The Complete Love & Rockets #[17] - Fear of Comics
(October 2000)

Fantagraphics, 1985 Series
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Price
12.95 USD; 19.45 CAD
Pages
128
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN
1-56097-411-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9791560974122
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

dimensions- 8" x 11" (20.32 cm x 27.94 cm)


Fear of Comics (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Colors
Carrie Whitney

Reprints

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

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Fear of Comics (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 5 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title and publisher pages; Indicia page with production credits; Table of Contents; three drawings

[New Love #1] (Table of Contents: 3)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters
Diva
Reprints

All With a Big Hello (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Diva
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Frida and Diego / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Two Artists in the Family is Two Artists too Many, I Say.
Genre
humor
Characters
Frida Kahlo; Diego Rivera; Leon Trotsky
Reprints

Spirit of the Thing (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 12.5 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Hunchback; Sheriff; Mother; Señorita
Reprints

Nevermind (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters
Diva; Fritz
Reprints

Roy (Table of Contents: 8)

Roy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Roy; Judith; Homeless Woman
Reprints

[New Love #4] (Table of Contents: 9)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

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The Fabulous Ones (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Reprints

Moby Dick (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Saint Lucy (Table of Contents: 12)

A Gallery of Humanitarians and Beloved Martyrs / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Saint Lucy
Reprints

St. Martin de Porres (Table of Contents: 13)

A Gallery of Humanitarians and Beloved Martyrs / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters
St. Martin de Porres
Reprints

Saint Zita (Table of Contents: 14)

A Gallery of Humanitarians and Beloved Martyrs / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters
Saint Zita
Reprints

Saint Jude (Table of Contents: 15)

A Gallery of Humanitarians and Beloved Martyrs / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters
Saint Jude
Reprints

Return of the Tzik (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Franky Ochoa; Kitten Ochoa; Alien Tzik; Delivery Man
Reprints

[New Love #1 back cover] (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Reprints

Shout Ramirez and Her Very Best Friend Dinky (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Shout Ramirez; Dinky; Love Gremlin; Female Civilian
Reprints

Lung of Life (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Nurse; Doctor Drinker
Reprints

[New Love #2] (Table of Contents: 20)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters
Flechette Indigo
Reprints

Peripeteia (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Flechette Indigo; Bolo Cereal; Jesus Christ
Reprints

Drink, Fucker! (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Reprints

Mosquito (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Equinox, Jr. (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Reprints

You Don't Change a Person's Mind, He Just Stops Arguing (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Extinct Creatures (Table of Contents: 26)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters
The Moa; The Dodo; The Quagga; The Passenger Pigeon; The Great Auk
Reprints

Father's Day (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Dad; Mother; Daughter
Reprints

Your New Favorite Pin-Up! (Table of Contents: 28)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez

Genre
humor
Characters
Gilbert Hernandez
Synopsis
A nude self-portrait
Reprints

Kidney Stoned (Table of Contents: 29)

Wilson / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Wilson
Reprints

Are the Kids All Right? (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Seth; Gary Groth
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez
Editing
Seth (Copy-Edited); Gary Groth

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Two super heroes talk about the state of modern culture
Reprints

The Fights (Table of Contents: 31)

Twelve-Forty-Two / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre
sports
Characters
John Lester Johnson; Jack Dempsey
Reprints

The Love Swine (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Me (Table of Contents: 33)

Paranoia Phollies / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

[New Love #5 back cover] (Table of Contents: 34)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

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The Legend of the Crying Woman - La Llorona (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
La Llorona
Reprints
Keywords
Ghost

She Sleeps with Anybody but Me (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Female Superhero; Kid
Reprints

[New Love #5] (Table of Contents: 37)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters
Female Superhero
Reprints

Abraxas (Table of Contents: 38)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Tina; Chuy; The Hunchback; The Lady; Hotel Manager; Cute Boy; Love Gremlin
Reprints

A Piercing Denial (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Boyfriend; Girlfriend #1; Girlfriend #2
Synopsis
A guy keeps breaking up with his girlfriends because of their piercings
Reprints

