Acid Heroes

January 24, 2013

Ace Backwords

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I don’t know who put this page together but they got me pegged pretty good. Ha ha.

Ace Backwords ——————————————————————————–



Surviving on the Streets: How to Go Down Without Going Out, Twisted Image! See complete bibliography (2)
Legal name: Ace Backwords
Birthdate: 1956 (age 57)
Birthplace: swamps of New Jersey,
Nationality: Half Italian, quarter American Indian, quarter English
Gender: Male
Official Website:
Genres: underground comics, psychedelics, the streets, homeless, authors, crazy artists

Ace Backwords was born in 1956. He started out as an underground cartoonist, sold his first cartoon to the Berkeley Barb in 1977. Was published in R. Crumb’s WEIRDO comicbook and hundreds of other publications including HIGH TIMES magazine and MAXIMUMROCKNROLL. Co-published the popular TELEGRAPH AVENUE STREET CALENDAR with B.N. Duncan for 15 issues from 1990 to 2004. Had two books published by Loompanics. His third book — “ACID HEROES: The Psychedelic ’60s & its Aftermath” was self-published in 2009. Backwords is presently burned out and was last seen wandering among the bushes of the Berkeley hills, talking to his feral cats and generally acting weird.!


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