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 …
by Ines Estrada
Published by Ediciones Valientes
48p, b&w, 5.75"x8.25"
Estrada's comics blend an intuitive portrayal of everyday routine with a hybrid version of reality -the characters' problems are overtly real while their world's potential is unexpectedly infinite. Traducciones operates on a sort of drunken bike ride of longing and frustration coasting into subtle weird pockets, wiry internetted layers and the tangled hair of animal dreams. -EF