Zap Comix #15
(2005)

Last Gasp, 1982? Series
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Price
4.95 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Last Gasp
Brand
Last Gasp
ISBN
0-86719-635-1 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 is a flip book.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Mavrides
Inks
Paul Mavrides
Colors
Paul Mavrides
Letters
Paul Mavrides

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Mavrides
Inks
Paul Mavrides
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Illustration is made of 54 evenly spaced squares depicting different skull drawings, ranging from solidly realistic to "Hello Kitty" style.

Indexer Notes

Indicia notes at bottom

Jesus Fucking Christ! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
A bunch of swirling shapes swear at each other.
Keywords
adult

Walkin' the Streets (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 10 pages (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]

Genre
biography
Characters
Robert Crumb; Charles Crumb Sr. (father); Charles Crumb Jr.; Martha Wheatley; Reverend Freeman; Tom Freeman; Viola Jackson; Beatrice Crumb (mother); Marty Pahls
Synopsis
Crumb talks about his youthful alienation and insecurities, the huge pull his brother Charles had on him and the various dysfunctions of other family members.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

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

Checkered Demon / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Inks
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Letters
S. Clay Wilson (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Checkered Demon drinks with his rotting zombie buddy
Characters
Checkered Demon
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

Signed and dated 2004. Dedicated "For: Micah"

Circle of Jerks (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed); Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed); Paul Mavrides; Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed); S. Clay Wilson; Gilbert Shelton; Robert Williams [as Robt. Williams] (signed)
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed); Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed); Paul Mavrides; Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed); S. Clay Wilson; Gilbert Shelton; Robert Williams [as Robt. Williams] (signed)
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed); Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed); Paul Mavrides; Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed); S. Clay Wilson; Gilbert Shelton; Robert Williams [as Robt. Williams] (signed)
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed); Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed); Paul Mavrides; Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed); S. Clay Wilson; Gilbert Shelton; Robert Williams [as Robt. Williams] (signed)

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Robert Crumb; Spain Rodriguez; Paul Mavrides; Victor Moscoso; S. Clay Wilson; Gilbert Shelton; Robert Williams; Susie Bright [cameo]
Synopsis
A more overtly political jam strip this time out with the usual random occurrences interlaced with commentary about the "War on Terror."
Keywords
adult

Blobman the Magician (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed)
Inks
Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Blobman the Magician
Synopsis
Blobman does some magic tricks.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Inks
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Letters
S. Clay Wilson (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There goes the neighborhood...
Synopsis
Another absolutely jam packed Wilson illustration.
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

Signed and dated January, 2001. Dedicated "For: Tom Powell"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Pissgums / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Inks
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Letters
S. Clay Wilson (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On a far flung island, Captain Pissgums watches television; while slave girls in revolt
Characters
Captain Pissgums
Synopsis
A jam packed battle scene.
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

Signed and dated June, 2001. Dedicated "For John Kelly"

Shithead meets the Stinky Girls (Table of Contents: 9)

Shithead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Shithead; The Stinky Girls
Synopsis
Shithead goes to a pub and gets into trouble after meeting the Stinky Girls.
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

Dated 2004. Dedicated "For Vince 'N' Ginger"

Dante's Inferno (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed)
Pencils
Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed)
Inks
Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed)
Letters
Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed)

Synopsis
As always, Moscoso uses a series of non-sequiturs in a collage of figures from Gustave Doré and what appears to be communist Chinese comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Inks
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Letters
S. Clay Wilson (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some of the "little people" frolic through the enchanted forest of beautiful women
Characters
Checkered Demon
Synopsis
An illustration of several nude women towering over extremely short males.
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

Signed and dated November 2001. Dedicated "For Jim Mitchell"

Dante and the River of Lethe (Table of Contents: 12)

Topsy Turvy Comix / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed)
Pencils
Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed)
Inks
Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed)
Letters
Victor Moscoso [as Moscoso] (signed)

Synopsis
Moscoso's figures spout a series of non-sequiturs in front of a Gustave Doré backdrop.

Indexer Notes

The story flips over halfway through. It can be read from either side.

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

Wonder Wart-Hog / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Shelton (signed)
Inks
Gilbert Shelton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gilbert Shelton (signed)

Characters
Wonder Wart-Hog

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Inks
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Letters
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fascination It's the game of life
Synopsis
A street scene illustration

The Wart-Hog That Came In from the Cold (Table of Contents: 15)

Wonder Wart-Hog / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Wonder Wart-Hog [Philbert Desanex]; The Boss; Dr. Fischköder
Synopsis
Philbert is fired right before he asks his boss for a raise. To make matters worse, he has lost the ability to bring out Wonder Wart-Hog.
Reprints

Mickey's Meatwagon (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Inks
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Letters
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Mickey; Butch Prantwurst; Jack; Spider; Wayne
Synopsis
The Road Vultures go to a beach party hosted by Butch in Canada.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography