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Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized comic books

  • Issue #1
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 1

    by Gilbert, Jaime, & Mario Hernandez Fantagraphics Books is proud and elated to announce the return, after a five-year hiatus, of the comic book that changed the industry forever: Love and Rockets, reuniting all three Hernandez Brothers! Jaime picks up the newly-divorced Maggie's story as she returns to the old neighborhood to try to reconnect with her past; in the first issue she meets up with everyone's favorite Hoppers resident, Izzy Ortiz. Gilbert launches a thrilling new graphic novel, "Julio's Day," about a man's life from 1900 to 2000. Every person gets his day... or does he? Finally, Gilbert (artist) and Mario (writer) collaborate on "Me for the Unknown," a tale of political intrigue, dumping on the little guy, psychosis, and violent revenge reminiscent of some of their earliest L&R stories (or their Mister X "Tales of Somnopolis" stories). Deluxe paper, cardstock covers. MATURE READERS b&w, 32pg Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #2
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 2

    by Gilbert, Jaime, & Mario Hernandez The second great issue of the second volume of the comic that revolutionized comics ? Love & Rockets! Los Bros. Hernandez are back and better than ever! In Beto's "Julio's Day," Julio goes to school, encounters bullies, difficult school work, attention deficit disorder, and the slow destruction of passion and creativity by the school system. Mario gives us part two of "Me for the Unknown," a story filled with crooked politicians and revolution in the Comprachican bayou. And in Jaime's tale, Maggie asks herself, "Does the world suck or do I suck? That is the question." while Izzy is still in her apartment and someone called The Frogmouth wants to be her best friend. Cardstock cover. Quarterly. MATURE READERS b&w, 32pg Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #3
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 3

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    by Los Bros. Hernandez Marked by TIME Magazine as one of the top 100 innovators to look out for, Los Bros. Hernandez' continue with the alternative series that started it all. This issue, in Gilbert's "Julio's Day," Julio gets a break from the horrors of childhood and focuses on his sister Sofia's horrors: unrequited love, mysterious neighbors, and food poisoning; plus, his baby brother Benjamin is born ? will he also live under Julio's unlucky star? In Jaime's new "Maggie" episode, Maggie and the Frog Mouth go sunbathing, and whenever the Frog Mouth's around you never know what's going to happen! Finally, in the latest chapter of Mario and Gilbert's action thriller "Me for the Unknown," Lillard goes for a new identity with mixed results. Deluxe paper, cardstock covers. MATURE READERS b&w, 32pg Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #4
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 4

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    by Los Bros. Hernandez Imaginary dogs roam its walkways at night. All the air conditioners are broken. The empty swimming pool is covered with flies. What does this all mean? Don't ask Maggie, the manager of the notorious Capri Apartments deep in the heart of the San Fernando Valley. She has no answers. She just wants it to stop being so damn hot. Izzy knows but she sure ain't telling. Over on Beto's side of the comic, in "Julio's Day," Julio watches as his little brother Benjamin becomes the scourge of the neighborhood, and in "26,280 Hours To Kill" our man Roy is wrongly imprisoned and the mother of all prison riots erupts. Plus ? the latest chapter of Beto + Mario's "Me for the Unknown"! Four stories from three Bros. add up to great entertainment! MATURE READERS FC, 32pg $3.95 Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #5
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 5

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    by Los Bros. Hernandez "Generations" might be the subtitle for this especially lively, eclectic, and time-spanning issue of Love and Rockets, timed to premiere on the title's 20th anniversary. In the lead story that flashes back way before even the original Love and Rockets #1, a seven-year- old Penny Century is introduced to a forty-something H.R. Costigan ?? her husband to be many years later. Meanwhile, back in the present, Hopey spends quality time with her daddy, and Ray plays a game of "Over the Line" with some old Hoppers partners. Gilbert picks up the issue's theme and runs with it in the latest installment of "Julio's Day," as we find out some things about Julio's parents that will surprise us. Also, "The High Soft Lisp" centers around Fritz's punk days and her hopeless infatuation with Scott the Hog, the lead singer of the original Love and Rockets (from the Love and Rockets X graphic novel)...plus the latest ripping installment of the Mario/Beto south-of-the-border thriller "Me for the Unknown"! Three cartoonists, six stories, one modern classic! MATURE READERS b&w, 32pg $3.95 Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #6
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 6

