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 …
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The nine completed assignments in this semester's Headmaster all seem to share a moody and phallocentric examination of goldenness - from Slava Mogutin's "Piss Rubbers" to the subtler instincts of Nathan Prouty's homophillic wearables to Chris Bogia's ornate interpretation of The Carniverous Lamb as a bejewelled sacrificial object - More than any other issue of Headmaster the diversity of the projects here also stand united as a visual thesis on queer mindsets. -EF