Luba #1
(February 1998)

Fantagraphics, 1998 Series
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Price
2.95 USD; 3.95 USD
Pages
28
Indicia Frequency
three times a year
On-sale Date
1998
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
Barcode
074470901266 02
Editing
Gary Groth (editor)

Issue Notes

Dan Dean and Carrie Whitney listed as Art Directors.
According to indicia this is: First printing: April 1998.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Luba / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto =97=)
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto =97=)
Colors
Rhea Patton
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto =97=)

Genre
drama
Characters
Luba
Keywords
hammers; rain

Indexer Notes

Reprinted in 1/7 pg. size in "Luba in America" (Fantagraphics, 2001)

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits, indicia, call for letters, and a couple of illos.

Luba in America Part 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

Luba / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)

Genre
drama
Characters
Luba; Khamo (dream sequence); The Old Man [Gorgo Cienfuego]
Synopsis
Luba sets out to find if her family will be safe in America, and if she can get her husband across the border.
Reprints

The Sisters, The Cousins and the Kids... (A Post-Palomar Production) (Table of Contents: 3)

Luba / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)

Genre
drama
Characters
Fritz [Rosalba Martinez]; Petra Martinez; Venus; Ofelia Beltran; Casimira; Guadalupe Reyna; Luba; Fritz's Patient; Socorro; Joselito; Conchita; Yolanda Marie
Reprints

The Old Man Sets Up! (Table of Contents: 4)

Luba / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/98)
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/98)
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/98)
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/98)

Genre
drama
Characters
The Old Man [Gorgo Cienfuego]
Reprints

Fuckin' Steve! (Table of Contents: 5)

Luba / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/97)
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/97)
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/97)
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/97)

Genre
drama
Characters
Steve Stranski; Igor Valdez; Guadalupe; Pipo Jimenez
Reprints

El Show Super Duper Sensacional de Doralis (Table of Contents: 6)

Luba / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)

Genre
drama
Characters
Doralis; Guadalupe; Maricela; Gato Reyna; Casimira; Venus; Sergio Jimenez; Pipo Jimenez; Ofelia Beltran
Reprints

That Family Thing Again (Table of Contents: 7)

Luba / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 97 98)

Genre
drama
Characters
Luba; The Old Man [Gorgo Cienfuego]; Guadalupe Reyna; Fritz [Rosalba Martinez]; Petra Martinez; Venus; Gato Reyna; Ofelia Beltran; Maricela
Reprints

La Sorpresa (Table of Contents: 8)

Luba / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 98)
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 98)
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 98)
Colors
Rhea Patton
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez (signed as Beto/ 98)

Genre
drama
Characters
Conchita; Joselito; Socorro; Ofelia Beltran; Fritz [Rosalba Martinez]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Luba
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Luba in America Part 1
    Luba
  4. 3. The Sisters, The Cousins and the Kids... (A Post-Palomar Production)
    Luba
  5. 4. The Old Man Sets Up!
    Luba
  6. 5. Fuckin' Steve!
    Luba
  7. 6. El Show Super Duper Sensacional de Doralis
    Luba
  8. 7. That Family Thing Again
    Luba
  9. 8. La Sorpresa
    Luba
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