Weirdo #24
(Winter 1988-1989)

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price
2.95 USD
Pages
52
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Adults Only
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Last Gasp Eco Funnies
Brand
Last Gasp Eco-Funnies
Editing
Aline Kominsky-Crumb (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

1st printing: ? (2.95 USD); 2nd printing: ? (4.95 USD)
This issue has variants:

[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
The Magazine That Challenges Superstitious Beliefs!!
Genre
humor
Reprints

American Bimbos (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Erick Gilbert (credited as California Cartoonists Soviet)
Pencils
Mary Fleener (credited as California Cartoonists Soviet)
Inks
Mary Fleener (credited as California Cartoonists Soviet)
Letters
Mary Fleener (credited as California Cartoonists Soviet)

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
M*x, M*; Dori Seda; The Bogeyman [Rory Hayes]

Indexer Notes

Script credit corrected from Mary Fleener to Erick Gilbert by Mary Fleener via the GCD Error List.

A Word to the Wise (Table of Contents: 2)

Harvey Sez / text article / 0.35 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar (credited)
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Characters
Harvey Pekar (photo)
Synopsis
Harvey advises aspiring writers and illustrators on how to get published and questions the competence of editors and publishers.

Weirdo number 24 (Table of Contents: 3)

letters page / 0.65 page (report information)

Script
Aline Kominsky-Crumb (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Indexer Notes

A Kominsky-Crumb editorial is accompanied by letters from: George W. Webber (Sausalito, CA); John T.; Tony Engle (Springfield, OH); Ace Backwords. Also includes a tiny ad for Kim Deitch's "Corn Fed Comics."

Periodic Fantasy (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner (signed)
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner (signed)
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner (signed)
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Minnie; Mom; Miss Hess
Synopsis
Pre-pubescent Minnie wants to grow breasts
Reprints

Daily Strip (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith (signed)
Pencils
Bill Griffith (signed)
Inks
Bill Griffith (signed)
Letters
Bill Griffith (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Bill Griffith; Lady; Zippy the Pinhead; Toll Booth Operator
Synopsis
Ahead on his syndicated strip, Bill Griffith takes a vacation while confessing his ambivalence about the mainstream's lack of interest in his work.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Taboo Gown (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Justin Green (signed)
Pencils
Justin Green (signed)
Inks
Justin Green (signed)
Letters
Justin Green (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Binky Brown; Coach; O'Malley; Richard Burton (on-screen cameo); Victor Mature (on-screen cameo); Jean Simmons (on-screen cameo); Beulah
Synopsis
Binky Brown sees 'The Robe'
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Gary's Birthday Present (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dori Seda (credited); Don Donahue (credited)
Pencils
Dori Seda (credited); Don Donahue (credited)
Inks
Dori Seda (credited); Don Donahue (credited)
Letters
Dori Seda (credited); Don Donahue (credited)

Genre
biography
Characters
Dori Seda; Don Donahue; Gary Arlington
Synopsis
Dori and Don clean Gary's house.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Donahue wrote and drew himself in this story; Seda did the rest of it.

The Adventures of 'Wichita' the Rat Dancer (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 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
satire-parody
Characters
Wichita; Dave; Judy; Rob; Bob; Stacey
Synopsis
Soap opera with sexual content.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Strip is a parody of Omaha The Cat Dancer

Auntie Mary Revisited (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carol Tyler (signed as C. Tyler)
Pencils
Carol Tyler (signed as C. Tyler)
Inks
Carol Tyler (signed as C. Tyler)
Letters
Carol Tyler (signed as C. Tyler)

Genre
biography
Characters
Auntie Mary; Carol Tyler
Synopsis
Auntie Mary is still a stickler for propriety.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

A postscript to Tyler's strip in Weirdo #21.

Draw We Must, On... Gary's Jam (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
S. Clay Wilson; Kim Deitch; Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Spain Rodriguez; Jay Kinney; Trina Robbins; Bill Griffith; Larry Todd; Paul Mavrides; Justin Green
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson; Kim Deitch; Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Spain Rodriguez; Jay Kinney; Trina Robbins; Bill Griffith; Larry Todd; Paul Mavrides; Justin Green; Diane Noomin; Krystine Kryttre; B. N. Duncan; Sophie Crumb
Inks
S. Clay Wilson; Kim Deitch; Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Spain Rodriguez; Jay Kinney; Trina Robbins; Bill Griffith; Larry Todd; Paul Mavrides; Justin Green; Diane Noomin; Krystine Kryttre; B. N. Duncan; Sophie Crumb
Letters
Kim Deitch; Spain Rodriguez; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; S. Clay Wilson; Robert Crumb; Trina Robbins; Jay Kinney; Paul Mavrides; Sophie Crumb

Characters
Zippy the Pinhead; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Checkered Demon; Waldo the Cat; Robert Crumb; Kim Deitch; Krystine Kryttre; B.N. Duncan; DiDi Glitz; Vulture Demonness
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Centrespread. Jam spread noted as having been started in 1972 and finished in 1988.

Le Bunché de Paree Turns 40 (Table of Contents: 11)

The Bunch / 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
The Bunch [Aline Kominsky-Crumb]; 22 Yr.-Old; Arnie Goldsmith; Aline's Mother [Blabette Goldsmith]; Dianne; Robert Crumb; Sophie Crumb
Synopsis
Aline turns 40 and remembers a visit to a weight-reducing camp during childhood.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Mrs. Holla and the Magic Ring! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Buster Braun; Bedelia; Edie Braun; Mrs. Braun; Mrs. Holla
Synopsis
Buster has an alcoholic hallucination.
Reprints

She is Sitting on a Chair, Expecting a Child (Table of Contents: 13)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Cathy Millet (signed)
Inks
Cathy Millet (signed)
Letters
typeset

They Dance Slowly (Table of Contents: 14)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Cathy Millet (signed)
Inks
Cathy Millet (signed)
Letters
typeset

She is Having a Bathroom (Table of Contents: 15)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Cathy Millet (signed)
Inks
Cathy Millet (signed)
Letters
typeset

An Angel Appears to Me Every Thursday (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Cathy Millet (signed)
Inks
Cathy Millet (signed)
Letters
typeset

For Brian Wilson With Love (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Cathy Millet (signed)
Inks
Cathy Millet (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

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