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Ray Gun: Out of Control

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Editor: Dean Kuipers
Publisher: Booth-Clibborn Editions
Publication: 1997, First Edition
Binding: Hardcover, section sewn
Pages: 240
Size: 225 x 280
Text: English
Design: David Carson, Chris Ashworth (Substance), Vaughn Oliver, etc.

(Amazon Review) 'Since the publication of its first issue in 1992, Ray Gun has set the perimeters of the cutting edge in publishing. Abandoning such conventions as headlines, columns, and even page numbers, the alternative rock-and-roll magazine created a chaotic, abstract style that broke all the rules, clearing the way for a slew of fringe magazines devoted as much to style as to substance.

This self-consciously hip, unconventional approach soon emerged on album covers, concert posters, and MTV, signaling the birth of a bona fide movement. The same irreverent approach to production is applied to Ray Gun: Out of Control, forcing you to wade through a maze of random graphics and typefaces to unearth the articles and essays. The search is half the fun, though, as the pieces are enough to capture your interest, even against the backdrop of so much graphic noise.'

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing to dust jacket. Light tanning to outer edges of interior pages.

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