(October 1995)

Last Gasp, 1995 Series
 
Price:
16.95 USD
Pages:
98
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Last Gasp Inc.
Brand:
Last Gasp
ISBN:
0-86719-430-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978086719430251695
Editing:
?
Color:
Black and White
Dimensions:
8.2" x 11" (20.82 cm x 27.94 cm)
Binding:
softcover
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Originally published by Knockabout Comics in the UK. 2nd printing- December 1998; 3rd printing- January 2005 (19.95 USD; 8.99 GB)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Colors:
?
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Characters:
Robert Crumb

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb

Characters:
Rich Uncle Pennybags
Synopsis:
Title and publisher page. Small drawing of Rich Uncle Pennybags (The Monopoly Man) from the "Let's Talk Sense About This Here Modern America" story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Indicia, reprint and publishing credits. Small drawing from the "Let's Talk Sense About This Here Modern America" story is included

Let's Talk Sense About This Here Modern America (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 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:
humor; advocacy; satire-parody
Characters:
Robert Crumb; John Q. Public
Synopsis:
Crumb rants about what he hates about America and what he'd do to fix it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
political

["The fact of the matter is, I know they're trying to get me because I bring you the TRUTH!"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (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:
satire-parody
Characters:
Robert Crumb
Synopsis:
A satirical paranoid rant from Crumb, as he suspects fumes from his ink bottle are actually poison gases deposited by a government agent.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Trash - what do we throw away? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 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:
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
Crumb talks about the evils of trash and waste.
Reprints:

Whiteman (Table of Contents)

Whiteman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Whiteman
Synopsis:
Whiteman struggles to keep his rigid self from falling into a nervous breakdown.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Space Day Symposium (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 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:
humor
Characters:
Robert Crumb
Synopsis:
Crumb goes to the Space Day Symposium in Los Angeles and comes away less than impressed.
Reprints:

["Are you from Function Junction?"] (Table of Contents)

Salty Dog Sam / comic story / 1 page (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:
Salty Dog Sam; Man Driving Car; Policeman; Singing Man; Singing Woman
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

The Adventures of Onion Head (Table of Contents)

Onion Head / comic story / 4 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; satire-parody
Characters:
Onion Head; Dad
Synopsis:
Onion Head goes out to live on his own but becomes disillusioned before long.
Reprints:

City of the Future (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Synopsis:
Crumb's version of the future where everyone's needs are met, work is obsolete and machines enable one to be anything one wants to.
Reprints:

Frosty the Snowman and His Friends (Table of Contents)

Frosty the Snowman and His Friends / comic story / 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]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Frosty The Snowman; Stoop; Tuffy
Synopsis:
Frosty and friends plot to throw bombs disguised as snowballs at the "Rockerfella" mansion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The story is told using a newspaper strip format, with six panels per strip.

It's A Hup Ho World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (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
Reprints:

Professor Wanowsky on Welfare (Table of Contents)

Bob's Plain-Talk Funnies / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Professor Wanowsky
Synopsis:
A professor who reserves his disdain for liberals and the bourgeoisie.
Reprints:

The Ruff-Tuff Cream-Puffs Take Charge! (Table of Contents)

The Ruff-Tuff Cream-Puffs / comic story / 9 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:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Mike; Mr. President; General Bullneck [George]; Dave; Sarge; Doug
Synopsis:
The Ruff-Tuff Cream-Puffs, who are sick of liberal wimps, take over the U.S.A.
Reprints:

The Final Solution (Table of Contents)

comic story / 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)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
The President of the United States of America
Synopsis:
The President of the U.S.A. feels overwhelmed to the point of being at the end of his rope. In order to save face, he decides to employ a drastic solution.
Reprints:

The Goose and the Gander Were Talking One Night (Table of Contents)

The Goose and the Gander / comic story / 4 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)

Characters:
The Goose; The Gander
Synopsis:
The Goose can't shake the feeling that humanity is doomed.
Reprints:

R. Crumb, "The Old Outsider", Goes to the Academy Awards (Table of Contents)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Sophie Crumb; Tom Cruise (cameo); Spike Lee (cameo)
Synopsis:
Crumb attends the 1991 Academy Awards.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Lenore Goldberg and her Girl Commandos (Table of Contents)

