(March 2008)

Fantagraphics, 2008 Series
 
Price:
16.99 USD
Pages:
292
On-sale date:
2008-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Brand:
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ISBN:
978-1-56097-926-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978156097926551699
Editing:
Kim Thompson
Color:
Black and White
Dimensions:
8" x 9.25" (20.32 cm x 23.49 cm)
Binding:
Softcover
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Amor y Cohetes (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Frida Kahlo; Rocky

Amor y Cohetes (Table of Contents)

credits / 6 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Letters:
typeset

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

Sixto the Dinosaur (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sixto the Dinosaur
Reprints:

Love and Rockets (Table of Contents)

Love and Rockets / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Penny Century; "Atoma"; suicidal woman (dream sequence only)
Reprints:

BEM: Chapter 1 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Leonore; Leonore's Friend Bem; Harold Penis; Bob Zitz; Bobo; Peter; Luba; Mr. Radium; Echo; Roxanne; Paulo
Reprints:

BEM: Chapter 2 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Leonore; Mr. Radium; Cha Cha Charlie
Reprints:

BEM: Chapter 3 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Luba; Peter; Patrice; Roxanne; Paulo; Bem
Reprints:

BEM: Chapter 4 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Leonore; Mr. Radium; Paulo/Bem; Luba; Cuate; Leonore
Reprints:

BEM: Chapter 5 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Leonore; Luba; Paulo/Bem; Mr. Radium
Reprints:

Barrio Huerta (Table of Contents)

Hoppers 13 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Reprints:

Music for Monsters I (Table of Contents)

Bang and Inez / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; humor
Characters:
Bang; Inez; Vivik; El Creepo Perverto; Woman with Convertible
Reprints:

Radio Zero (Table of Contents)

Errata Stigmata / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Errata Stigmata; Bubbles; Old Lady; Valentia
Reprints:

¿Music for Monsters? II (Table of Contents)

Bang and Inez / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bang; Inez
Synopsis:
Bang Bang and Inez stop 5 Killiaak monsters from stealing a deadly disease.
Reprints:

[“There they are! The Polaris Apartments! Go around to the alley way, now!”] (Table of Contents)

Somewhere in California... / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Mario Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez (co-script)
Pencils:
Mario Hernandez
Inks:
Mario Hernandez
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez

Genre:
science fiction; crime
Characters:
Vodor; Handyman; Xed; Tony; Zezbar; Noalda; Kurdik; Svedor; Katie; Cluziah; Officer
Reprints:

More Music for Monsters III (Table of Contents)

Bang and Inez / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bang; Inez
Reprints:

["So ya wanna?"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Twitch City (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Emico; Frida Kahlo (dream sequence); Mom; Senor Ito
Reprints:

[“Well, Brian. You were right. The place still looks like a slum. Keen house, though”] (Table of Contents)

Somewhere in California... / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Mario Hernandez
Pencils:
Mario Hernandez
Inks:
Mario Hernandez
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez (pgs. 7 & 13 only)

Genre:
crime; science fiction
Characters:
Brian Vinton; Joleen; Tony; Omor; Nefar; Kled; Sedrik; Afa Riengold; Doctor Amorte; Aunt Verlika; Jan; Jelik; Ralph
Reprints:

Out O' Space (Table of Contents)

Rocky and Fumble / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rocky Rhodes; Fumble; Monster [King Patrick]
Reprints:

Locker Room Interviews By and By (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Smith; Mother of Two Children
Reprints:

A Fan Letter... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Bolo; KK; Julie
Synopsis:
The history of the band Twitch City.
Reprints:

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:

Le Contretemps (Table of Contents)

Errata Stigmata / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Errata Stigmata; Bob
Synopsis:
Errata discovers that Bob only loves her for her stigmata.
Reprints:

The Adventures of Rocky and her Robot Fumble (Table of Contents)

Rocky and Fumble / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime]
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime]
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime]
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime]

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Rocky Rhodes; Fumble; Melba Rhodes; John Rhodes; Cop
Synopsis:
Rocky comes home after running away.
Reprints:

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:

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:

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:

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:

A True Story (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Adrian Adonis
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story includes a four-panel "epilogue" dated from 1988 which was not part of the original.

