Zap Comix #12
(1989)

Last Gasp, 1982? Series
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Price
[None]
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1989
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
Last Gasp
ISBN
0-86719-190-2 Search at WorldCat
Editing
?
Color
color covers; black and white interior
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Underground Comix are known for using different prices, covers (art or color variations) and/or interior content to distinguish between printings.
1st print has no cover price. 2nd print has 2.50 USD cover. 3rd print has 2.95 USD cover.
4th print has 3.95 USD cover.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez
Inks
Spain Rodriguez
Colors
?
Letters
Spain Rodriguez

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wake up perverts!
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover image.

Arthur (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Griffin (signed ART!)
Pencils
Rick Griffin (signed ART!)
Inks
Rick Griffin (signed ART!)
Letters
Rick Griffin (signed ART!)

Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Trashman Agent of the 6th International / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
... According to unconfirmed reports, the body of Ronald Wilson Reagan the 40th president of the United States...
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Trashman [Harry Barnes]; Mysterious Hitch-Hiker; 134th West Bulkovian Fusileer; Ronald Reagan's Corpse
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

The Curse of the Mummy Monkey (Table of Contents: 3)

The 'Boned' Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Williams
Pencils
Robert Williams
Inks
Robert Williams
Letters
Robert Williams

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Bromm Chenault; Nova Polaris; Professor Doat; Eskimo; Mummy Monkey; Philippino; Emmett
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Checkered Demon / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Checkered Demon frolics with a few friends on the fringes of hell
Characters
The Checkered Demon
Synopsis
The Checkered Demon frolics with a few friends on the fringes of hell.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

[An Irish Pub] (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
An Irish pub as imagined by a Nebraska farm boy.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

[The Captain's Daughter] (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Captain; Checkered Demon (as a tattoo)
Synopsis
The furious Captain discovers that the kidnappers have designs on his daughter.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

The Girl (Table of Contents: 7)

The Checkered Demon / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Checkered Demon; The Girl
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Picnic in Hell / Devil's Table Top Model #666 (Table of Contents: 8)

The Checkered Demon / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Checkered Demon
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Indexer Notes

Devil's table top model #666.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Coochy Cooty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Williams
Pencils
Robert Williams
Inks
Robert Williams
Letters
Robert Williams

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My Filthy Mouth is Killing Me!
Characters
Coochy Cooty; Dainty Dimples
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Cinematographoönomatopoeia (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils
Gilbert Shelton
Inks
Gilbert Shelton
Letters
Gilbert Shelton

Genre
humor
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

The Artist and the Elves (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Moscoso
Pencils
Victor Moscoso
Inks
Victor Moscoso
Letters
Victor Moscoso

Genre
humor
Characters
Artist; Elves; Shoemaker's Agent
Synopsis
An artist tries to get a group of elves to create art.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Rotten to the Core (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb; S. Clay Wilson; Gilbert Shelton; Spain Rodriguez; Robert Williams; Victor Moscoso; Rick Griffin
Pencils
Robert Crumb; S. Clay Wilson; Gilbert Shelton; Spain Rodriguez; Robert Williams; Victor Moscoso; Rick Griffin
Inks
Robert Crumb; S. Clay Wilson; Gilbert Shelton; Spain Rodriguez; Robert Williams; Victor Moscoso; Rick Griffin
Letters
Robert Crumb; S. Clay Wilson; Gilbert Shelton; Spain Rodriguez; Robert Williams; Victor Moscoso; Rick Griffin

Characters
Culture Vulture Lady; Coochy Cooty; Dainty Dimples; Checkered Demon; Jimmy Durante (cameo)
Synopsis
Jam sequence with characters by their respective creators, this time with a loose theme of various characters heading to a "Zap #12" show in New York City.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Cave Wimp (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb [as R. "Whadaya Want from Me" Crumb] (signed)
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. "Whadaya Want from Me" Crumb] (signed)
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. "Whadaya Want from Me" Crumb] (signed)
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. "Whadaya Want from Me" Crumb] (signed)

Characters
Cave Wimp; Gub; Mog; Grek
Synopsis
Crumb tells the story of the first ectomorph in Neolithic times. Cave Wimp, an outcast of the clan, accidently finds himself in the favor of the alpha males. At least for a little while.
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Lully Lulay (Table of Contents: 14)

Lully Lulay / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Griffin
Pencils
Rick Griffin
Inks
Rick Griffin
Letters
Rick Griffin

Characters
Knight; May
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wake up perverts!"]
  2. 1. Arthur
  3. 2. ["... According to unconfirmed reports, the body of Ronald Wilson Reagan the 40th president of the United States..."]
    Trashman Agent of the 6th International
  4. 3. The Curse of the Mummy Monkey
    The 'Boned' Man
  5. 4. ["The Checkered Demon frolics with a few friends on the fringes of hell"]
    The Checkered Demon
  6. 5. [An Irish Pub]
  7. 6. [The Captain's Daughter]
  8. 7. The Girl
    The Checkered Demon
  9. 8. Picnic in Hell / Devil's Table Top Model #666
    The Checkered Demon
  10. 9. ["My Filthy Mouth is Killing Me!"]
    Coochy Cooty
  11. 10. Cinematographoönomatopoeia
  12. 11. The Artist and the Elves
  13. 12. Rotten to the Core
  14. 13. Cave Wimp
  15. 14. Lully Lulay
    Lully Lulay
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