Weirdo #17
(Summer 1986)

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
0-86719-173-2 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Peter Bagge
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.

Peter Bagge's final regular issue as editor.

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
Wait! Stop! Don't look! This is not a nice magazine!
Genre
humor
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Art Art Art (Table of Contents: 1)

Otto Comic Strip no. 3 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
M. A. McMillan
Pencils
M. A. McMillan
Inks
M. A. McMillan
Letters
M. A. McMillan

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Lol prevents a leak disrupting a gallery show

The New Undead (Table of Contents: 2)

Otto Comic Strip no. 4 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
M. A. McMillan
Pencils
M. A. McMillan
Inks
M. A. McMillan
Letters
M. A. McMillan

Genre
humor
Characters
Zedo the Zombie
Synopsis
Zedo's daily routine

Weirdo number 17 (Table of Contents: 3)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge
Pencils
Peter Bagge; Bill Harmer
Inks
Peter Bagge; Bill Harmer
Letters
Peter Bagge; typeset

Indexer Notes

A Bagge-drawn letterhead and spot illustration accompanies letters from Jim Woodring, Skutch Bundy; Leslie Remer (Poughkeepsie, NY); Percy Lustre (Grand Rapids, MI); Buster Calhoun (Fair Oaks, CA); Vernon L. Wiley (Chicago); Rodney Schroeter (Random Lake, WI); Jym Mooney (Milwaukee); D.C. Roberts (Long Beach, CA); Andrew Webster (NYC); M. Morris (Portland, OR); Lynn Von Schlichting; Alfred Bergdoll (NYC); Edwin Bergdoll (Dutton, VA).

Also includes a reader-submitted illustration from Paul Ullrich (Winnipeg) and eight small cartoons from Bill Harmer (reprinted from "100 Rejected Cartoons.")

Comics (Weirdo Recommends:) (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.85 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Steven / comic story / 0.29 page (report information)

Script
Doug Allen
Pencils
Doug Allen
Inks
Doug Allen
Letters
Doug Allen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who are you?
Genre
humor
Characters
Steven
Synopsis
Steven meets a creation of his subconcious
Reprints
  • from Steven (self-published zine ?)

Visiting with Ramona (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
Krystine Kryttre
Pencils
Krystine Kryttre
Inks
Krystine Kryttre
Letters
Krystine Kryttre

Genre
humor
Characters
Ramona
Synopsis
Ramona spills the dirt about her friends

Brothers (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 0.26 page (report information)

Script
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden] (signed)
Pencils
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden] (signed)
Inks
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden] (signed)
Letters
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden] (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A guy with a miniature brother on his back

All in a Day's Work (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 0.19 page (report information)

Script
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed)
Pencils
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed)
Inks
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed)
Letters
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Godzilla
Synopsis
Godzilla's day

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Tootles / comic story / 0.19 page (report information)

Script
Ken Struck
Pencils
Ken Struck
Inks
Ken Struck
Letters
Ken Struck

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi! I'm Tootles! Today I'm going to rob a bank!
Genre
humor
Characters
Tootles; Bank Teller
Synopsis
Tootles robs a bank

Isle of Lust (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lynn Von Schlichting
Pencils
Lynn Von Schlichting
Inks
Lynn Von Schlichting
Letters
Lynn Von Schlichting

Genre
humor
Characters
Ginger Grant; cast of Gilligan's Island
Synopsis
Ginger spills the dirt about her fellow castaways

The Religious Experience of Philip K. Dick (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Philip K. Dick; Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb

Genre
biography
Characters
Philip K. Dick; Tess; Christopher; Thomas M. Disch [Tom Disch]; John the Baptist
Synopsis
Crumb illustrates Dick's testimony of some strange experiences
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dick's dialogue taken from "Philip K. Dick: The Last Testament" (Fragments West / The Valentine Press)

Glorious Outer Space (Table of Contents: 12)

Pig / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Ostrem
Pencils
David Ostrem
Inks
David Ostrem
Letters
David Ostrem

Genre
humor
Characters
Pig; Joan
Synopsis
Pig remembers taking a ride in a flying saucer

A New (Not Old) Adventure! (Table of Contents: 13)

Bill & Phil / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Bill; Phil; Bob
Synopsis
Bill and Phil take against old folk

Vegetable Kingdom (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Linda Crothers
Pencils
Linda Crothers
Inks
Linda Crothers
Letters
Linda Crothers

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A rundown of a hotel's bizarre inhabitants

Monster Shirts by Mouse (Table of Contents: 15)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge
Pencils
Stanley Mouse
Inks
Stanley Mouse
Letters
Stanley Mouse; Peter Bagge

Indexer Notes

Approximately fifty-two T-shirt design illustrations of various sizes reprinted from the artist's catalogs (1963-66). Includes a brief Bagge intro.

