The Complete Love & Rockets #[19] - Luba in America
(2001)

Fantagraphics, 1985 Series
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19.95 USD; 29.95 CAD
Pages
180
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN
1-56097-467-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781560974673 51995
Editing
Gary Groth
Color
Color Covers, Mostly Black & White Interiors
Binding
Softcover (#1 - 21; 23; 25); Hardcover- (#22 & 24)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Luba in America (Table of Contents)

Luba / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Colors
?

Characters
Luba
Reprints

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

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

Luba in America (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

title page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Luba in America, Volume One of the Luba Trilogy (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

title and publisher page; indicia with production credits; table of contents; eleven small illustrations from the interior pages

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

El Show de Doralis (Table of Contents: 6)

Luba / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Doralis; Venus; Petra; Fritz; Yoshio
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dated 2001

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Letters from Venus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear cousin, I'm writing this by hand and mailing it to you instead of just e-mailing it
Characters
Venus Vasquez; Petra Vasquez; Yoshio; Tonya; Fritz; Carlos; Mr. Vasquez
Reprints

Life on Mars (Table of Contents: 8)

Letters from Venus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Venus; Fritz; Petra; Carlos; Daddy
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

[New Love #2 back cover] (Table of Contents: 9)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters
Petra; Venus; Fritz
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Venus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't believe it. I dropped my cookie not twenty seconds ago.
Genre
humor
Characters
Venus
Reprints

Driven by Beauty (Table of Contents: 11)

Letters from Venus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Venus; Receptionist; Sergio; Pipo; Daddy [David Vasquez]; Petra; Fritz
Reprints

El Show Super Sensacional de Doralis (Table of Contents: 12)

Luba / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Doralis
Reprints

Quackin' in the New Age (Table of Contents: 13)

Luba / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Fritz; Petra; Doralis
Reprints

Mama's Boy (Table of Contents: 14)

Sergio with Pipo / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Sergio; Fritz; Petra; Pipo; Trasca; David Vasquez
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Huh..? Wha.?! (Table of Contents: 15)

Luba / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Doralis; Venus; David Vasquez; Petra; Fritz; Pipo
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Who Cares About Love? (Table of Contents: 16)

Letters from Venus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Venus; Yoshio; David Vasquez; Petra; Fritz; Carlos; Glinda; Kat
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Kidney Stoned Again (Table of Contents: 17)

Luba / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Enrique Escobar; Venus; Fritz; High School Friend
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

That Family Thing (Table of Contents: 18)

Letters from Venus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Venus; Fritz; Petra; Maria; Mitch
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

[New Love #4 back cover] (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters
Venus
Reprints

Goddess of Love (Table of Contents: 20)

Letters from Venus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Venus; Fritz; Petra; David Vasquez; Rogelio; Joey; Ofelia; Casimira; Luba; Pipo; Sergio; Gato; Doralis
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Luba in America (Table of Contents: 21)

Luba / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Doralis; Luba; Ofelia; Casimira; Venus; Old Man [Gorgo Pito]
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

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

Luba / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As Luba dreams of her husband's kisses, what of her family..?
Characters
Gorgo Pito; Guadalupe; Ofelia; Maricela; Casimira; Gato; Conchita; Joselito; Socorro; Doralis
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Dated 2001

The Sisters, The Cousins and the Kids... (Table of Contents: 23)

Luba / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

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

El Show Super Duper Sensacional de Doralis (Table of Contents: 24)

Luba / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Doralis; Guadalupe; Maricela; Gato; Casimira; Venus; Ofelia; Sergio
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

That Family Thing Again (Table of Contents: 25)

Luba / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Luba; Guadalupe; Fritz; Petra; Venus; Gato; Old Man [Gorgo Pito]; Ofelia; Maricela
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

The Old Man Sets Up! (Table of Contents: 26)

Luba / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Old Man [Gorgo Pito]
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Fuckin' Steve! (Table of Contents: 27)

Luba / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Steve Stranski; Guadalupe; Igor Valdez; Pipo
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

La Sorpresa (Table of Contents: 28)

Luba / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Conchita; Joselito; Socorro; Ofelia; Fritz
Reprints

Luba in America, part two (Table of Contents: 29)

Luba / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Luba; Pretty Good Looking Man; Old Man [Gorgo Pito]; Garza's Daughter
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

As You Know It (Table of Contents: 30)

Luba's Sisters / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Petra; Fritz; Jerome's Wife; Venus; Jerome; Pipo; Enrique Escobar; Greg
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Damp and Snuggy (Table of Contents: 31)

Luba / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Venus; Petra
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

All in the Family (Table of Contents: 32)

Luba / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Doralis; Gato; Guadalupe; Maricela; Pipo; Ofelia; Conchita; Joselito; Casimira; Socorro; Steve Stranski; Igor Valdez
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

The Old Man's Touch (Table of Contents: 33)

Luba / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Sergio; The Old Man [Gorgo Pito]; Fritz; Pipo
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Pipowear! (Table of Contents: 34)

Luba / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Pipo; Fritz; Casimira; Doralis
Reprints

