The Complete Love & Rockets #8 - Blood of Palomar [2nd & 3rd Editions]
(February 1996)

Fantagraphics, 1985 Series
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Volume
8
Price
16.95 USD
Pages
140
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN
1-56097-005-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781560970057 51895
Editing
Gary Groth
Color
Color Covers, Mostly Black & White Interiors
Binding
Softcover (#1 - 21; 23; 25); Hardcover- (#22 & 24)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Complete Love & Rockets (Fantagraphics, 1985 series) #8 - Blood of Palomar [1st Edition].

Published as Love and Rockets Book 8: Blood of Palomar. 2nd edition: February 1996 (16.95 USD); 3rd edition: July 2002 (18.95 USD). 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
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Love and Rockets Book 8: Blood of Palomar (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 6 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
typeset

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

Welcome to Palomar (Table of Contents: 3)

Palomar / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Sugar 'N' Spikes (Table of Contents: 5)

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.
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Space Case (Table of Contents: 6)

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.
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Keywords
soap opera

Heraclio's Burden (Table of Contents: 7)

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.
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Indexer Notes

This story from 1989 first appeared in this volume

Cast of Characters (in order of appearance) (Table of Contents: 8)

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: 9)

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 Piña; Tipin' Tipin'; Alcalde; Tomaso; Geraldo Mejia; Boots; Debbie; Bruce; La Li; Borro; Miguel Ramos; Xiohmara; Manuel; Howard Miller; Cathy
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Keywords
soap opera

Indexer Notes

The story runs continously without the chapter title pages included in the original issues. It has been 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: 10)

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez

Human Diastrophism (part 2) (Table of Contents: 11)

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: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Reprints

[Love & Rockets #23 cover] (Table of Contents: 13)

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: 14)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Khamo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Human Diastrophism (part 4) (Table of Contents: 15)

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: 16)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Human Diastrophism (part five) (Table of Contents: 17)

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: 18)

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: 19)

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: 20) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[Love & Rockets #21 front cover] (Table of Contents: 22)

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.