PUNK Vol. I No. 15 [fifteen] Mutant Monster Beach Party Issue August 1978
New York: Punk Publications, Inc., 1978. John Holmstrom (illustrations); Roberta Bayley (photography). First Edition. Saddle stapled glossy wrappers. Vol. I Number 15. August 1978. 4to (9" x 12") Unpaginated. Cover features an illustration of the photo spread, "Mutant Monster Beach Party," by Bruce Carleton. Photography by Roberta Bayley, Bob Gruen and Chris Stein, of Blondie. Lower fore-edge corner of most leaves with dampstain-foxing (please see third photo for representative image). Slight edge-wear. Good+. Item #6254
A variant issue almost entirely devoted to a photo-play of the titular monster movie starring the lead figures from NYC's CBGB scene and Andy Warhol. The inside front cover features an ad for Sire Records promoting fresh wax by the Dead Boys, Flamin' Groovies, the Saints and Radio Birdman. The magazine is now housed in a removable, clear archival sleeve with an acid-free backing.