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 …
Castle and Wood #1 Dark Matter
by Darin Shuler
22p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
A solid introduction frolic the world of Castle and Wood, pushed out of their homes and into cults, death, new dimensions and family reckoning. Extraloving this wallscrawl style going on here: Shuler draws messed Mickeys and dementoid Donalds so scrambled they're beyond bootleg, and most def. onto something new on the funny animal planet. Right up there with Mickey Z.'s RAV and Patrick Kyle's Black Mass and Inés Estrada's Lapsos for character-driven weirdo-goofball-adventure comics. Quality goods, right from the start. -EF