(January 1988)

Fantagraphics, 1985 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
10.95 USD; 16.50 CAD
Pages:
136
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN:
0-930193-44-X Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978093019344751895
Editing:
Gary Groth
Color:
Black & White
Binding:
Softcover
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

First printing: January 1988 (10.95 USD; 16.50 CAD); 2nd printing: July 1996 (18.95 USD); Third printing: May 2002 (18.95 USD)


Tears from Heaven (Table of Contents)

Errata Stigmata / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Colors:
Doug Erb

Characters:
Errata Stigmata
Reprints:

Los Bros Hernandez – Tears from Heaven (Table of Contents)

credits / 7 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Colors:
?
Letters:
Kim Thompson (typesetting)

Characters:
Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Rocky; Fumble; Cheetah Torpedah; Errata Stigmata; Gilbert Hernandez
Synopsis:
Three blank pages; one page with small drawing of Izzy; Title, indicia and table of contents pages

Tears From Heaven (Table of Contents)

Errata Stigmata / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Errata Stigmata; Uncle Ira; Aunt Zephie; Piano Teacher; Dr. D. David Schulz; Oona
Reprints:

On th' Road Ag'in (Table of Contents)

Penny Century / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; drama
Characters:
Penny Century; Bomber Bones; Big 'Turo; H. R. Costigan; Eva Banchini; Greta; Norma
Synopsis:
H. R. Costigan has hired Bomber to find Penny Century. When he comes across her by accident, she doesn't let him know who she is. Big 'Turo finally drags her back to Costigan's place. Later on, she flees again.
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

On the Road Ag'in, part two (Table of Contents)

Penny Century / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; drama
Characters:
Penny Century; Bomber Bones; Big 'Turo; H. R. Costigan; Eva Banchini; Greta; Norma
Synopsis:
With Bomber in tow and back on the run from Costigan, Penny dies her hair to disguise herself from his spies. Once she finds out that Bomber has a wife, she goes back to Costigan. When Costigan's ex-wife turns up to make a scene, she leaves again.
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

Amor y Cohetes (Table of Contents)

Mechanics / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)

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

On Isidro's Beach (Table of Contents)

Heartbreak Soup Theater / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Casimira; Luba; Lupe; Doralis; Tipín Tipín; Maricela; Isidro Rivas
Reprints:

["Eek! You guys have been coloring your hair! Why didn't you tell me?"] (Table of Contents)

Locas starring Hopey with her friends Maggie and Izzy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Officer Sado; Speedy Ortiz
Synopsis:
Hopey can't think of any graffiti to spray paint on a blank wall
Reprints:

Slug Fest (Table of Contents)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Tonantzín Villaseñor; Diana Villaseñor; El Clavo; Diana; Theo; Chelo; Tipín Tipín; Carmen; Chelo
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

Ready? Set? Go! (Table of Contents)

Palomar / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tonantzín Villaseñor; Luba; Gilbert Hernandez [as El Gilberto]; Errata Stigmata
Synopsis:
Gilbert's characters complain about their condition.
Reprints:

[Love & Rockets #7 cover] (Table of Contents)

Mechanics / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed); Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed); Mario Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed); Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed); Mario Hernandez
Colors:
Mark Thompson (color separations); Janet Toombs (color separations); The Hambone (color separations)

Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]
Reprints:

[Love & Rockets #7 back cover] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mario Hernandez
Inks:
Mario Hernandez
Colors:
Mark Thompson (color separations); Janet Toombs (color separations); The Hambone (color separations)

Reprints:

[Love & Rockets #11 cover] (Table of Contents)

Errata Stigmata / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Colors:
Mark Thompson (color separations); Janet Toombs (color separations); The Hambone (color separations)

Characters:
Errata Stigmata
Reprints:

[Love & Rockets #12 cover] (Table of Contents)

Palomar / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Colors:
Mark Thompson (color separations); Janet Toombs (color separations); The Hambone (color separations)

Characters:
Tonantzín; Diana; Theo
Reprints:

