Love and Rockets Library #[7] - Amor y Cohetes
(March 2008)

Fantagraphics, 2007 Series
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Price
16.99 USD
Pages
292
On-sale date
2008-04-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
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ISBN
978-1-56097-926-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781560979265 51699
Editing
Kim Thompson
Color
color covers, black & white interior
Dimensions
7.5" x 9" (19.05 cm x 22.86 cm)
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
ongoing series

Issue Notes

A compilation of Jaime, Mario and Gilbert Hernandez's short-run stories from the pages of Love and Rockets.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Frida Kahlo; Rocky; Patrick
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Images taken from the "Frida," (pg. 175) "Somewhere in the Tropics" (pg. 223) and "Out O' Space" (pg. 109) stories.

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

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

Amor y Cohetes (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 5 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez
Letters
typeset

Characters
Rocky; Fumble

Indexer Notes

title and publisher page; title pages with images from pgs. 106 and 108; indicia, production credits, table of contents

Sixto the Dinosaur (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jaime Hernandez
Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez

Genre
humor
Characters
Sixto the Dinosaur
Reprints

Love and Rockets (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Penny Century; "Atoma"; suicidal woman (dream sequence only)
Reprints

BEM: Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; adventure; science fiction
Characters
Leonore; Leonore's Friend Bem; Harold Penis; Bob Zitz; Bobo; Peter; Luba; Mr. Radium; Echo; Roxanne; Paulo
Reprints

BEM: Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; adventure; science fiction
Characters
Leonore; Mr. Radium; Cha Cha Charlie
Reprints

BEM: Chapter 3 (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; adventure; science fiction
Characters
Luba; Peter; Patrice; Roxanne; Paulo; Bem
Reprints

BEM: Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; adventure; science fiction
Characters
Leonore; Mr. Radium; Paulo/Bem; Luba; Cuate; Leonore
Reprints

BEM: Chapter 5 (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; adventure; science fiction
Characters
Leonore; Luba; Paulo/Bem; Mr. Radium
Reprints

Barrio Huerta (Table of Contents: 10)

Hoppers 13 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Reprints

Music for Monsters I (Table of Contents: 11)

Bang and Inez / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; humor
Characters
Bang; Inez; Vivik; El Creepo Perverto; Woman with Convertible
Reprints

Radio Zero (Table of Contents: 12)

Errata Stigmata / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Errata Stigmata; Bubbles; Old Lady; Valentia
Reprints

¿Music for Monsters? II (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bang; Inez
Synopsis
Bang Bang and Inez stop 5 Killiaak monsters from stealing a deadly disease.
Reprints

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

Somewhere in California... / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Mario Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez (co-script)
Pencils
Mario Hernandez
Inks
Mario Hernandez
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There they are! The Polaris Apartments! Go around to the alley way, now!
Genre
science fiction; crime
Characters
Vodor; Handyman; Xed; Tony; Zezbar; Noalda; Kurdik; Svedor; Katie; Cluziah; Officer
Reprints

More Music for Monsters III (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bang; Inez
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Twitch City (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Emico; Frida Kahlo (dream sequence); Mom; Senor Ito
Reprints

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

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
Genre
crime; science fiction
Characters
Brian Vinton; Joleen; Tony; Omor; Nefar; Kled; Sedrik; Afa Riengold; Doctor Amorte; Aunt Verlika; Jan; Jelik; Ralph
Reprints

Out O' Space (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rocky Rhodes; Fumble; Monster [King Patrick]
Reprints

Locker Room Interviews By and By (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Smith; Mother of Two Children
Reprints

A Fan Letter... (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Bolo; KK; Julie
Synopsis
The history of the band Twitch City.
Reprints

Retro Rocky (Table of Contents: 22)

Rocky and Fumble / comic story / 5 pages (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
science fiction
Characters
Rocky Rhodes; Fumble; Rocky's Mom [Melba Rhodes]; Rocky's Dad [John Rhodes]; Raymond
Synopsis
Rocky recalls how she got Fumble.
Reprints

Le Contretemps (Table of Contents: 23)

Errata Stigmata / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Errata Stigmata; Bob
Synopsis
Errata discovers that Bob only loves her for her stigmata.
Reprints

The Adventures of Rocky and Her Robot Fumble (Table of Contents: 24)

Rocky and Fumble / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime]
Pencils
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime]
Inks
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime]
Letters
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime]

Genre
drama
Characters
Rocky Rhodes; Fumble; Melba Rhodes; John Rhodes; Cop
Synopsis
Rocky comes home after running away.
Reprints

Tears from Heaven (Table of Contents: 25)

Errata Stigmata / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Errata Stigmata; Uncle Ira; Aunt Zephie; Piano Teacher; Dr. D. David Schulz; Oona
Reprints

Where Are We? (Table of Contents: 26)

Rocky and Fumble / comic story / 3 pages (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
science fiction
Characters
Rocky Rhodes; Fumble; Daddy [John Rhodes]
Reprints

The Many Faces of "Big" Danny Chesterfield (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
"Big" Danny Chesterfield
Synopsis
Danny goes to a peep show and interrupts the proceedings.
Reprints

Rocky's Birthday Surprise (Table of Contents: 28)

Rocky and Fumble / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime “Shemp” Hernandez]
Pencils
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime “Shemp” Hernandez]
Inks
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime “Shemp” Hernandez]
Letters
Jaime Hernandez [as Jaime “Shemp” Hernandez]

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rocky Rhodes; Fumble; Rhoda; Needra; Cheetah Torpeda; Mr. Bakers; Rongo Ragney
Reprints

A True Story (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Adrian Adonis
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story includes a four-panel "epilogue" dated from 1988 which was not part of the original.

