Tattootime, Volume 1, Number 1, Fall 1982, D. E. Hardy, First Issue, Good +

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Tattootime, Volume 1, Number 1, Fall 1982
D. E. Hardy (Editor)
Permanent Press; Ernie Carafa
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Notes: Good, 8vo, 11" x 8 1/2." Black paper wrappers with staple binding. Color illustrations on front and back. White lettering on front. "New Tribalism" lettering on front references the first story in this issue. Covers have some wrinkles to spine, considerable rubbing, some creases, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages have slight wear to edges and tips not affecting text. Replete with illustrations in black-and-white and color. 64 pp., including illustrations. The first issue of _Tattootime Magazine_, a semi-annual magazine about the art of tattooing and tattoo artists. The magazine was founded in 1982 by noteable tattoo artist Don Ed Hardy (b. 1945) and his longtime friend, Ernie Carafa. Hardy is noted for being a pioneer of modern tattoo art and for helping to introduce Japanese tattoo aesthetics in American tattooing. In this issue are discussions about tattoo culture, tattooing traditions in different countries, the swastika in art, social reactions to people with tattoos, a spotlight on tattoo artist "Sailor Jerry," and an interview with tattoo artist Paul Rogers. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.