San Francisco, CA: Desmodus, Inc., April 1999. First Edition. Original Wraps. Issue #214. Last print copy of the serial publication. Includes certificate of authenticity, signed by last editor of the magazine Robert W. Davolt. September 30, 1999. Front cover also signed by Robert W. Davolt, “the last Drummer.” This issue features articles on “Slaves and Servitude”, particularly on master/submissive roles and masculine “handlers.” The photography exhibits situational stimulation and supports consensual role-playing.
Drummer magazine is an American magazine specializing in BDSM, bondage, and leather subculture geared toward gay men. Although, beginning in Los Angeles in 1977, the editorial office moved to San Francisco to become one of the more dominant magazines to feature and support the leather community and bondage sexuality. Both Tom of Finland, prominent leather culture illustrator and photographer, Robert Mapplethorpe were featured in the magazine in the 1970s. Near Fine in Wraps. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Color cover with black and white newsprint pages, tabloid size fold, stapled. 66pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Item #8985