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 Desert Island
54p, b&w, 6"x8"
Schrauwen's Greys has conquered my blanket disinterest in alien stories with it's compelling, picky storytelling and semi-disgusting linework. Much like "The Man Who Grew His Beard" "Greys" positions Schrauwen as a contemporary "style chameleon" and I'm gonna clump this one into a nuskool camp I see much of the Closed Caption Comics crew ripping it up in: first person narrative of supernormal experience, naive contour and a CF/Carlos Gonzales- style understanding of spatial movement. -EF