Weirdo #8 [3.95 cover price (unknown printing)]

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Pages:
44
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
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Brand:
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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) #8 [1st printing].


["I'll be alright in a minit... I'm just a little over-loaded you might say..."] (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:

Pee Dawg Pulls a Train (Table of Contents)

Pee Dog / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jay Cotton [as Jay Condom; Eddie Nukes]
Pencils:
Gary Panter [as Jocko Levant Brainiac 5]
Inks:
Gary Panter [as Jocko Levant Brainiac 5]
Letters:
Gary Panter [as Jocko Levant Brainiac 5]

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Together the two cartoonists also refer themselves as "The Shit Generation."

Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn (Table of Contents)

Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn / letters page / 0.31 page (report information)

Script:
Terry Zwigoff [as Prof. T.E. Zwigoff]
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Prof. T.E. Zwigoff [photo of Terry Zwigoff]

Weirdo Number 8 (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1.35 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Eddie Nukes (a.k.a. Jay Condom); Lizardman (Spartanburg, SC); Mike H. Price (Fort Worth, TX); Frank Gaard (Minneapolis, MN); Charles Kraft (New Orleans); John Holstrom; J.D. King; C. "Jerry" Kutner (North Hollywood, CA); Steve Lafler; Keith Edwards (Detroit); Pauli Kallio (Erkkila, Finland); Ace Backwords (a.k.a. Pete Labreola); Aiko Schmidt (Emden, W. Germany); Fazul Reet (Los Angeles); Leonard Rifas; Dirty Norman (Pembrokeshire, Wales)

The masthead illustration only is reprinted in The Complete Crumb vol. 14.

["Give me back my Weirdo magazine, you hussy!!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Characters:
Robert Crumb (photo)

Indexer Notes

Ad for back issues of this magazine.

Dat Brat from Brooklyn! (Table of Contents)

Martini Baton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Martini Baton
Synopsis:
The life story of a Brooklyn brat
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

These series of pages also include a one-tier strip titled "Jesus Critters." The first line of dialogue for this first one is "Hippity-hop on my feet!"

A Hot Day in Brooklyn! (Table of Contents)

Martini Baton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Martini Baton
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The first line of dialogue for the accompanying "Jesus' Critters" strip is "Look what nuclear wastes did to Prancer the Reindeer!"

A Trip to the Country! (Table of Contents)

Martini Baton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Martini Baton
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The first line of dialogue for the accompanying "Jesus' Critters" strip is "Today the Jesus Critters are having a bake sale!"

The Seed is Sown! (Table of Contents)

Martini Baton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Martini Baton
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The first line of dialogue for the accompanying "Jesus' Critters" strip is "What do I have to be thankful for?"

Murder! (Table of Contents)

Martini Baton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Martini Baton
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The first line in the accompanying "Jesus' Critters" strip is "And now it's time I suffer for Jesus!"

Her New Family (Table of Contents)

Martini Baton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Martini Baton
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The first line in the accompanying "Jesus' Critters" strip is "What has God done for you lately?"

The Axeman (Table of Contents)

Historical Weirdos / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Bertino
Pencils:
Tom Bertino
Inks:
Tom Bertino
Letters:
Tom Bertino

Synopsis:
An axe murderer in 1920s Louisiana

Gold is Whar You Find It, Chapter 9: No Man is an Axle (Table of Contents)

Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeff John
Pencils:
Jeff John
Inks:
Jeff John
Letters:
Jeff John

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Axel Wazunoski

Gold is Where You Find It, Chapter 10: Fool's Gold! (Table of Contents)

Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeff John
Pencils:
Jeff John
Inks:
Jeff John
Letters:
Jeff John

Characters:
Axel Wazunoski

Gold is Whar You Find It, Chapter 11: Don't Mess Wif Me (Table of Contents)

Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeff John
Pencils:
Jeff John
Inks:
Jeff John
Letters:
Jeff John

Characters:
Axel Wazunoski

Gold is Where You Find It! Chapter 12: Meteor! (Table of Contents)

Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeff John
Pencils:
Jeff John
Inks:
Jeff John
Letters:
Jeff John

Characters:
Axel Wazunoski

Indexer Notes

Has a credit thanking John Kricfalusi

Girls Turned Into Vibrator Zombies! (Table of Contents)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dori Seda; Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Pencils:
Terry Zwigoff [as T. "Stiglitz" Zwigoff]
Inks:
Terry Zwigoff [as T. "Stiglitz" Zwigoff]
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sylvia Silicosis [photo of Dori Seda]; Bettie Bidet [photo of Jenny Ashworth]; Vaseline Sally [photo of Joan Floria]
Synopsis:
Sylvia and Bettie go to the vibrator shop
Reprints:

Jono Emoto (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Maceda (signed)
Pencils:
Maceda (signed)
Inks:
Maceda (signed)
Letters:
Maceda (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jono Emoto
Synopsis:
Jono's girlfriend wants to move out

The Love-Life of an Artist... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dori Seda
Pencils:
Dori Seda
Inks:
Dori Seda
Letters:
Dori Seda

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Dori Seda; Barry; Bill; Tona
Synopsis:
Dori breaks up her engagement
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

The remainder of the title- "...Or... "You Know What They Say About Older Women and Younger Men!""

The Adventures of George "Murky" Murkoid (Table of Contents)

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:
drama
Characters:
George Murkoid; Gloria; Hal; Maria; Irene
Synopsis:
George remembers first meeting Gloria
Reprints:

Life in the Night (Table of Contents)

Depressed Dora / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Elinore Norflus
Pencils:
Elinore Norflus
Inks:
Elinore Norflus
Letters:
Elinore Norflus

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Dora's car breaks down

Imported Erotika (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Armstrong
Pencils:
Robert Armstrong
Inks:
Robert Armstrong
Letters:
Robert Armstrong

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A sex movie pastiche

["brokerage office. Months went by. One day, going shopping, I passed my brokerage office, only an unlicensed..."] (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Francis E. Dec
Letters:
Francis E. Dec (typewritten)

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A full-page typewritten sample of one of Dec's rants.

Indexer Notes

back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I'll be alright in a minit... I'm just a little over-loaded you might say..."]
  2. 1. Pee Dawg Pulls a Train
    Pee Dog
  3. 2. Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn
    Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn
  4. 3. Weirdo Number 8
  5. 4. ["Give me back my Weirdo magazine, you hussy!!"]
  6. 5. Dat Brat from Brooklyn!
    Martini Baton
  7. 6. A Hot Day in Brooklyn!
    Martini Baton
  8. 7. A Trip to the Country!
    Martini Baton
  9. 8. The Seed is Sown!
    Martini Baton
  10. 9. Murder!
    Martini Baton
  11. 10. Her New Family
    Martini Baton
  12. 11. The Axeman
    Historical Weirdos
  13. 12. Gold is Whar You Find It, Chapter 9: No Man is an Axle
    Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway
  14. 13. Gold is Where You Find It, Chapter 10: Fool's Gold!
    Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway
  15. 14. Gold is Whar You Find It, Chapter 11: Don't Mess Wif Me
    Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway
  16. 15. Gold is Where You Find It! Chapter 12: Meteor!
    Axel Wazunoski King Of The Highway
  17. 16. Girls Turned Into Vibrator Zombies!
  18. 17. Jono Emoto
  19. 18. The Love-Life of an Artist...
  20. 19. The Adventures of George "Murky" Murkoid
  21. 20. Life in the Night
    Depressed Dora
  22. 21. Imported Erotika
  23. 22. ["brokerage office. Months went by. One day, going shopping, I passed my brokerage office, only an unlicensed..."]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steven Samuels
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright