Weirdo #27
(Spring 1990)

Last Gasp, 1981 Series
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Price
3.75 USD
Pages
60
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

Price rise with this issue as does the page count.

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
Orange Julius!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Profile of Saints (Table of Contents: 1)

Jesus' Critters / comic story / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
David Carrino [as D. Carrino]
Pencils
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Inks
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Letters
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]

Genre
humor
Characters
Saint Lana; Saint Tiffany
Synopsis
The joys of catholicism
Reprints

More Catholic School Critters (Table of Contents: 2)

Jesus' Critters / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
David Carrino [as D. Carrino]
Pencils
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Inks
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Letters
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]

Genre
humor
Characters
Catholic School Critter; Public School Critter; Tempted Critter
Reprints

A Stupid Misunderstanding Between Two Critters (Table of Contents: 3)

Jesus' Critters / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
David Carrino [as D. Carrino]
Pencils
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Inks
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Letters
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Catholic School Critters Conversation: (Table of Contents: 4)

Jesus' Critters / comic story / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
David Carrino [as D. Carrino]
Pencils
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Inks
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Letters
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Jesus' Critters / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
David Carrino [as D. Carrino]
Pencils
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Inks
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Letters
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My mom says : watch out for bad influences at bible school!
Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Grandma and Aunt Vicky Have a Debate: (Table of Contents: 6)

Jesus' Critters / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
David Carrino [as D. Carrino]
Pencils
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Inks
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]
Letters
Peter Bagge [as P. Bagge]

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Grandma; Aunt Vicky
Reprints

A Word to the Wise (Table of Contents: 7)

Harvey Sez / text article / 0.55 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Letters
Harvey Pekar ?

Indexer Notes

Harvey praises Terry Laban's "Unsupervised Existence," Daniel Clowes' "Eightball" and Chester Brown's "Ed the Happy Clown." A Kominsky-Crumb masthead illustration is included.

The Kiss Off Issue of Weirdo (Table of Contents: 8)

letters page / 1.41 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

A Kominsky-Crumb editorial, spot illustration and masthead logo are accompanied by letters from "A Fan in Sacto;" Sandee Bass (Sacto., Calif.); Britt Ivie (Austin, Texas); Jazon Royle (Kansas City, MO); Joe Robertson (Bethesda, MD); Beth Lewis (Burke, VA); Kun Kim (Bayville, N.Y.); Brett List (Scarborough, Ontario).

Put a Bag on it!! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.04 page (report information)

Little Up-Chux (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
James MacArthur
Pencils
James MacArthur
Inks
James MacArthur
Letters
James MacArthur

Genre
humor
Characters
Up-Chuck; Sonja; Bully
Synopsis
Up-Chux can throw up spontaneously

Indexer Notes

Three one-tier strips titled "The News with Up-Chuck," "Have My Lunch" and "Rejected Meat." Gross.

Tales from the Broom Factory (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Matt
Pencils
Joe Matt
Inks
Joe Matt
Letters
Joe Matt

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Matt; The Foreman; Ernie
Synopsis
Recollections of a summer job in the broom factory
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Mode O'Day / comic story / 11 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]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Comfortable in his alienation, Doggo spends another leisurely evening wallowing...
Genre
humor
Characters
Mode O'Day; Doggo; Darlene; Roger; Melanie; Mara; Jean-Luc
Synopsis
Mode is persuaded to become a partner in a new restaurant.
Reprints

Refreshment With Alfonse (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
B. N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Pencils
B. N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Inks
B. N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]
Letters
B. N. Duncan [as Bruce N. Duncan]

Genre
biography
Characters
B.N. Duncan [Bruce]; Alfonse
Synopsis
The price of free coffee.
Keywords
autobiography

Shrink Shopping (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Garret Gaston
Pencils
Garret Gaston
Inks
Garret Gaston
Letters
Garret Gaston

Genre
humor
Synopsis
How to find the ideal psychiatrist

The Prince and the Art Girl (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carol Lay
Pencils
Carol Lay
Inks
Carol Lay
Letters
Carol Lay

