Weirdo #20
(Spring 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
0-86719-192-9 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.

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
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In This Issue: Religion Crime Food Sex
Genre
humor
Reprints

How My Family Encouraged Me to Become an Artist! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Dori Seda; Anton Seda; Mrs. Seda [Olga Seda]
Synopsis
Dori's trials as an artist
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Coping With the "I'm Not Good Enough" Syndrome (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mary Fleener
Pencils
Mary Fleener
Inks
Mary Fleener
Letters
Mary Fleener

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Mary rags on her mirror

Harvey Sez (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Letters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

Harvey bemoans the lack of artistically ambitious comic books. Includes a Kominsky-Crumb spot illustration.

Weirdo number twenty (Table of Contents: 4)

letters page / 1.72 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Indexer Notes

An editorial and spot illustration by Kominsky-Crumb. Also includes a small Sophie Crumb illustration. Includes blurbs for these zines: "Point Drawn" (B.N. Duncan); "Roadkill" (Ken Weiner); "Melody- The Comic Strip Autobiography of a Nude Dancer" (Sylvie Rancourt); "Bongo Dick" (Dennis Worden); "New Wavy Gravy" (Raymond Pettibon); "Dyspepsia"; "Twisted Image" (Ace Backwords); "Deadbeat;" "Tales of the Sinister Harvey;" "Comics in a Capsule" (Luna Ticks).

Letters from: Kevin Dixon; Edgar "Bolt" Upright; Lou Bear; Alfred Bergdoll; B.J.; Jean Francois Glarion (Puteaux, France); Kenny Be; Mark Zingarelli; B.N. Duncan

Moo Goo Gai Pan (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Bernie; Lew; Irene; Grandma Fanny; Mrs. Schilowitz; Arnie Kominsky
Synopsis
Aline's family love to eat, but hate to cook
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Footsy (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Genre
biography
Characters
Robert Crumb; Jeanette Bates; Dolly Hensley; Wayne; Sally Burton; Mary; Terri
Synopsis
How Crumb played footsie with girls in his class
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The "Cockeyed" Cook Story (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Zingarelli
Pencils
Mark Zingarelli
Inks
Mark Zingarelli
Letters
Mark Zingarelli

Genre
biography
Characters
William Cook
Synopsis
William Cook's life of crime
Reprints

The Young and the Frustrated (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Luna Ticks
Pencils
Luna Ticks
Inks
Luna Ticks
Letters
Luna Ticks

Genre
humor
Characters
Vera
Synopsis
Vera goes to score

Un-covered Property: A Short Study in Family Dynamics (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carol Tyler
Pencils
Carol Tyler
Inks
Carol Tyler
Letters
Carol Tyler

Genre
biography
Characters
Carol Tyler; Mom; Dad [Mr. Tyler]; Ginia; Joe; Jimmy; Gu
Synopsis
The pre-pubescent Carol doesn't understand why she can't go topless
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Captain Becomes Critic (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lindsay Arnold [as Ellé]
Pencils
Lindsay Arnold [as Ellé]
Inks
Lindsay Arnold [as Ellé]
Letters
Lindsay Arnold [as Ellé]

Characters
The Captain
Synopsis
The Captain rants about stories concerning artists searching for a muse

TV Evangelist (Table of Contents: 11)

Tales from East Texas / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Dougan (signed)
Pencils
Michael Dougan (signed)
Inks
Michael Dougan (signed)
Letters
Michael Dougan (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Michael Dougan; Brother Bob [Bob Beaudreaux]; Bob Newton; Frank Burch; Cathleen Dougan; Artie Bell
Synopsis
Dougan's grandmother is fleeced of her possessions by an unscrupulous preacher
Keywords
autobiography

I Had a Dream Last Nite (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Headmaster
Synopsis
Aline relates an odd dream
Reprints

Angst and Deep Emotions and Last Gasp T-shirts (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Weirdo Difference! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Justin Green
Pencils
Justin Green
Inks
Justin Green
Colors
Justin Green
Letters
Justin Green

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A strip to sell back issues of Weirdo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

back cover