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 Dover
320p, b&w, 8.5"x11"
I love an old-school Dover reference book and this one is as good as it gets. An initial flip through might not reveal the weirdness that lurks within, but spend ten minutes seriously looking at it's endless variety of crestage and I think you'll get it. Truly inspiring symbology and form, Heraldic Crests is "A Pictorial Archive of 4,424 Designs for Artists and Craftspeople". For lovers of Crap Hound, tattoo art, unusual animals, alchemy and, uh, heraldry. Two thumbs up. -EF