The Complete Love & Rockets #15 - Hernandez Satyricon
(August 1997)

Fantagraphics, 1985 Series
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Volume
15
Price
18.95 USD; 25.95 CAD
Pages
164
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN
1-56097-259-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781560972716 51895
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 is the final volume with both hard and softcover editions.


Hernandez Satyricon (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Colors
?

Characters
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Luba
Reprints

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

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

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

credits, title page / 5 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Title and publisher pages; Indicia page with production credits; Table of Contents page; seven drawings from the book's story contents

Hernandez Satyricon (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rena Titañon; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Duke Morales; Rand Race; Penny Century; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Daffy [Daphne Matsumoto]; Lima; Subir; Speedy Ortiz (cameo); Jaime Hernandez (cameo)
Synopsis
Gilbert plays around with his brother's characters in this whimsical and surreal sci-fic piece.
Reprints

War Paint (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Maricela; Riri; Tiburcia; Ofelia; Chelo; Luba
Synopsis
Maricela and Riri play around with makeup in Jaime's turn at using his brother's characters
Reprints

Somewhere in the Tropics (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Mario Hernandez
Pencils
Mario Hernandez
Inks
Mario Hernandez
Letters
Mario Hernandez

Genre
drama; advocacy
Characters
Owen; Mary; Annina; Achille; Spudo; Biscuit Mendicant; Dr. Assis; Cruz; Heimdahl; Mama; Malachi; Frodo; Kurdik; Chacun; Constable; Malachi
Reprints
Keywords
political

Indexer Notes

The story has three additional pages that were not included in the original story

Marilyn Monroe (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
sports
Synopsis
A wordless round of boxing
Reprints

The KKK Come to Hoppers (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Ray; Mando; Ignacio
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Death, God and the Devil are One (Table of Contents: 8)

Errata Stigmata / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Errata Stigmata; Muerta
Reprints

Life and Rockets ...When the Muse is not Amused (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mario Hernandez
Pencils
Mario Hernandez
Inks
Mario Hernandez
Letters
Mario Hernandez

Characters
Chacun; Muse; Mario Hernandez; El Menso; Biscuit Mendicant
Reprints

My Love Book (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez; Nixon; Gubbah; Tony; Mom; Li'l Pumpkin Lad; Pump; Gorka; Sean; Steve; Pig
Reprints

Our Christmas!!! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Benny; Ray; Blandina; Doyle
Synopsis
The kids can't wait to receive their Christmas presents
Reprints

Easter Hunt (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Roy Cowboy; Julie Wree
Reprints

Indexer Notes

“Written and originally drawn by Beto sometime around 1967. Drawn by Xaime in 1993.”

Is it 10 Years Already? (Table of Contents: 13)

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]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Through the Years (Table of Contents: 15)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez
Letters
typeset

Characters
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Tex; Roy Cowboy

Indexer Notes

chapter title page with an illustration from 1990.

[The Best Comics of the Decade #2 Front Cover Illustration] (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez

Characters
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Izzy; Luba; Heraclio; Carmen
Reprints

[Comics Journal #178] (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Maggie; Fritz; Gina Bravo
Reprints

[Ten Years of Love and Rockets Front Cover Illustration] (Table of Contents: 18)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Junior Brooks; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Luba
Reprints

[Unused Love & Rockets #17 cover] (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez

Indexer Notes

An unused 1985 cover that was meant for Love & Rockets #17

[CMJ Magazine] (Table of Contents: 20)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez

Characters
Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]
Synopsis
A drawing of Hopey playing electric guitar that besides a magazine cover was also a t-shirt design
Reprints
  • from CMJ magazine (1991 ?) (front cover illustration)

[Unpublished Deadline Magazine illustration] (Table of Contents: 21)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez

Characters
Speedy, 'Litos, Carlos

Indexer Notes

An unpublished 1985 illustration that was for Deadline magazine featuring Speedy, 'Litos, Carlos and two others on a street corner.

[Mechanics - The Love and the Rocket] (Table of Contents: 22)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez

Characters
Maggie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally a splash page illustration.

[Three Illustrations] (Table of Contents: 23)

illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez

Characters
Maggie; Doyle Blackburn; Israel; Danita Lincoln; Hopey
Reprints
  • from Amazing Heroes Swimsuit Special (Fantagraphics, 1990 series) #?

Indexer Notes

Two Amazing Heroes swimsuit special illustrations from 1987-88; a 1990 postcard illustration featuring Maggie & Hopey

[Amazing Heroes #62] (Table of Contents: 24)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez

Characters
Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Penny Century
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprints the front cover image only minus the logo.

