(Summer 1983)

Fantagraphics, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.95 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages:
68
On-sale date:
1983
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Brand:
CX Comics Experimental
Editing:
Gary Groth
Color:
black and white with color covers
Dimensions:
8.5" x 11" (21.59 cm x 27.94 cm)
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Colors:
Janet Toombs

Characters:
"Atoma"; Super-Powered Baby
Reprints:

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

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

Script:
Kim Thompson

Love and Rockets (Table of Contents: 2)

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:

Sopa de Gran Pena (part one) (Table of Contents: 3)

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:
Keywords:
soap opera

Indexer Notes

First appearance of all characters except Luba, who first appeared in a story of questionable canonicity, "BEM" from #1; introduction of the Central American village of Palomar. Title, Sopa de Gran Pena, translates to "Heartbreak Soup". The story continues into the following issue.

Maggie vs. Maniakk (Table of Contents: 4)

Maggie the Mechanic / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; superhero
Characters:
Maniakk [Maniakus Rex]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Giggles Galore; Venetia Vendetta; Penny Century; Ultimax; Go-Go Girl / Demona; Unnamed Satellite City Mayor
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

Indexer Notes

First and only appearances of: Maniakk; Giggles Galore; Venetia Vendetta; Ultimax; Unnamed Satellite City mayor

["So ya wanna?"] (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

[“Well, Brian. You were right. The place still looks like a slum. Keen house, though”] (Table of Contents: 6)

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)

Characters:
Brian Vinton; Joleen; Tony; Omor; Nefar; Sedrik; Kled; Afa Riengold; Dalvor Amorte; Aunt Verlika; Jan; Jelik; Fred
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of all characters.

["Hey! Here comes Maggie! Man, I'd sure like her to give me head scissors."] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre:
drama
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 Belle; Rand Race (in photo)
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

La Chota vs. Roy Cowboy (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
La Chota; Roy Cowboy
Reprints:

Locker Room interviews By and By (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Dr. Smith; unnamed starving "Lower Side" family
Reprints:

Toyo's Request (Table of Contents: 10)

Mechanics / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Jocko; Bernie Carbo; Rena Titañon; Yuki; Toyo Hibonales; Sharkey; Zono Hibonales; Bull Marie; Duke Morales [Manuel Morales]; Sergeant Jipín; Burro
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

["War Bride"] (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Colors:
Gary Kwapisz; Pepfield J.

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Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Love and Rockets
    Love and Rockets
  4. 3. Sopa de Gran Pena (part one)
    Palomar
  5. 4. Maggie vs. Maniakk
    Maggie the Mechanic
  6. 5. ["So ya wanna?"]
  7. 6. [“Well, Brian. You were right. The place still looks like a slum. Keen house, though”]
    Somewhere in California
  8. 7. ["Hey! Here comes Maggie! Man, I'd sure like her to give me head scissors."]
    Locas Tambien
  9. 8. La Chota vs. Roy Cowboy
    La Chota
  10. 9. Locker Room interviews By and By
  11. 10. Toyo's Request
    Mechanics
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. ["War Bride"]
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