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OVER A QUARTER CENTURY OF DEDICATION TO PROTECTING, PRESERVING AND PROMOTING EROTIC ART.

October 9 - November 18, 2006
Los Angeles, CA

Flazh!Alley Studio
presents:
The Legend of Harry & Dickless Tom
Original Comicbook Artwork by Brad Rader



Open to the public on San Pedro’s monthly 1st Thursday Art Walk
on November 2, 2006 from 7 – 11 PM.
Adults only, please.

From the unique imagination of the Emmy Award winning director of HBO's Todd Mcfarlane's Spawn and internationally acclaimed erotic artist, Brad Rader, comes a visual road trip to rival the one of the hugely popular Brokeback Mountain, but with an even more interesting destination -- the answer to the question, " What's mangina?"

As the viewer takes this cross-country run with All-American Redneck friends, business partners and truckers, Harry and Tom, he or she gets to experience the epiphanies and transformations of the strange "life of the road." Harry's and Tom's journey transforms them from fear-motivated sexual aggressors into fearless people connected, through psychic / physical change, meaningfully and sexually to each other, their families, and the hymen of reality.

The striking climax and complex lesson could not be more directly presented than in comic book form, done with respectful homages to comic book masters of old such as Hergé, Milton Caniff, Neal Adams, Alex Raymond and Bernard Krigstein, relying on the power of art and creative page layout in order to show "true love is where you find it."

Brad's book has already garnered rave reviews: "An essential tonic for the shriveled imagination of our pathetic, conformist, consumerist sheepbrained puritanical society." Gary Panter, Designer, Pee Wee's Playhouse

"Brad Rader's erotic road trip is smart, hot, beautifully drawn and surprisingly transcendent." Alison Bechdel, author of "Dykes To Watch For" and "Fun Home"

"Besides being beautifully drawn, this fable of epic tolerance disguised as trucker porn definitely held my attention." Chip Kidd, author, editor and designer, "Peanuts: The Work of Charles M. Schultz, " cover designer, "Jurassic Park, " "The English Patient"," and "Paul Simon's Surprise."

Flazh!Alley Studio
Gallery Hours: By appointment and invitation. Adults only.
Private parties are invited.

1113 S. Pacific Ave. Suite 'B', San Pedro, CA 90731 Map 310.833.3633
(Park in the large city parking lot behind Ramona Bakery at Pacific Ave. & 11th Street.)
e-mail: flazhalley@aol.com

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NAKED MEN
“I almost never draw a completely naked man. He has to have at least a pair of boots or something on. To me, a fully dressed man is more erotic than a naked one. A naked man is, of course beautiful, but dress him in black leather or a uniform — ah, then he is more than beautiful, then he is sexy!”
— Tom of Finland