Weirdo #4
(February 1982)

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price
2.25 USD
Pages
44
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Last Gasp Eco Funnies
Brand
Last Gasp Eco-Funnies
ISBN
0-86719-135-X Search at WorldCat
Editing
Robert Crumb (as R. Crumb)

Issue Notes

Cover design resembles early issues of Mad as a Magazine. Letters page includes comments from Gary Panter

1st printing: February 1982 (2.25 USD); 2nd printing: ? (2.25 USD) 10,000 copies
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Robert Crumb (signed as R. Heronymus Crumb)
Inks
Robert Crumb (signed as R. Heronymus Crumb)
Colors
?
Letters
Robert Crumb (signed as R. Heronymus Crumb)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Only the Best People Read
Genre
humor
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Those In Power Send Us To Hell (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dennis Worden
Inks
Dennis Worden
Letters
Dennis Worden

Genre
humor

Null In The Family (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dennis Worden
Pencils
Dennis Worden
Inks
Dennis Worden
Letters
Dennis Worden

Genre
humor
Characters
Bulk; Noboy
Synopsis
Bulk hangs out

Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn (Table of Contents: 3)

Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn / letters page / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Terry Zwigoff (as Prof. T. E. Zwigoff)
Letters
?

Characters
Terry Zwigoff [as Prof. T.E. Zwigoff] (photo)

Indexer Notes

Letters from Juan Baptiste, Rev. Waldo T. Tupper and "Barry Manilow."

Weirdo number 4 (Table of Contents: 4)

letters page / 0.7 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb (as R. Crumb)
Pencils
Robert Crumb (as R. Crumb)
Inks
Robert Crumb (as R. Crumb)
Letters
Robert Crumb (as R. Crumb)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Dale Lee Coovert (Trotwood, OH), Steve Edgell (London, UK), Joel Weinstein (Portland, OR), Larry Windham, Alfred Bergdoll (NY, NY), David T. Pudelwitts (Provincetown, Mass) (includes a small illustration), Gary Panter and Richard Boyle (Sandiacre, Nottingham, UK).

The Unfaithful Husband and La Malisima Tentadora (Table of Contents: 5)

photo story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Aline Kominsky-Crumb (story idea); Robert Crumb; Erna Burger
Pencils
Gregg Gannon (as "Stomp" Ganos) (photographs)
Inks
Gregg Gannon (as "Stomp" Ganos) (photographs)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Genre
humor
Characters
Bob (photo of Robert Crumb); La Buncharoni (photo of Aline Kominsky-Crumb); Rosita (photo of Ernita Burger)
Synopsis
Bob is tempted by the housekeeper
Reprints

The Nude Photography Class (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The photography class model arrives worse for wear.
Reprints

Excerpts from the Sketchbooks of Robert Armstrong (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Robert Armstrong
Inks
Robert Armstrong

Indexer Notes

Several dozen small illustrations

Tor Johnson At Home (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Tor Johnson
Synopsis
Tor at home
Reprints

The Day Chet Huntley Died (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Farmer; Edna; Ed; Ed's Father; Ed's Mother; Louie
Synopsis
Reactions to the death of Chet Huntley
Reprints

Depressed Dora Comics (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Elinore Norflus
Pencils
Elinore Norflus
Inks
Elinore Norflus
Letters
Elinore Norflus

Genre
humor
Characters
Depressed Dora
Synopsis
Depressed Dora needs to talk with someone
Reprints

Beauty and the Pest (Table of Contents: 11)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb ?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
Robert Crumb (as R. Crumb)

Genre
humor
Characters
The Pest (photo of Robert Armstrong)
Synopsis
A practical joker on a date

The Return of the Pet Penis (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Peter the Penis
Synopsis
The pet penis returns in a poor state

Inside 'Bob' Cult's Dallas Pow Wow (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jay Kinney

Synopsis
Feature about a Church Of The Subgenius Convention

The Disappearance of Mr. Teeth (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Kaz Prapuolenis (as Kaz)
Pencils
Kaz Prapuolenis (as Kaz)
Inks
Kaz Prapuolenis (as Kaz)
Letters
Kaz Prapuolenis (as Kaz)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The disappearance of Mr Teeth isn't the tragedy it might have been
Reprints

Big Broadcast Of 1936 (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Kaz Prapuolenis (as Kaz)
Pencils
Kaz Prapuolenis (as Kaz)
Inks
Kaz Prapuolenis (as Kaz)
Letters
Kaz Prapuolenis (as Kaz)

Genre
humor
Characters
Migmotto; Nauseana
Synopsis
Why did Mig drop his son down the chimney?
Reprints

Liddle Brown Rahdin' Hood (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Brown Rahdin' Hood; Granny Hood; The Wolf
Synopsis
Satire on white folks stereotypical view of black folk

I Remember the Sixties (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 5 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
biography
Characters
Robert Crumb; Mom; Dad; Gingerbread Princess; Jesus Freak; Hare Krishna
Synopsis
Crumb's recollections of the 1960s.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Berserkeley Blues (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
B. N. Duncan
Pencils
B. N. Duncan
Inks
B. N. Duncan
Letters
B. N. Duncan

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Conversation with an ashtray seller

[Wanted for Blowing His Mind in Public] (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
B. N. Duncan (as Bruce Duncan) (signed as B. N. D.)
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
B. N. Duncan (as Bruce Duncan) (signed as B. N. D.)

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
I. I. I. Nomore
Synopsis
A mock-wanted poster.

Indexer Notes

Mostly text with a small photo. Back cover.