Luba in America 3 (Table of Contents: 35)

Luba / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Luba; Fortunato; Doralis; Pipo; Ofelia; Venus; Guadalupe; Conchita; Joselito; Casimira; Socorro
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Poseur (Table of Contents: 36)

Luba / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Khamo [Santiago Khamo de los Santos]; Tonantzin; Luba; Khamo s Mother; Khamo's Father; Joselito; Socorro; Conchita; Casimira; Guadalupe
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Luba's Cousin Ofelia (Table of Contents: 37)

Luba / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Ofelia; Doralis; Luba
Reprints

A Cada Quien lo Suyo (Table of Contents: 38)

Luba / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Fritz; Petra; Joselito
Reprints

Memories of Sweet Youth (Table of Contents: 39)

Luba's Sisters Fritz and Petra / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Fritz; Petra; Enrique Escobar; Luba; Melvin; Melvin's Grandfather; Melvin's Grandmother; Dulce; Tanya; Bobby; Tanya's Father; Bum; Joe; Ed; Jack; Taxi Driver
Reprints

Luba's Niece Venus Gives Us the Lowdown! (Table of Contents: 40)

Luba / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Venus; Fritz; Petra; Luba; Marie; Yoshio; Bobby; Tanya; Enrique Escobar; Ofelia
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters
Luba; Fritz; Petra; Venus; Ofelia; Khamo; Doralis; Socorro; Joselito; Maricela
Reprints
  • from ?

El Show Super Duper Sensacional de Doralis (Table of Contents: 42)

Luba / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Doralis; Luba; Tom [Tomas]; Ofelia; Meche; Khamo; Pipo; Enrique Escobar; Fritz; Petra; Venus; Maricela; Guadalupe; Gato; Jimmy; Fortunato; Candace; Joselito
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Firstborn (Table of Contents: 43)

Luba / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Luba; Guadalupe
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Venus Tells It Like It Is! (Table of Contents: 44)

Luba / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Venus; Luba; Petra; Fritz; Ofelia
Reprints

Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez

Indexer Notes

Reprints in the covers to "Luba" #1-4, "Luba's Comics and Stories" #1 and "New Love" #3 & 6.

Inside Front Cover Art (Table of Contents: 46)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Reprints in the inside front cover art to "Luba" #2, 3, 4 and "Luba's Comics and Stories" #1.

Also Available from Fantagraphics Books: (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

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

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Luba in America
    Luba
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Luba in America
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Luba in America, Volume One of the Luba Trilogy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. El Show de Doralis
    Luba
  8. 7. ["Dear cousin, I'm writing this by hand and mailing it to you instead of just e-mailing it"]
    Letters from Venus
  9. 8. Life on Mars
    Letters from Venus
  10. 9. [New Love #2 back cover]
  11. 10. ["I can't believe it. I dropped my cookie not twenty seconds ago."]
    Venus
  12. 11. Driven by Beauty
    Letters from Venus
  13. 12. El Show Super Sensacional de Doralis
    Luba
  14. 13. Quackin' in the New Age
    Luba
  15. 14. Mama's Boy
    Sergio with Pipo
  16. 15. Huh..? Wha.?!
    Luba
  17. 16. Who Cares About Love?
    Letters from Venus
  18. 17. Kidney Stoned Again
    Luba
  19. 18. That Family Thing
    Letters from Venus
  20. 19. [New Love #4 back cover]
  21. 20. Goddess of Love
    Letters from Venus
  22. 21. Luba in America
    Luba
  23. 22. ["As Luba dreams of her husband's kisses, what of her family..?"]
    Luba
  24. 23. The Sisters, The Cousins and the Kids...
    Luba
  25. 24. El Show Super Duper Sensacional de Doralis
    Luba
  26. 25. That Family Thing Again
    Luba
  27. 26. The Old Man Sets Up!
    Luba
  28. 27. Fuckin' Steve!
    Luba
  29. 28. La Sorpresa
    Luba
  30. 29. Luba in America, part two
    Luba
  31. 30. As You Know It
    Luba's Sisters
  32. 31. Damp and Snuggy
    Luba
  33. 32. All in the Family
    Luba
  34. 33. The Old Man's Touch
    Luba
  35. 34. Pipowear!
    Luba
  36. 35. Luba in America 3
    Luba
  37. 36. Poseur
    Luba
  38. 37. Luba's Cousin Ofelia
    Luba
  39. 38. A Cada Quien lo Suyo
    Luba
  40. 39. Memories of Sweet Youth
    Luba's Sisters Fritz and Petra
  41. 40. Luba's Niece Venus Gives Us the Lowdown!
    Luba
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
  43. 42. El Show Super Duper Sensacional de Doralis
    Luba
  44. 43. Firstborn
    Luba
  45. 44. Venus Tells It Like It Is!
    Luba
  46. 45. Cover Gallery
  47. 46. Inside Front Cover Art
  48. 47. Also Available from Fantagraphics Books:
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
  50. 49. ["Luba in America is the first volume of a trilogy starring Gilbert Hernandez's most recognized and reknowned literary creation..."]
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