Zap Comix #14
(1998)

Last Gasp, 1982? Series
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Price
3.95 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Last Gasp
Brand
Last Gasp
ISBN
0-86719-266-6 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

[Rotting Zombiesville] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Checkered Demon; Ruby the Dyke; Victor Moscoso; Robert Crumb; Star-Eyed Stella
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around image.

The Vision of the Sixth Heaven (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Blobman
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Star Eyed Stella Drops Into Rotting Zombiesville (Table of Contents: 2)

Star-Eyed Stella / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Star-Eyed Stella; Rotting Zombies; Rotting Zombie Dog; Beautiful Bubba; Dick; Bernie
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Like Krazy, Man (Table of Contents: 3)

Ignatz / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ignatz Mouse; Offica Pup; Blobman
Reprints
Keywords
underground

Indexer Notes

Originally an ink and acrylic piece displayed at a George Herriman-derived gallery show. That version was published in "Sex, Rock & Optical Illusions" (Fantagraphics, 2005). This story is somewhat altered from that original version.

My Secret Date With Linda Blair (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez
Inks
Spain Rodriguez
Letters
Spain Rodriguez

Characters
Linda Blair; Spain Rodriguez
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Ruby the Dyke Enters Rotting Zombiesville (Table of Contents: 5)

Ruby the Dyke / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Maxine; Ruby the Dyke; Star-Eyed Stella; Elvira; Bernice; Checkered Demon
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Blobman Comics No. 10 (Table of Contents: 6)

Blobman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Blobman
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Little Morons and Big Idiots Torture the Checkered Demon By Reading Children's Books to Him (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Characters
The Checkered Demon; Little Morons; Big Idiots
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Bar Talk Among... (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Pirates; Rotting Zombies; Bikers; Demons; Aliens
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

In the Begining... the Juggler (Table of Contents: 9)

The Juggler / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
The Juggler [Blobman]
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Indexer Notes

The word "beginning" is spelled exactly as shown

Life's a Bitch, Then You Die! (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

[Crank Implant] (Table of Contents: 11)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
The Captain
Synopsis
Below Decks, the Captain, dying from a head wound, gets a crank implant, so he can be interred endowed.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Henri & Blobby (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Henri; Blobby [Blobman]
Reprints
Keywords
adult; French language; painters; underground

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Mavrides
Inks
Paul Mavides

Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

The Checkered Demon Visits Rotting Zombiesville (Table of Contents: 14)

The Checkered Demon / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
The Checkered Demon; Mort the Assistant Mechanic; Babs; Ruby the Dyke; Rotting Zombies; Star-Eyed Stella
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Blobman Comics No. 11 (Table of Contents: 15)

Blobman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Blobman
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Blobman Comics No. 12 (Table of Contents: 16)

Blobman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Blobman
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

The Churl (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez
Inks
Spain Rodriguez
Letters
Spain Rodriguez

Genre
historical
Characters
Arnauld de Montfleur; Rothmire; Tom the Tinker
Reprints
Keywords
adult; archers; battle; cannon; castle; knight; medieval; nobleman; serf; underground

(More Than) Thirty Years of Zap Comics (Table of Contents: 18)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils
Gilbert Shelton; Suzanne Williams (photo); Bob Gruen (photo)
Inks
Gilbert Shelton; Suzanne Williams (photo); Bob Gruen (photo)
Letters
Gilbert Shelton

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
S. Clay Wilson (photo); Victor Moscoso (photo); Gilbert Shelton (photo); Rick Griffin (photo); Spain Rodriguez (photo); Robert Williams (photo); Robert Crumb (photo); Allen Ginsberg (photo); Paul Mavrides
Synopsis
A very brief history of the comic with a cursory mention of the disagreement between Crumb and Moscoso over the direction of the series.
Reprints
Keywords
City Lights Bookstore; Saturn Street

Indexer Notes

Text accompanied by four illustrations and two black and white photos.

(Self) Important Comics (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Moscoso; Gilbert Shelton; Paul Mavrides; S. Clay Wilson; Spain Rodriguez; Robert Williams
Pencils
Victor Moscoso; Gilbert Shelton; Paul Mavrides; S. Clay Wilson; Spain Rodriguez; Robert Williams
Inks
Victor Moscoso; Gilbert Shelton; Paul Mavrides; S. Clay Wilson; Spain Rodriguez; Robert Williams
Letters
Victor Moscoso; Gilbert Shelton; Paul Mavrides; S. Clay Wilson; Spain Rodriguez; Robert Williams

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Blobman; Checkered Demon; The King
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Indexer Notes

Jam sequence with characters from their respective creators. The Robert Williams-drawn panel was reprinted in "Hysteria in Remission" (Fantagraphics, 2002).

I've Had It! (Table of Contents: 20)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Robert Crumb; Victor Moscoso; S. Clay Wilson; Spain Rodriguez
Synopsis
Crumb's version of the disagreement between him and some of the other Zap regulars.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Incident at Zwigoff's (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Moscoso; Spain Rodriguez
Pencils
Victor Moscoso; Spain Rodriguez
Inks
Victor Moscoso; Spain Rodriguez
Letters
Victor Moscoso; Spain Rodriguez

Genre
biography
Characters
Victor Moscoso; Spain Rodriguez; Robert Crumb; S. Clay Wilson; Suzie Bright
Synopsis
The artists give their version of the disagreement with Crumb.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; autobiography; underground

Indexer Notes

"Academic title: Hyper-Sensitive Cartoonists Rend Their Garments Over Minor Bullshit"

My Big Break (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Mavrides
Pencils
Paul Mavrides
Inks
Paul Mavrides
Letters
Paul Mavrides

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Paul Mavrides; Robert Crumb; Victor Moscoso; Spain Rodriguez
Synopsis
Mavrides gives his point of view on the disagreement some of the other artists have with Crumb.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; underground

Indexer Notes

The final three panels are an homage to "The Death of Fritz the Cat."

[11-6] (Table of Contents: 23)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Spain Rodriguez
Inks
Spain Rodriguez
Letters
Spain Rodriguez

Reprints
Keywords
adult; crashed plane; underground

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.