Weirdo #12 [3.95 cover price (unknown printing)]

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
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Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
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 is a variant of Weirdo (Last Gasp, 1981 series) #12 [1st printing].


[Special Loser Issue] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Skinboy Lives in the City (Table of Contents)

Skinboy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim R. Williams [as J. R. Williams]
Pencils:
Jim R. Williams [as J. R. Williams]
Inks:
Jim R. Williams [as J. R. Williams]
Letters:
Jim R. Williams [as J. R. Williams]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Skinboy
Synopsis:
Skinboy samples city night life

Weirdo number 12 (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1.38 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Bagge
Pencils:
Peter Bagge
Inks:
Peter Bagge
Letters:
Peter Bagge

Indexer Notes

Brief editorial plus letters from Reverend Ivan Stang; Richard Strassberg; Mary Fleener; John E. (Wichita, KS); Brad Johnson (San Francisco); Bill Sherman (Bloomington, ILL); David Carrino; Ken Weiner; Robert Williams; Tim Di Chiara (W. Redding, CT). Besides a Bagge masthead illustration there are small illustrations from Richard Strassberg, Tom Crow, Brad Johnson and David Carrino.

Rory Hayes: An Appreciation (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.27 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Griffith
Pencils:
Bill Griffith; Rory Hayes
Inks:
Bill Griffith; Rory Hayes
Letters:
Peter Bagge

Indexer Notes

Includes one small spot illustration apiece from the listed artists.

Observations from One Interior (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.35 page (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]; Peter Bagge

Characters:
George Orwell; Aldous Huxley; Al Capp

Indexer Notes

Includes three small spot illustrations.

Wax Paper (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.44 page (report information)

Script:
Brad Johnson
Pencils:
Brad Johnson
Inks:
Brad Johnson
Letters:
Brad Johnson

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A food storage problem solved

Reject Stories (Sent in by Some of Our Readers!!) (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.44 page (report information)

Script:
Peter Bagge
Letters:
Peter Bagge

Indexer Notes

Readers reminisce about rejects they knew in school (in response to Bagge's "The Reject" story from issue ten). Letters from Robert Armstrong; Sue D. Nym (Chicago); Ashliegh Johnsyn (Seattle); Ace Backwords; Carol Jackson (West Corina, CA).

["Hi, I'm Tootles! Today I'm going to work!"] (Table of Contents)

Tootles / comic story / 0.12 page (report information)

Script:
Ken Struck
Pencils:
Ken Struck
Inks:
Ken Struck
Letters:
Ken Struck

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tootles; Doodles
Synopsis:
Tootles goes to work

["Hey pop! Watcha doing?"] (Table of Contents)

Farmer Brown / comic story / 0.12 page (report information)

Script:
Ken Weiner
Pencils:
Ken Weiner
Inks:
Ken Weiner
Letters:
Ken Weiner

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Farmer Brown; Sis; Farmer Brown's Son
Synopsis:
Farmer Brown tries to move the outhouse

["I know great art when I see it, and these self-made publications are the greatest things being made in America today!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.47 page (report information)

Script:
Peter Bagge
Letters:
Peter Bagge

Indexer Notes

Promo for several small-press zines as well as back issues of Weirdo and "Mr. Natural" R. Crumb sculptures. Also includes three "Crazy Lady" cocktail napkin spot illustrations by Percy Parker

5 Fingered Romance! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.41 page (report information)

Script:
Ashleigh Talbot [as Triangle / Slash] (signed)
Pencils:
Ashleigh Talbot [as Triangle / Slash] (signed)
Inks:
Ashleigh Talbot [as Triangle / Slash] (signed)
Letters:
Ashleigh Talbot [as Triangle / Slash] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The tragic romance between a man and his left hand

Indexer Notes

During this time period the artist used a "triangle/slash" symbol as a pseudonym.

Strange Bedfellows (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Josh Alan Friedman
Pencils:
Drew Friedman
Inks:
Drew Friedman
Letters:
Drew Friedman

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Doris Day (unnamed); Rock Hudson (unnamed); Jim Nabors (unnamed)
Synopsis:
A Hollywood rumour
Reprints:

Sour Grapes (Table of Contents)

The Wacky World of Ken Weiner and Peter Bagge / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Bagge
Pencils:
Peter Bagge
Inks:
Peter Bagge
Letters:
Peter Bagge

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Bagge; Ken Weiner; Randy
Synopsis:
Some disagreements between friends
Reprints:

The Party's Over! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ken Weiner
Pencils:
Ken Weiner
Inks:
Ken Weiner
Letters:
Ken Weiner

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The guys snipe at the party guests after they leave

A Page of Crap (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dennis Worden
Pencils:
Dennis Worden
Inks:
Dennis Worden
Letters:
Dennis Worden

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Assorted jokes and illustrations
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text and illustration combined in equal measure.

More Crap (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Thirteen small humorous illustrations.

Rest in Peaces (Table of Contents)

L'il Louie & Bulldozer / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
J.D. King
Pencils:
J.D. King
Inks:
J.D. King
Letters:
J.D. King

Genre:
humor
Characters:
L'il Louie; Bulldozer
Synopsis:
The boys go on the hunt for chicks in 1970

No. 1 Treasure of X-Isle (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Xno
Pencils:
Xno
Inks:
Xno
Letters:
Xno

Synopsis:
Escheresque maze

Indexer Notes

Centrespread

["Oh look! He's got a copy of the social register... I should get myself one of those!"] (Table of Contents)

Mode O'Day and Her Pals / comic story / 8 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:
Mode O'Day; Mara; Doggo; Dorfman E. Dolphin [as Porpy]; Paul; Manuel Beastly; Cassandra
Synopsis:
Mode's shallow attitudes are exposed.
Reprints:

The Rory Story (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rory Hayes; Bill Griffith
Pencils:
Bill Griffith
Inks:
Bill Griffith
Letters:
Bill Griffith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rory Hayes; Pooh Raas
Synopsis:
Hayes' quotes adapted to a metaphor for his life
Reprints:

The Keeper of the Mind (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Rory Hayes [as R. Hayes] (signed)
Pencils:
Rory Hayes [as R. Hayes] (signed)
Inks:
Rory Hayes [as R. Hayes] (signed)
Letters:
Rory Hayes [as R. Hayes] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popoff Hayes; Joe Aiello; Jerry
Synopsis:
Popoff samples a mixture of drugs
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From 1971

Pod (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob X
Pencils:
Bob X
Inks:
Bob X

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Pod is juiced

Is This You? (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Woodring [as J.W.] (signed)
Pencils:
Jim Woodring [as J.W.] (signed)
Inks:
Jim Woodring [as J.W.] (signed)
Colors:
Jim Woodring [as J.W.] (signed)
Letters:
Jim Woodring [as J.W.] (signed)

Synopsis:
Back cover ad for Weirdo