Bala (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

The Goat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Becky Snyder
Synopsis:
The narrator recounts what happened in a bar when she saw a person she hadn't seen since junior high.
Reprints:

Frida (Table of Contents)

Frida Kahlo / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Frida Kahlo; 'Cachuca' Alejandro Gomez Arias (cameo); Diego Rivera
Reprints:

Rocket Rhodes (Table of Contents)

Rocky and Fumble / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rocky Rhodes; Fumble; Dante; Cheetah Torpedah
Reprints:

Beep Beep (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Bob Dillon]
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Bob Dillon]
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Bob Dillon]
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Bob Dillon]

Reprints:

¡Mojado Power! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Correo; Enero; Febrero; Miercoles; Speedy Ortiz
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

A Folk Tale (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Karl Barx]
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Karl Barx]
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Karl Barx]
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Karl Barx]

Reprints:

El Show de Chota (Table of Contents)

La Chota / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
La Chota; Roy Cowboy
Reprints:

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-fiction 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 as it's 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 includes the three additional pages that were added in the Complete Love & Rockets vol. 15 book

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)

Hoppers / 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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Errata Stigmata; Muerta
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:

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:

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; Del Chimney (cameo)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

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:

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:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 7 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Two filler pages; two promo pages for other Love & Rockets books from this series; brief bio on the Bros; blank page and back cover
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Amor y Cohetes
  2. 1. Amor y Cohetes
  3. 2. Sixto the Dinosaur
  4. 3. Love and Rockets
    Love and Rockets
  5. 4. BEM: Chapter 1
  6. 5. BEM: Chapter 2
  7. 6. BEM: Chapter 3
  8. 7. BEM: Chapter 4
  9. 8. BEM: Chapter 5
  10. 9. Barrio Huerta
    Hoppers 13
  11. 10. Music for Monsters I
    Bang and Inez
  12. 11. Radio Zero
    Errata Stigmata
  13. 12. ¿Music for Monsters? II
    Bang and Inez
  14. 13. [“There they are! The Polaris Apartments! Go around to the alley way, now!”]
    Somewhere in California...
  15. 14. More Music for Monsters III
    Bang and Inez
  16. 15. ["So ya wanna?"]
  17. 16. Twitch City
  18. 17. [“Well, Brian. You were right. The place still looks like a slum. Keen house, though”]
    Somewhere in California...
  19. 18. Out O' Space
    Rocky and Fumble
  20. 19. Locker Room Interviews By and By
  21. 20. A Fan Letter...
  22. 21. Retro Rocky
    Rocky and Fumble
  23. 22. Le Contretemps
    Errata Stigmata
  24. 23. The Adventures of Rocky and her Robot Fumble
    Rocky and Fumble
  25. 24. Tears From Heaven
    Errata Stigmata
  26. 25. Where are We?
    Rocky and Fumble
  27. 26. The Many Faces of "Big" Danny Chesterfield
  28. 27. Rocky's Birthday Surprise
    Rocky and Fumble
  29. 28. A True Story
  30. 29. Bala
  31. 30. The Goat
  32. 31. Frida
    Frida Kahlo
  33. 32. Rocket Rhodes
    Rocky and Fumble
  34. 33. Beep Beep
  35. 34. ¡Mojado Power!
  36. 35. A Folk Tale
  37. 36. El Show de Chota
    La Chota
  38. 37. Hernandez Satyricon
  39. 38. War Paint
  40. 39. Somewhere in the Tropics
  41. 40. Marilyn Monroe
  42. 41. The KKK Come to Hoppers
    Hoppers
  43. 42. Death, God and the Devil are One
    Errata Stigmata
  44. 43. Our Christmas!!!
  45. 44. Life and Rockets ...When the Muse is not Amused
  46. 45. Easter Hunt
  47. 46. My Love Book
  48. 47. Is it 10 Years Already?
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
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