An original poster printed by King Mob reproducing André Bertrand's détourned comic strip, 'In Our Spectacular Society Where All You Can See Is Things And Their Price…', KING MOB.

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An original poster printed by King Mob reproducing André Bertrand's détourned comic strip, 'In Our Spectacular Society Where All You Can See Is Things And Their Price…',

featuring a text by Raoul Vaneigem translated into English (the original French poster announced the publication of International Situationniste #11 [1967]). Offset, printed in black on white semi-gloss stock; verso blank. 49.2x34.5cm.

The poster was reproduced on the front cover of International Times #26 (February 16, 1968) after a copy was found flyposted outside their office building on Betterton Street by "some Lone Anarchist Nite Marauder?" (Dick Pountain later claimed responsibility), sections of it were published over three pages in Oz #10 (March 1968), and Jamie Reid included it in Christopher Gray's Situationist anthology, 'Leaving the 20th Century' (item #142).

Slight edge-wear to upper right edge; 'Free' written out in ink to centre of upper edge; o/w an unusually Near Fine copy of this scarce item.

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