New York: Punk Publications, 1978. Wraps. Good. Item #013523
Side stapled, color illustrated wraps, comic book style. 12 by 9 inches. 56 pages, including covers. Fifteenth issue of this influential New York magazine, founded by Legs McNeil and John Holmstrom. Holmstrom, a cartoonist influenced by underground comics, 'dreamed of being for the punks what Crumb had been for the hippies.' (Berniere and Primois p. 217). This issue features a photoplay/live action cartoon 'Mutant Monster Beach Party.' This consists of panels of photos with illustrated comic style action added and starring various punk figures in a surf/beach party gone wrong through nuclear mutation. Starring Joey Ramone and Debbie Harry, with appearances by Andy Warhol and others. GOOD condition. Some toning to the covers, with minor soiling and fading. A few light creases, wrinkles and scuffs present. Rear cover a bit more worn, with a one inch and two inch tear present, along with a few other smaller tears. Small tear at the upper front wrapper hinge. Light toning in the interior.
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