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    by Los. Bros. Hernandez The latest issue of Love & Rockets reintroduces one of Gilbert's wackiest characters... Roy! This cover-featured tale is the mother of all Roy epics, as he is wrongfully imprisoned and then caught in a hellish jailbreak. Plus Julio's dad lays it down in this issue's installment of "Julio's Day"; Dr. Fausto explores the mysterious case of "Rosario X"; beloved Danish comedian Dirk Passer stars in a classic "Peterson" adventure; and a new chapter of the Beto/Mario adventure epic, "Me For the Unknown." Over on the Jaime side of the fence, after last issue's Penny Century extravaganza, Maggie, Hopey, and Ray are back for three new stories! Deluxe paper, cardstock covers. MATURE READERS b&w, 32pg $3.95 Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #7
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 7

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    by Los Bros. Hernandez "Julio's Day"?? Jobs become scarce, so Julio and his brother leave town to find work. The stock market crashes. "The High, Soft Lisp"??Fritz re-hooks up with motivational speaker Mark Herrera in a most intimate way ? they get married! And much more! MATURE READERS b&w, 32pg $3.95 Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #8
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 8

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    by Los Bros Hernandez Maggie, Hopey, Doyle, and others reminiscence about the strange history of their friend's residence in this issue's "Maggie" installment. In "The High Soft Lisp," Fritz's happy marriage begins to unravel. In "Julio's Day," Julio and his brother find work out of town, and the coming finale of "Me for the Unknown." MATURE READERS b&w, 32pg $3.95 Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #9
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 9

    by Los Bros Hernandez Meet the Chascarrillos! There's beloved Maggie, her wacky sister, goofy brothers, and classy mom. Find out where Maggie gets it all. Where she learned to say "UTA." Julio's mother worries about her two sons away working in the city - with all those wicked city women and all. In "The High Soft Lisp," Fritz's marriage fizzles! Plus the next to last chapter of "Me For the Unknown." MATURE READERS b&w, 32pg $3.95 Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #10
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 10

    by Los Bros Hernandez It's a special double-sized issue of Love and Rockets, celebrating the tenth issue of Volume 2! In the 20-page final chapter of Jaime's latest "Maggie" serial, a figure rises out of the ashes of Izzy's burned-down house, the demonic black dogs appear again, and Maggie is at the center of it all. On the 'Beto side of the fence, "Julio's Day" returns with the first of several longer chapters: Julio and his brother come home from working in the city and the rain stops, and a family tragedy changes the course of their lives. This issue also includes the ultimate "Roy" epic, as Roy is joined by all the various characters from recent L&R short stories in a JLA-type super-team on a mission to combat Roy's nemesis the Froat. Plus: "Whatever Happened to...?" one-pager for many of the older L&R characters ? and the conclusion of the Beto/Mario thriller "Me for the Unknown!" MATURE READERS b&w, 56pg $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #11
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 11

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    by Los Bros Hernandez After the end of the Maggie "Devil Dog/Frogmouth" epic in #10, Jaime starts off a cycle of short, self-contained yarns spotlighting various members of his cast. In the lead story, Ray has a sinking feeling in his gut and he doesn't know what it is ? could it be his best friend Doyle's homosexuality? Could it be the return of his ex-girlfiend Maggie? Could it be that people are talking, but he doesn't know what they're talking about? Meanwhile, in "Down at Elmo's," Hopey's job as a bartender in a seedy neighborhood puts her in contact with locals. On the Gilbert side of things, World War II erupts in "Julio's Day": Julio's brother joins the fight overseas, their sister Sofia remains bedridden since the funeral for her husband and two sons... and Julio's boyfriend says goodbye. Plus some surprises! MATURE READERS b&w, 32pg$4.50 Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #12
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 12

    by Los Bros Hernandez Without a doubt, Los Bros Hernandez' comics are (partially, at least) responsible for keeping comics literate, interesting, and beautiful. This handsome new issue is no exception. This time around from Gilbert: his "Julio's Day" story continues when Julio's brother, Benjamin, returns from fighting the Japanese in the Philippines ? with a Japanese wife!; another installment of Motivational Speaker Mark's troubles with his ex- wife; and the revelation of a mysterious sea monster's history. Jaime starts a new seven- issue series documenting a week in the life of Hopey Glass, and gives us another great Ray story. Viva Los Bros! Cardstock covers. MATURE AUDIENCES b&w, 32pg $4.50 Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #13
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 13