Lenore Goldberg / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Lenore Goldberg; Janet Jones; Muncie; Bob
Synopsis:
Lenore and the commandos barge into a gathering of intellectuals to make a statement on female liberation.
Reprints:

Patricia Goes Shopping (Table of Contents)

Patricia Pig / comic story / 2 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:
humor
Characters:
Patricia Pig; Suzy
Synopsis:
Patricia and Suzy go to a new mall.
Reprints:

Why Oh Why Oh Why the Hell am I in Motor City? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. "The Queer" Crumb] (signed)
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. "The Queer" Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. "The Queer" Crumb] (signed)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. "The Queer" Crumb] (signed)

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Hi-Lites of Detroit (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (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:
biography
Characters:
Robert Crumb
Synopsis:
Ten drawings of actual Detroit locations.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Four More Years (Table of Contents)

Mr. Know-It-All / comic story / 2 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:
Mr. Know-It-All; Police Officer; Old Man
Synopsis:
Mr. Know-It-All is bewildered that Nixon won the election. He provokes the ire of a plain clothes policeman.
Reprints:

When the Niggers Take Over America! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 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:
satire-parody
Characters:
The President of the United States of America; The First Lady; Strongman; Slavemaster
Synopsis:
An extremely politically incorrect tale where black people use force of arms to take over the country and turn white people into slaves. It's satire, right, Mr. Crumb?
Reprints:

When the Goddamn Jews Take Over America! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Morry; Mr. Bloatstein; Lenny; Doctor Weaselberg; Ellen; Mr. Big Shot Senator; Paulie
Synopsis:
Another satirical piece, this time delving into who the "real rulers" are.
Reprints:

It's Really Too Bad (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Synopsis:
An especially slight Crumb story where he ponders what the modern world is coming to.
Reprints:

Point the Finger (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 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:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Robert Crumb; Donald Trump; Tracy; Marny; Stan
Synopsis:
Crumb gets Donald Trump kidnapped as a political protest, but did he do this because he is disgusted or jealous of him?
Reprints:

Mr. Natural Gets On His High Horse (Table of Contents)

Mr. Natural / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Natural; Flakey Foont
Synopsis:
Mr. Natural accuses a listless Flakey Foont of being soft.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

A Short History of America (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 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)

Synopsis:
One of Crumb's most famous stories shows the progress of an American landscape from idyllic grassland to modern commercial street. This has an "epilogue" page tacked on that offers three different future scenarios for that landscape.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb

Characters:
Robert Crumb
Synopsis:
Small self-portrait on this page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Blurb for the book plus quotes from Tomi Ungerer, Time magazine and Paul Buhle.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Let's Talk Sense About This Here Modern America
  6. 5. ["The fact of the matter is, I know they're trying to get me because I bring you the TRUTH!"]
  7. 6. Trash - what do we throw away?
  8. 7. Whiteman
    Whiteman
  9. 8. Space Day Symposium
  10. 9. ["Are you from Function Junction?"]
    Salty Dog Sam
  11. 10. The Adventures of Onion Head
    Onion Head
  12. 11. City of the Future
  13. 12. Frosty the Snowman and His Friends
    Frosty the Snowman and His Friends
  14. 13. It's A Hup Ho World
  15. 14. Professor Wanowsky on Welfare
    Bob's Plain-Talk Funnies
  16. 15. The Ruff-Tuff Cream-Puffs Take Charge!
    The Ruff-Tuff Cream-Puffs
  17. 16. The Final Solution
  18. 17. The Goose and the Gander Were Talking One Night
    The Goose and the Gander
  19. 18. R. Crumb, "The Old Outsider", Goes to the Academy Awards
    Robert Crumb
  20. 19. Lenore Goldberg and her Girl Commandos
    Lenore Goldberg
  21. 20. Patricia Goes Shopping
    Patricia Pig
  22. 21. Why Oh Why Oh Why the Hell am I in Motor City?
  23. 22. Hi-Lites of Detroit
  24. 23. Four More Years
    Mr. Know-It-All
  25. 24. When the Niggers Take Over America!
  26. 25. When the Goddamn Jews Take Over America!
  27. 26. It's Really Too Bad
  28. 27. Point the Finger
  29. 28. Mr. Natural Gets On His High Horse
    Mr. Natural
  30. 29. A Short History of America
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
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