Love and Rockets #1 [Third Printing]
(February 1992)

Fantagraphics, 1982 Series
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Volume
1
Price
3.95 USD; 4.75 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Editing
Gary Groth
Color
black and white with color covers
Dimensions
8.5" x 11" (21.59 cm x 27.94 cm)
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Love and Rockets (Fantagraphics, 1982 series) #1 [Second Printing]. There exist further variants.

Identical to the first printing except for the inside back cover which reprints the covers to the self-published issue of "Love & Rockets" #1. The original version had promo ads on that page instead.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez
Colors
Peppy White (Color Separations)
Letters
Todd Klein (Logo)

O, what a wonderful book it is! (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gary Groth
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

The bottom half of the page has production credits, table of contents and indicia.

BEM: Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

BEM / 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

Indexer Notes

This chapter of the story "BEM" is immediately followed by Jaime's story "Mechan-X". It starts on page 3 and ends on page 10. The second chapter resumes on page 19.

Mechan-X (Table of Contents: 3)

Maggie and Hopey / comic story / 7.85 pages (report information)

Script
Jaime Hernandez (signed)
Pencils
Jaime Hernandez (signed)
Inks
Jaime Hernandez (signed)
Letters
Jaime Hernandez (signed)

Characters
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Rand Race; Duke; Tall Tracker; Penny Century
Synopsis
Maggie is hired to work with the pro-solar mechanic Rand Race. Tall Tracker attacks Race to get him to rebuild a robot army but Maggie saves the day.

La Chota (Table of Contents: 4)

La Chota / comic story / 0.15 page (report information)

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

Characters
La Chota

BEM: Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 5)

BEM / 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

Indexer Notes

This chapter of the story "BEM" is immediately followed by Jaime's vignettes "Barrio Huerta" and "Penny Century, You're Fired!". The third chapter resumes on page 29.

Barrio Huerta (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Duke Morales (off-panel)

Penny Century, You're Fired!! (Table of Contents: 7)

Penny Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jaime Hernandez
Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez
Letters
Jaime Herandez

Characters
Penny Century; H.R. Costigan

BEM: Chapter 3 (Table of Contents: 8)

BEM / 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

Indexer Notes

This chapter of the story "BEM" is immediately followed by Jaime's story "How To Kill A...". Then another one of Gilbert's stories, "Music for Monsters" begins, before resuming BEM with the fourth chapter, on page 47.

How To Kill A... (By Isabel Ruebens) (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]

[Music for Monsters I] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

BEM: Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 11)

BEM / 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

Indexer Notes

This chapter of the story "BEM" is immediately followed by Jaime's story "Locas Tambien". The fifth and final chapter of BEM is picked up on page 59.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Locas Tambien / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thirty-five dollars and a six pack to my name...
Characters
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]

BEM: Chapter 5 (Table of Contents: 13)

BEM / 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

Indexer Notes

This chapter concludes the saga of BEM.

[Love and Rockets #1 (self-published)] (Table of Contents: 14)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Typeset

Reprints

[Love and Rockets #1 (self-published) - back cover] (Table of Contents: 15)

illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez

Reprints

Love 'y' Rockets (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Colors
Peppy White
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters
Errata Stigmata

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. O, what a wonderful book it is!
  3. 2. BEM: Chapter 1
    BEM
  4. 3. Mechan-X
    Maggie and Hopey
  5. 4. La Chota
    La Chota
  6. 5. BEM: Chapter 2
    BEM
  7. 6. Barrio Huerta
  8. 7. Penny Century, You're Fired!!
    Penny Century
  9. 8. BEM: Chapter 3
    BEM
  10. 9. How To Kill A... (By Isabel Ruebens)
  11. 10. [Music for Monsters I]
    Bang and Inez
  12. 11. BEM: Chapter 4
    BEM
  13. 12. ["Thirty-five dollars and a six pack to my name..."]
    Locas Tambien
  14. 13. BEM: Chapter 5
    BEM
  15. 14. [Love and Rockets #1 (self-published)]
  16. 15. [Love and Rockets #1 (self-published) - back cover]
  17. 16. Love 'y' Rockets
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