Myristica Cover

MYRISTICA, a special supplement to KALEIDOSCOPE’s new issue #36 created in partnership with GUCCI, portrays experimental cellist and songwriter KELSEY LU as the protagonist of a comic book illuminating their personal journey—with references drawn from fable, cosmology and afrofuturism.

Illustrated by TERRELL VILLIERS, written by AKIA DORSAINVIL and vividly brought to life by colorist CATHERINE VILLALONGA, MYRISTICA swirls through Lu’s sonic and personal cosmology, positioning them as a protagonist in a sensual, psychedelic story of Black, Queer awakening.

This is the work of honoring the truth of our community.”

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