(May 1984)

Fantagraphics, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.95 USD; 2.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
Editing:
Gary Groth
Color:
black and white with color covers
Dimensions:
8.5" x 11" (21.59 cm x 27.94 cm)
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going Series

Issue Notes

Original publication date needs to be confirmed. 1st printing: ? 1984; 2nd printing: May 1991 (2.50 USD; 2.95 CAD)


Act of Contrition Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Heartbreak Soup / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez ?
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez (signed)
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez ?

Characters:
Luba; Archie Ruiz
Reprints:

Letters (Table of Contents)

Letters / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Groth
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letters of comment from J. Sanchez Northridge, CA; Doug Lafrenier New York, NY; Jack Neignefind Dauphin, PA; Kendall Carnes Memphis, TN; Steve Rude Madison, WI; David Collins Oakville, CN; and Lee Tamayhose.

The Mystery Wen (Table of Contents)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez (signed)
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez (signed)
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Heraclio; Pepo; La Li; Tonantzin; Carmen; Bruja
Synopsis:
Heraclio worries about his health when he discovers a wen on his scalp.
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

[Las Mujeres Perdidas] (Table of Contents)

Mechanics / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez

Genre:
science fiction; drama
Characters:
Franco; Dot; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Rand Race; Yax Haxley; Duke Morales; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Penny Century; Mrs. Lopez
Synopsis:
Maggie becomes jealous of a reporter who is interested in Rand.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The story is not given the title "Las Mujeres Perdidas" until the final page of the concluding chapter in Love & Rockets #11.

Act of Contrition Part Two (Table of Contents)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez (signed)
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez (signed)
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez (signed)
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez (signed)

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Archie Ruiz; Luba; Joe; Chelo; Martin; Ofelia; Maricela; Doralis; Guadalupe
Synopsis:
Luba and Archie recall how they met each other.
Reprints:

Amor y Cohetes (Table of Contents)

Mechanics / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez (signed)
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez (signed)
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Comrade 7; Penny Century; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Rand Race
Synopsis:
Penny tells Maggie how she met Rand Race.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

In the second edition, these two pages are a promo for Love and Rockets material.

[none] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez (signed)
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez (signed)
Colors:
?

Characters:
Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Act of Contrition Part 2
    Heartbreak Soup
  2. 1. Letters
    Letters
  3. 2. The Mystery Wen
    Heartbreak Soup
  4. 3. [Las Mujeres Perdidas]
    Mechanics
  5. 4. Act of Contrition Part Two
    Heartbreak Soup
  6. 5. Amor y Cohetes
    Mechanics
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [none]
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