(Chicago): (Coolest Retard), (1981). First Edition. Wraps. 4to. Side-stapled stiff wraps over photocopied contents. Light wear and scuffing to wraps, with some chipping and loss to corners and edges of front cover. Unpaginated. Faint page toning. Very good overall. Very good. Item #22830
Early Chicago punk and new wave fanzine, whose 23-issue run lasted from 1979 to 1983. No. 17 features articles on the Bush Tetras and the Oil Tasters, and interviews with Was (Not Was) and the Bureau's Geoff Blythe. Live reviews from September/October '81 include Echo and the Bunnymen, Plasticland, Dead Kennedys, Mink Deville, the Misfits, Duran Duran, and The Birthday Party.