Free Charlie
  • editioned print
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 43 x 28 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Free Charlie

Raymond Pettibon

Free Charlie


One of Raymond Pettibon's first editioned prints published by SST Records, home of the seminal Southern California punk band Black Flag. Image features drawing of Charles Manson wielding sword with the script, "I CAN NEVER BE IN LOVE BECAUSE I AM LOVE." Topped with the text "FREE CHARLIE" and footed by "WRITE: THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES / GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA / ATTORNEY GENERAL / DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE / STATE BUREAU OF PRISONS / (C) 1983 R. PETTIBON.

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Free Charlie
Lawndale, CA: SST Records,
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Folded horizontally as typical of these editions, clean, small, staple holes in four corners and elsewhere. Sheet is otherwise clean. This is an unsigned copy, outside the singed and numbered edition of unknown size. Price based on condition and lack of signature.
[Object # 22919]