Weirdo #19
(Winter 1986-1987)

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price
2.95 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Last Gasp
Brand
Last Gasp Eco-Funnies
ISBN
0-86719-175-9 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.

Price rises for the first time.

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
I thought I told you to wait in the car!
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Sufferin' Bastard (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The unlucky life of a punch cup
Reprints

Getting Into "Weirdo" by Indulging the Self-Centered Psyche of.... Aline Kominsky-Crumb! (Table of Contents: 2)

Aline Kominsky-Crumb / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ace Backwords
Pencils
Ace Backwords
Inks
Ace Backwords
Letters
Ace Backwords

Genre
humor
Characters
Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Robert Crumb
Synopsis
How to have a strip printed in Weirdo

Harvey Sez (Table of Contents: 3)

Harvey Sez / text article / 0.28 page (report information)

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

Characters
Harvey Pekar

Indexer Notes

In this debut column Harvey praises the work of Frank Stack. Accompanied by a small masthead illustration.

Weirdo number 19 (Table of Contents: 4)

letters page / 1.44 pages (report information)

Script
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Pencils
Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Blaster ?
Inks
Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Blaster ?
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Indexer Notes

A Kominsky-Crumb editorial and small self-portrait accompanied by letters from B.N. Duncan, William Reeves (Lawndale, CA); Michael Snider (Los Angeles); Lance Hack (San Francisco); Buster Calhoun the Living Cartoon (Mike Parlette); Ace Backwords; Edgar "Bolt" Upright (Chapel Hill, NC).

Invest Now in the Future!! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.28 page (report information)

Thinking About the Lone Ranger (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon] (signed)
Pencils
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon] (signed)
Inks
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon] (signed)
Letters
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon] (signed)

Genre
humor; biography
Characters
Frank Stack; The Lone Ranger; Silver; Tonto
Synopsis
Musings on the Lone Ranger's possible fallibility
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Ten Dollars for Two Minutes (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Penny Moran Van Horn [as Penny Moran]
Pencils
Penny Moran Van Horn [as Penny Moran]
Inks
Penny Moran Van Horn [as Penny Moran]
Letters
Penny Moran Van Horn [as Penny Moran]

Genre
biography
Characters
Penny Moran Van Horn; The Landlord
Synopsis
A seedy landlord comes a cropper
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Mother Hulda (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 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)

Genre
humor
Characters
Widow; Pretty Daughter; Ugly Daughter; Mother Hulda
Synopsis
A young girl receives her just reward and so does her stepsister
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is an adaptation of a Brothers Grimm story

Squirmin' Sherman (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Nickel
Pencils
Scott Nickel
Inks
Scott Nickel
Letters
Scott Nickel

Genre
humor
Characters
Sherman
Synopsis
A rundown of the quintessential 1980s guy

The Talker (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Zingarelli [as Mark A. Zingarelli]
Pencils
Mark Zingarelli [as Mark A. Zingarelli]
Inks
Mark Zingarelli [as Mark A. Zingarelli]
Letters
Mark Zingarelli [as Mark A. Zingarelli]

Genre
humor
Characters
Mark Zingarelli; Elmore; Manny; Thug; Irma
Synopsis
The thug in the restaurant is unnerved by the man who talks to himself

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

Captain Pissgums / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the distant past.. far away at sea, we find Captain Pissgums wakin' up one morning with a tart and a hangover.
Genre
humor
Characters
Captain Pissgums; Meadows; Francis
Synopsis
Captain Pissgums need his hangover cure
Keywords
adult

Dennis the Sullen Menace (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dennis Eichhorn [as Dennis P. Eichhorn]
Pencils
Michael Dougan
Inks
Michael Dougan
Letters
Michael Dougan

Genre
biography
Characters
Dennis Eichhorn; Cellmate; Murderer from Pocatello; Kermit; The Guard; Dickie; Fred
Synopsis
Dennis recalls his time in jail
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Young Ledicker (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Deitch
Pencils
Kim Deitch
Inks
Kim Deitch
Letters
Kim Deitch

Genre
humor
Characters
Al Ledicker; Kewpie; Doc Ledicker; Mayor Grafton
Synopsis
Kewpie views an incident from Al's youth
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Tunnel of Love (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stephen Calt
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]; typeset

Characters
Arthur Driscoll; Emily Schwartz
Synopsis
A brief encounter on a subway train
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by three illustrations.

Sex Crazed Housewife (Table of Contents: 15)

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 Kominksy-Crumb; Sophie; Dorothy; Mr. Johnson; Pet Store Owner; Antonio; Young Cartoonist; Robert Crumb (silent cameo); Leann; Keith
Synopsis
Aline experiences an increase in erotic mental imagery
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Doc Ledicker's Last Picture Show! Read All About it on the Inside! (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Doc Ledicker; Prostitute

Indexer Notes

Back cover