Midwood KISSed! Metal-loving vandals strike again

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The KISS Army strikes again!

A KISS-loving artist scrawled a loving caricature of the hair metal band’s four members onto an E. 12th Street office building near Kings Highway in Midwood this weekend — the third such instance of KISS graffiti discovered in Brooklyn this year.

On February 1, church maintenance workers found KISS masks scribbled on a statue of the Virgin Mary in front of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Williamsburg, leading cops to declare they were “looking for a KISS fan.”

Less than a week later, witnesses saw the same masks left on a subway ad at the Lorimer Street L-train station.

Police do not have a suspect in the KISS incidents.

Reach reporter Aaron Short at or by calling (718) 260-2547.
Updated 5:30 pm, July 9, 2018
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manhatposeur from portlyn lakes park says:
It appears that all of Brooklyn is this person'(s) canvas.
Perhaps it is the work of more than one person.
March 2, 2012, 9:07 am
Scott from Sunnyside says:
I think KISS predates "hair metal." Hair metal didn't happen until the mid-to-late-1980s.

It may have inspired it — and then became it after taking off the make-up — but it's kind of a slap in the face to call KISS hair metal, which has a bad connotation.
March 2, 2012, 9:46 am
Malembi from BK says:
It's probably Gene Simmons promoting himself in between meetings
March 2, 2012, 11:43 am

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