The Illustrated Man Team

The Illustrated Man Tattoo Studio
Established 1972

7504 N Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64118
(816) 468-7760

Hours of operation: Tuesday-Saturday 12pm to 8 pm. Mondays are by apppointment only with Jack.

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Jack the “Illustrated Man” started Kansas City’s first tattoo shop in midtown in 1972, where he worked as the areas only tattooer for years, setting the wheels in motion for the areas support of the tattooing industry.

Over the last 25 years the rise in popularity and acceptability of tattooing, there has been a boom in the number of tattoo shops in this area as well as nationwide…but the Illustrated Man Tattoo still remains a household name for the best tattooing through the generations in the area.

The Illustrated Man takes pride in caring for each client and making them feel welcome, we are family friendly and take pride in making every client feel like a part of the tattooing family. Our tattoo artists and piercer put their best effort to make sure every client walks out of the shop happy and proud to carry a bit of the shops history with them.