TO PUNK FLYERS
anonymous punk artist who created this particular flyer
used an image by the 1930's anti-fascist German artist,
Heartfield. The artwork by Heartfield is titled; As
in the Middle Age, so in the Third Reich. The top half
of the design shows a relief sculpture from a German Gothic
Church portraying a man broken on a wheel, with the bottom
half of the design showing a man broken on the Nazi Swastika.
frequented the Hong Kong Cafe, a venue located in the historic
"China Town" area of LA's downtown. It became
one of the few places where punk bands could play in Los
Angeles during 1979 since most other clubs had closed their
doors to punk. I saw many of the bands that played there,
GERMS, FEAR, X, BAGS, CATHOLIC DISCIPLINE, MIDDLE CLASS,
PLUGZ, DOA, and MUTANTS, to name but a few.