Mouse Meets Fred (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stanley Mouse
Pencils
Stanley Mouse
Inks
Stanley Mouse
Letters
Stanley Mouse

Genre
humor
Characters
Fred; Mouse
Synopsis
How Mouse started designing hot rods

Indexer Notes

Original two page strip reduced to one

The Checkered Demon In Hell!, part I (Table of Contents: 17)

The Checkered Demon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Checkered Demon; Lamenting Sinner
Synopsis
The Checkered Demon checks out an oddity in hell
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Drunk Driving (Table of Contents: 18)

Farmer Brown / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Weiner
Pencils
Ken Weiner
Inks
Ken Weiner
Letters
Ken Weiner

Genre
humor
Characters
Farmer Brown; Sheriff; Mad-Dog Crowley
Synopsis
Farmer Brown has a succession of car accidents

Stooge Women (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eddie Gorodetsky
Pencils
Drew Friedman
Inks
Drew Friedman
Letters
Drew Friedman

Genre
humor
Characters
Helen; Mabel; Gertrude; Elaine
Synopsis
The wives of assorted Three Stooges speak out
Reprints

DiDi Has an Orgasm (Table of Contents: 20)

DiDi Glitz / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Diane Noomin
Pencils
Diane Noomin
Inks
Diane Noomin
Letters
Diane Noomin

Genre
humor
Characters
DiDi Glitz; Hymie; Didi's Mom [Irma]; Glenda; Nathan; Boss; Alfie; Doctor; Bartender; Loretta; Crystal; Mom; Estelle Hochman; Selma Brown; Noreen Reilly; Rochelle Gold; Mr. E
Synopsis
DiDi is tired of her usual sex life
Reprints

How the Utterly Insane Lunatic Gets His Favorite Food (Table of Contents: 21)

The Utterly Insane Lunatic / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Anthony Mostrom [as A. Mostrom] (signed)
Pencils
Anthony Mostrom [as A. Mostrom] (signed)
Inks
Anthony Mostrom [as A. Mostrom] (signed)
Letters
Anthony Mostrom [as A. Mostrom] (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
The Utterly Insane Lunatic

The Utterly Insane Lunatic as The Psychiatrist (Table of Contents: 22)

The Utterly Insane Lunatic / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Anthony Mostrom
Pencils
Anthony Mostrom
Inks
Anthony Mostrom
Letters
Anthony Mostrom

Genre
humor
Characters
The Utterly Insane Lunatic; Geoff E. Hough

Introducing the Paid Distractor (Table of Contents: 23)

The Utterly Insane Lunatic / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Anthony Mostrom
Pencils
Anthony Mostrom
Inks
Anthony Mostrom
Letters
Anthony Mostrom

Genre
humor
Characters
The Utterly Insane Lunatic

Welcome to East Texas (Table of Contents: 24)

Tales from East Texas / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Dougan
Pencils
Michael Dougan
Inks
Michael Dougan
Colors
Michael Dougan
Letters
Michael Dougan

Genre
biography
Characters
Michael Dougan; Mark Lumpkin
Synopsis
Dougan discovers a soulmate
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wait! Stop! Don't look! This is not a nice magazine!"]
  2. 1. Art Art Art
    Otto Comic Strip no. 3
  3. 2. The New Undead
    Otto Comic Strip no. 4
  4. 3. Weirdo number 17
  5. 4. Comics (Weirdo Recommends:)
  6. 5. ["Who are you?"]
    Steven
  7. 6. Visiting with Ramona
  8. 7. Brothers
  9. 8. All in a Day's Work
  10. 9. ["Hi! I'm Tootles! Today I'm going to rob a bank!"]
    Tootles
  11. 10. Isle of Lust
  12. 11. The Religious Experience of Philip K. Dick
  13. 12. Glorious Outer Space
    Pig
  14. 13. A New (Not Old) Adventure!
    Bill & Phil
  15. 14. Vegetable Kingdom
  16. 15. Monster Shirts by Mouse
  17. 16. Mouse Meets Fred
  18. 17. The Checkered Demon In Hell!, part I
    The Checkered Demon
  19. 18. Drunk Driving
    Farmer Brown
  20. 19. Stooge Women
  21. 20. DiDi Has an Orgasm
    DiDi Glitz
  22. 21. How the Utterly Insane Lunatic Gets His Favorite Food
    The Utterly Insane Lunatic
  23. 22. The Utterly Insane Lunatic as The Psychiatrist
    The Utterly Insane Lunatic
  24. 23. Introducing the Paid Distractor
    The Utterly Insane Lunatic
  25. 24. Welcome to East Texas
    Tales from East Texas
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