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CBLDF Podcast Episode 27: Ron Turner

May 31, 2018
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CBLDF Podcast Episode 27: Ron Turner

In this episode, we speak with legendary publisher Ron Turner, starting with his early days as an activist, through the creation of foundational publishing house LAST GASP, the heyday of the Underground Comix movement, and a myriad of other topics from an amazing life. TOPICS INCLUDE: Amputation, Activism, Air Pirates, Ecology, and R. Crumb The…

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Humble Launches New “Forbidden” Books Bundle in Honor of Banned Books Week to Benefit CBLDF!

September 21, 2016
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Humble Launches New “Forbidden” Books Bundle in Honor of Banned Books Week to Benefit CBLDF!

Humble Bundle is proud to announce the Humble Book Bundle: Forbidden Books supporting Banned Books Week. This limited digital promotion is offered in support of Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a member of the Banned Books Week Coalition. The bundle includes banned, challenged, or just plain controversial comics and books from publishers Last Gasp, Fantagraphics,…

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Barefoot Gen Ranked #1 Most Affecting Manga in Japanese Poll

September 3, 2015
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Barefoot Gen Ranked #1 Most Affecting Manga in Japanese Poll

In a recent poll done by Japanese website Goo, Keiji Nakazawa’s semi-autobiographical manga anti-war Barefoot Gen ranked number one as today’s most “traumatizing” manga. The poll asked readers to rank the top 28 manga that left an indelible emotional impression on them. Although a fair majority of the titles are classic and modern horror, science…

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Help Last Gasp Get Barefoot Gen Into Schools and Libraries!

August 7, 2015
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Help Last Gasp Get Barefoot Gen Into Schools and Libraries!

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, and with this momentous date, Last Gasp associate publisher Colin Turner is using Kickstarter to help deliver 4,000+ copies of Keiji Nakazawa’s classic anti-war manga Barefoot Gen into schools and libraries across the United States. A survivor…

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San Francisco Celebrates Ron Turner Day in Style

May 7, 2015
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San Francisco Celebrates Ron Turner Day in Style

Underground comix legend and Last Gasp founder Ron Turner got some well-deserved recognition from his home city of San Francisco this week, as the Cartoon Art Museum and the Charles M. Schulz Museum presented him their annual Sparky Award which “celebrates the significant contributions of cartoon artists who embody the talent, innovation, and humanity” of…

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Last Gasp Adds More Titles to HUMBLE UNDERGROUND BOOK BUNDLE, Benefitting CBLDF!

April 22, 2015
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Last Gasp Adds More Titles to HUMBLE UNDERGROUND BOOK BUNDLE, Benefitting CBLDF!

Two long-time CBLDF supporters, Last Gasp Publishing and Humble Bundle, have partnered for the ultimate digital collection of underground comix artists and anthologies — the Humble Underground Book Bundle! Now they’ve added even more titles to an already amazing bundle! You can pay what you want for up to 14 17 volumes of the best subversive,…

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Humble and Last Gasp Partner for the HUMBLE UNDERGROUND BOOK BUNDLE, Benefitting CBLDF!

April 15, 2015
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Humble and Last Gasp Partner for the HUMBLE UNDERGROUND BOOK BUNDLE, Benefitting CBLDF!

Two long-time CBLDF supporters, Last Gasp Publishing and Humble Bundle, have partnered for the ultimate digital collection of underground comix artists and anthologies — the Humble Underground Book Bundle! You can pay what you want for up to 14 volumes of the best subversive, surrealist, and independent artists working in comics and pop culture today!…

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