Love and Rockets Library #[2] - Heartbreak Soup
(January 2007)

Fantagraphics, 2007 Series
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Price
14.95 USD
Pages
296
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
FB
ISBN
1-56097-783-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781560977834 51495
Editing
Kim Thompson
Color
color covers, black & white interior
Dimensions
7.5" x 9" (19.05 cm x 22.86 cm)
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
ongoing series

Heartbreak Soup (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Colors
?

Characters
Tonantzin; Pepo; Anacleto; Tipin' Tipin'; Howard Miller; Luba
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Indexer Notes

The top and lower left images are from pages 195 ("Boys Will Be Boys") and 173 ("An American in Palomar").

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

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

Colors
?

Heartbreak Soup (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Title and publisher page; a double-page blown up panel from page 253; indicia and production credits page; table of contents page

Chelo's Burden (Table of Contents: 3)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Chelo; Vicente; Jesus Angel; Aurora; Israel; Satch [Sakahaftewa]; Pipo; Emil; Irma; Hans; Manuel; Soledad
Synopsis
The narrator gives a rundown on various residents of Palomar.
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Keywords
adult

Heartbreak Soup (Table of Contents: 4)

Heartbreak Soup / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
Illustration of a deserted street scene in Palomar
Reprints

Sopa de Gran Pena, part one (Table of Contents: 5)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Tipin' Tipin'; Zomba; Gato; Carmen; Augustin'; Lucia; Pipo Jimenez; Chelo; Gordo; Toco; Heraclio; Vicente; Sakahaftewa [Satch]; Jesus Angel; Israel Diaz; Manuel; Arturo; Soledad Marquez; Guero; Pintor; Luba; Ofelia; Maricela; Sheriff Borro
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Sopa de Gran Pena, part two (Table of Contents: 6)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Luba; Chelo; Gato; Heraclio; Vicente; Jesus; Israel Diaz; Satch; Toco; Sheriff Borro; Tipin' Tipin'; Carmen; Augustine; Lucia; Pipo Jimenez; Manuel (dies); Soledad Marquez; Ofelia; Maricela; Juan Cobos; Tonantzin Carolongas; Pintor
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A Little Story... (Table of Contents: 7)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Satch [Sakahaftewa]; Pipo; Israel; Jesus; Vicente; Martin; Chelo; Tipin' Tipin'
Reprints

Toco (Table of Contents: 8)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Toco; Pipo; Vicente; Jesus
Reprints

Act of Contrition part one (Table of Contents: 9)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Martin; Padre; Luba; Chelo; Ofelia; Archie Ruiz; Israel; Vicente
Reprints

Act of Contrition part two (Table of Contents: 10)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Ofelia; Doralis; Maricela; Casimira; Guadalupe; Archie Ruiz; Luba; Joey Saldana; Chelo; Martin; Rudy; Senora Meza
Reprints

Act of Contrition part three (Table of Contents: 11)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Archie Ruiz; Archie's Mom; Chelo; Maricela; Casamira; Martin; Ofelia; Guadalupe; Luba; Doralis; Esther; Tom
Reprints

The Whispering Tree (Table of Contents: 12)

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; Ofelia
Synopsis
Guadalupe tells Doralis a ghost story
Reprints

The Mystery Wen (Table of Contents: 13)

Heartbreak Soup Theater / comic story / 6 pages (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)

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

The Laughing Sun part one (Table of Contents: 14)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Diana Villaseñor; Tonansin Villaseñor; Jesus Angel; Chelo; Carmen; Laura; Heraclio; Satch [Sakahaftewa]; Israel; Vicente; Pipo; Pintor; Soledad; Manuel; Toco
Reprints

The Laughing Sun part 2 (Table of Contents: 15)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Jesus; Laura; Heraclio; Vicente; Satch; Israel; Chelo; Carmen; Luba; Gato
Reprints

On Isidro's Beach (Table of Contents: 16)

Heartbreak Soup Theater / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]

Genre
drama
Characters
Casimira; Luba; Lupe; Doralis; Tipín Tipín; Maricela; Isidro Rivas
Reprints

Ecce Homo (Table of Contents: 17)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 16 pages (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)

Genre
drama
Characters
Heraclio; Carmen; Tonantzín Villaseñor; Luba; Vicente; Israel; Maricela; Guadalupe; Pipo; Sergio; Augustin; Lucia; Tipín Tipín; Diana; Chelo; Borro; Gato; Satch; Archie; Ofelia; Martin El Loco
Synopsis
Palomar has a village picnic.
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

The Reticent Heart (Table of Contents: 18)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Heraclio; Carmen Jimenez; Jesus; Israel; Satch; Vicente; Luba; Ofelia; Tonantzín Villaseñor; Chelo
Synopsis
Heraclio recalls his sexual encounter with Luba from when he was fifteen years old
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Slug Fest (Table of Contents: 19)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Tonantzín Villaseñor; Diana Villaseñor; El Clavo; Diana; Theo; Chelo; Tipín Tipín; Carmen; Chelo
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

