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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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San Francisco: Join Trina Robbins, Lee Marrs, Mariko Tamaki, & CBLDF for SHE CHANGED COMICS Event!

December 2, 2016
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San Francisco: Join Trina Robbins, Lee Marrs, Mariko Tamaki, & CBLDF for SHE CHANGED COMICS Event!

This Wednesday, December 7, CBLDF Editorial Director Betsy Gomez will lead a round-table discussion and signing with some of the women who changed comics — Trina Robbins (Wimmen’s Comix, Pretty in Ink), Lee Mars (Pudge, Girl Blimp), and Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer) — at The Booksmith in San Francisco. The event celebrates She Changed…

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San Francisco Artist Takes Matters Into His Own Hands After Being Censored

November 12, 2015
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San Francisco, California, artist and SF State associate professor Victor De La Rosa took matters into his own hands by hanging four woven tapestries at a Mission District station after Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) stalled for months to do so themselves over controversy surrounding the subject matter of one of the pieces. The collection,…

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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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