[1986 Christmas illustration] (Table of Contents: 25)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez

Characters
Penny Century; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Maggie; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

An unused 1986 Christmas illustration

[The Rocket - August 1986] (Table of Contents: 26)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Diana
Reprints
  • from The Rocket (?, 1979 series) (August 1986) (front cover illustration)

Indexer Notes

The Rocket was a free Seattle-based alt-rock newspaper

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez
Letters
Jaime Hernandez

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Coming soon! Meet the brand new in-vogue Maggie in Love & Rockets!
Characters
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]
Synopsis
A 1987 drawing of Maggie wearing aerobics clothes
Reprints
  • from Amazing Heroes Preview Special (Fantagraphics, 1985 series) #?

[Comics Journal #100] (Table of Contents: 28)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez

Characters
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Penny Century
Reprints

[Love & Rockets #1 (self-published) back cover] (Table of Contents: 29)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez

Reprints

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

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're getting it, Doralis! I'm telling mom!
Genre
drama
Characters
Doralis; Guadalupe; Theo; Boots; Tonantzin; Luba; Fruit Stand Owner; Maricela; Casimira; Ofelia
Synopsis
an unfinished story from 1985

It's Not the Motion, It's the Meat (Table of Contents: 31)

Beto and Carol / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carol Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils
Carol Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Carol Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Carol Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Carol Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Synopsis
The Hernandez's draw each other in this strip that lightly riffs on the Crumb's “Dirty Laundry” comix
Reprints

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

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pow! Zam! Comics aren't just for kids anymore! Love and Rockets
Genre
humor
Characters
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Izzy; Israel; Heraclio; Luba; Gina Bravo; Xochitl; Penny Century; Chelo; Carmen; Steve Stranski; Daffy; Danita Lincoln
Synopsis
A promo story from 1994
Reprints
  • from Capital City Distributor's Catalog (?, ? series) (? 199?)

Say, Man... (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Blonde-Haired Man; Man with Beard; Kid
Reprints

Takin' it to the Streets! (Table of Contents: 34)

Boy Chick / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Mephisto; Black Man; Cop; Priest; Kid
Reprints

[Two Unused Covers] (Table of Contents: 35)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
typeset

Characters
Tonantzin

Indexer Notes

Two unused covers for "Love and Rockets Book 8: Blood of Palomar." From 1989

[Two Front Cover Illustrations] (Table of Contents: 36)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
typeset

Characters
Luba; Chelo; Tonantzin; Howard Miller
Reprints

Indexer Notes

According to the notes on the page, the former cover is from a Danish “Heartbreak Soup” collection and the latter is from a Spanish edition of "An American in Palomar." Both titles need to be confirmed

[Six illustrations] (Table of Contents: 37)

illustration / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Luba; Peter Rio; Maggie; Hopey; Tonantzin; Tipin' Tipin'; Ray Dominguez; Terry; Daffy
Synopsis
six illustrations- an unused front cover illustration of Luba and Peter Rio that was Love & Rockets Book 12: Poison River; a 1994 promotional drawing of Maggie & Hopey for Love & Rockets #46; two 1992 Tonantzin t-shirt designs; an 1991 drawing of Tipin' Tipin' and Tonantzin; a double-page “Locas” poster image from 1988 featuring Ray, Hopey, Maggie, Terry and Daffy.

Calendar Art (Table of Contents: 38)

illustration / 22 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Hopey; Joey; Heraclio; La Bruja; Luba; H. R. Costigan; Ray Dominguez; Maggie; Doyle Blackburn; 'Litos; Danita Lincoln; Toco; Jesus; Israel; Satch; Monica; Terry; Zero Gravity; Theo; Diana; Tonantzin; Cheetah Torpeda; Rocky; Fumble; Penny Century; Peter Rio; Bull Marie; Tiger Rosa; Rena Titañon; Vicki Glori; Pepper Martinez; Errata Stigmata; Daffy; Casimira; Guadalupe; Ofelia; Chelo; Tipin' Tipin'; Carmen; Heraclio; Doralis; Izzy; Gato; Joey Glass; Steve Stranski; Igor Valdez; Maricela; Wanda; Ri Ri; Gerry; Junior Brooks; E.T.; Erf'Quake; Tex; Theo; Khamo; Scott; El Fontanel; Rex Walker; Sean Ogata; Rand Race; Lois; Kristen Niznick; Mike Niznick; Debbie
Synopsis
Fifty-three calendar drawings with signed dates ranging from 1988 to 1991

[Cover Gallery / Love & Rockets #40 Front Cover Illustration] (Table of Contents: 39)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Letters
?

