The Comics is the most affordable compilation of Tom of Finland’s popular panel stories.
This volume features 14 stories, including the first completed by Tom in 1946, and the last, done in 1986.
Along the way we meet Jack in the Jungle, Beach Boys, Greasy Rider, Ringo & the Renegades and Tom’s most infamous creation, Kake, the ultimate leatherman.
Mega-piston instead of Mickey Mouse: In Taschen’s “The Comics Volume I” – Carsten Weidemann
Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
Hardcover, 5.9 x 8.5 in., 272 pages, $ 14.99
The stories are arranged chronologically in a book sized to fit perfectly in one hand, wrapped in our new Panic Jacket that allows the book
to be read any place, any time,
by simply removing and reversing the cover
to give the appearance of a serious, scholarly tome.
Touko Laaksonen, better known as Tom of Finland,
and his friend Durk Dehner established the
Tom of Finland foundation in 1984 to preserve
the catalog of Tom’s work and to promote erotic art. Tonight’s opening will benefit Tom’s Foundation.
The event is from 7 – 10 p.m. at Pleasures and Treasures, 2525 University Ave.