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Book Release and Signing - Who Killed Hunter S. Thompson?

Book Release and Signing - Who Killed Hunter S. Thompson?

( November 24th, 2017 ) Last Gasp Publishing invites you to celebrate the release of our newest publication!

Please join us for the book launch and signing event
Dec 11, 2017 — Monday night — 6-9pm
111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco

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Neverlasting Miracles - New Todd Schorr

Neverlasting Miracles - New Todd Schorr

( November 24th, 2017 ) Neverlasting Miracles is an exquisite career retrospective, presenting the best works of artist Todd Schorr.

A giant volume with over 30 years of Todd Schorr’s paintings with stunning reproductions, including many close-up details of his large and intricate pieces. READ MORE

Krampus is Coming... Are You Ready?

Krampus is Coming... Are You Ready?

( November 23rd, 2017 ) Last Gasp produces a fantastic array of Krampus goodies for both the naughty and well-behaved on your list.

In European folklore, the Krampus is the Devil of Christmas—St. Nikolaus’s dark servant—a hairy, horned, supernatural beast, whose pointed ears and long, slithering tongue gave misbehavers the creeps! READ MORE

Last Gasp at Comic-Con International 2017

Last Gasp at Comic-Con International 2017

( July 13th, 2017 ) If you’re in San Diego next weekend, please stop by our booth at Comic-Con — we’d love to see you and say hi! New location for our booth: #1500. We are bringing loads of interesting comix we’ve found in our warehouse cleanup along with our own new and recent books. READ MORE

Open Warehouse Sale at Last Gasp

Open Warehouse Sale at Last Gasp

( January 31st, 2017 ) Last Gasp Open House and Sale! Up to 40% off everything in stock. Saturday, Feb 11, noon to 4pm. 2948 20th Street (at Florida St.), San Francisco, CA 94110. READ MORE

New! Krampus Coloring Book

New! Krampus Coloring Book

( December 1st, 2016 ) Color the Devil of Christmas! Our newest book is the Creepy Krampus Coloring Book, delivering a diverse collection of rare, century-old artwork from Krampus’ very own vault.

Apply an array of coloring mediums—crayons, pencils, markers, and gel pens for the line drawings, and watercolor for those shaded in gray. Both beginner and skilled colorist alike will have hours of fun imbuing these long-lost Krampus images with many combinations of hues. READ MORE

Mitch O'Connell: Tattoos - Volume 2!

Mitch O'Connell: Tattoos - Volume 2!

( November 30th, 2016 ) Mitch O’Connell, “The Prince of Pop Art,” is back with a second volume of the most acclaimed collections of sexy, salacious and stunning tattoo flash ever published!

Jam-packed with an ALL NEW selection of Perky Pin-Ups, Adorable Angels, Dastardly Devils, Wicked Wolves, Sinister Skulls and much more! Mitch O’Connell Tattoos Volume 2 is available now! READ MORE

October Events: Litquake, 'Outlaw" Book Release

October Events: Litquake, 'Outlaw" Book Release

( October 4th, 2016 ) 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

Pay What You Want: Forbidden Books supporting Banned Books Week

Pay What You Want: Forbidden Books supporting Banned Books Week

( October 3rd, 2016 ) 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

Decend into Madness... Celebrate the release of The Book Of The Un

Decend into Madness... Celebrate the release of The Book Of The Un

( September 29th, 2016 ) 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

Warren Hinckle: “There's Nothing in the Job Description of an Editor That Can't be Done in a Bar”

Warren Hinckle: “There's Nothing in the Job Description of an Editor That Can't be Done in a Bar”

( August 25th, 2016 ) 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

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