(May 1984)

Fantagraphics, 1982 Series
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Volume
[1]
Price
1.95 USD; 2.50 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1984-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Recommended for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
Editing
Gary Groth (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date, month only, from Amazing Heroes #43.

First printing: March 1984
This issue has variants:

Act of Contrition Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Palomar / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez (signed)
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez (signed)
Colors
Janet Toombs (credited) (color separations)
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez (signed)

Genre
drama
Characters
Archie Ruiz; Luba
Reprints

Letters (Table of Contents: 1)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Groth
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Gilbert Hernandez (photo); Jaime Hernandez (photo); Mario Hernandez (photo)
Synopsis
Letters of comment from J. Sanchez (Northridge, CA); Doug Lafrenier (New York, NY); Jack Neignefind (Dauphin, PA); Kendall Carnes (Memphis, TN); Steve Rude (as Steven O. Rude) (Madison, WI); David B. Collins (Oakville, CN); and Lee Tamayhose.

Indexer Notes

Starts on the inside front cover and continues right after the final story. The first page includes an announcement for a Hernandez Bros West Coast tour with a small photo of the bros.

The Mystery Wen (Table of Contents: 2)

Palomar / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Heraclio; Pepo; La Li; Tonansin; Carmen; Bruja
Synopsis
Heraclio worries about his health when he discovers a wen on his scalp.
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

[Las Mujeres Perdidas] (Table of Contents: 3)

Locas / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; science fiction
Characters
Franco; Dot Winks; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Rand Race; Yax Haxley; Duke Morales; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Penny Century; Mrs. Lopez
Synopsis
Maggie becomes jealous of a reporter who is interested in Rand.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story is not given the title "Las Mujeres Perdidas" until the final page of the concluding chapter in Love & Rockets #11.

Act of Contrition Part Two (Table of Contents: 4)

Palomar / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Ofelia Beltran; Doralis; Maricela; Casimira; Guadalupe; Archie Ruiz; Luba; Joey Saldana; Chelo; Martin; Rudy; Señora Meza
Synopsis
Luba and Archie recall how they met each other.
Reprints

Amor y Cohetes (Table of Contents: 5)

Locas / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Roy Cowboy; Comrade 7; Penny Century; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Rand Race; Rand's Friend; Fred; Rand's Girlfriend
Synopsis
Penny tells Maggie how she met Rand Race.
Reprints

Fantagraphics Books Winter 1983-1984 Catalogue (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez (signed)
Inks
Jaime Hernandez (signed)
Colors
?

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

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Act of Contrition Part 2
    Palomar
  2. 1. Letters
  3. 2. The Mystery Wen
    Palomar
  4. 3. [Las Mujeres Perdidas]
    Locas
  5. 4. Act of Contrition Part Two
    Palomar
  6. 5. Amor y Cohetes
    Locas
  7. 6. Fantagraphics Books Winter 1983-1984 Catalogue
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
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