Item #140945348 Ripped & Torn (13 issues). Tony D., Tony Drayton, Steve Abrams.
Ripped & Torn (13 issues)
Ripped & Torn (13 issues)
Ripped & Torn (13 issues)
Ripped & Torn (13 issues)
Ripped & Torn (13 issues)
Ripped & Torn (13 issues)
Ripped & Torn (13 issues)
Ripped & Torn (13 issues)

Ripped & Torn (13 issues)

Glasgow & London: Ripped & Torn & Rough Trade, 1976-1979.

A broken run of 13 original issues of the punk fanzine, spanning from the scarce first issue to the last. Consists of nos. 1, 4-10, 13, & 15-18. Bound in publisher's stapled wraps. Very Good condition overall with many issues in better shape than that, occasional staining, toning, light shelf wear. First issue has staining to front wrap and rear wrap re-stapled on, creased and worn. Issue 8 has additional later staples. Rusted staple and a little wrinkling to issue 16.

A collection of one of the very first and most famous punk 'zines, beginning with the very first issue, billed as "The first Scottish Punk mag., written by fans.. for fans." All manner of musicians from both sides of the Atlantic were profiled, as punk didn't really have a defined sound when the publication began. With the rise of The Sex Pistols, The Damned, and other UK groups the modern punk sound was codified. By the time of the final issue (#18) post-punk and a more distilled Crass-sound were in full swing; editing duties fell to Steve Abrams. Item #140945348

Price: $5,500.00