(RBS Gazette)
The RBS Gazette, Volume 1 Number 1
NY, Komar & Melamid, 2001. The first issue of the satirical newspaper "published every 55 days by the Rubber Band Society" and the brainchild of conceptual artists Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid, with inspiration from Maira Kalman. Sold at the McSweeney's Store, and with work by Alex Melamid, Amy Fusselman, Ian Frazier, Lawrence Weschler, Jamaica Kincaid, Art Spiegelman, and others. The lead headline is "10,000 Dead at Heraclea" and recounts King Pyrrhus' invasion of Italy in 280 B.C. Tabloid, folded, fine, with publisher's envelope. Scarce; it is unknown whether there were any additional issues. [#032995] $200

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