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 …
And the Birds Flew From the Trees #2
by Ian McDuffie
56p, b&w, 8.5"x11"
And the Birds Flew.... is McDuffie's full-fledged comic outpouring from the universe of Arden and Em, most directly set in motion with the Birds and Wolves mini in 2009. A story told mostly through subtle social gestures and a couple of obligatory conversations about David Bowie, AtBFFtT slips into a moonfaced dreamwandering that acts as an intriguing foil to the undercurrents of Arden's lived reality.