(December 1989)

Fantagraphics, 1985 Series
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Volume:
8
Price:
12.95 USD
Pages:
140
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN:
1-56097-005-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978156097005751895
Editing:
Gary Groth
Color:
Black & White
Binding:
Softcover
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Published as Love and Rockets Book 8: Blood of Palomar. 1st printing: December 1989 (12.95 USD); 2nd printing: February 1996 (16.95 USD); 3rd printing: July 2002 (18.95 USD). The different printings have different cover prices and may also have different cover artwork. The third printing was used to index this volume.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Colors:
Jim Woodring

Characters:
Tonantzin

Love and Rockets Book 8: Blood of Palomar (Table of Contents)

credits / 7 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
blank page; title and publisher pages; indicia, production credits, table of contents

Welcome to Palomar (Table of Contents)

Palomar / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Sugar 'N' Spikes (Table of Contents)

Palomar / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Drama
Characters:
Vicente; Pipo; Jesus; Toco; Israel
Synopsis:
Vicente recounts what happened when he got into a kicking contest with Pipo.
Reprints:

Space Case (Table of Contents)

Heartbreak Soup / Palomar / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Theo; Maricela; Guadalupe; Ofelia; Luba
Synopsis:
Guadalupe tries to find out if the sky goes on forever.
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

Heraclio's Burden (Table of Contents)

Palomar / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Drama
Characters:
Heraclio; Tonantzin; Diana; Luba; Pipo; Sergio; Maricela; Guadalupe
Synopsis:
Luba and Pipo get Heraclio to babysit.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story from 1989 first appeared in this volume

Cast of Characters (in order of appearance) (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Guadalupe; Maricela; Luba; Doralis; Heraclio Calderon; Carmen Calderon; Khamo; Casimira; Ofelia Beltran; Archie Ruiz; Diana Villasenor; Tonantzin Villasenor; El Alcalde [Jesus (Chuy) Bernal]; Chelo; Humberto; Augustin; Concha; Boots; Chango; Riri; Pipo; Geraldo Mejia; Dude #1 [Gerry]; Dude #2 [Steve Stranski]; Chancla; Martin "El Loco"; Tomaso; Theo; Sven Andersson; Debbie; Miguel; Detective Borro; Xiohmara; Howard Miller
Reprints:

Human Diastrophism (Table of Contents)

Palomar / comic story / 105 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Guadalupe; Maricela; Peter; Luba; Antonino; Heraclio Calderon; Khamo; Ofelia Beltran; Archie; Tonantzin; Diana; Chelo; Humberto; Augustin; Doralis; Chango Valdes; Riri; Concha; Casimira; Theo; Carmen; Pipo; Martin; Dude #1 [Gerry]; Dude #2 [Steve Stranski]; Chancla PiƱa; Tipin' Tipin'; Alcalde; Tomaso; Geraldo Mejia; Boots; Debbie; Bruce; La Li; Borro; Miguel Ramos; Xiohmara; Manuel; Howard Miller; Cathy
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

Indexer Notes

The story runs continously without the chapter heading pages from the original issues, expanded to include six additional pages. In addition, some occasional minor tweaks were made to individual panels.

Cover Gallery and Chapter Headings (Table of Contents)

filler / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez

Human Diastrophism (part 2) (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Title page

[Love & Rockets #22 back cover] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez

Reprints:

[Love & Rockets #23 cover] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Guadalupe
Reprints:

Human Diastrophism (part 3) (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Khamo

Indexer Notes

This was the title page in Love & Rockets #23.

Human Diastrophism (part 4) (Table of Contents)

illustration / 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)

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This was the title page in Love & Rockets #24

[Love & Rockets #24 back cover] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Human Diastrophism (part five) (Table of Contents)

illustration / 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)

Human Diastrophism (part six) (Table of Contents)

illustration / 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)

[Love & Rockets #26 back cover] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tonantzin
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Colors:
Gilbert Hernandez; Roberta Gregory
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
promo for other Love & Rockets volumes; blank page

[Love & Rockets #21 front cover] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover illustration with a summary of the book contents.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Love and Rockets Book 8: Blood of Palomar
  3. 2. Welcome to Palomar
    Palomar
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Sugar 'N' Spikes
    Palomar
  6. 5. Space Case
    Heartbreak Soup / Palomar
  7. 6. Heraclio's Burden
    Palomar
  8. 7. Cast of Characters (in order of appearance)
  9. 8. Human Diastrophism
    Palomar
  10. 9. Cover Gallery and Chapter Headings
  11. 10. Human Diastrophism (part 2)
  12. 11. [Love & Rockets #22 back cover]
  13. 12. [Love & Rockets #23 cover]
  14. 13. Human Diastrophism (part 3)
  15. 14. Human Diastrophism (part 4)
  16. 15. [Love & Rockets #24 back cover]
  17. 16. Human Diastrophism (part five)
  18. 17. Human Diastrophism (part six)
  19. 18. [Love & Rockets #26 back cover]
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. [Love & Rockets #21 front cover]
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