Weirdo #15 [2nd printing]

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Editing:
Peter Bagge
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) #15.


["Is Reagan Crazy or Just Plain Stupid?"] (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
Characters:
Darlene
Reprints:

Cops 'n' Clobbers (Table of Contents)

Louie & Bulldozer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Louie; Bulldozer; Homeless Bum; Lady
Synopsis:
Louie & Bulldozer hire police uniforms

A Lo-o-ong Day Ahead (Table of Contents)

Bill & Phil (The Cold Blooded Teenage Humorists) / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Phil; Bill; Dumb Bum; Lady; Gramps; Little Boy
Synopsis:
Phil & Bill go for the easy targets

Weirdo number 15 (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.92 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

A brief Bagge editorial accompanied by a masthead logo and a small illustration. Includes letters from: Craig Yoe; Ben Adams (Yuba City, CA); Bess Powell (Washington, DC); B.N. Duncan; Steve Fiorilla

["What's that?"] (Table of Contents)

The Bad Boys / comic story / 0.08 page (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:
The Bad Boys
Synopsis:
The Bad boys find something in the bathroom

Weirdo Survey (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
The results from an informal "survey" Mary Fleener did where she showed issues of Weirdo to members of the general public. Includes actual quotes from the offended parties.

["Hi, I'm Tootles! The doctor is examining Doodles!] (Table of Contents)

Tootles / comic story / 0.18 page (report information)

Script:
Ken Struck [as Struck] (signed)
Pencils:
Ken Struck [as Struck] (signed)
Inks:
Ken Struck [as Struck] (signed)
Letters:
Ken Struck [as Struck] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tootles; Doodles; Doctor
Synopsis:
Doodles is ill

Cool Stuff Now Available from Last Gasp of San Francisco (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters:
Peter Bagge

Indexer Notes

Brief blurbs for "Any Similarity to Persons Living or Dead is Purely Coincidental," "R. Crumb's Early Weirdo Period," "Commies from Mars Anthology," "Love is Hell," "Zap #11," "Wimmen's Comix #10," "Best of Wimmen's Comix," "Dog Boy #6," "Viper," "Neat Stuff" and a "Weirdo" T-shirt.

Sniveling, Whining, Indignant Comics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.24 page (report information)

Script:
R.L. Crabb (signed)
Pencils:
R.L. Crabb (signed)
Inks:
R.L. Crabb (signed)
Letters:
R.L. Crabb (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob; Humbug
Synopsis:
Bob's art style comes into question

Gurgle's Distilled Gin (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:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Fake gin ad
Reprints:

Comics From Other Planets Dept. (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Alien reproduction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Entire strip dialogue is rendered in undecipherable squiggles

["Ruby the Dyke and a gaggle of her girls somewhere in a decaying urban environment..."] (Table of Contents)

Ruby the Dyke / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ruby the Dyke; Duncan; Meadows; The Butch Bitch
Synopsis:
Ruby takes revenge on a rapist

Indexer Notes

Strip has (presumably ironic) dedication to Chester Gould

Famous People in Hell (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe O.
Pencils:
Dori Seda
Inks:
Dori Seda
Letters:
Dori Seda

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tony Orlando; Freddy Prinze; John Belushi; Marquis de Sade; Adolf Hitler; Albert Fish; Elvis Presley; Sid Vicious; John Wayne; Oscar Wilde; John Lennon; Moe Howard
Synopsis:
How assorted celebrities spend their time in hell
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer is just credited as Joe O.

