The sci-fi epic Twelve Gems by Lane Milburn takes place somewhere in the outer cosmos, beyond reckoning or observation. The mysterious Dr. Z has enlisted three space heroes to search the galaxy for the fabled Twelve Gems of Power: the hulking alien-brawn Furz; the beautiful and deadly …
Tonoharu Part 2
Published by Pliant Press
150p, duotone, 5.5"x8.5"
A slow and subtle story about the "Lost in Translation" sort of social anxiety induced by moving to Japan without much of a plan and no friends. Martinson's work is drafted with acute precision, which makes the cautious and awkward protagonist all the more gut-wrenching- I sort of want to slap this book on the back, buy it a drink and tell it everythings going to work out okay. -EF