Story & art by Matt Emmons, lettering by Bernardo Brice.
Second At Best Press, 218 pages of story, 282 pages total.
A space western about self acceptance and survival on a failed colony planet. Gardener is set centuries after a corporation’s failed attempt at colonizing a desert planet. The employees they abandoned have gone to great lengths to survive, with autonomous robots, creatures, and former humans all trying to find their place on an alien planet.
This limited edition deluxe hardcover features a cloth spine and ribbon, embossed cover, and colored page edges, as well as 20+ pages of bonus concept work from the world of Gardener. Also includes the short story Preserves.