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    by Los Bros Hernandez In the second installment of "Day by Day with Hopey," "Wednesday is Bitter Ends Day," Hopey prepares for her new career and must decide what to do for lunch: eat at home or go out? Meanwhile, Julio's nephew, Julio Tomas, discovers rock and roll in the 1950s. In the here and now, washed-up motivational speaker Mark Herrera, determined to expose the mystery of the Sea Hog, goes after his five ex-wives for help ? including fourth wife Fritz, who is now a B-movie actress! MATURE THEMES 32pgs, B&W SRP: $4.50 Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #14
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 14

    by Los Bros Hernandez Look out for chapers Thursday and Friday of "Day by Day with Hopey" as the clock ticks away toward her new life and career. On the Beto side of the ledger, Mark Herrera returns to his abusive family for a visit, and in the latest installment of "Julio's Day," Julio's grandnephew encounters the long disowned Uncle Juan. MATURE THEMES 32pgs, B&WSRP: $4.50 Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #15
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 15

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    by the Hernandez Brothers. Hopey goes on a picnic, to a rock 'n' roll show, and the bathroom in 'Saturday is Shatter Day,' the latest installment of 'Day by Day with Hopey.' And on the Beto side of the book, 'On a Gut Level' features the return on Palomar's original heartbreaker, Pipo, trapped in a mysterious castle with Fritz, her ex Mark Hererra, and his wife Mila... plus another Kid Stuff Kids'! Viva los bros! Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #16
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 16

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    By the Hernandez Brothers. Ronald's Ray is limp and sore and goes to a party with 40 guys and 3 girls. In 'Day by Day with Hopey,' Sunday is 'Put Down That Gun Day' where the next day is school and she hasn't a thing to wear. On the Beto side of the book, Mark Herrera returns to giving self-help seminars in the big arenas, but how long will this last? In 'Julio's Day,' Julio's old schoolmate Araceli heads off to Viet Nam. Will she return? And in the final insallment of 'The Kid Stuff Kids,' we discover who mom is! Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #17
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 17

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    By Los Bros. Hernandez Another outstanding issue of one of the most celebrated comics series ever! This time around, Jaime provides the concluding chapter of Day by Day with Hopey, titled 'Monday Ain't Just One Day'. It's the first day of school for Hopey and the kids: Will she flunk like a skunk or soar to new heights? Be there, or you'll be tardy and the principal will tan your hide! Gilbert in turn continues his prolific tradition with three stories: cult film star Fritz faces her father over a question of child abuse; Fritz's motivational speaker ex-husband Mark Herrera is invited to a mysterious exclusive club which may resurrect his fallen career; and in 'Julio's Day,' young Julio Juan discovers life in his new home isn't what you'd call comforting. We're counting down to issue 20 which will conclude the 'Julio's Day' saga. Viva Los Bros! Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #18
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 18

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    By Los Bros Hernandez. The brothers that Time magazine called the next great storytelling innovators of this century are back with another captivating issue of Love & Rockets. In the last installment of Gilbert's 'Dumb Solitaire' (the Mark Hererra saga), Mark makes a last ditch attempt to resurrect his career as a hip motivational speaker by hoping to re-marry his 4th ex-wife, Fritz (the now has-been B-movie star). Will she say yes? Or will she prefer to stay in her second marriage to Scott the Hog? In the second to last chapter of 'Julio's Day,' Young Julio Juan lives out his gay dreams the way old Julio could never live out his own. On Jaime's side: Ray spends the day with the abominable Frogmouth and (along with you, dear reader) learns a few new things about her cockeyed life in 'Tampas Pero No Trampan' ? Guest starring Angel of Tarzana. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #19
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 19

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    by Los Bros Hernandez Another outstanding issue of one of the most celebrated comics series ever! In the last two chapters of Julio's Day, we find old Julio having his 100th birthday! We wouldn't be surprised if he met Fritz and had sex with her! (Just kidding.) Who knows what Jaime has in store? Will it be more Ray? More Frogmouth? How about Angel of Tarzana? She's in charge of those Capri apartments while Maggie's away, y'know. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #20
    Love and Rockets (2001-2007 2nd Series) Comic-Sized 20

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    by Los Bros Hernandez Straight from The New York Times! La Maggie La Loca - The Director's cut, with the cuss words put back in and 4 added pages! Plus, seventeen-year-old Venus helps fans say goodbye to the post-'Palomar' stories in Love and Rockets! Is 'Venus and You' the last story you'll ever see of those characters? Plus, Mario returns with a wildly comedic story in the tradition of old Mexican comic books of the fifties. Cover price $6.95.