TOM OF FINLAND (Touko Laaksonen, Finnish, 1920 – 1991), Untitled (Detail from Kake vol. 02 – The Sexy Sunbather), 1968, Pen & ink on paper, Tom of Finland Foundation Permanent Collection #68.61, © 1968 Tom of Finland Foundation
Kake, a dark-haired, mustached Leatherman often wore a tight white T-shirt bearing the motto “Fucker.” Between 1968 and 1986, Tom published 26 episodes of Kake adventures, most as 20-page booklets. This edition collects all of these stories in one volume!
Tom of Finland – The Complete Kake Comics
Dian Hanson, editor | Hardcover, 703 pages
Tom of Finland: The Comics Volume I
Boys will be boys!
TOM’s Men can be yours for the price of a drink!
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.
“Real men like Art!”
Mega-Kolben statt Micky Maus: Im Taschen Verlag ist “The Comics Volume I” des schwulen Künstlers erschienen.
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.