:
Harvey advises aspiring writers and illustrators on how to get published and questions the competence of editors and publishers.

Weirdo number 24 (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.65 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

A Kominsky-Crumb editorial is accompanied by letters from: George W. Webber (Sausalito, CA); John T.; Tony Engle (Springfield, OH); Ace Backwords. Also includes a tiny ad for Kim Deitch's "Corn Fed Comics."

Periodic Fantasy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils:
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks:
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters:
Phoebe Gloeckner

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Minnie; Mom
Synopsis:
Pre-pubescent Minnie wants to grow breasts
Reprints:

Daily Strip (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Griffith
Pencils:
Bill Griffith
Inks:
Bill Griffith
Letters:
Bill Griffith

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Bill Griffith; Lady; Zippy the Pinhead; Toll Booth Operator
Synopsis:
Ahead on his syndicated strip, Bill Griffith takes a vacation.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The Taboo Gown (Table of Contents)

Binky Brown / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Binky Brown; Coach; O'Malley; Richard Burton (on-screen cameo); Victor Mature (on-screen cameo); Jean Simmons (on-screen cameo); Beulah
Synopsis:
Binky Brown sees 'The Robe'
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Gary's Birthday Present (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dori Seda; Don Donahue
Pencils:
Dori Seda; Don Donahue
Inks:
Dori Seda; Don Donahue
Letters:
Dori Seda; Don Donahue

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Dori Seda; Don Donahue; Gary Arlington
Synopsis:
Dori and Don clean Gary's house
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Donahue wrote and drew himself in this story; Seda did the rest of it.

The Adventures of 'Wichita' the Rat Dancer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 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:
satire-parody
Characters:
Wichita; Dave; Judy; Rob; Bob; Stacey
Synopsis:
Soap opera with sexual content
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Strip is a parody of Omaha The Cat Dancer

Auntie Mary Revisited (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Auntie Mary; Carol Tyler
Synopsis:
Auntie Mary is still a stickler for propriety
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

A postscript to Tyler's strip in Weirdo #21.

Draw We Must, On... Gary's Jam (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson; Kim Deitch; Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Spain Rodriguez; Jay Kinney; Trina Robbins; Bill Griffith; Larry Todd; Paul Mavrides; Justin Green
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson; Kim Deitch; Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Spain Rodriguez; Jay Kinney; Trina Robbins; Bill Griffith; Larry Todd; Paul Mavrides; Justin Green; Diane Noomin; Krystine Kryttre; B.N. Duncan; Sophie Crumb
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson; Kim Deitch; Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Spain Rodriguez; Jay Kinney; Trina Robbins; Bill Griffith; Larry Todd; Paul Mavrides; Justin Green; Diane Noomin; Krystine Kryttre; B.N. Duncan; Sophie Crumb
Letters:
Kim Deitch; Spain Rodriguez; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; S. Clay Wilson; Robert Crumb; Trina Robbins; Jay Kinney; Paul Mavrides; Sophie Crumb

Characters:
Zippy the Pinhead; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Checkered Demon; Waldo the Cat; Robert Crumb; Kim Deitch; Krystine Kryttre; B.N. Duncan; DiDi Glitz; Vulture Demonness
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Centrespread. Jam spread noted as having been started in 1972 and finished in 1988.

40 (Table of Contents)

The Bunch / comic story / 5 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; Arnie Kominsky; Aline's Mother [Blabette]; Dianne; Robert Crumb; Sophie Crumb
Synopsis:
Aline turns 40 and remembers a visit to a weight-reducing camp during childhood
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Mrs. Holla and the Magic Ring! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Buster Braun; Bedelia; Edie Braun; Mrs. Braun; Mrs. Holla
Synopsis:
Buster has an alcoholic hallucination
Reprints:

She is Sitting on a Chair, Expecting a Child (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Inks:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

They Dance Slowly (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Inks:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

She is Having a Bathroom (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Inks:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

An Angel Appears to Me Every Thursday (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Inks:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

For Brian Wilson With Love (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Inks:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The Magazine That Challenges Superstitious Beliefs!!"]
  2. 1. American Bimbos
  3. 2. A Word to the Wise
    Harvey Sez
  4. 3. Weirdo number 24
  5. 4. Periodic Fantasy
  6. 5. Daily Strip
  7. 6. The Taboo Gown
    Binky Brown
  8. 7. Gary's Birthday Present
  9. 8. The Adventures of 'Wichita' the Rat Dancer
  10. 9. Auntie Mary Revisited
  11. 10. Draw We Must, On... Gary's Jam
  12. 11. 40
    The Bunch
  13. 12. Mrs. Holla and the Magic Ring!
  14. 13. She is Sitting on a Chair, Expecting a Child
  15. 14. They Dance Slowly
  16. 15. She is Having a Bathroom
  17. 16. An Angel Appears to Me Every Thursday
  18. 17. For Brian Wilson With Love
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven Samuels
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright