King Mob Echo  

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"The first issue of King Mob Echo contained only one original statement from those who put the magazine together and that was on the back page with Urban Gorilla Comes East written by Phil Cohen and Don N Smith. Basically it's a series of questions about how modern repression works in relation to working-class youth. It is, in effect, quite well written put in a short list of generalised, rhetorical, even poetic questions such as, "Why is King Kong the most heavily guarded animal in the Children's Zoo? Why is he asleep." etc and is the outline for a kind of research directive for Catch 22, a proposed youth initiative in the East End of London." --Phil Cohen[1]

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King Mob Echo (#1-6, 1968 - 1970, five issues; there was no number 4) was the magazine of radical collective King Mob.

King Mob Echo 1 (April 1968)

This first issue features a film still from Louis Feuillade’s film Fantômas on its cover, a menacing masked man[2] above the "I am nothing but I must be everything" Karl Marx quotation from Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right.

Its contents include:

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