( October 20th, 2018 ) October brings several events connected to Last Gasp and/or the Litquake literary festival here in San Francisco. We’d love to see you at one or more of these!
Fri, Oct 8, 8-10pm, at the Swedish American Hall - Gonzo: 50 Years of Hunter Thompson
Sun, Oct 9, 3-4pm, at The Contemporary Jewish Museum - “Graphically Inclined Books to Look At” featuring Alan Kaufman, editor of The Outlaw Bible of American Art
Tue, Oct 11, 6-9pm, at 111 Minna Gallery - Book Release Party for The Outlaw Bible of American Art FREE, 21+ READ MORE
( October 20th, 2018 ) The Humble Book Bundle: Forbidden Books supporting Banned Book Week
A forbidden city of books. Celebrate the freedom to read during Banned Books Week! We’re giving this bundle of banned, challenged, or controversial books a place of honor on our virtual shelves.
Includes Last Gasp titles: Barefoot Gen, Spain’s SHE Comix: The Big Bitch Anthology, and the Big Book of Bode Tattoos, as well as ZAP #16, and many other fantastic titles!! READ MORE
( September 20th, 2018 ) Come celebrate the release of the Book Of The Un, the sequel to Chicken John’s Book of the Is: Fail to Win. Essays in Engineered Disperfection! This Saturday, October 1. READ MORE
( August 20th, 2018 ) SANTA CRUZ (April 30, 1998) — Hinckle’s eye-patch is barely noticeable behind his sunglasses, and is overshadowed by his olive green shorts, teal sport coat, bright blue knee-high socks, and a tie adorned with bizarre headlines.
On this sunny, breezy, opening-day on the San Francisco Bay, Warren Hinckle stands, a bottle of Full Sail Ale appropriately in hand, in front of the wind-whipped bay and the swaying masts of the yachts docked at Pier 38, home of his two current publications, The Waterfront Times and The Argonaut.
With The Argonaut, Hinckle is following what he says is “a tradition of one-man newspapers, rat-fucking, practical jokes, and a multiplicity of newspapers that is part of the West.” READ MORE
( August 20th, 2018 ) Browse our books while you enjoy great music, food and beverages! READ MORE
( June 20th, 2018 ) Join celebrated author Alan Kaufman for a talk and book signing marking the release of The Outlaw Bible of American Art. The book release will be held at the 42nd Street Library in New York, June 22 at 6pm. READ MORE
( June 20th, 2018 ) Last Gasp’s newest publication is Beyond Duality: The Esoteric Realism of Beny Tchaicovsky. The book presents the complete works of 3D computer animation pioneer Beny Tchaicovsky. A beautiful hardcover edition, Beyond Duality explores Tchaicovsky’s awardwinning computer graphics as well as his otherworldly, surrealist paintings. READ MORE
( June 20th, 2018 ) Last Gasp will be exhibiting at the Bay Area Book Festival! Come see us June 4 & 5, in Downtown Berkeley. Last Gasp will have a booth in the ‘Radical Row’ section, and we’ll have all the newest books from Last Gasp Publishing as well as from the publishers we distribute. READ MORE
( May 20th, 2018 ) Drink to the 46-year legacy of underground comix publisher Last Gasp with the Cartoon Art Museum at the California Historical Society! Last Gasp Founder Ron Turner will tell his tales of derring-do in two “Weirdo-worthy” presentations at 6 and 7pm. READ MORE