The Complete Love & Rockets #2 [First Edition]
(June 1986)

Fantagraphics, 1985 Series
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Volume
2
Price
9.95 USD; 13.50 CAD
Pages
?
On-sale date
1986
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN
0-930193-25-3 Search at WorldCat
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

This issue has variants.

First edition: June 1986 (9.95 USD; 13.50 CAD); Second edition: May 1989 (12.95 USD); Third edition May 1996 (19.95 USD); Fourth edition: November 2001 (19.95 USD; 27.95 CAD). Between those four editions there have been three different covers. The fourth edition was used to create this index.


Chelo's Burden (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Colors
Tom Luth
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Luba; Chelo; Toco
Reprints

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

credits, title page / 5 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Chelo

Indexer Notes

Title and publisher page; Publishing and reprint credits; table of Contents page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Preface (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Gary Groth
Pencils
Mario Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Mario Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Chelo's Burden (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Indexer Notes

The title is only given in the table of contents. Not to be confused with the twenty-four page story with the same name from Love & Rockets #50.

Heartbreak Soup (Table of Contents: 6)

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: 7)

Palomar / 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; Satch [Sakahaftewa]; Jesus Angel; Israel Diaz; Manuel; Arturo; Soledad Marquez; Guero; Pintor; Luba; Ofelia; Maricela; Sheriff Borro
Reprints

Sopa de Gran Pena, part two (Table of Contents: 8)

Palomar / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

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
Reprints

Love and Rockets (Table of Contents: 9)

Love and Rockets / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Penny Century; "Atoma"; Suicidal Woman (dream sequence only)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Gilbert and Jaime each used "Love & Rockets" as a story title exactly once. Gilbert's turn was with the graphic novel-length "Love & Rockets X."

Maggie vs. Maniakk (Table of Contents: 10)

Locas / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jaime Hernandez; Mario Hernandez (Maniakk's dialogue)
Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez
Letters
Jaime Hernandez

Characters
Maniakus Rex (Maniakk); Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Giggles Galore; Venetia Vendetta; Penny Century; Ultimax; unnamed Satellite City mayor
Reprints

More Music for Monsters III (Table of Contents: 11)

Bang & Inez / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Monster; Inez; Bang Bang
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Titled "More Music for Monsters" on the first page and "Music for Monsters III" in the table of contents.

Hey Hopey (Table of Contents: 12)

Locas / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So ya wanna?
Reprints

100 Rooms (Table of Contents: 14)

Locas Tambien / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Vicki Glori; Speedy [Eulalio Ortiz]; Penny Century; H. R. Costigan [Herv R. Costigan]; Webster; Ethel; Baron Casey Giffs; Vicente (Beto's character); Chelo (Beto's character); Rand Race; Demoña; Comrade 7
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Previously unpublished material has been added to this story, making it five pages longer than the original version.

Twitch City (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Emico; Frida Kahlo; Senor Ito
Reprints

Toyo's Request (Table of Contents: 16)

Mechanics / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Bernie Carbo; Rena Titañon; Duke Morales; Toyo; Zono Hibonales; Bull Marie
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Locas Tambien / comic story / 1.9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Here comes Maggie! Man, I'd sure like her to give me head scissors.
Genre
humor
Characters
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Penny Century; Daffy [Daphne Matsumoto]; Terry [Theresa Leeanne Downe]; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Joey Glass; Tony
Reprints

La Chota vs. Roy Cowboy (Table of Contents: 18)

La Chota / comic story / 0.1 page (report information)

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

Characters
La Chota; Roy Cowboy
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Somewhere in California / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Mario Hernandez
Pencils
Mario Hernandez
Inks
Mario Hernandez
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez (pages 7 and 13 only)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Brian. You were right. The place still looks like a slum. Keen house, though
Characters
Brian Vinton; Joleen; Tony; Omor; Nefar; Sedrik; Kled; Afa Riengold; Dalvor Amorte; Aunt Verlika; Jan; Jelik; Fred
Reprints

Out O' Space (Table of Contents: 20)

Rocky and Fumble / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Rocky; Fumble; Mad Patrick
Reprints

Locker Room Interviews By and By (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Dr. Smith; Mother of Two Children
Reprints

Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 22)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

A blown-up panel taken from page two of Love & Rockets #3.

[Love & Rockets #3] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
?

Characters
Atoma
Reprints

[Love & Rockets #3 back cover] (Table of Contents: 24)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mario Hernandez
Inks
Mario Hernandez

Reprints

[Love & Rockets #4] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez

Characters
Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Penny Century; Bang; Inez; Luba; Rocky; Fumble
Reprints

[Love & Rockets #4 back cover] (Table of Contents: 26)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mario Hernandez
Inks
Mario Hernandez

Reprints

[Complete Love & Rockets #2- Chelo's Burden (first printing)] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
?

Characters
Luba
Reprints
  • from The Complete Love & Rockets #2 - Chelo's Burden (June 1986) (1st printing)

[Complete Love & Rockets #2 (second & third printings)] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
?

Characters
Chelo
Reprints
  • from The Complete Love & Rockets #2 - Chelo's Burden (May 1989) (2nd printing)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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