Overviewed by: Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Esoteric Detective www.hpiparanormal.com Comments: Do you see it? The vortex, the Rubino vortex that goes into the Multiverse and stops into the Rubino Universe. A universe of characters that come out of the creative mind, the creative talent, the creative artistic styles of Rubino, that have a flavor of Jack Kirby. From the Rubino Universe, pull out the Jaru Sketchbook, a souvenir of your travels. In this fantastic issue, a multitude of sketches can be seen. You will get tantalizing looks at Jakob Xadd – which is Yumishira’s adoptive father in his younger days prospecting throughout the solar system. You will also see Atlantisa, this sketch originated back in 1997 and will be in a mini-graphic novel called Ancient Tales from the Future #2. More sketches are Ebenezer Scrooge, Sleeping Beauty, Ol’ Bubble-Gut; George Washington; Lethesoro; E Pluribus Unum; Meraamya – Princess of Arkticopolis; Yumishira – Oriental Space Lily; Mack ‘Big Ears’ Chetti; Onnanoko Mihashi; Kimberly Starluv – First Woman of Mars; Pen Pal Sweethearts from Outer Space; Davy Crockett; Henni Gloobman; Wonderful Wilbur Gladhand. Yes! You never know who you might encounter in the Rubino Universe. It has been known that the Demon Warrior has stepped into this universe and made a spectacular appearance from out of the Rubino vortex. James Rubino is craftful and masterful with his sketches. His sketches leave an everlasting imprint in your mind. This is definitely great eye-candy!