Weirdo #21 [1st printing]
(Fall 1987)

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price
2.95 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Last Gasp Eco-Funnies
Brand
Last Gasp Eco-Funnies
ISBN
0-86719-193-7 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.

1st printing: ? (2.95 USD); 2nd printing: ? (3.95 USD)

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
Not so fast sonny boy!
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Black Cat Bone (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed); Zora Neale Hurston
Pencils
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed)
Inks
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed)
Letters
Mary Fleener [as M. Fleener] (signed)

Synopsis
How to sacrifice a black cat
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from a recording of a magic ritual

Auntie Mary (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]
Pencils
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]
Inks
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]
Letters
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]

Genre
biography
Characters
Carol Tyler; Auntie Mary
Synopsis
Childhood modesty shredded
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Harvey Sez (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 0.44 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Letters
?

Characters
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Harvey praises the work of Leonard Rifas and Joyce Brabner's "Real War Stories."

Indexer Notes

Includes a Kominsky-Crumb spot illustration.

Weirdo no. 21 (Table of Contents: 4)

letters page / 1.44 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

Includes an editorial and small self-portrait. Letters from: Jane (NYC); Pat Bryant; B.N. Duncan; Steve Lafler; Edgar "Bolt" Upright; Ed Jackson (Maywood, ILL)

Can Your Scalp Pass the Finger-Nail Test? (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.12 page (report information)

Pissing it All Away (Table of Contents: 6)

Mickey Rat / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Armstrong
Pencils
Robert Armstrong
Inks
Robert Armstrong
Letters
Robert Armstrong

Genre
humor
Characters
Mickey Rat; Hector Ybardez; Driver
Synopsis
Mickey Rat wins the lottery

Beach Blanket (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
William Clark
Pencils
William Clark
Inks
William Clark
Letters
William Clark

Genre
humor
Characters
Angie; Moondoggy; Col; Gate; George; Hodad
Synopsis
Surf teenager Angie wants to experience the wider world

I Know Meats! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
C. Croce
Pencils
Michael Dougan [as M. Dougan]
Inks
Michael Dougan [as M. Dougan]
Letters
Michael Dougan [as M. Dougan]

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A meat fetish

Sex Crazed Housewife or My Troubles With Men (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Ricky; Robert Crumb; Leann; Kurt; Sharon
Synopsis
Aline's late-flourishing attraction to men
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Blankie (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]
Pencils
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]
Inks
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]
Letters
Carol Tyler [as Carol Ann Tyler]

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Simms
Synopsis
Mr. Simms shakes off his catatonia
Reprints

R. Crumb's Cavalcade of Sketches (Table of Contents: 11)

illustration / 6 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]

Characters
Robert Crumb; Sophie Crumb; Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Synopsis
Annotated sketches and short strips from Crumb

Indexer Notes

Ten illustrations and three comics from early '85 to mid '86. The illustrations are titled "Self, Feb. '86;" "R. Crumb's Need More Comics;" "Aline, Oct. 20th '85;" "The Little Guy That Lives Inside My Brain;" "Executing the Family Cat;" "Yeah Yeah Yeah;" "I can't take another minute of this... I'm gonna lose my mind or kill myself!!;" "Service Jobs;" "Pick up your feet!;" "I hate you..." (featuring Sophie Crumb).

The comics are titled "Art" "Foolish Notions," and "My Troubles With Women part 62." The first and last ones are single-pagers while the second one is two pages.

Pizza Lottery (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Turner
Pencils
Justin Green [as JG] (signed)
Inks
Justin Green [as JG] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Wendt
Synopsis
The consequences of winning the pizza lottery

Indexer Notes

Includes two illustrations

Suburban Teens on Acid 1969 (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 8 pages (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
biography
Characters
Dennis Worden; Alan; Bob
Synopsis
A bad acid experience
Keywords
autobiography

Come to Me (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Singe; Singe's Sister
Synopsis
A visit to a flagellant cult.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Big Bitch / comic story / 6 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
Big Bitch rolls thru the country side with her faithful manservant "Asquith
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Big Bitch; Asquith; Duane; Duane's Mom; Henry Penpal
Synopsis
Big Bitch comes across a strange religious town
Reprints

What Is, Isn't Enough (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
B. N. Duncan
Pencils
B. N. Duncan
Inks
B. N. Duncan
Letters
B. N. Duncan

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Hopes for the progression of humanity

The Back Bay & Beacon Hill Chapter of The Boston Great Books Association Discusses Weirdo over Cocktails (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
William Clark
Pencils
William Clark
Inks
William Clark
Colors
William Clark
Letters
William Clark

Synopsis
A Discussion of Weirdo at a Boston party.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.