(August 1997)

Fantagraphics, 1985 Series
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Volume:
15
Price:
18.95 USD; 25.95 CAD
Pages:
164
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN:
1-56097-259-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978156097271651895
Editing:
Gary Groth
Color:
Black & White
Binding:
Softcover
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This is the final volume with both hard and softcover editions. The next volume in the series was published under its own title as Whoa, Nellie! (Fantagraphics, 2000 Series)


Hernandez Satyricon (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Colors:
?

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 7 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
two blank pages; Title and publisher pages; Indicia page with production credits; Table of Contents; seven drawings from the book's story contents

Hernandez Satyricon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rena Titañon; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Duke Morales; Rand Race; Penny Century; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Daffy [Daphne Matsumoto]; Lima; Subir; Speedy Ortiz (cameo); Jaime Hernandez (cameo)
Synopsis:
Gilbert plays around with his brother's characters in this whimsical and surreal sci-fic piece.
Reprints:

War Paint (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Maricela; Riri; Tiburcia; Ofelia; Chelo; Luba
Synopsis:
Maricela and Riri play around with makeup in Jaime's turn at using his brother's characters
Reprints:

Somewhere in the Tropics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Mario Hernandez
Pencils:
Mario Hernandez
Inks:
Mario Hernandez
Letters:
Mario Hernandez

Genre:
drama; advocacy
Characters:
Owen; Mary; Annina; Achille; Spudo; Biscuit Mendicant; Dr. Assis; Cruz; Heimdahl; Mama; Malachi; Frodo; Kurdik; Chacun; Constable; Malachi
Reprints:
Keywords:
political

Indexer Notes

The story has three additional pages that were not included in the original story

Marilyn Monroe (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Synopsis:
A wordless round of boxing
Reprints:

The KKK Come to Hoppers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Ray; Mando; Ignacio
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Death, God and the Devil are One (Table of Contents)

Errata Stigmata / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Errata Stigmata; Muerta
Reprints:

Life and Rockets ...When the Muse is not Amused (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mario Hernandez
Pencils:
Mario Hernandez
Inks:
Mario Hernandez
Letters:
Mario Hernandez

Characters:
Chacun; Muse; Mario Hernandez; El Menso; Biscuit Mendicant
Reprints:

My Love Book (Table of Contents)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez; Nixon; Gubbah; Tony; Mom; Li'l Pumpkin Lad; Pump; Gorka; Sean; Steve; Pig
Reprints:

Our Christmas!!! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Benny; Ray; Blandina; Doyle
Synopsis:
The kids can't wait to receive their Christmas presents
Reprints:

Easter Hunt (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Roy Cowboy; Julie Wree
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

“Written and originally drawn by Beto sometime around 1967. Drawn by Xaime in 1993.”

Is it 10 Years Already? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Through the Years (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Tex; Roy Cowboy

Indexer Notes

Blank page and a chapter title page with an illustration from 1990.

[The Best Comics of the Decade #2 Front Cover Illustration] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Izzy; Luba; Heraclio; Carmen
Reprints:

[Comics Journal #178] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Maggie; Fritz; Gina Bravo
Reprints:
  • from The Comics Journal (Fantagraphics, 1977 series) #178 (front cover illustration)

[Ten Years of Love and Rockets Front Cover Illustration] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez

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

[Unused Love & Rockets #17 cover] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez

Indexer Notes

An unused 1985 cover that was meant for Love & Rockets #17

[CMJ Magazine] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]
Synopsis:
A drawing of Hopey playing electric guitar that besides a magazine cover was also a t-shirt design
Reprints:
  • from CMJ magazine (1991 ?) (front cover illustration)

[Unpublished Deadline Magazine illustration] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Speedy, 'Litos, Carlos

Indexer Notes

An unpublished 1985 illustration that was for Deadline magazine featuring Speedy, 'Litos, Carlos and two others on a street corner.

[Mechanics - The Love and the Rocket] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Maggie
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally a splash page illustration.

[Three Illustrations] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Maggie; Doyle Blackburn; Israel; Danita Lincoln; Hopey
Reprints:
  • from Amazing Heroes Swimsuit Special (Fantagraphics, 1990 series) #?

