Miscellaneous

February 8 - May 21, 2017  Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia exhibition at the UC Berkeley Art Museum & Film Archive. Clay Geerdes photography is a part of the show. The tour concluded at the UC Berkeley Art Museum & Film Archive in 2017. Clay's photo "The Cockettes Go Shopping" is shown here.


KPFA radio interview in 1973 of Clay Geerdes concerning the Berkeley Comix Convention. Clay's portion starts about 2 minutes into the program. Other interviewees are Bill Griffith, Justin Green, David Geiser, Tom Veitch, Spain Rodriguez, Shelby Sampson, Lee Marrs, Gary Arlington, Denis Kitchen, and Ron Turner.

Click here to go to the Pacifica Radio Archives.  


1973 Berkeley Underground Comix Con

Here is the agenda flyer for the Berkeley con from April 20-23, 1973. Click Here for the pink and gold versions.

1974 Berkeley Underground Comix Con

Here is the agenda flyer for the Berkeley con from April 17-20, 1974. Click here for the gold version.

1976 Berkeley Underground Comix Con

Here is the agenda flyer for the Berkeley con from April 30 - May 2, 1976. Click Here for the blue version. 

Comic Fest 2012

Clay Geerdes Appreciation discussion with Jim Valentino and Steve Geerdes in San Diego on October 19, 2012.  Click for the Video Page

Audio Recordings

These are recordings of Clay reading some short stories and poems. Click for the Audio Page

Home Videos

Here are 2 short videos from 1994 of Clay's gardens for his sister Carol.  

Video #1   Video #2


Clay's Early Drawings

These drawings were found in an Alabama estate sale.  It was for Clay's Aunt Bernice in a 1947 family visit. Mary from Alabama searched the internet on the artist, contacted the website, and sent the drawings. THANK YOU MARY!   Click Here

Funny Paper Newsletter

 Clay self-published it in August 1974 soon after providing a short learning course for teachers about comics and comix.  There were 68 teachers attending with additional classes in the planning stages. Here is issue #1, and the only issue I have been able to locate.  Page #1  Page #2 

Clay's Business Cards

 Pictured: Los Angeles Free Press ID Card, Berkeley Barb ID Card, Adam Magazine Press Card, San Diego Comic Con Reporter Badge, and the Domain of Neptunus Rex Card (Navy -when sailors cross the international date line.)  Dated February 27, 1957.  Click Here

1976 Berkeley Underground Comix Con Flyer

This is the event flyer describing table costs and ticket prices.  Click Here

Jay Lynch Check

Cancelled check from Jay Lynch in 1975. Jay wrote a $20 check for partial payment to Clay for photos in the Best of Bijou Funnies book.  Click Here 

Free Store Flyer from 1976 Berkeley UG Comix Con

Flyer for the Free Store performance at the 1976 Berkeley Underground Comix Con on April 30, 1976. Click Here