Weirdo #8 [2nd print- 3.95 USD]

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price:
3.95 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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) #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) (Expand) /

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

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] (photo)
Inks:
Terry Zwigoff [as T. "Stiglitz" Zwigoff] (photo)
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.