Weirdo #24
(Winter 1988-1989)

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
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: ? (4.95 USD)

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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 [as California Cartoonists Soviet]
Pencils
Mary Fleener [as California Cartoonists Soviet]
Inks
Mary Fleener [as California Cartoonists Soviet]
Letters
Mary Fleener [as California Cartoonists Soviet]

Genre
humor
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
Pencils
?
Inks
?
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
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
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

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

Daily Strip (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith
Pencils
Bill Griffith
Inks
Bill Griffith
Letters
Bill Griffith

Genre
biography
Characters
Bill Griffith; Lady; Zippy the Pinhead; Toll Booth Operator
Synopsis
Ahead on his syndicated strip, Bill Griffith takes a vacation.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Taboo Gown (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

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; Don Donahue
Pencils
Dori Seda; Don Donahue
Inks
Dori Seda; Don Donahue
Letters
Dori Seda; Don Donahue

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
Pencils
Carol Tyler
Inks
Carol Tyler
Letters
Carol 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.

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
Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Arnie Kominsky; Aline's Mother [Blabette]; 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
Pencils
Kim Deitch
Inks
Kim Deitch
Letters
Kim Deitch

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
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Inks
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Letters
typeset

They Dance Slowly (Table of Contents: 14)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Inks
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Letters
typeset

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Inks
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Letters
typeset

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Inks
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Letters
typeset

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Inks
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The Magazine That Challenges Superstitious Beliefs!!"]
  2. 1. American Bimbos
  3. 2. A Word to the Wise
    Harvey Sez
  4. 3. Weirdo number 24
  5. 4. Periodic Fantasy
  6. 5. Daily Strip
  7. 6. The Taboo Gown
    Binky Brown
  8. 7. Gary's Birthday Present
  9. 8. The Adventures of 'Wichita' the Rat Dancer
  10. 9. Auntie Mary Revisited
  11. 10. Draw We Must, On... Gary's Jam
  12. 11. 40
    The Bunch
  13. 12. Mrs. Holla and the Magic Ring!
  14. 13. She is Sitting on a Chair, Expecting a Child
  15. 14. They Dance Slowly
  16. 15. She is Having a Bathroom
  17. 16. An Angel Appears to Me Every Thursday
  18. 17. For Brian Wilson With Love
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steven Samuels
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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