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 …
Powdered Milk Collected Stories
112p, b&w, softcover, 7.5"x9.75"
This collects the first 8 issues of Powdered Milk (minus the full-color volume 6), subtle and astute autobiographical comics. Perhaps closest in tone and function to Gabrielle Bell's diary drawings, Roberts' comics are rooted in taking the viewer through a motherhood shaped by unrepentant honesty, honed introspection and a dash of inner fury. Recommended. -EF