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 …
One Less Lonely Girl
24p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
A rilly amazing comic about being obsessed with Justin Beiber and feeling outside normal social behaviors, unlovable and loved. Wynbrandt's autobio awkwardness revels the humor, pain and glory with a similar bawdiness as Esther Pearl Watson's Tammy Pierce comics. Drawn with a deceptively simple contour sketch line this book also reminds me of Becca Taylor's unforgiving "The Wonderful Year" comics - both in their elegance and in their biting wit. Get this one, Beiber be damned. -EF