Weirdo #24 [2nd printing - 4.95 USD]

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Editing:
Aline Kominsky-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) #24.


["The Magazine That Challenges Superstitious Beliefs!!"] (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:

American Bimbos (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener [as California Cartoonists Soviet]
Pencils:
Mary Fleener [as California Cartoonists Soviet]
Inks:
Mary Fleener [as California Cartoonists Soviet]
Letters:
Mary Fleener [as California Cartoonists Soviet]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
M*x, M*; Dori Seda; The Bogeyman [Rory Hayes]

A Word to the Wise (Table of Contents)

Harvey Sez / text article / 0.35 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Characters:
Harvey Pekar (photo)
Synopsis:
Harvey advises aspiring writers and illustrators on how to get published and questions the competence of editors and publishers.

Weirdo number 24 (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.65 page (report information)

Script:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Indexer Notes

A Kominsky-Crumb editorial is accompanied by letters from: George W. Webber (Sausalito, CA); John T.; Tony Engle (Springfield, OH); Ace Backwords. Also includes a tiny ad for Kim Deitch's "Corn Fed Comics."

Periodic Fantasy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils:
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks:
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters:
Phoebe Gloeckner

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Minnie; Mom
Synopsis:
Pre-pubescent Minnie wants to grow breasts
Reprints:

Daily Strip (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Griffith
Pencils:
Bill Griffith
Inks:
Bill Griffith
Letters:
Bill Griffith

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Bill Griffith; Lady; Zippy the Pinhead; Toll Booth Operator
Synopsis:
Ahead on his syndicated strip, Bill Griffith takes a vacation.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The Taboo Gown (Table of Contents)

Binky Brown / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Justin Green
Pencils:
Justin Green
Inks:
Justin Green
Letters:
Justin Green

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Binky Brown; Coach; O'Malley; Richard Burton (on-screen cameo); Victor Mature (on-screen cameo); Jean Simmons (on-screen cameo); Beulah
Synopsis:
Binky Brown sees 'The Robe'
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Gary's Birthday Present (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dori Seda; Don Donahue
Pencils:
Dori Seda; Don Donahue
Inks:
Dori Seda; Don Donahue
Letters:
Dori Seda; Don Donahue

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Dori Seda; Don Donahue; Gary Arlington
Synopsis:
Dori and Don clean Gary's house
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Donahue wrote and drew himself in this story; Seda did the rest of it.

The Adventures of 'Wichita' the Rat Dancer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 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:
Wichita; Dave; Judy; Rob; Bob; Stacey
Synopsis:
Soap opera with sexual content
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Strip is a parody of Omaha The Cat Dancer

Auntie Mary Revisited (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carol Tyler
Pencils:
Carol Tyler
Inks:
Carol Tyler
Letters:
Carol Tyler

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Auntie Mary; Carol Tyler
Synopsis:
Auntie Mary is still a stickler for propriety
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

A postscript to Tyler's strip in Weirdo #21.

Draw We Must, On... Gary's Jam (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson; Kim Deitch; Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Spain Rodriguez; Jay Kinney; Trina Robbins; Bill Griffith; Larry Todd; Paul Mavrides; Justin Green
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson; Kim Deitch; Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Spain Rodriguez; Jay Kinney; Trina Robbins; Bill Griffith; Larry Todd; Paul Mavrides; Justin Green; Diane Noomin; Krystine Kryttre; B.N. Duncan; Sophie Crumb
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson; Kim Deitch; Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Spain Rodriguez; Jay Kinney; Trina Robbins; Bill Griffith; Larry Todd; Paul Mavrides; Justin Green; Diane Noomin; Krystine Kryttre; B.N. Duncan; Sophie Crumb
Letters:
Kim Deitch; Spain Rodriguez; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; S. Clay Wilson; Robert Crumb; Trina Robbins; Jay Kinney; Paul Mavrides; Sophie Crumb

Characters:
Zippy the Pinhead; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Checkered Demon; Waldo the Cat; Robert Crumb; Kim Deitch; Krystine Kryttre; B.N. Duncan; DiDi Glitz; Vulture Demonness
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Centrespread. Jam spread noted as having been started in 1972 and finished in 1988.

40 (Table of Contents)

The Bunch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Pencils:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Inks:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Letters:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Arnie Kominsky; Aline's Mother [Blabette]; Dianne; Robert Crumb; Sophie Crumb
Synopsis:
Aline turns 40 and remembers a visit to a weight-reducing camp during childhood
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Mrs. Holla and the Magic Ring! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Deitch
Pencils:
Kim Deitch
Inks:
Kim Deitch
Letters:
Kim Deitch

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Buster Braun; Bedelia; Edie Braun; Mrs. Braun; Mrs. Holla
Synopsis:
Buster has an alcoholic hallucination
Reprints:

She is Sitting on a Chair, Expecting a Child (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Inks:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

They Dance Slowly (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Inks:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

She is Having a Bathroom (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Inks:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

An Angel Appears to Me Every Thursday (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Inks:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

For Brian Wilson With Love (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Inks:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

back cover