DEVILS OF GRAFFITI
This crew was most active during the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s mostly on the IND and BMT divisions also extending their reach to the IRTs. The DOG crew was based in Brooklyn. The crew was composed of writers from other crews such as TBK's KROOK, JN2(rip), AC, BT, TAX(rip), PASE, RAC, SOR, ROACH, INK 76 and others including Lower East Side writers such as SPACIER and TNS crew members EL 3 (rip), BK ONE and SOE while extending throughout the boroughs. Additional membership included BOM 5, KEN 007, LA ROCK, OE, PEEK, PG(rip) and CHEIF. SES aka "S" aka "SUBWAY SLASHER" was the president and a prominant crew member. His name was derived from newspaper headlines. During the time period there was a news story about a criminal who had been slashing the faces of subway passengers without provocation. The press dubbed the perpetrator "The Subway Slasher".
The DOG crew's tags were frequently seen on the interiors of the B, D, N, GG, RR, and F lines in particular, though╩sporadically on IRT╩ lines as well. The DOG crew gained attention for their distinguished tags and inside "Demolition-like" tactics. They intentionally overloaded their markers with ink. This resulted in drips that would often extend from the tag to the end of the length of the panel.
SES Essay Provided to @149st June 22, 2002.
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