An American In Palomar, part one (Table of Contents: 20)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Augustin; Howard Miller; Tonantzin; Carmen; Chelo; Luba; Diana; Theo
Synopsis
Howard Miller walks the streets of Palomar photographing its citizens. He has an encounter with Tonantzin, who gets the idea he can help her get noticed by Hollywood. When Theo introduces Miller to some of the ruins outside town, Miller gets lost in one of them and has an hallucinatory experience. He returns home in a shaken frame of mind and finds Tonantzin waiting for him.
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

An American in Palomar, part two (Table of Contents: 21)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Diana Villasenor; Howard Miller; Beth; Carmen; Augustin; Chelo; Tonantzin Villasenor; Doralis; Casimira; Ofelia; Guadalupe; Maricela; Luba; Theo
Synopsis
The citizens of Palomar find out that they are being used by Howard
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Boys will be Boys (Table of Contents: 22)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Tiburcia; Anacleto; Pepo; Heraclio; Luba; Diana Villasenor; Chelo; Carmen; Tonantzin Villasenor
Reprints

Holidays in the Sun (Table of Contents: 23)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Luba; Jesus Angel; Obregon; Tonantzin; Laura; Marcos
Synopsis
Jesus, in prison, fantasizes about the women in his life.
Reprints

Love Bites (Table of Contents: 24)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Carmen; Heraclio; Gloria; Hopey (cameo); Tonantzín Villaseñor; Luba; Ofelia; Tipin' Tipin'; Martin
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

The Way Things're Going (Table of Contents: 25)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]

Genre
drama
Characters
Jesus; Vicente; Gato; Luba; Doralis
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

For the Love of Carmen (Table of Contents: 26)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 12 pages (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)

Genre
drama
Characters
Heraclio; Carmen; Vicente; Israel; Satch; Jesus; Toco; Luba; Manuel; Tonantzín Villaseñor; Chelo; Pipo; Lucia; Elvira; Howard Miller
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Duck Feet, part one (Table of Contents: 27)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 12 pages (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)

Genre
drama
Characters
Chelo; Meme; Roberto; Gato; Pipo; Sergio; Casimira; Guadalupe; Luba; Xiohmara; Ofelia; Maricela; Theo; Boots; Doralis; Lorraina; Bruja; Miguel
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Duck Feet, part two (Table of Contents: 28)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 16 pages (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)

Genre
drama
Characters
Tonantzin; Guadalupe; Bruja; Luba; Diana; Chelo; Martin; Ofelia; Guadalupe; Maricela; Geraldo; Errata Stigmata (dream sequence); Jeff Chandler (dream sequence); Frida Kahlo (dream sequence)
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Bullnecks and Bracelets (Table of Contents: 29)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Pipo; Israel Diaz; Vicente; Gato; Marcos; Satch; Tonantzin; The Old Man; Sofia; Jesus; Karla; Marta; Señora Blivitz; Jorge; Mimi; Titi
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters
Luba

Indexer Notes

A double-page blown up image. The same as the one shown on the lower right corner of the cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Born in 1957, Gilbert Hernandez enjoyed a pleasant childhood in Oxnard, California...
Characters
Gilbert Hernandez

Indexer Notes

A small self-portrait from 2006 accompanied by a brief bio.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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?

The Very First Tales of Palomar (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Heartbreak Soup
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Heartbreak Soup
  4. 3. Chelo's Burden
    Heartbreak Soup
  5. 4. Heartbreak Soup
    Heartbreak Soup
  6. 5. Sopa de Gran Pena, part one
    Heartbreak Soup
  7. 6. Sopa de Gran Pena, part two
    Heartbreak Soup
  8. 7. A Little Story...
    Heartbreak Soup
  9. 8. Toco
    Heartbreak Soup
  10. 9. Act of Contrition part one
    Heartbreak Soup
  11. 10. Act of Contrition part two
    Heartbreak Soup
  12. 11. Act of Contrition part three
    Heartbreak Soup
  13. 12. The Whispering Tree
    Heartbreak Soup
  14. 13. The Mystery Wen
    Heartbreak Soup Theater
  15. 14. The Laughing Sun part one
    Heartbreak Soup
  16. 15. The Laughing Sun part 2
    Heartbreak Soup
  17. 16. On Isidro's Beach
    Heartbreak Soup Theater
  18. 17. Ecce Homo
    Heartbreak Soup
  19. 18. The Reticent Heart
    Heartbreak Soup
  20. 19. Slug Fest
    Heartbreak Soup
  21. 20. An American In Palomar, part one
    Heartbreak Soup
  22. 21. An American in Palomar, part two
    Heartbreak Soup
  23. 22. Boys will be Boys
    Heartbreak Soup
  24. 23. Holidays in the Sun
    Heartbreak Soup
  25. 24. Love Bites
    Heartbreak Soup
  26. 25. The Way Things're Going
    Heartbreak Soup
  27. 26. For the Love of Carmen
    Heartbreak Soup
  28. 27. Duck Feet, part one
    Heartbreak Soup
  29. 28. Duck Feet, part two
    Heartbreak Soup
  30. 29. Bullnecks and Bracelets
    Heartbreak Soup
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. ["Born in 1957, Gilbert Hernandez enjoyed a pleasant childhood in Oxnard, California..."]
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
  35. 34. The Very First Tales of Palomar
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