Weirdo #15
(Winter 1985-1986)

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price
2.50 USD
Pages
44
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Adults Only
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Last Gasp
Brand
Last Gasp Eco-Funnies
ISBN
0-86719-168-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
?
Editing
Peter Bagge

Issue Notes

1st printing: ? 2.50 USD; 2nd printing: ? 3.95 USD
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is Reagan Crazy or Just Plain Stupid?
Genre
humor
Characters
Darlene
Reprints

Cops 'n' Clobbers (Table of Contents: 1)

Louie & Bulldozer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. D. King (credited)
Pencils
J. D. King (credited)
Inks
J. D. King (credited)
Letters
J. D. King (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Louie; Bulldozer; Homeless Bum; Lady
Synopsis
Louie & Bulldozer hire police uniforms.

A Lo-o-ong Day Ahead (Table of Contents: 2)

Bill & Phil (The Cold Blooded Teenage Humorists) / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. D. King (signed as J. D. K.)
Pencils
J. D. King (signed as J. D. K.)
Inks
J. D. King (signed as J. D. K.)
Letters
J. D. King (signed as J. D. K.)

Genre
humor
Characters
Phil; Bill; Dumb Bum; Lady; Gramps; Little Boy
Synopsis
Phil & Bill go for the easy targets

Weirdo number 15 (Table of Contents: 3)

letters page / 0.92 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

A brief Bagge editorial accompanied by a masthead logo and a small illustration. Includes letters from: Craig Yoe; Ben Adams (Yuba City, CA); Bess Powell (Washington, DC); B.N. Duncan; Steve Fiorilla

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

The Bad Boys / comic story / 0.08 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams (signed)
Pencils
J. R. Williams (signed)
Inks
J. R. Williams (signed)
Letters
J. R. Williams (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's that?
Genre
humor
Characters
The Bad Boys
Synopsis
The Bad boys find something in the bathroom.

Weirdo Survey by Mary Fleener (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge (brief intro)
Pencils
Peter Bagge (masthead)
Inks
Peter Bagge (masthead)
Letters
Peter Bagge

Synopsis
The results from an informal "survey" Mary Fleener did where she showed issues of Weirdo to members of the general public. Includes actual quotes from the offended parties.

["Hi, I'm Tootles! The doctor is examining Doodles!] (Table of Contents: 6)

Tootles / comic story / 0.18 page (report information)

Script
Ken Struck (signed as Struck)
Pencils
Ken Struck (signed as Struck)
Inks
Ken Struck (signed as Struck)
Letters
Ken Struck (signed as Struck)

Genre
humor
Characters
Tootles; Doodles; Doctor
Synopsis
Doodles is ill

Cool Stuff Now Available from Last Gasp of San Francisco (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Sniveling, Whining, Indignant Comics (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 0.24 page (report information)

Script
R. L. Crabb (signed)
Pencils
R. L. Crabb (signed)
Inks
R. L. Crabb (signed)
Letters
R. L. Crabb (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Bob; Humbug
Synopsis
Bob's art style comes into question

Gurgle's Distilled Gin (Table of Contents: 9)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Fake gin ad
Reprints

Comics From Other Planets Dept. (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Alien reproduction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Entire strip dialogue is rendered in undecipherable squiggles

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

Ruby the Dyke / comic story / 3 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
Ruby the Dyke and a gaggle of her girls somewhere in a decaying urban environment...
Genre
humor
Characters
Ruby the Dyke; Duncan; Meadows; The Butch Bitch
Synopsis
Ruby takes revenge on a rapist

Indexer Notes

Strip has (presumably ironic) dedication to Chester Gould

Famous People in Hell (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe O. (credited)
Pencils
Dori Seda (credited)
Inks
Dori Seda (credited)
Letters
Dori Seda (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Tony Orlando; Freddy Prinze; John Belushi; Marquis de Sade; Adolf Hitler; Albert Fish; Elvis Presley; Sid Vicious; John Wayne; Oscar Wilde; John Lennon; Moe Howard
Synopsis
How assorted celebrities spend their time in hell
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer is just credited as Joe O.

