Weirdo #9 [3.95 cover price (unknown printing)]

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price:
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Editing:
Robert Crumb [as R. 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

This issue is a variant of Weirdo (Last Gasp, 1981 series) #9 [1st printing].


["Pssst.... Hey! C'mere! Got something important I wanna tell ya..."] (Table of Contents)

cover / 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)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

Cover design resembles early issues of Mad as a Magazine. Letters page includes comments from Jay Lynch, Larry Marder and Drew Friedman. Robert Crumb's final issue as editor

["....I don't expect it to be readily apparent to you, but I just want you to be aware..."] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 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:
humor
Synopsis:
Plea to buy Weirdo
Reprints:

A Hollywood Love Supreme (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rock Hudson; Gina Lollobrigida; Jim Nabors (unnamed)
Synopsis:
Comment on the alleged relationship between Rock Hudson and Jim Nabors
Reprints:

They'll Never Own A Yacht (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Drew Friedman
Pencils:
Drew Friedman
Inks:
Drew Friedman
Letters:
Drew Friedman

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A collection of ugly men and their trades
Reprints:

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

Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn / letters page / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Prof. T.E. Zwigoff (photo of Terry Zwigoff)

Weirdo Number 9 (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1.31 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Tom Christopher (Vashon, WA); Jay Lynch; Dave Kempker (Folsom, CA); Maxon Crumb; Roger Carrington (Fairfax, CA); Don Kochi (Los Angeles); Larry Marder; Joe Paulino (Berkeley, CA); Geoff Burkman (Dayton, OH); Rudy Rucker (Lynchburg, VA); Jean-Francois Duval; John Jayman (Montague, Mass); C.S. Duncan (Orland, CA); Drew Friedman; Dan Slavin (Cerritos, CA); George Parsons (Nevada City, CA); John Terrorist (NY, NY).

The masthead drawing and a spot illustration only are reprinted in The Complete Crumb vol. 15.

["Please help R. Crumb to get rich & powerful by ordering lots 'n lots of..."] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.36 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ad for back issues of this magazine.

Elf Squelch (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Behind the scenes in the elf household

Indexer Notes

A parody of the then popular Elf-Quest

Arline 'n' Bob and That Thing In the Bedroom (Table of Contents)

Arline 'n' Bob / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]; Aline Kominsky-Crumb [as His Wife]
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]; Aline Kominsky-Crumb [as His Wife]
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]; Aline Kominsky-Crumb [as His Wife]
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]; Aline Kominsky-Crumb [as His Wife]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Arline; Bob; Nick; Liz; Sophie
Synopsis:
The trials of having an infant child.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; autobiography

Mission Nites (Table of Contents)

Trashman / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez [as Algernon Backwash]
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Trashman; Big Bitch; Enmascarado Loco
Synopsis:
Big Bitch is on Trashman's trail
Reprints:

Cockroach Crisis (Table of Contents)

Hank and Hannah / 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:
humor
Characters:
Hank; Hannah
Synopsis:
Hannah ponders the sanctity of life

Max Crumb Art (Table of Contents)

illustration / 6 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Max Crumb
Inks:
Max Crumb
Letters:
Max Crumb

Indexer Notes

Six illustrations. The titles are "Psychotic Fit on One Leg;" "Execution of Woman Communist Reactionary Police- Wuhan, China, 1927;" "Sex Act of the Aborigines;" "Dead Animal Smell and the Beloved;" "Dance of the Chinese Exhibitionist;" "St. Lazarus Contemplating the Image of a Goose."

Peter to the Rescue!! (Table of Contents)

Peter The Penis / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Boyce
Pencils:
Terry Boyce
Inks:
Terry Boyce
Letters:
Terry Boyce

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter the Penis
Synopsis:
Peter's owner is trapped by a group of rogue penises

["She's just a small town girl but what she'd really like to be is a fashion model in New York"] (Table of Contents)

Mode O'Day and Her Pals / comic story / 3 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; Doggo; Geoffrey; Sam Greenberg
Synopsis:
Doggo delivers some industrial salvage that Mode passes off as art.
Reprints:

Joe Venuti (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Joe Venuti
Synopsis:
Vignettes from the life of a fictitious 1920s jazz musician

I Married A Jerk (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The faults of a geek husband

The Artist Meets a Swinger or... Crabs Eating Raoul (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dori Seda; Tona; Leonard; Sally; Young Wastrel
Synopsis:
Dori's experience with swingers.
Reprints:

Cave Nudes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Kricfalusi [as Billy Bunting]
Pencils:
John Kricfalusi [as Billy Bunting]
Inks:
Bill Wray [as Billy Bunting]
Letters:
John Kricfalusi [as Billy Bunting]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fred Flinstone; Wilma Flinstone; Arnold; Barney Rubble; Betty Rubble
Synopsis:
Fred finds the paper boy a nuisance

Indexer Notes

Sent anonymously to the magazine by an employee at Hanna-Barbera Productions. A note that was included with it stated: "A fine funny fellow pinned copies of this up all over the producer's wing at H&B in order to create havoc and chaos. Nothing was ever said about them, but all were gone within an hour."

Modern Boy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Geary
Pencils:
Dave Geary
Inks:
Dave Geary
Colors:
Dave Geary
Letters:
Dave Geary

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The modern boy
Synopsis:
The modern boy rails against society

Indexer Notes

Strip concludes on the back cover. In b&w except for the final page.