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Published In:
SinBros #4, Spring 1990

Filed Under:
Zines, Bookstores, QZAP, Silverlake


︎1067 N. Hyperion Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029

︎Source Link: SinBros #4 on QZAP

Image Description:
Full page ad for Amok Bookstore. Ad features half-tone image of a film still from the 1940s featuring a glaring white-woman in a formal floor length black gown, holding a sledgehammer beside the half destroyed marble statue, surrounded by rubble in an art space. Over the photo is collaged text featuring the Amok logo (a stylized mark set in a typeface meant to ape Aztec or Mayan logograms) advertising the wares available in the bookstore.

Ad Text:
AMOK New & Used Books, Magazines, Audio, Video, Postcards, T-shirts Hours: Noon to 8pm, Tuesday through Sunday Behind 3900 Sunset Blvd., at 1067 N. Hyperion Ave. in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles (213) 665-0956
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