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 …
Comics Journal #301
Published by Fantagraphics Books
624p, b&w with color, 7"x8.5"
For those of you who think there aren't any men out there making fantastic comics, this sooper-special "Men In Comics" issue of TCJ is here to prove you wrong! In over 600 pages of interviews, portfolios and critical thought TCJ#301 gives a great picture of how men are shaping the contemporary landscape of comics. Examinations and illuminations on/with/from: R.Crumb, Joe Sacco, Al Jaffee, Michael Kupperman, Jim Woodring, Tim Hensley, Stephen Dixon, Brian Chippendale, Yoshiro Tatsumi, Eddie Campbell and David Sim. Also an article on the history and impact of racist caricatures in cartoons and comics. -EF