Love and Rockets Bonanza! #1 [Gilbert Cover]
(March 1989)

Fantagraphics, 1989 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
2.95 USD; 3.95 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
FB
Editing:
Gary Groth
Color:
color covers, black & white interior
Dimensions:
US magazine size
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

A collection of "odds n' ends" from various sources that never appeared in the original Love & Rockets magazine. 1st printing: January 1989


["Trix o trax, owedo boday! Miff mon?"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez [as Xaime] (signed) (inset)
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed); Jaime Hernandez [as Xaime] (signed) (inset)
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed); Jaime Hernandez [as Xaime] (signed) (inset)
Colors:
Clay McBride
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez [as Xaime] (signed) (inset)

Characters:
Tonantzin; Vicente

Indexer Notes

This image (with logo removed) is the back cover for the "Jaime" variant.

Both illustrations were used for T-shirts made by Graphitti T-Shirt Designs.

Love and Rockets Bonanza (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Table of contents, indicia and publishing credits.

Mecanicos (Table of Contents: 2)

Mechanics / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Daffy [Daphne Matsumoto]; Duke Morales; Rand Race; Penny Century
Synopsis:
Maggie's first day as Rand's assistant doesn't turn out as planned.
Reprints:

Welcome to Palomar (Table of Contents: 3)

Palomar / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez

Reprints:

[Chelo's Burden] (Table of Contents: 4)

Palomar / 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; Sakahaftewa [Satch]; Pipo; Emil; Irma; Hans; Manuel; Soledad
Synopsis:
The narrator gives a rundown on various residents of Palomar.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

The story is untitled. This is the title given to it in the Complete Love & Rockets #2. The first line of dialogue is "As well as giving baths for a living in those days, Chelo was also a midwife." Not to be confused with the much longer story with the same title from Love & Rockets v1 #50.

24T (Table of Contents: 5)

Locas / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Penny Century; H.R. Costigan
Synopsis:
Penny starts an argument in a restaurant.
Reprints:

Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch... (Table of Contents: 6)

Locas / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Daffy [Daphne Matsumoto]
Synopsis:
The girls have a conversation about Maggie.
Reprints:

The Goat (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Becky Snyder
Synopsis:
The narrator recounts what happened in a bar when she saw a person she hadn't seen since junior high.
Reprints:

Sugar 'N' Spikes (Table of Contents: 8)

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.
Reprints:

The Adventures of Maggie the Mechanic (Table of Contents: 9)

Mechanics / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Rand Race; Duke Morales
Synopsis:
Maggie and Rand try to rescue Duke from inside a fallen robot.
Reprints:

The Many Faces of "Big" Danny Chesterfield (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
"Big" Danny Chesterfield
Synopsis:
Danny goes to a peep show and interrupts the proceedings.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Hey Hopey (Table of Contents: 11)

Locas / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Joey Glass
Synopsis:
Siblings Hopey and Joey talk about their mother and Maggie.
Reprints:

A Little Story... (Table of Contents: 12)

Palomar / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Pipo; Martin; Sakahaftewa [Satch]; Chelo; Vicente; Israel; Jesus
Synopsis:
Trouble happens after the kids go to the local watering hole.
Reprints:

Those Wild and Mixed Up Locas (Table of Contents: 13)

Locas / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; humor
Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Rand Race; Penny Century; H.R. Costigan
Synopsis:
Rand takes Maggie out to a restaurant in an effort to patch up their loose ends. Unfortunately, Maggie's insecurities get in the way.
Reprints:

Space Case (Table of Contents: 14)

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.
Reprints:

A Date With Hopey (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Henry Good; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]
Synopsis:
Henry recounts his relationship with Maggie and Hopey, and his attempts to start a romance with the latter.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Henry's last name isn't revealed until his next appearance in Love and Rockets: New Stories #7 (2015).

["Hi, girls. How are you feeling?"] (Table of Contents: 16)

Locas / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]
Synopsis:
The narrator asks the girls their feelings on being inside a color comic book for the first time.
Reprints:

Coloring Page (Table of Contents: 17)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]

Indexer Notes

A previously unpublished page from 1983.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

["The bull of the woods, if you will."] (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed) (inset)
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed); Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed) (inset)
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime] (signed); Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed) (inset)
Colors:
Clay McBride
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed) (inset)

Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]

Indexer Notes

Back cover. In the "Jaime" variant this is used as the front cover with logo added.