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This flyer advertised a concert by Stalag 13, Circle One, 7 Seconds, Shattered Faith, and Kent State, all southern Californian bands in the early 1980's. The flyer design by Jamie has always been one of my favorites. It shows a punk girl spray painting the logo for the band Stalag 13 on a wall, and being caught in a policeman's spotlight.

This pen & ink sketch pretty much sums up how punks viewed their position vis--vis mainstream society.

To be punk meant to stand outside the norm, and the more extreme one's rejection of the status quo the better, but such an attitude came with a price. Here a young rebel experiences a moment of terror when being caught in a policeman's spotlight. The viewer identifies with the girl and is forced to contemplate her fate.

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