Weirdo #9 [1st printing]
(Winter 83-84)

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price
2.50 USD
Pages
44
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Last Gasp
Brand
Last Gasp Eco-Funnies
ISBN
0-86719-152-X Search at WorldCat
Editing
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Color
Color Covers, Black & White Interior
Dimensions
10.75" x 8.25" (27.3 cm x 20.9 cm)
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

1st printing: ? (2.50 USD); 2nd printing: ? (3.95 USD)

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pssst.... Hey! C'mere! Got something important I wanna tell ya...
Genre
humor
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

Cover design resembles early issues of Mad as a Magazine. Letters page includes comments from Jay Lynch, Larry Marder and Drew Friedman. Robert Crumb's final issue as editor

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

illustration / 1 page (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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
....I don't expect it to be readily apparent to you, but I just want you to be aware...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Plea to buy Weirdo
Reprints

A Hollywood Love Supreme (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Josh Alan Friedman
Pencils
Drew Friedman
Inks
Drew Friedman
Letters
Drew Friedman

Genre
humor
Characters
Rock Hudson; Gina Lollobrigida; Jim Nabors (unnamed)
Synopsis
Comment on the alleged relationship between Rock Hudson and Jim Nabors
Reprints

They'll Never Own A Yacht (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A collection of ugly men and their trades
Reprints

Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn (Table of Contents: 4)

Weirdo's Advice to the Lovelorn / letters page / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Terry Zwigoff [as Prof. T. E. Zwigoff]
Letters
?

Characters
Prof. T.E. Zwigoff (photo of Terry Zwigoff)

Weirdo Number 9 (Table of Contents: 5)

letters page / 1.31 pages (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Tom Christopher (Vashon, WA); Jay Lynch; Dave Kempker (Folsom, CA); Maxon Crumb; Roger Carrington (Fairfax, CA); Don Kochi (Los Angeles); Larry Marder; Joe Paulino (Berkeley, CA); Geoff Burkman (Dayton, OH); Rudy Rucker (Lynchburg, VA); Jean-Francois Duval; John Jayman (Montague, Mass); C.S. Duncan (Orland, CA); Drew Friedman; Dan Slavin (Cerritos, CA); George Parsons (Nevada City, CA); John Terrorist (NY, NY).

The masthead drawing and a spot illustration only are reprinted in The Complete Crumb vol. 15.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.36 page (report information)

Elf Squelch (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jane King; J. D. King
Pencils
J. D. King
Inks
J. D. King
Letters
J. D. King

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Behind the scenes in the elf household

Indexer Notes

a parody of ElfQuest

Arline 'n' Bob and That Thing In the Bedroom (Table of Contents: 8)

Arline 'n' Bob / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]; Aline Kominsky-Crumb [as His Wife]
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]; Aline Kominsky-Crumb [as His Wife]
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]; Aline Kominsky-Crumb [as His Wife]
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]; Aline Kominsky-Crumb [as His Wife]

Genre
biography
Characters
Arline; Bob; Nick; Liz; Sophie
Synopsis
The trials of having an infant child.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; autobiography

Mission Nites (Table of Contents: 9)

Trashman / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Trashman; Big Bitch; Enmascarado Loco
Synopsis
Big Bitch is on Trashman's trail
Reprints

Cockroach Crisis (Table of Contents: 10)

Hank and Hannah / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
B. N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Pencils
B. N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Inks
B. N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Letters
B. N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]

Genre
humor
Characters
Hank; Hannah
Synopsis
Hannah ponders the sanctity of life

Max Crumb Art (Table of Contents: 11)

illustration / 6 pages (report information)

Pencils
Max Crumb
Inks
Max Crumb
Letters
Max Crumb

Indexer Notes

Six illustrations. The titles are "Psychotic Fit on One Leg;" "Execution of Woman Communist Reactionary Police- Wuhan, China, 1927;" "Sex Act of the Aborigines;" "Dead Animal Smell and the Beloved;" "Dance of the Chinese Exhibitionist;" "St. Lazarus Contemplating the Image of a Goose."

Peter to the Rescue!! (Table of Contents: 12)

Peter The Penis / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Peter the Penis
Synopsis
Peter's owner is trapped by a group of rogue penises

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

Mode O'Day and Her Pals / comic story / 3 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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She's just a small town girl but what she'd really like to be is a fashion model in New York
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Mode O'Day; Doggo; Geoffrey; Sam Greenberg
Synopsis
Doggo delivers some industrial salvage that Mode passes off as art.
Reprints

Joe Venuti (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Joe Venuti
Synopsis
Vignettes from the life of a fictitious 1920s jazz musician

I Married A Jerk (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge
Pencils
Peter Bagge
Inks
Peter Bagge
Letters
Peter Bagge

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The faults of a geek husband

The Artist Meets a Swinger or... Crabs Eating Raoul (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Dori Seda; Tona; Leonard; Sally; Young Wastrel
Synopsis
Dori's experience with swingers.
Reprints

Cave Nudes (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Kricfalusi [as Billy Bunting]
Pencils
John Kricfalusi [as Billy Bunting]
Inks
Bill Wray [as Billy Bunting]
Letters
John Kricfalusi [as Billy Bunting]

Genre
humor
Characters
Fred Flinstone; Wilma Flinstone; Arnold; Barney Rubble; Betty Rubble
Synopsis
Fred finds the paper boy a nuisance

Indexer Notes

Sent anonymously to the magazine by an employee at Hanna-Barbera Productions. A note that was included with it stated: "A fine funny fellow pinned copies of this up all over the producer's wing at H&B in order to create havoc and chaos. Nothing was ever said about them, but all were gone within an hour."

Modern Boy (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Geary
Pencils
Dave Geary
Inks
Dave Geary
Colors
Dave Geary
Letters
Dave Geary

Genre
humor
Characters
The modern boy
Synopsis
The modern boy rails against society

Indexer Notes

Strip concludes on the back cover. In b&w except for the final page.