Lord Iron’s got a vintage Handjobs tale with all the hallmarks of the stories we love here: exploration, joy, connection, and consent. While lots of the stories in classic Handjobs issues go unattributed or are credited to single first name authors who are never heard from again, a handful of illustrators also authored the many […]
An Interview with Artist and Illustrator Bruno B.
Bruno B.’s work is a part of the Tom of Finland canon and is significant in its sexualizing of bara-type masculine bodies in Handjobs and other publications.
Why Handjobs Magazine (Still) Matters
Feelings of isolation and outsider statuses only ease when humans can see that others are so very like them and want the same things. Growing up when and where I did (the American South in the 80s and 90s), I wasn’t often exposed to extremely sexual situations, or even sex in general with any regularity. […]
Sunday Comics: Bruno’s “Bee Sting” and “Big Hungry Mouth”
Incesty, obscene, and raunchy af; Bruno clearly defines his filthy world in Handjobs Magazine. I think obscene is a great way to describe Bruno comics. Bruno’s characters exist in a very different world than those of Josman or Julius, though the fluidity of sexuality and the quest for connection via socially taboo sexual congress overlaps […]