(Spring 1990)

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price:
3.75 USD
Pages:
60
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

Price rise with this issue as does the page count.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Orange Julius!"] (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:

Profile of Saints (Table of Contents)

Jesus' Critters / comic story / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
David Carrino [as D. Carrino]
Pencils:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Inks:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Letters:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Saint Lana; Saint Tiffany
Synopsis:
The joys of catholicism
Reprints:

More Catholic School Critters (Table of Contents)

Jesus' Critters / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
David Carrino [as D. Carrino]
Pencils:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Inks:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Letters:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Catholic School Critter; Public School Critter; Tempted Critter
Reprints:

A Stupid Misunderstanding Between Two Critters (Table of Contents)

Jesus' Critters / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
David Carrino [as D. Carrino]
Pencils:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Inks:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Letters:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Catholic School Critters Conversation: (Table of Contents)

Jesus' Critters / comic story / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
David Carrino [as D. Carrino]
Pencils:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Inks:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Letters:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

["My mom says : watch out for bad influences at bible school!"] (Table of Contents)

Jesus' Critters / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
David Carrino [as D. Carrino]
Pencils:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Inks:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Letters:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Grandma and Aunt Vicky Have a Debate: (Table of Contents)

Jesus' Critters / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
David Carrino [as D. Carrino]
Pencils:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Inks:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Letters:
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Grandma; Aunt Vicky
Reprints:

A Word to the Wise (Table of Contents)

Harvey Sez / text article / 0.55 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Letters:
Harvey Pekar ?

Indexer Notes

Harvey praises Terry Laban's "Unsupervised Existence," Daniel Clowes' "Eightball" and Chester Brown's "Ed the Happy Clown." A Kominsky-Crumb masthead illustration is included.

The Kiss Off Issue of Weirdo (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1.41 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

A Kominsky-Crumb editorial, spot illustration and masthead logo are accompanied by letters from "A Fan in Sacto;" Sandee Bass (Sacto., Calif.); Britt Ivie (Austin, Texas); Jazon Royle (Kansas City, MO); Joe Robertson (Bethesda, MD); Beth Lewis (Burke, VA); Kun Kim (Bayville, N.Y.); Brett List (Scarborough, Ontario).

Put a Bag on it!! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.04 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

A tiny ad for back issues of Weirdo.

Little Up-Chux (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
James MacArthur
Pencils:
James MacArthur
Inks:
James MacArthur
Letters:
James MacArthur

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Up-Chuck; Sonja; Bully
Synopsis:
Up-Chux can throw up spontaneously

Indexer Notes

Three one-tier strips titled "The News with Up-Chuck," "Have My Lunch" and "Rejected Meat." Gross.

Tales from the Broom Factory (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Matt
Pencils:
Joe Matt
Inks:
Joe Matt
Letters:
Joe Matt

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Joe Matt; The Foreman; Ernie
Synopsis:
Recollections of a summer job in the broom factory
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

["Comfortable in his alienation, Doggo spends another leisurely evening wallowing..."] (Table of Contents)

Mode O'Day / comic story / 11 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:
humor
Characters:
Mode O'Day; Doggo; Darlene; Roger; Melanie; Mara; Jean-Luc
Synopsis:
Mode is persuaded to become a partner in a new restaurant.
Reprints:

Refreshment With Alfonse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
B.N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Pencils:
B.N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Inks:
B.N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Letters:
B.N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
B.N. Duncan [Bruce]; Alfonse
Synopsis:
The price of free coffee.
Keywords:
autobiography

Shrink Shopping (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Garret Gaston
Pencils:
Garret Gaston
Inks:
Garret Gaston
Letters:
Garret Gaston

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
How to find the ideal psychiatrist

The Prince and the Art Girl (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carol Lay
Pencils:
Carol Lay
Inks:
Carol Lay
Letters:
Carol Lay

Genre:
humor; biography
Characters:
Carol Lay; Bozaina; Arabian Prince; Audri; Chris
Synopsis:
Carol is wooed by a prince.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

["Hmmm... it stopped working."] (Table of Contents)

Brewery Fun! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?
Pencils:
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?
Inks:
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?
Letters:
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jack; The Boss; Doc
Synopsis:
Jack's boss is fried.

