Announcing New Printings of Barefoot Gen!
We are happy to announce the arrival of all 10 volumes of Barefoot Gen in both hardcover and paperback!
If you are interested in adding these to your... Read more
I'd like to share a few snapshots our printer sent. The books are on a ship, heading to California!
Proofs Approved. On to Printing!
Dear Friends and Supporters,
Thanks for your patience. We had a couple rounds of proofing and now we are putting everything on press. I will update with the shipping schedule... Read more
Thank you for your patience. I wanted to wait until we had a real announcement before posting this update. The good news is that the cover re-designs are... Read more
Backer Surveys Sent
We have sent the surveys. You should be receiving an email from BackerKit, the service we are using to help with our fulfillment.
If you do not receive... Read more
What happens now?
WOW! We did it. And can breathe a collective sigh of relief that this idea will not just remain an idea but a concrete action we have all... Read more
We Did It!!!!!!!
Thank you for having the strength to stand together and make this project a reality.
Colin Turner & Everyone at Last Gasp
I Come and Stand at Every Door by Nâzım Hikmet Ran
With about 24 hours remaining we are so close. Thank you everyone!
Here is a poem by Turkish poet Nazim Hikmet Ran (1902-1963). This poem is sometimes referred to as... Read more
The Birth of Barefoot Gen by Keiji Nakazawa
The Birth of Barefoot Gen
by Keiji Nakazawa (1939–2012)
The atomic bomb exploded 600 meters above my hometown of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 at 8:15 a.m. I was a... Read more
Gen couldn't stop looking at the rainbow...
Have a great weekend everyone. Thank you for being a part of this project. We are almost to $20K. Next week we will have our final push. If we all... Read more
Comics After the Bomb - An Introduction by Art Spiegelman
This essay was originally published in 1990. It is the introduction to Barefoot Gen Volume 1, and will be included in the new hardcover edition.
Comics after the... Read more
by Steven Okazaki
When Americans talk about Hiroshima and Nagasaki, it usually turns into an unpleasant, irresolvable argument about the decision to drop the bombs. The people who... Read more
Half Way to our Goal
We made it to 50% -- halfway to our goal!
From our very first backer to the most recent, we now number 386 from all over the world.
If each... Read more