Rescued From The Basement, Part 6: Heavy Metal Magazine

heavy metal back issues

( November 25, 2015 ) You've heard of Heavy Metal Parking Lot, but what about Heavy Metal Basement? The most recent spelunking expedition into Last Gasp's very own BTB (Bermuda Triangle Basement) has unleashed a bodacious treasure: original '70s - '80s era copies of Heavy Metal Magazine (including volume 1, # 1!). As you probably know, these issues include all of the titans of Fantasy art, including Mobeius, Bernie Wrightson, Richard Corben, filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky, Druillet, and many more. READ MORE

As You Were #4: Living Situations

As You Were 4

( November 24, 2015 ) Last Gasp has joined forces with fellow San Franciscans Silver Sprocket to co-publish the latest edition of the on-going punk comic anthology series As You Were. This edition's theme is "living situations" and includes punk comic artists like Liz Prince (Tomboy, Adventure Time), Liz Suburbia (Sacred Heart), Ben Snakepit (Razorcake), Rachel Dukes (Boom Studios, Frankie), and many more. READ MORE

Last Gasp Staff Picks for November

november 2015 staff picks

( November 20, 2015 ) Gaspers are reveling in the bounty of cool books that landed at the warehouse this month. Is your recent favorite our favorite too? Read on to find out... READ MORE

Having Fun with Punks Git Cut

punks git cut signing recap

( November 17, 2015 ) Thanks to all of the friends, fiends, and fans that came out for Jay Howell's Punks Git Cut book signings at 111 Minna, Secret Headquarters, and Tiger! Tiger! last week. Photos from Jay's 111 Minna signing party are posted below. READ MORE

Krampus is Heeeeeeere!

krampus 2015

( November 13, 2015 ) Bad kids better watch their backs - Krampus is here! Last Gasp has brand-new, beautifully-designed Krampus greeting card & postcard sets, plus a new sticker book. We also have a restock of our classic Krampus collections. Krampus is the perfect antidote for sufferers of holiday ennui. READ MORE

2nd Annual Howard Zinn Book Fair: Sunday, Nov.15th

howard zinn book fair 2015

( November 12, 2015 ) The Second Annual Howard Zinn Book Fair is this Sunday at City College's Mission Campus in San Francisco. Ron Turner himself will be manning the Last Gasp table so be sure to stop by and see us in between cool panels and speakers: Black Lives Matter, Rebecca Solnit, Prisoners Literature Project, Peter Coyote, and more. READ MORE

George Barris, November 20, 1925 - November 5, 2015

rip george barris

( November 11, 2015 ) We were saddened to learn of the passing of a great American artist and craftsman, the legendary car customizer George Barris. Barris was best known as the creator of the original Batmobile as well as the ultra-cool Munsters Koach. Last Gasp had the extraordinary privilege of publishing the definitive volume of his life's work King Of The Kustomizers: The Art Of George Barris, compiled by his son Brett Barris and Douglas Nason. READ MORE

Thanks For Coming To The Grand Newsstand Pop-Up

newsstand popup recap

( November 11, 2015 ) Krampus visited all of the misbehavers at Last Gasp's pop-up at The Grand Newsstand on Market Street last week. As if that weren't enough, we were also graced with visits from Junko Mizuno, past and present Gaspers, comic artist Spencer Hicks, artists, lunch breakers, German tourists — maybe you were there too? READ MORE

Fantastic Turn-out for James Jean in SF and Santa Monica

james jean at kinokuniya

( November 10, 2015 ) Artist James Jean visited Kinokuniya Bookstore in San Francisco and Hennessey & Ingalls in Santa Monica in honor of the release of his gorgeous new retrospective volume Pareidolia. If you weren't able to make it to the events, you can still live vicariously through the photos below. READ MORE

Krampus! Custom Buttons! Free Shirt Day! At The Grand Newsstand, Nov. 4th - 6th

grand newsstand events

( November 3, 2015 ) Are you brave enough to have your photo taken with a live KRAMPUS? Are you striking enough to have your hand-drawn likeness emblazoned on a button? Last Gasp is excited to announce the schedule of events for our pop-up this week at the Grand Newsstand in San Francisco. READ MORE