New York: Punk Publications Inc., 1977. First Edition. Wraps. 4to. Stapled color pictorial wraps. Bright and sharp with only touches of wear. Near fine overall. 40pp. Near fine. Item #14053
Eighth issue of the magazine that (literally) defined a movement. It was PUNK that "codified" (Savage, ENGLAND'S DREAMING 130) and popularized the word "punk." PUNK's visual and musical taste sketched out the boundaries of the new aesthetic while its sly attitude because the pose de rigueur of punks around the world. A magazine that influenced as much as reported on the scene it covered, it remains one of the cornerstone documents of the punk movement. This issue features The Sex Pistols (cover), the Tubes, Zappa, Ramones, etc. plus the usual news, letters and reviews.