Awesome of the Day: Hunter S. Thompson / Batman shirt


“We can’t stop here, this is Bat Country!”

Saw this Hunter S. Thompson / Batman logo shirt on Ript Apparel recently. Needless to say, I’m tempted.

Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is one of those books that just hit me right at the right time in life. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s the opening line:

We were somewhere around Barstow near the desert when the drugs began to take hold …

The shirt also begs the question: What if Bruce Wayne was really a Hunter S. Thompson type? How would that change Batman?

Well, for one thing, Batman would probably have a cannon, that’s for sure.


2 thoughts on “Awesome of the Day: Hunter S. Thompson / Batman shirt

  1. Thompson has influenced the past few generations with his invention of Gonzo Journalism. The Good Doctor broke the mold on writing and changed the world and the voice of counter-culture. His work and antics will live on to influence even more generations to come. I paid tribute to Hunter S Thompson and his work with my portrait and article on my artist’s blog at

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