Indexer Notes

Two Amazing Heroes swimsuit special illustrations from 1987-88; a 1990 postcard illustration featuring Maggie & Hopey

[Amazing Heroes #62] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Penny Century
Reprints:
  • from Amazing Heroes (Fantagraphics, 1981 series) #62 (January 1, 1985) (front cover illustration)

[1986 Christmas illustration] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Penny Century; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Maggie; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

An unused 1986 Christmas illustration

[The Rocket - August 1986] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Diana
Reprints:
  • from The Rocket (?, 1979 series) (August 1986) (front cover illustration)

Indexer Notes

The Rocket was a free Seattle-based alt-rock newspaper

[“Coming soon! Meet the brand new in-vogue Maggie in Love & Rockets!”] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]
Synopsis:
A 1987 drawing of Maggie wearing aerobics clothes
Reprints:
  • from Amazing Heroes Preview Special (Fantagraphics, 1985 series) #?

[Comics Journal #100] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Penny Century
Reprints:
  • from The Comics Journal (Fantagraphics, 1977 series) #100 (front cover illustration)

[Love & Rockets #1 (self-published) back cover] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez

Reprints:

[“You're getting it, Doralis! I'm telling mom!”] (Table of Contents)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Doralis; Guadalupe; Theo; Boots; Tonantzin; Luba; Fruit Stand Owner; Maricela; Casimira; Ofelia
Synopsis:
an unfinished story from 1985

It's Not the Motion, It's the Meat (Table of Contents)

Beto and Carol / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Carol Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils:
Carol Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Carol Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
Carol Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Carol Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Synopsis:
The Hernandez's draw each other in this strip that lightly riffs on the Crumb's “Dirty Laundry” comix
Reprints:

[“Pow! Zam! Comics aren't just for kids anymore! Love and Rockets”] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Izzy; Israel; Heraclio; Luba; Gina Bravo; Xochitl; Penny Century; Chelo; Carmen; Steve Stranski; Daffy; Danita Lincoln
Synopsis:
A promo story from 1994
Reprints:
  • from Capital City Distributor's Catalog (?, ? series) (? 199?)

Say, Man... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Blonde-Haired Man; Man with Beard; Kid
Reprints:

Takin' it to the Streets! (Table of Contents)

Boy Chick / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Mephisto; Black Man; Cop; Priest; Kid
Reprints:
  • from Slant Magazine (? 1995)

[Two Unused Covers] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Tonantzin

Indexer Notes

Two unused covers for "Love and Rockets Book 8: Blood of Palomar." From 1989

[Two Front Cover Illustrations] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Luba; Chelo; Tonantzin; Howard Miller
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

According to the notes on the page, the former cover is from a Danish “Heartbreak Soup” collection and the latter is from a Spanish edition of "An American in Palomar." Both titles need to be confirmed

[Six illustrations] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 6 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Luba; Peter Rio; Maggie; Hopey; Tonantzin; Tipin' Tipin'; Ray Dominguez; Terry; Daffy
Synopsis:
six illustrations- an unused front cover illustration of Luba and Peter Rio that was Love & Rockets Book 12: Poison River; a 1994 promotional drawing of Maggie & Hopey for Love & Rockets #46; two 1992 Tonantzin t-shirt designs; an 1991 drawing of Tipin' Tipin' and Tonantzin; a double-page “Locas” poster image from 1988 featuring Ray, Hopey, Maggie, Terry and Daffy.

Calendar Art (Table of Contents)

illustration / 22 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Hopey; Joey; Heraclio; La Bruja; Luba; H. R. Costigan; Ray Dominguez; Maggie; Doyle Blackburn; 'Litos; Danita Lincoln; Toco; Jesus; Israel; Satch; Monica; Terry; Zero Gravity; Theo; Diana; Tonantzin; Cheetah Torpeda; Rocky; Fumble; Penny Century; Peter Rio; Bull Marie; Tiger Rosa; Rena Titañon; Vicki Glori; Pepper Martinez; Errata Stigmata; Daffy; Casimira; Guadalupe; Ofelia; Chelo; Tipin' Tipin'; Carmen; Heraclio; Doralis; Izzy; Gato; Joey Glass; Steve Stranski; Igor Valdez; Maricela; Wanda; Ri Ri; Gerry; Junior Brooks; E.T.; Erf'Quake; Tex; Theo; Khamo; Scott; El Fontanel; Rex Walker; Sean Ogata; Rand Race; Lois; Kristen Niznick; Mike Niznick; Debbie
Synopsis:
Fifty-three calendar drawings with signed dates ranging from 1988 to 1991

[Cover Gallery / Love & Rockets #40 Front Cover Illustration] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Letters:
?

Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Luba; Ofelia; Tia Hilda
Reprints:

[Love & Rockets #41 Front Cover Illustration] (Table of Contents)

Errata Stigmata / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters:
Errata Stigmata
Reprints:

[Love & Rockets #41 back cover] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Vicki Glori; Rena Titañon
Reprints:

[Love & Rockets #42 Front Cover Illustration] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez

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

[Love & Rockets #42 back cover] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez

Reprints:

["If You Really Loved Me, You'd Know What I Mean!"] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Xochitl; Mario
Reprints:

["This Comic is for You!!"] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

[Love & Rockets #49 Front Cover Illustration] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez

Reprints:

[Love & Rockets #49 back cover] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez

Reprints:

[Love & Rockets #50 Cover Illustration] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Vicki Glori; Rena Titañon; Ray Dominguez; Doyle Blackburn; Tipin' Tipin'; Speedy Ortiz; Maria; Guadalupe; Danita Lincoln; Jesus; Gato; Daffy [Daphne Matsumoto]; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Gorgo; Elias; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Carmen; Rand Race; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Luba; El Diablo Blanco; Heraclio; Chelo; Ofelia; Penny Century; Vicente; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Petra; Licha; Khamo; H. R. Costigan; Tonantzin; Errata Stigmata; Casimira; Janet Polo; Doralis; 'Litos; Zero Gravity; Del Chimney; Venus; Fumble; Tex; Gina Bravo; Xochitl; Pipo; Theo; Hector Martinez; Joey Glass; Boots
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez; Mario Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez; Mario Hernandez
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Maggie; Mario Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Synopsis:
promo page for other Love & Rockets volumes with a Maggie t-shirt design illustration; blank page; back cover promo features a 1997 Mario drawing of the three brothers playing musical instruments
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Hernandez Satyricon
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Hernandez Satyricon
  4. 3. War Paint
  5. 4. Somewhere in the Tropics
  6. 5. Marilyn Monroe
  7. 6. The KKK Come to Hoppers
  8. 7. Death, God and the Devil are One
    Errata Stigmata
  9. 8. Life and Rockets ...When the Muse is not Amused
  10. 9. My Love Book
  11. 10. Our Christmas!!!
  12. 11. Easter Hunt
  13. 12. Is it 10 Years Already?
  14. 13. Through the Years
  15. 14. [The Best Comics of the Decade #2 Front Cover Illustration]
  16. 15. [Comics Journal #178]
  17. 16. [Ten Years of Love and Rockets Front Cover Illustration]
  18. 17. [Unused Love & Rockets #17 cover]
  19. 18. [CMJ Magazine]
  20. 19. [Unpublished Deadline Magazine illustration]
  21. 20. [Mechanics - The Love and the Rocket]
  22. 21. [Three Illustrations]
  23. 22. [Amazing Heroes #62]
  24. 23. [1986 Christmas illustration]
  25. 24. [The Rocket - August 1986]
  26. 25. [“Coming soon! Meet the brand new in-vogue Maggie in Love & Rockets!”]
  27. 26. [Comics Journal #100]
  28. 27. [Love & Rockets #1 (self-published) back cover]
  29. 28. [“You're getting it, Doralis! I'm telling mom!”]
    Heartbreak Soup
  30. 29. It's Not the Motion, It's the Meat
    Beto and Carol
  31. 30. [“Pow! Zam! Comics aren't just for kids anymore! Love and Rockets”]
  32. 31. Say, Man...
  33. 32. Takin' it to the Streets!
    Boy Chick
  34. 33. [Two Unused Covers]
  35. 34. [Two Front Cover Illustrations]
  36. 35. [Six illustrations]
  37. 36. Calendar Art
  38. 37. [Cover Gallery / Love & Rockets #40 Front Cover Illustration]
  39. 38. [Love & Rockets #41 Front Cover Illustration]
    Errata Stigmata
  40. 39. [Love & Rockets #41 back cover]
  41. 40. [Love & Rockets #42 Front Cover Illustration]
  42. 41. [Love & Rockets #42 back cover]
  43. 42. ["If You Really Loved Me, You'd Know What I Mean!"]
  44. 43. ["This Comic is for You!!"]
  45. 44. [Love & Rockets #49 Front Cover Illustration]
  46. 45. [Love & Rockets #49 back cover]
  47. 46. [Love & Rockets #50 Cover Illustration]
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
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