Weirdo #18
(Fall 1986)

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price
2.50 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Last Gasp
Brand
Last Gasp Eco-Funnies
ISBN
0-86719-174-0 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Aline Kominsky-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.

Aline Kominsky-Crumb's first issue as editor. Cover pastiches womens magazines. 1st printing: ? (2.50 USD); 2nd printing: ? (3.95 USD)

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mode O'Day / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
?
Letters
Robert Crumb

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ew, what a low-life name for a magazine!! Can't we change the name??
Genre
humor
Characters
Mode O'Day
Reprints

Glitz To Go (Table of Contents: 1)

Didi Glitz / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Didi Glitz
Synopsis
Rundown of assorted fashions
Reprints

A Warning from Peter Bagge (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Peter Bagge
Synopsis
Bagge repents for his editorial stint

Weirdo number 18 (Table of Contents: 3)

letters page / 1.65 pages (report information)

Script
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Pencils
William Clark; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Eric Freeman
Inks
William Clark; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Eric Freeman
Letters
Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

A masthead drawing by Clark. Aline and Eric Freeman each contribute small spot illustrations. R. Crumb letters the reader letters- Kevin Dixon (Chapel Hill, NC); Joanne Hackett; Michael Bifulco; Karen Paperno (Austin, TX); Scott Semans (Seattle).

Ruptured? You Poor Schmuck! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.35 page (report information)

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

Mode O'Day / comic story / 10 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
They say opportunity knocks but once and you'd better grab it while you can!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mode O'Day; Mara; Doggy; Porpy; Alison; Scott; Jerry Wombat; Darlene
Synopsis
Mode is offered a part in a film.
Reprints
Keywords
adult

The Second Time Around (Table of Contents: 6)

Binky Brown / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Justin Green
Pencils
Justin Green
Inks
Justin Green
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Binky Brown; Sharon; Jack Wolf; Ray
Synopsis
Binky meets a fellow signpainter in a bar, and offers to help him out
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Story accompanied by four small illustrations. Binky Brown is Green's autobiographical pseudonym

I Remember the Sixties (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Childhood recollections of Texas
Keywords
autobiography

Deep Thoughts from My Kitchen (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Pencils
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Inks
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Letters
Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Genre
biography
Characters
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Synopsis
Aline's daily routine
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

What Big Girls Are Made Of (Table of Contents: 9)

Didi Glitz / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Didi Glitz
Synopsis
Commentary on female accoutrements
Reprints

Cleanliness is Next to Dogliness!! (Table of Contents: 10)

Tona-Toons / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Dori Seda; Tona the Dog; Dracula
Synopsis
Life with Tona
Reprints

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

Big Bitch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is about as much fun as french kissing the "Alien
Genre
humor
Characters
Big Bitch; Asquith; Mal-Ocula; Nasty Elaine
Synopsis
Big Bitch steals the formula for Coke
Reprints

Big City (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
The dangers of the city
Keywords
observation

4 Red Brides (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carol Tyler (signed)
Pencils
Carol Tyler (signed)
Inks
Carol Tyler (signed)
Letters
Carol Tyler (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Carol Ann [Carol Tyler]
Synopsis
How art became an escape
Keywords
autobiography

The Schlep Set (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Pencils
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Inks
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Letters
Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Genre
biography
Characters
Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Robert Crumb; Sophie Crumb; The Fru-Fru; Dominique
Synopsis
A trip to France
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Valmor Story (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Zwigoff
Pencils
? (anonymous)
Inks
? (anonymous)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Text article about a hunt for 1930s Valmor advertising and sales material. Illustrated with approximately twenty-three images of labels and ads. In b&w except for the back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Ew, what a low-life name for a magazine!! Can't we change the name??"]
    Mode O'Day
  2. 1. Glitz To Go
    Didi Glitz
  3. 2. A Warning from Peter Bagge
  4. 3. Weirdo number 18
  5. 4. Ruptured? You Poor Schmuck!
  6. 5. ["They say opportunity knocks but once and you'd better grab it while you can!!"]
    Mode O'Day
  7. 6. The Second Time Around
    Binky Brown
  8. 7. I Remember the Sixties
    East Texas
  9. 8. Deep Thoughts from My Kitchen
  10. 9. What Big Girls Are Made Of
    Didi Glitz
  11. 10. Cleanliness is Next to Dogliness!!
    Tona-Toons
  12. 11. ["This is about as much fun as french kissing the "Alien"]
    Big Bitch
  13. 12. Big City
  14. 13. 4 Red Brides
  15. 14. The Schlep Set
  16. 15. The Valmor Story
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Luther Weaver
  • Steven Samuels
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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