[“I dunno, Mag. I've been thinking about this for some time now.”] (Table of Contents)

Locas / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]
Synopsis:
The girls want to fire Jaime and get a replacement artist
Reprints:

Ecce Homo (Table of Contents)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Heraclio; Carmen; Tonantzín Villaseñor; Luba; Vicente; Israel; Maricela; Guadalupe; Pipo; Sergio; Augustin; Lucia; Tipín Tipín; Diana; Chelo; Borro; Gato; Satch; Archie; Ofelia; Martin El Loco
Synopsis:
Palomar has a village picnic.
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

T42 (Table of Contents)

Penny Century / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)

Characters:
Penny Century [Beatriz Garcia]; H. R. Costigan
Synopsis:
Costigan and Penny have a tryst on a deserted island.
Reprints:

Locos (Table of Contents)

Locas / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime Loco de Scxch] (signed)
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime Loco de Scxch] (signed)
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime Loco de Scxch] (signed)
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime Loco de Scxch] (signed)

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Speedy Ortiz; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Ray
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

Retro Rocky (Table of Contents)

Rocky and Fumble / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rocky Rhodes; Fumble; Rocky's Mom [Melba Rhodes]; Rocky's Dad [John Rhodes]; Raymond
Synopsis:
Rocky recalls how she got Fumble.
Reprints:

Where are We? (Table of Contents)

Rocky and Fumble / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rocky Rhodes; Fumble; Daddy [John Rhodes]
Reprints:

Rocky's Birthday Surprise (Table of Contents)

Rocky and Fumble / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime “Shemp” Hernandez]
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime “Shemp” Hernandez]
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime “Shemp” Hernandez]
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime “Shemp” Hernandez]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rocky Rhodes; Fumble; Rhoda; Needra; Cheetah Torpeda; Mr. Bakers; Rongo Ragney
Reprints:

The Reticent Heart (Table of Contents)

Palomar / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Heraclio; Carmen Jimenez; Jesus; Israel; Satch; Vicente; Luba; Ofelia; Tonantzín Villaseñor; Chelo
Synopsis:
Heraclio recalls the sexual encounter he had with Luba when he was fifteen years old
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

The Many Faces of "Big" Danny Chesterfield (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters:
"Big" Danny Chesterfield
Synopsis:
Danny goes to a peep show and interrupts the proceedings.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 4 pages (report information)

[Love & Rockets #6 back cover] (Table of Contents)

Locas / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Colors:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Tears from Heaven
    Errata Stigmata
  2. 1. Los Bros Hernandez – Tears from Heaven
  3. 2. Tears From Heaven
    Errata Stigmata
  4. 3. On th' Road Ag'in
    Penny Century
  5. 4. On the Road Ag'in, part two
    Penny Century
  6. 5. Amor y Cohetes
    Mechanics
  7. 6. On Isidro's Beach
    Heartbreak Soup Theater
  8. 7. ["Eek! You guys have been coloring your hair! Why didn't you tell me?"]
    Locas starring Hopey with her friends Maggie and Izzy
  9. 8. Slug Fest
    Heartbreak Soup
  10. 9. Ready? Set? Go!
    Palomar
  11. 10. [Love & Rockets #7 cover]
    Mechanics
  12. 11. [Love & Rockets #7 back cover]
  13. 12. [Love & Rockets #11 cover]
    Errata Stigmata
  14. 13. [Love & Rockets #12 cover]
    Palomar
  15. 14. [“I dunno, Mag. I've been thinking about this for some time now.”]
    Locas
  16. 15. Ecce Homo
    Heartbreak Soup
  17. 16. T42
    Penny Century
  18. 17. Locos
    Locas
  19. 18. Retro Rocky
    Rocky and Fumble
  20. 19. Where are We?
    Rocky and Fumble
  21. 20. Rocky's Birthday Surprise
    Rocky and Fumble
  22. 21. The Reticent Heart
    Palomar
  23. 22. The Many Faces of "Big" Danny Chesterfield
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
  25. 24. [Love & Rockets #6 back cover]
    Locas
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