Via The Comics Journal

Great American beat-hippie poet/Fug/Yippie/raconteur/inspiration-to-us-all ED SANDERS has posted a typically right-on salute to recently departed righteous underground comix artist SPAIN RODRIGUEZ, including great bits of history (with photos and flyers) about their interactions in the Lower East Side during the high points of the late ’60s…

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Click on the image above to go to Ed’s “Woodstock Journal” page, where you can download the 8-page PDF…


RIP SPAIN RODRIGUEZ, a truly legendary American underground cartoonist and widely beloved human being, dead Wednesday morning at age 72 after battling lung cancer.

Please, even if you have absolutely no interest in comics, or bikers, or revolutionary workers, or lovely people, read the obit below from the San Francisco Chronicle, and weep.

They don’t make ’em like this anymore, seriously.

San Francisco Chronicle – “Spain Rodriguez: Zap Comix artist dies”

TRASHMAN: The Art of Spain Rodriguez from Burchfield Penney Art Center.