Bala (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

The Goat (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Frida (Table of Contents: 32)

Frida Kahlo / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Frida Kahlo; 'Cachuca' Alejandro Gomez Arias (cameo); Diego Rivera
Reprints

Rocket Rhodes (Table of Contents: 33)

Rocky and Fumble / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rocky Rhodes; Fumble; Dante; Cheetah Torpedah
Reprints

Beep Beep (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez [as Bob Dillon]
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez [as Bob Dillon]
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez [as Bob Dillon]
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez [as Bob Dillon]

Reprints

¡Mojado Power! (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Correo; Enero; Febrero; Miercoles; Speedy Ortiz
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

A Folk Tale (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez [as Karl Barx]
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez [as Karl Barx]
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez [as Karl Barx]
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez [as Karl Barx]

Reprints

El Show de Chota (Table of Contents: 37)

La Chota / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
La Chota; Roy Cowboy
Reprints

Hernandez Satyricon (Table of Contents: 38)

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-fiction piece.
Reprints

War Paint (Table of Contents: 39)

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 as it's Jaime's turn at using his brother's characters
Reprints

Somewhere in the Tropics (Table of Contents: 40)

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 includes the three additional pages that were added in the Complete Love & Rockets vol. 15 book

Marilyn Monroe (Table of Contents: 41)

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: 42)

Hoppers / 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: 43)

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

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Errata Stigmata; Muerta
Reprints

Our Christmas!!! (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Life and Rockets ...When the Muse Is Not Amused (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Easter Hunt (Table of Contents: 46)

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; Del Chimney (cameo)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

My Love Book (Table of Contents: 47)

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

Is It 10 Years Already? (Table of Contents: 48)

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: 49)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

A blown up panel from pg. 200 ("A Folk Tale").

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Los. Bros. Hernandez (Table of Contents: 51)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mario Hernandez
Inks
Mario Hernandez
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mario Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez

Indexer Notes

Brief bio on the artists with a small illustration from 1997.

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

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

Los Bros. As You've Never Seen Them! (Table of Contents: 53) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Amor y Cohetes
  4. 3. Sixto the Dinosaur
  5. 4. Love and Rockets
    Love and Rockets
  6. 5. BEM: Chapter 1
  7. 6. BEM: Chapter 2
  8. 7. BEM: Chapter 3
  9. 8. BEM: Chapter 4
  10. 9. BEM: Chapter 5
  11. 10. Barrio Huerta
    Hoppers 13
  12. 11. Music for Monsters I
    Bang and Inez
  13. 12. Radio Zero
    Errata Stigmata
  14. 13. ¿Music for Monsters? II
    Bang and Inez
  15. 14. ["There they are! The Polaris Apartments! Go around to the alley way, now!"]
    Somewhere in California...
  16. 15. More Music for Monsters III
    Bang and Inez
  17. 16. ["So ya wanna?"]
  18. 17. Twitch City
  19. 18. ["Well, Brian. You were right. The place still looks like a slum. Keen house, though"]
    Somewhere in California...
  20. 19. Out O' Space
    Rocky and Fumble
  21. 20. Locker Room Interviews By and By
  22. 21. A Fan Letter...
  23. 22. Retro Rocky
    Rocky and Fumble
  24. 23. Le Contretemps
    Errata Stigmata
  25. 24. The Adventures of Rocky and Her Robot Fumble
    Rocky and Fumble
  26. 25. Tears from Heaven
    Errata Stigmata
  27. 26. Where Are We?
    Rocky and Fumble
  28. 27. The Many Faces of "Big" Danny Chesterfield
  29. 28. Rocky's Birthday Surprise
    Rocky and Fumble
  30. 29. A True Story
  31. 30. Bala
  32. 31. The Goat
  33. 32. Frida
    Frida Kahlo
  34. 33. Rocket Rhodes
    Rocky and Fumble
  35. 34. Beep Beep
  36. 35. ¡Mojado Power!
  37. 36. A Folk Tale
  38. 37. El Show de Chota
    La Chota
  39. 38. Hernandez Satyricon
  40. 39. War Paint
  41. 40. Somewhere in the Tropics
  42. 41. Marilyn Monroe
  43. 42. The KKK Come to Hoppers
    Hoppers
  44. 43. Death, God and the Devil Are One
    Errata Stigmata
  45. 44. Our Christmas!!!
  46. 45. Life and Rockets ...When the Muse Is Not Amused
  47. 46. Easter Hunt
  48. 47. My Love Book
  49. 48. Is It 10 Years Already?
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
  52. 51. Los. Bros. Hernandez
  53. 52. [no title indexed]
  54. 53. Los Bros. As You've Never Seen Them!
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