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 …
Published by Sparkplug Comics
Cute without being cutesy, Neptune is a jam-packed little book about two plucky kids and their dog-centric world. Steinke smoothly mixes truthing and fibbing and elementary school drama with bigger emotions and the drawings are really something to look at because all the details pile up into heavy textures that remind me of one of my favorite children's books, Arlene Dubanevich's Pigs in Hiding.
160pp, b&w with color cover, 5"x7"