Anyone who is familiar with the artist Oliver 'Zack' Frey will know exactly what to expect from this homo-erotic volume of storytelling and fantastic artwork. Zack was one of the leading artists for such publications as Him International and a summary of his growth through the gay publication media can be found in the foreword, which ironically is taken from Rogue-The Collected Stories which I have also written a review on. This volume, produced by Bruno Gmunder, reproduces a collection of stories featuring Zack's iconic character, Rogue. As an individual who finds himself in a number of situations leading to erotic encounters, the stories encapsulate the fantasies of the young gay man of the 80's who would loved to have found himself in a similar situation (who knows, maybe some men did!). The artwork is basically pen and ink and coloured with a waterwash which gives an excellent finish and the poses of the characters are reminiscent of fellow erotic artist, Tom of Finland, whose original artwork was similar to some degree but became more fine during the later pieces. Generally, the stories are two or three pages long but this is enough as it gives the reader the time to savour the artwork. Upcoming homo-erotic artists could learn a lot from Zack and Tom. Connoiseurs of homo-erotic art cannot go wrong with this latest volume of sexy adventures from Zack. Caution - this book contains homo-erotic stories and artwork which is not suitable for youngsters and if you are offended by male sex then this book is not for you... but it would make a great gift for a gay male friend.
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