(January 1999)

Fantagraphics, 1997 Series
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Price:
2.95 USD; 3.95 CAD
Pages:
28
Indicia frequency:
published three times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
Barcode:
07447090125901
Editing:
Gary Groth
Color:
Color Covers, Black & White Interiors
Dimensions:
Standard US Modern Age size
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

Brad Angell listed as Art Director.


["Norma And Negra"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Colors:
Chris Brownrigg

Characters:
Norma Costigan; Negra

Letters (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Penny Century (Table of Contents)

Locas / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Penny Century; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]
Synopsis:
Nude Penny leaves an open bottle of wine on a table.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Loser Leave Oxnard (Table of Contents)

Locas / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Negra; Norma Costigan; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Bolani; Guy Goforth
Synopsis:
Hopey is making heavy work of bartending at Norma's party and gets the sack. The party turns sour after Bolani strips and urinates in the pool. Negra flees. Hopey has to call around all her friends to get a lift home, and as a last resort has to ask Goforth.
Reprints:

¡Inquiritis! (Table of Contents)

Locas / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Penny Century; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]
Synopsis:
Penny is hiding out at Isabel's, where they reminisce before going out to buy groceries. On the television news they hear that Penny's husband H.R. Costigan has slipped into a coma.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

Story continues on from the opener.

[“Here comes the devils with their ice creams!”] (Table of Contents)

To Be Announced / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

One More Ladies' Man (Table of Contents)

Locas / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Ray Dominguez; Joe; “Frogmouth” Velvet [Vivian Solis]; Negra; Negra's Friend; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Penny Century; Danita Lincoln
Synopsis:
A visit to a strip-club leaves Ray in a melancholic mood. He goes for a drive and encounters Negra and her friend, who have broken down. He gives them a lift, which does nothing to improve his mood. He winds up in Denny's All Night, where he sees Hopey and Goforth, and spends the rest of the night thinking about the past.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

First appearance of "Frogmouth"

Nobody? So... (Table of Contents)

Locas / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Penny Century; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]
Synopsis:
Penny and Isabel say goodbye, but Penny leaves before hearing Costigan has died.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continues on from Inquiritis.

Cocktail Hour With Mini Rivero (Table of Contents)

Mini Rivero / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Colors:
Chris Brownrigg
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Mini Rivero; Space Girl; Donny Esmond
Synopsis:
Mini interviews Space Girl on her T.V. show.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Norma And Negra"]
  2. 1. Letters
  3. 2. Penny Century
    Locas
  4. 3. Loser Leave Oxnard
    Locas
  5. 4. ¡Inquiritis!
    Locas
  6. 5. [“Here comes the devils with their ice creams!”]
    To Be Announced
  7. 6. One More Ladies' Man
    Locas
  8. 7. Nobody? So...
    Locas
  9. 8. Cocktail Hour With Mini Rivero
    Mini Rivero
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gordon Keys
  • Steven Samuels
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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