Complete Run of CREEP [and] BASEMENT Vol. I No. I
San Francisco: Creep Productions, 1979-81. First Printings. Printed Warppers Saddle-Stapled. Complete run of six issues. 4to (8.25 x 10.75 inches). Printed by black-and-white photocopy. Filled throughout with illustrations and photographs. The first five issues are titled CREEP, while the last issue, printed via photocopy, and also published by Creep Productions, had a name change to BASEMENT. Light age-toning, with slight soiling to cover of first issue. Withal, a well-preserved set. Very Good. Item #5496
A lively record of the first-generation San Francisco punk scene, which was one of the biggest and most cohesive on the West Coast. Co-editor Mickey Creep (ne, Sampson) was then-roommate with Jello Biafra. The debut issue features articles on a KPFA protest led by Tim Yohannon regarding the time-slot for his Maximum Rock 'n' Roll radio show; the involvement of punks in the San Francisco riots following the inadequate sentencing of Dan White for the murder of Harvey Milk; Target Video; DOA; the Mutants, and articles on many other bands.