Here it is! The grand results of Weirdo's Ugly Art Contest! (Table of Contents: 13)

illustration / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge
Pencils
Gary Wray; Penny Van Horn (credited as Penny Moran); William Clark; Bob X; Mary Fleener; Xno; Joseph M. Shea; Grim; Joanne Bagge (photo); Gary Ratto; Brian James Riedel; Lori Washbon; Mothra; Jesse Bogart; Jay Lindy Olson; Cy Bergie; Andy Takakjian; Chris Elliot; Daryl Lict; Cameron Striewski; M. G. Ottem; J. R. Williams; Bob Lewis; Ray Watters III; Ken Avidor; Thom Enriquez
Inks
Gary Wray; Penny Van Horn (credited as Penny Moran); William Clark; Bob X; Mary Fleener; Xno; Joseph M. Shea; Joanne Bagge (photo); Gary Ratto; Brian James Riedel; Lori Washbon; Mothra; Jesse Bogart; Jay Lindy Olson; Cy Bergie; Andy Takakjian; Chris Elliot; Daryl Lict; Cameron Striewski; M. G. Ottem; J. R. Williams; Bob Lewis; Ray Watters III; Grim; Ken Avidor; Thom Enriquez
Letters
Peter Bagge

Characters
Peter Bagge (photo); Carel Moiseiwitsch (photo); Dennis Eichhorn (photo); Gary Wray (photo); Penny Moran (photo)

Indexer Notes

Twenty-five illustrations featuring "ugly artmanship," some of them quite influenced by Basil Wolverton. The titled ones are "Pop Art" (Penny Moran); "The Rise and Fall of Ronzo's Colon" (Gary Ratto); "Sister 'T' Sees the Light" (William Clark); "Woman" (Brian James Riedel); "Foxy Lady" (Lori Washbon); "Dick-Face" (Grim); "Boogie Man" (Mothra); "Edie" (Jesse Bogart); "Ugly Madonna Fish" (Ken Weiner); "Fat Freddy's Cat on LSD" (Cy Bergie); "Junkie" (Andy Takakjian); "The Human Guinea Pig (Chris Elliot); "Ream me now lover!" (Bob Lewis); "Ping-pong, anyone?" (Ray Waters III); "Miss Congeniality" (Mary Fleener); "Nancy Sinatra?!?" (Joe Shea); "His Imperial Majesty" (M.G. Ottem)

I Was a Teenage Fishlip (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Cameron Striewski (signed as CTS)
Pencils
Cameron Striewski (signed as CTS)
Inks
Cameron Striewski (signed as CTS)
Letters
Cameron Striewski (signed as CTS)

Genre
humor
Characters
Fishlip; Jay; Collie Costello; Mary
Synopsis
The horrors of big lips in junior high school.

Indexer Notes

Credits identified from indicia

Gags (Table of Contents: 15)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Eight assorted cartoons
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Uncle Hal (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge (credited)
Pencils
Peter Bagge (credited)
Inks
Peter Bagge (credited)
Letters
Peter Bagge (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Uncle Hal; Uncle Hal's Niece; Niece's Sister
Synopsis
Uncle Hal's religious fanaticism after he came back from serving in World War II.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"A true story" related to Bagge by Stephani K.

Drawings from Raymond Pettibon's Tripping Corpse Magazine (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Raymond Pettibon (credited)
Pencils
Raymond Pettibon (credited)
Inks
Raymond Pettibon (credited)
Letters
Raymond Pettibon (credited)

Reprints
  • from Tripping Corpse Magazine

Indexer Notes

Twenty-three small illustrations and one brief text piece. The titles/ first lines of dialogue are: "One Big Hint: Tiptoe Through the Tulips." "Greenwich Village Hates America"; "My First Bells." "Buy This Painting for $50"; "Even Yellow Submarine is poetry." "Student: I think it's time the academic community came to terms with the Beatles' major statement!" "O naked men clothed in napalmed burning screaming flesh..."; "Today is the worst day of the mess of your life"; "I could never make love with a guy who has short hair." "LSD almost destroyed MIT." "Shang-a-Lang"; "I was on acid when I drew this." "These crabs are gonna make me bust out of this commune!" "I've never gone this long without Marx." "Scenario for a Happening" (text piece); "Hippie Jesus's Leap of Faith"; "Republican Senator's Son"; "I feel light-headed." "Golden Gate Bridge"; "Life isn't Always a Groove!" "Stay High on Dangerous Drugs"; "Flowers for You, Diane, My Dear." "Mother, more than anyone-- Gridley, Pan, Tarzan, Coco---"; "Not a hippie at all."

Murder on the Midway! (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Deitch (signed)
Pencils
Kim Deitch (signed)
Inks
Kim Deitch (signed)
Letters
Kim Deitch (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Wagandi; Kewpie; Al Ledicker; Little Widget; Jonesy; Klu Klux Klan
Synopsis
Kewpie recollects her past
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This ties in to a vast continuity of carnival stories created by Deitch

Bazooka Blow (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kaz Prapuolenis (signed as Kazooka)
Inks
Kaz Prapuolenis (signed as Kazooka)
Letters
Kaz Prapuolenis (signed as Kazooka)

Genre
humor
Characters
Bazooka Blow

Indexer Notes

Signed as "Kazooka"

Parting Shots (Table of Contents: 20)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Ayn Rand
Synopsis
Crumb's comment on Ayn Rand
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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