Glorified Magnified (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Topo; Sweet Conejo; Oso; Ganso
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Wobbly Buttocks Frenzy (Table of Contents: 41)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

The Shit Eaters (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints

Extend the Hand of Love to All Who Can Use It (Table of Contents: 43)

comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Homo; Roy; Boy King; Boy King Doppelgänger; Shout Ramirez; Dinky Diaz; Judith; The Froat
Reprints

The Slugs of Palomar Fact? Or Myth? (Table of Contents: 44)

Palomar / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Characters
Theo (cameo)
Reprints

Within Reason (Table of Contents: 45)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Reprints

[New Love #6 back cover] (Table of Contents: 46)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters
Fritz; Roy; Shout Ramirez
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

Heroin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I haven't seen or spoken to my love in a long time
Synopsis
A science fiction sword fight is juxtaposed with captions concerning the feelings of a man for his gay lover
Reprints

Heroin (Table of Contents: 48)

Heroin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Synopsis
A wordless sequence featuring a Bob Hope look-a-like standing up and crouching down.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

Heroin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ooh, this neighborhood, Cosmo, let's go home.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Betty
Reprints

[Goody Good Comics #1] (Table of Contents: 50)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Reprints

[Serious Fuckin'] (Table of Contents: 51)

Roy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Roy; Judith
Reprints
Keywords
adult

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 52)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53) (Expand) /

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

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Related Scans
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Fear of Comics
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Fear of Comics
  4. 3. [New Love #1]
  5. 4. All With a Big Hello
  6. 5. ["Two Artists in the Family is Two Artists too Many, I Say."]
    Frida and Diego
  7. 6. Spirit of the Thing
  8. 7. Nevermind
  9. 8. Roy
    Roy
  10. 9. [New Love #4]
  11. 10. The Fabulous Ones
  12. 11. Moby Dick
  13. 12. Saint Lucy
    A Gallery of Humanitarians and Beloved Martyrs
  14. 13. St. Martin de Porres
    A Gallery of Humanitarians and Beloved Martyrs
  15. 14. Saint Zita
    A Gallery of Humanitarians and Beloved Martyrs
  16. 15. Saint Jude
    A Gallery of Humanitarians and Beloved Martyrs
  17. 16. Return of the Tzik
  18. 17. [New Love #1 back cover]
  19. 18. Shout Ramirez and Her Very Best Friend Dinky
  20. 19. Lung of Life
  21. 20. [New Love #2]
  22. 21. Peripeteia
  23. 22. Drink, Fucker!
  24. 23. Mosquito
  25. 24. Equinox, Jr.
  26. 25. You Don't Change a Person's Mind, He Just Stops Arguing
  27. 26. Extinct Creatures
  28. 27. Father's Day
  29. 28. Your New Favorite Pin-Up!
  30. 29. Kidney Stoned
    Wilson
  31. 30. Are the Kids All Right?
  32. 31. The Fights
    Twelve-Forty-Two
  33. 32. The Love Swine
  34. 33. Me
    Paranoia Phollies
  35. 34. [New Love #5 back cover]
  36. 35. The Legend of the Crying Woman - La Llorona
  37. 36. She Sleeps with Anybody but Me
  38. 37. [New Love #5]
  39. 38. Abraxas
  40. 39. A Piercing Denial
  41. 40. Glorified Magnified
  42. 41. Wobbly Buttocks Frenzy
  43. 42. The Shit Eaters
  44. 43. Extend the Hand of Love to All Who Can Use It
  45. 44. The Slugs of Palomar Fact? Or Myth?
    Palomar
  46. 45. Within Reason
  47. 46. [New Love #6 back cover]
  48. 47. ["I haven't seen or spoken to my love in a long time"]
    Heroin
  49. 48. Heroin
    Heroin
  50. 49. ["Ooh, this neighborhood, Cosmo, let's go home."]
    Heroin
  51. 50. [Goody Good Comics #1]
  52. 51. [Serious Fuckin']
    Roy
  53. 52. [no title indexed]
  54. 53. [no title indexed]
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