The Lover 04

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The Lover 04 in print or as a PDF download.

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  • Released in February 2017
  • 52 pages in full color
  • Glossy 90 gram paper
  • 500 copies printed

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If you choose download, the PDF you get is a premium version of the magazine. It has been exported in 300 dpi, which is the same high resolution as was used when the magazine was printed. The file size is larger than for a standard download, so that you can enjoy the images in all their detail.

This premium download was created in April 2017 from the original printing files.

The file size is 14.3 MB.

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  • You can download your file ten times.
  • No refund for digital downloads.
  • VAT will be added for customers in the EU.

Content highlights

  • The Azov Bluff. A 22-page double feature summarizes the last years’ biggest legal scandal.
  • Fiction on Trial. How a German prosecutor tried to get a gay themed novel banned.
  • Deconstructing Hunter x Hunter. Ancient themes of male initiation have made their way into Japan’s favorite manga.
  • Special Report. Soldiers speak out on why they went with boys.
  • Raster detective. In this issue: The Swedish magazine Killen from 1979.
  • Plus reader letters, news stories, book reviews and manga tips!

The Lover does not contain any frontal nudity or sexual images. It’s a political, historical and cultural journal, classified by the German National Library as “sociology” and “anthropology”. The Lover has been included in the collections of Schwules Museum, Berlin.

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