Animation Freaks & Comic Geeks Taking over SF!
This week, San Francisco is getting a taste of good old comics and gnarly cartoons brought to you by Keenan Marshall Keller, the guy behind PERMANENT DAMAGE, an inclusive and cool comics festival happening at Silver Sprocket in the Mission, and CARTOON DAMAGE, a one day screening of amazing animation
SF’s First Lesbian-Owned Comic Book Shop Opens in the Mission
Leah Morrett is the owner of Sour Cherry Comics, a new queer-centric bookstore and community space in the Mission District that opened at 3187 16th St. earlier this month. “Sour cherries are not sweet, and that’s the point,” she tells me. “[The name’s] a little subversive, a little cutesy, and
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
Last Gasp’s Ron Turner Publishes “Mind Candy for the Masses”
Last Gasp has been bending minds since 1970, and is known to be one of the world’s oldest and largest publishers of underground books and comics. The publisher’s motto is “Mind Candy for the Masses,” so consider it your counterculture dealer. Last Gasp is saluted for its ‘lowbrow’ comics and
I Hung Out with All These Nerdy Celebs at NY Comic Con
Hello, Broke-Ass readers! On Round 1, we covered one of the biggest draws of New York Comic Con: Cosplay. This round, we’re gonna take you into the world of yet another huge draw at NYCC every year: Celebrities. Each & every year, NYCC is packed to the brim with celebrities
“Hey Fatboy” I was Body Shamed on the Bus
By Kelly O’Grady It was like any other day, my friend Jacob and I were day drunk on cheap scotch and on our way to go theatre hopping at the multiplex; we were having a grand ol’ time talking about Star Trek and shit like that. Suddenly the drone
An Artist You Should Know: Karla Ortiz
The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights local artists before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place. Meet artist Karla Ortiz, the concept artist of your nerdy dreams. If you’re like me (and I know
WIN A FREE COPY: Mike Force’s ‘Don’t Shoot Important People’
Win a copy of Mike Force’s, friend of BAS, latest collection of comics, Don’t Shoot Important People – a chronicled collection of his work from 2004-2014. His description of the comic tells us that the book explores “the potential conspiracy behind Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination Mike Force travels to Memphis