In the fall of 1975 my friend Eddie McNeil and two older friends from our town, John Holmstrom and Ged Dunn, rented a place in NYC and created Punk magazine.
They lived and worked in an old store front at 356 10th Avenue at 30th Street in NYC known as The Punk Dump.
They had released the first issue of the magazine in January.
I visited in July 1976 just after the release of issue No. 5, “The Dull Issue” and took some pictures.
Click the first thumbnail for a slide show of pictures and captions.
Full screen recommended.
If you find this interesting you should really check out John Holmstrom’s book THE BEST OF PUNK MAGAZINE and of course read about it in PLEASE KILL ME: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk or wait til Legs writes his version.
Will Eisner web site. 2017 is The Will Eisner Centennial year.
US Top 40 Radio Charts July 1976 to give an idea how bad it was
In memory of Ged Dunn.