(July 1984)

Fantagraphics, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.95 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
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

1st printing: May 1984; 2nd printing: ? 1991


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Mechanics / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]
Reprints:

Letters (Table of Contents)

letters page / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Groth
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letters of comment from Roger Weddall Fitzroy, Australia; Richard Bruning Madison, WI; Jua; Pete Scott Harworth, Great Britain; James Laws Sebastian New York, NY; Jon Turnbow Olympia, WA; Aaron Headly Chester Springs, PA; and Benno Schmidt Brookline, MA.

[Mechanics / Las Mujeres Perdidas part two] (Table of Contents)

Mechanics / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; drama
Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Penny Century; Rand Race; Doctor Beaky; Machi; Chiness; Dot Winks; Benso; H. R. Costigan; Joe
Synopsis:
Maggie and Race arrive in Rio Frio for a job.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story has had multiple titles over the years. The title "Las Mujeres Perdidas" wasn't used until the final page of the concluding chapter in Love & Rockets #11. Later reprints have titled this "The Lost Women" and most recently "Mechanics" once again.

Act of Contrition Part 3 (Table of Contents)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Archie Ruiz; Luba; Mrs. Ruiz; Chelo; Maricela; Casimira; Martin; Guadalupe; Ofelia; Doralis
Synopsis:
Luba attempts to get a part to repair the movie projector.
Reprints:

Locos (Table of Contents)

Locas / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Speedy Ortiz; Carlos; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Jack Reubens
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

The Whispering Tree (Table of Contents)

Palomar / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Doralis; Guadalupe; Ofelia
Synopsis:
Guadalupe tells Doralis a ghost story
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

In the first edition of this issue these two pages are a promo/catalog for various Fantagraphics products

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mario Hernandez
Inks:
Mario Hernandez
Colors:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Mechanics
  2. 1. Letters
  3. 2. [Mechanics / Las Mujeres Perdidas part two]
    Mechanics
  4. 3. Act of Contrition Part 3
    Heartbreak Soup
  5. 4. Locos
    Locas
  6. 5. The Whispering Tree
    Palomar
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [untitled]
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