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 …
by Erick Lyle
56p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
Lyle devotes this issue to investigating the story of the seminal Black Flag album Damaged - setting us down in the early L.A. punk and hardcore scenes and using his compulsively readable prose and great band interviews to lead us through the wild ride of innovation and contradiction that produced the album we know and love today. Also a nice photo of Raymond Paettibon passed out in shorts.