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 …
Conditions on the Ground #4 Aug
32p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
All of these comics are great and Hooyman's writing keeps getting more and more on point. The story "Can of Shit" is fantastic, I can't stop thinking about it. Hooyman drawings have a visual intensity as concentrated as Theo Ellsworth, though perhaps more a part of the fur and plant world than Ellsworth's woven architectures. Grounded but impish and totally awesome. -EF