["This is really against my better judgement, but I'm sending you two to deliver some beer"] (Table of Contents)

Brewery Fun! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?
Pencils:
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?
Inks:
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?
Letters:
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bill; Dick; The Boss
Synopsis:
Bill and Dick have to deliver a truckload of beer.

Ma TĂȘte est une Boite (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julie Doucet
Pencils:
Julie Doucet
Inks:
Julie Doucet
Letters:
Julie Doucet

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Julie Doucet
Synopsis:
Julie finds some boxes on the way home from work

Indexer Notes

Title translates as My Head Is A Box. Redone as "Poor Me!" in Dirty Plotte #7 according to the letters page in that issue.

Nuts to a Plank! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bruce; Duncan
Synopsis:
A piercing studio offers to nail testicles to a plank.

Texas Characters (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Penny Moran Van Horn [as Penny Moran]
Pencils:
Penny Moran Van Horn [as Penny Moran]
Inks:
Penny Moran Van Horn [as Penny Moran]
Letters:
Penny Moran Van Horn [as Penny Moran]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Penny Moran Van Horn; Miz Flack
Synopsis:
Recollections of a co-worker.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Report from the Disaster Scene (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Lloyd Dangle
Pencils:
Lloyd Dangle
Inks:
Lloyd Dangle
Letters:
Lloyd Dangle

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Lloyd Dangle; Lucille; Rudy Jarvis; Dr. Braunswager; Soo Lynn
Synopsis:
Lloyd's prelude to the 1989 San Francisco earthquake.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

True Butcher Stories (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Lindsay Arnold [as Linzee R. Nold]
Pencils:
Lindsay Arnold [as Linzee R. Nold]
Inks:
Lindsay Arnold [as Linzee R. Nold]
Letters:
Lindsay Arnold [as Linzee R. Nold]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lindsay Arnold; Mad Al; Bruce; Bruce The Butcher
Synopsis:
Stories about Tasmanian butchers.

["Here we are"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Julie Doucet
Pencils:
Julie Doucet
Inks:
Julie Doucet
Letters:
Julie Doucet

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Julie's body temperature is 140 degrees!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In "Twisted Sisters" this is titled "Vive la Difference."

The Magic Necklace (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Julie Doucet; Michael Will (translated by)
Pencils:
Julie Doucet
Inks:
Julie Doucet
Letters:
Julie Doucet

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Julie Doucet; Grandma; Mother
Synopsis:
Julie traces the history of her necklace
Reprints:

Simple and Complex (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Bruce Duncan; Cindy; Julia Vinograd (photo)
Synopsis:
Musings on life and society.
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

The story incorporates a painting by Friederike Rheinheimer and a poem by Vinograd.

The Room 1968-1970 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden]
Pencils:
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden]
Inks:
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden]
Letters:
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Mike; Dennis; Distraught Girl
Synopsis:
Mike's individual bedroom decoration.
Keywords:
autobiography

Merci Areevwahr Ameriker (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; Robert Crumb; Sophie Crumb
Synopsis:
Aline's observations about what's being left behind in the USA
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

I Quit! (Table of Contents)

Lisa Lee / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lisa Lee
Pencils:
T. Earl
Inks:
T. Earl
Letters:
Lisa Lee ?; T. Earl

Characters:
Lisa Lee; T. Earl
Synopsis:
Lisa justifies walking away from her Weirdo employment. The second page includes a cartoon strip from "Dream Date Contest Winner" T. Earl.

Oh, Baby (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman; Charles Burns
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman; Charles Burns
Inks:
Art Spiegelman; Charles Burns
Letters:
Art Spiegelman; Charles Burns

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
J. Pyon (color pencil)
Inks:
J. Pyon (color pencil)
Colors:
J. Pyon (color pencil)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.