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Tony D moved to London, England and began publishing [[Kill Your Pet Puppy]] after ceasing editorship of Ripped & Torn. The first issue was released in 1979. The focus of this new zine was on the anarcho-[[punk]] and goth scenes emerging at the time, and was informed by [[Anarchism|Anarchist]] and Situationist theories.
Tony D moved to London, England and began publishing [[Kill Your Pet Puppy]] after ceasing editorship of Ripped & Torn. The first issue was released in 1979. The focus of this new zine was on the anarcho-[[punk]] and goth scenes emerging at the time, and was informed by [[Anarchism|Anarchist]] and Situationist theories.
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The zine was written by a fluctuating group of twelve members of the Puppy Collective, as they were known. The members included, among others, Tony D, Alastair Livingstone, Kilty McGuire, Cory Spondence, Jeremy Gluck and Val Not-A-Puppy. It was distributed by [[Better Badges]].
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Revision as of 16:53, 15 February 2010

Tony D is a zine editor based in London, England.

Tony D's first zine appeared in November of 1976. Ripped & Torn was one of the first generation of fanzines to emerge from the UK punk scene. The cut and paste zine covered bands such as The Damned, Sex Pistols, Patti Smith, Generation X, Raped, Jonathan Richman and The Modern Lovers, Iggy Pop, Only Ones, Suicide and, in later issues, Throbbing Gristle. Also included are items such as a photo spread on Derek Jarman's film Jubilee, and posters of artists such as The New York Dolls and Nico. The zine was put together by Tony D with help from Skid DeSade and Grant McNally. Other contributors included Jeremy Gluck and Alex Fergusson. Tony D also contributed to Rotten To The Core.

Selections from Ripped & Torn were included in the book Punk, edited by Julie Davis, which was published in 1977 in the UK. Eighteen issues of Ripped & Torn were released during the period from 1976 till Tony D bequeathed the zine to Vermillion Sands, who continued publishing until 1979.

Tony D moved to London, England and began publishing Kill Your Pet Puppy after ceasing editorship of Ripped & Torn. The first issue was released in 1979. The focus of this new zine was on the anarcho-punk and goth scenes emerging at the time, and was informed by Anarchist and Situationist theories.

The zine was written by a fluctuating group of twelve members of the Puppy Collective, as they were known. The members included, among others, Tony D, Alastair Livingstone, Kilty McGuire, Cory Spondence, Jeremy Gluck and Val Not-A-Puppy. It was distributed by Better Badges.

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