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 …
Mini Kus #14 The Pernicious Kiss
Published by kus
24p, color, 4.25"x5.5"
There's something outright repulsive about Lehikoinen's drawings here. What was watery and wispy in The Lonely Inspector zine becomes gnarly and soggy here - and the sick thing is it's supposed to. The Pernicious Kiss is about the plight of a horse-headed Romeo clacking his gums against those of his beloved. Uncomfortable and ugly in an intentional way. -EF