(May 1988)

Fantagraphics, 1988 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
10.95 USD; 14.95 CAD
Pages
152
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN
0-930193-65-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780930193652 90000
Editing
Gary Groth
Color
Black and White
Dimensions
6.5" x 9" (16.51 cm x 22.86 cm)
Binding
Softcover
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

One of four Love & Rockets reprint paperbacks in this format- the other titles were "Love & Rockets: Short Stories," "Heartbreak Soup and Other Stories" and "Heartbreak Soup and Other Stories."

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Colors
Jim Woodring

Characters
Tonantzín Villaseñor
Reprints

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

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rob Rodi
Letters
Inez M. Selleck (typesetting)

Indexer Notes

Front and back cover inner flaps that include a blurb from Rodi.

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

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

The Reticent Heart (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Inez M. Selleck (typesetting)

Indexer Notes

Title page, table of contents, indicia and production credits

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Letters
Inez M. Selleck (typesetting)

Welcome to Palomar... (Table of Contents: 5)

Palomar / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez

Reprints

Sugar 'N' Spikes (Table of Contents: 6)

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

On Isidro's Beach (Table of Contents: 7)

Heartbreak Soup Theater; Palomar / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]

Genre
drama
Characters
Casimira; Luba; Lupe; Doralis; Tipín Tipín; Maricela; Isidro Rivas
Reprints

Ecce Homo (Table of Contents: 8)

Heartbreak Soup; Palomar / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)

Genre
drama
Characters
Heraclio; Carmen; Tonantzín Villaseñor; Luba; Vicente; Israel; Maricela; Guadalupe; Pipo; Sergio; Augustin; Lucia; Tipín Tipín; Diana; Chelo; Borro; Gato; Satch; Archie; Ofelia; Martin El Loco
Synopsis
Palomar has a village picnic.
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Space Case (Table of Contents: 9)

Heartbreak Soup; 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
Keywords
soap opera

Slug Fest (Table of Contents: 10)

Heartbreak Soup; Palomar / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Tonantzín Villaseñor; Diana Villaseñor; El Clavo; Theo; Chelo; Tipín Tipín; Carmen
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

The Reticent Heart (Table of Contents: 11)

Palomar / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)

Genre
drama
Characters
Heraclio; Carmen Jimenez; Jesus; Israel; Satch; Vicente; Luba; Ofelia; Tonantzín Villaseñor; Chelo
Synopsis
Heraclio recalls his sexual encounter with Luba from when he was fifteen years old
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

The Way Things're Going (Table of Contents: 12)

Palomar / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]

Genre
drama
Characters
Jesus; Vicente; Gato; Luba; Doralis
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

The Whispering Tree (Table of Contents: 13)

Palomar / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Doralis; Guadalupe; Ofelia
Synopsis
Guadalupe tells Doralis a ghost story
Reprints

Love Bites (Table of Contents: 14)

Palomar / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Carmen; Heraclio; Gloria; Hopey (cameo); Tonantzín Villaseñor; Luba; Ofelia; Tipín Tipín
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

An American In Palomar, part one (Table of Contents: 15)

Palomar / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Howard Miller; Tonantzín Villaseñor; Carmen; Chelo; Luba; Diana; Theo
Synopsis
Howard Miller walks the streets of Palomar photographing its citizens. He has an encounter with Tonantzin, who gets the idea he can help her get noticed by Hollywood. When Theo introduces Miller to some of the ruins outside town, Miller gets lost in one of them and has an hallucinatory experience. He returns home in a shaken frame of mind and finds Tonantzin waiting for him.
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

An American in Palomar, part two (Table of Contents: 16)

Palomar / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Beth; Diana; Howard Miller; Carmen; Augustin; Chelo; Tonantzín Villaseñor; Doralis; Casimira; Ofelia; Guadalupe; Maricela; Luba; Theo
Synopsis
The citizens of Palomar find out that they are being used by Howard
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Holidays in the Sun (Table of Contents: 17)

Palomar / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Luba; Jesus; Obregon; Tonantzin; Marcos
Synopsis
Jesus, in prison, fantasizes about the women in his life.
Reprints

For the Love of Carmen (Table of Contents: 18)

Palomar / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)

Genre
drama
Characters
Heraclio; Carmen; Vicente; Israel; Satch; Jesus; Toco; Luba; Manuel; Tonantzín Villaseñor; Chelo; Pipo; Lucia; Elvira; Howard Miller
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

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

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

Tears From Heaven (Table of Contents: 20)

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

A True Story (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Gilbert Hernandez; The Fabulous Moolah; Adrian Adonis [Keith Franks]; Girlfriend; Iron Mike Sharpe; Announcer
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (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. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Reticent Heart
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Welcome to Palomar...
    Palomar
  7. 6. Sugar 'N' Spikes
    Palomar
  8. 7. On Isidro's Beach
    Heartbreak Soup Theater; Palomar
  9. 8. Ecce Homo
    Heartbreak Soup; Palomar
  10. 9. Space Case
    Heartbreak Soup; Palomar
  11. 10. Slug Fest
    Heartbreak Soup; Palomar
  12. 11. The Reticent Heart
    Palomar
  13. 12. The Way Things're Going
    Palomar
  14. 13. The Whispering Tree
    Palomar
  15. 14. Love Bites
    Palomar
  16. 15. An American In Palomar, part one
    Palomar
  17. 16. An American in Palomar, part two
    Palomar
  18. 17. Holidays in the Sun
    Palomar
  19. 18. For the Love of Carmen
    Palomar
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. Tears From Heaven
    Errata Stigmata
  22. 21. A True Story
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
  25. 24. ["Born in 1957 in Oxnard, California, just north of Los Angeles, Gilbert Hernandez inherited a love of comics..."]
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