Characters
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Luba; Ofelia; Tia Hilda
Reprints

[Love & Rockets #41 Front Cover Illustration] (Table of Contents: 40)

Errata Stigmata / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters
Errata Stigmata
Reprints

[Love & Rockets #41 back cover] (Table of Contents: 41)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez

Characters
Vicki Glori; Rena Titañon
Reprints

[Love & Rockets #42 Front Cover Illustration] (Table of Contents: 42)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez

Characters
Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]
Reprints

[Love & Rockets #42 back cover] (Table of Contents: 43)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If You Really Loved Me, You'd Know What I Mean!
Characters
Xochitl; Mario
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This Comic is for You!!
Reprints

[Love & Rockets #49 Front Cover Illustration] (Table of Contents: 46)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Reprints

[Love & Rockets #49 back cover] (Table of Contents: 47)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez

Reprints

[Love & Rockets #50 Cover Illustration] (Table of Contents: 48)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Vicki Glori; Rena Titañon; Ray Dominguez; Doyle Blackburn; Tipin' Tipin'; Speedy Ortiz; Maria; Guadalupe; Danita Lincoln; Jesus; Gato; Daffy [Daphne Matsumoto]; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Gorgo; Elias; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Carmen; Rand Race; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Luba; El Diablo Blanco; Heraclio; Chelo; Ofelia; Penny Century; Vicente; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Petra; Licha; Khamo; H. R. Costigan; Tonantzin; Errata Stigmata; Casimira; Janet Polo; Doralis; 'Litos; Zero Gravity; Del Chimney; Venus; Fumble; Tex; Gina Bravo; Xochitl; Pipo; Theo; Hector Martinez; Joey Glass; Boots
Reprints

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hernandez Satyricon
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Hernandez Satyricon
  5. 4. War Paint
  6. 5. Somewhere in the Tropics
  7. 6. Marilyn Monroe
  8. 7. The KKK Come to Hoppers
  9. 8. Death, God and the Devil are One
    Errata Stigmata
  10. 9. Life and Rockets ...When the Muse is not Amused
  11. 10. My Love Book
  12. 11. Our Christmas!!!
  13. 12. Easter Hunt
  14. 13. Is it 10 Years Already?
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. Through the Years
  17. 16. [The Best Comics of the Decade #2 Front Cover Illustration]
  18. 17. [Comics Journal #178]
  19. 18. [Ten Years of Love and Rockets Front Cover Illustration]
  20. 19. [Unused Love & Rockets #17 cover]
  21. 20. [CMJ Magazine]
  22. 21. [Unpublished Deadline Magazine illustration]
  23. 22. [Mechanics - The Love and the Rocket]
  24. 23. [Three Illustrations]
  25. 24. [Amazing Heroes #62]
  26. 25. [1986 Christmas illustration]
  27. 26. [The Rocket - August 1986]
  28. 27. ["Coming soon! Meet the brand new in-vogue Maggie in Love & Rockets!"]
  29. 28. [Comics Journal #100]
  30. 29. [Love & Rockets #1 (self-published) back cover]
  31. 30. ["You're getting it, Doralis! I'm telling mom!"]
    Heartbreak Soup
  32. 31. It's Not the Motion, It's the Meat
    Beto and Carol
  33. 32. ["Pow! Zam! Comics aren't just for kids anymore! Love and Rockets"]
  34. 33. Say, Man...
  35. 34. Takin' it to the Streets!
    Boy Chick
  36. 35. [Two Unused Covers]
  37. 36. [Two Front Cover Illustrations]
  38. 37. [Six illustrations]
  39. 38. Calendar Art
  40. 39. [Cover Gallery / Love & Rockets #40 Front Cover Illustration]
  41. 40. [Love & Rockets #41 Front Cover Illustration]
    Errata Stigmata
  42. 41. [Love & Rockets #41 back cover]
  43. 42. [Love & Rockets #42 Front Cover Illustration]
  44. 43. [Love & Rockets #42 back cover]
  45. 44. ["If You Really Loved Me, You'd Know What I Mean!"]
  46. 45. ["This Comic is for You!!"]
  47. 46. [Love & Rockets #49 Front Cover Illustration]
  48. 47. [Love & Rockets #49 back cover]
  49. 48. [Love & Rockets #50 Cover Illustration]
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
  52. 51. ["The 15th volume of the Hernandez Brothers' work collecdts all the remaining strips from the first Love & Rockets series..."]
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