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 Koyama Press
48p, b&w, 7"x10"
There's nothing not to love about this issue of Lose. The parameters of DeForge's storytelling keep getting more refined as his page design gets more skewed toward visual obsessions. It's all subtle stories in an outrageous environment, a tight balance between crisp control and funky tangents. Hit list, top of the pops. -EF