Genre
humor; biography
Characters
Carol Lay; Bozaina; Arabian Prince; Audri; Chris
Synopsis
Carol is wooed by a prince.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Brewery Fun! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?
Pencils
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?
Inks
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?
Letters
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmmm... it stopped working.
Genre
humor
Characters
Jack; The Boss; Doc
Synopsis
Jack's boss is fried.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Brewery Fun! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?
Pencils
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?
Inks
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?
Letters
J. Long ?; S. Sereda ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is really against my better judgement, but I'm sending you two to deliver some beer
Genre
humor
Characters
Bill; Dick; The Boss
Synopsis
Bill and Dick have to deliver a truckload of beer.

Ma Tête est une Boite (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Julie Doucet
Pencils
Julie Doucet
Inks
Julie Doucet
Letters
Julie Doucet

Genre
humor
Characters
Julie Doucet
Synopsis
Julie finds some boxes on the way home from work

Indexer Notes

Title translates as My Head Is A Box. Redone as "Poor Me!" in Dirty Plotte #7 according to the letters page in that issue.

Nuts to a Plank! (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Bruce; Duncan
Synopsis
A piercing studio offers to nail testicles to a plank.

Texas Characters (Table of Contents: 20)

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; Miz Flack
Synopsis
Recollections of a co-worker.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Report from the Disaster Scene (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Lloyd Dangle
Pencils
Lloyd Dangle
Inks
Lloyd Dangle
Letters
Lloyd Dangle

Genre
biography
Characters
Lloyd Dangle; Lucille; Rudy Jarvis; Dr. Braunswager; Soo Lynn
Synopsis
Lloyd's prelude to the 1989 San Francisco earthquake.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

True Butcher Stories (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Lindsay Arnold [as Linzee R. Nold]
Pencils
Lindsay Arnold [as Linzee R. Nold]
Inks
Lindsay Arnold [as Linzee R. Nold]
Letters
Lindsay Arnold [as Linzee R. Nold]

Genre
humor
Characters
Lindsay Arnold; Mad Al; Bruce; Bruce The Butcher
Synopsis
Stories about Tasmanian butchers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Julie Doucet
Pencils
Julie Doucet
Inks
Julie Doucet
Letters
Julie Doucet

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here we are
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Julie's body temperature is 140 degrees!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In "Twisted Sisters" this is titled "Vive la Difference."

The Magic Necklace (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Julie Doucet; Michael Will (translated by)
Pencils
Julie Doucet
Inks
Julie Doucet
Letters
Julie Doucet

Genre
humor
Characters
Julie Doucet; Grandma; Mother
Synopsis
Julie traces the history of her necklace
Reprints

Simple and Complex (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Bruce Duncan; Cindy; Julia Vinograd (photo)
Synopsis
Musings on life and society.
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

The story incorporates a painting by Friederike Rheinheimer and a poem by Vinograd.

The Room 1968-1970 (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden]
Pencils
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden]
Inks
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden]
Letters
Dennis Worden [as D. Worden]

Genre
biography
Characters
Mike; Dennis; Distraught Girl
Synopsis
Mike's individual bedroom decoration.
Keywords
autobiography

Merci Areevwahr Ameriker (Table of Contents: 27)

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; Robert Crumb; Sophie Crumb
Synopsis
Aline's observations about what's being left behind in the USA
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

I Quit! (Table of Contents: 28)

Lisa Lee / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lisa Lee
Pencils
T. Earl
Inks
T. Earl
Letters
Lisa Lee ?; T. Earl

Characters
Lisa Lee; T. Earl
Synopsis
Lisa justifies walking away from her Weirdo employment. The second page includes a cartoon strip from "Dream Date Contest Winner" T. Earl.

Oh, Baby (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Spiegelman; Charles Burns
Pencils
Art Spiegelman; Charles Burns
Inks
Art Spiegelman; Charles Burns
Letters
Art Spiegelman; Charles Burns

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. Pyon (color pencil)
Inks
J. Pyon (color pencil)
Colors
J. Pyon (color pencil)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.