Zap Comix #15
(2005)

Last Gasp, 1982? Series
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Price
4.95 USD
Pages
52
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Adults Only
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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[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.
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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.
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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.
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Keywords
autobiography

The Checkered Demon Drinks With His Rotting Zombie Buddy (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)

Genre
humor
Characters
Checkered Demon; Rotting Zombie Buddy
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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."
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Keywords
adult

Blobman the Magician (Table of Contents: 6)

Blobman / 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.
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There Goes the Neighborhood... (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)

Synopsis
Another absolutely jam packed Wilson illustration.
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

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

On a Far Flung Island, Captain Pissgums Watches Television; While Slave Girls in Revolt, United with Mutineers, Swirl About His Feet, Battling His Crew (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)

Characters
Captain Pissgums
Synopsis
A jam packed battle scene.
Reprints
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

Genre
humor
Characters
Shithead; The Stinky Girls
Synopsis
Shithead goes to a pub and gets into trouble after meeting the Stinky Girls.
Reprints
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.
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Some of the "Little People" Frolic Through the Enchanted Forest of Beautiful Women @ the O'Feral Theatre (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)

Characters
Checkered Demon
Synopsis
An illustration of several nude women towering over extremely short males.
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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.
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Indexer Notes

The first half of a six-page sequence that is upside-down from its latter half. Can be read in either direction.

[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)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Wonder Wart-Hog
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[Fascination It's the Game of Life!] (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)

Synopsis
A street scene illustration
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Keywords
street scene

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Wonder Wart-Hog [Philbert Desanex]; The Boss; Dr. Fischköder; Chicken
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.
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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.
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Keywords
autobiography

Dante and the River of Lethe (Table of Contents: 17)

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)

Indexer Notes

Connects with the previous story of the same name halfway through. "After Doré"