Here it is! The grand results of Weirdo's Ugly Art Contest! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Bagge
Pencils:
Gary Wray; Penny Moran; Gary Ratto; William Clark; Brian James Riedel; Lori Washbon; Grim; Enriquez; Mothra; Jesse Bogart; Jim R. Williams [as J. R. Williams]; Jay Lindy Olson; Ken Weiner; Cy Bergie; Andy Takakjian; Chris Elliot; Bob Lewis; Daryl Lict; Bob X; Cameron Striewski; Ray Waters III; Mary Fleener; Xno; Joe Shea; M.G. Ottem
Inks:
Gary Wray; Penny Moran; Gary Ratto; William Clark; Brian James Riedel; Lori Washbon; Grim; Enriquez; Mothra; Jesse Bogart; Jim R. Williams [as J. R. Williams]; Jay Lindy Olson; Ken Weiner; Cy Bergie; Andy Takakjian; Chris Elliot; Bob Lewis; Daryl Lict; Bob X; Cameron Striewski; Ray Waters III; Mary Fleener; Xno; Joe Shea; M.G. Ottem
Letters:
Peter Bagge

Characters:
Peter Bagge (photo); Carel Moiseiwitsch (photo); Dennis Eichhorn (photo); Gary Wray (photo); Penny Moran (photo)

Indexer Notes

Twenty-five illustrations featuring "ugly artmanship," some of them quite influenced by Basil Wolverton. The titled ones are "Pop Art" (Penny Moran); "The Rise and Fall of Ronzo's Colon" (Gary Ratto); "Sister 'T' Sees the Light" (William Clark); "Woman" (Brian James Riedel); "Foxy Lady" (Lori Washbon); "Dick-Face" (Grim); "Boogie Man" (Mothra); "Edie" (Jesse Bogart); "Ugly Madonna Fish" (Ken Weiner); "Fat Freddy's Cat on LSD" (Cy Bergie); "Junkie" (Andy Takakjian); "The Human Guinea Pig (Chris Elliot); "Ream me now lover!" (Bob Lewis); "Ping-pong, anyone?" (Ray Waters III); "Miss Congeniality" (Mary Fleener); "Nancy Sinatra?!?" (Joe Shea); "His Imperial Majesty" (M.G. Ottem)

I Was a Teenage Fishlip (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Cameron Striewski [as CTS] (signed)
Pencils:
Cameron Striewski [as CTS] (signed)
Inks:
Cameron Striewski [as CTS] (signed)
Letters:
Cameron Striewski [as CTS] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fishlip
Synopsis:
The horrors of big lips in high school

Indexer Notes

Credits identified from indicia

Gags (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 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
Synopsis:
Eight assorted cartoons
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Uncle Hal (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Uncle Hal's religion
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story related to Bagge by Stephani K

Drawings from Raymond Pettibon's Tripping Corpse Magazine (Table of Contents)

illustration / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Raymond Pettibon
Pencils:
Raymond Pettibon
Inks:
Raymond Pettibon
Letters:
Raymond Pettibon

Indexer Notes

Twenty-three small illustrations and one brief text piece. The titles/ first lines of dialogue are: "One Big Hint: Tiptoe Through the Tulips." "Greenwich Village Hates America"; "My First Bells." "Buy This Painting for $50"; "Even Yellow Submarine is poetry." "Student: I think it's time the academic community came to terms with the Beatles' major statement!" "O naked men clothed in napalmed burning screaming flesh..."; "Today is the worst day of the mess of your life"; "I could never make love with a guy who has short hair." "LSD almost destroyed MIT." "Shang-a-Lang"; "I was on acid when I drew this." "These crabs are gonna make me bust out of this commune!" "I've never gone this long without Marx." "Scenario for a Happening" (text piece); "Hippie Jesus's Leap of Faith"; "Republican Senator's Son"; "I feel light-headed." "Golden Gate Bridge"; "Life isn't Always a Groove!" "Stay High on Dangerous Drugs"; "Flowers for You, Diane, My Dear." "Mother, more than anyone-- Gridley, Pan, Tarzan, Coco---"; "Not a hippie at all."

Murder on the Midway (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wagandi; Kewpie; Al Ledicker; Little Widget; Jonesy
Synopsis:
Kewpie recollects her past
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This ties in to a vast continuity of carnival stories created by Deitch

Bazooka Blow (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Characters:
Bazooka Blow

Indexer Notes

Signed as "Kazooka"

Parting Shots (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)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Ayn Rand
Synopsis:
Crumb's comment on Ayn Rand
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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