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Love and Rockets, Vol 3: Los Bros Hernandez Las Mujeres Perdidas

Hernandez, Jaime

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ISBN 10: 0930193326 / ISBN 13: 9780930193324
Edité par Fantagraphics Books, Seattle, 1987
Etat : Very Good Couverture rigide
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Seattle: Fantagraphics Books. 1987. F First Edition, First Printing. H Hardcover. Very Good. The true first printing from 1987/8, in color pictorial boards (no DJ was issued). Inserted at front is the limitation statement, in the form of an offset print, hand-numbered # 995 of 1200 numbered copies (this was glued in but the glue dried out). The book is dated 1987 (complete # line), the limitation page dated 1988. Slight surface wear to binding. N° de réf. du libraire 0388188

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Titre : Love and Rockets, Vol 3: Los Bros Hernandez ...

Éditeur : Fantagraphics Books, Seattle

Date d'édition : 1987

Reliure : H Hardcover

Illustrateur : Color & b/w Illustrations

Etat du livre :Very Good

Etat de la jaquette : No Jacket

Edition : F First Edition, First Printing.

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Synopsis :

Warehouse Find! Features the cream of Jaime's "Maggie the Mechanic" stories including the sprawling epic "Lost Women," plus Beto's classic Palomar tales "The Laughing Sun" and "Act of Contrition."

Review:

Fifty issues--collected into 15 volumes that total 2,000 pages--the Hernandez brothers' Love and Rockets is an enormous achievement that helped to create a new audience for comics. Notable for their strong female characters and their focus on relationships, rather than on traditional comic-book 'action', the stories collected in this volume, and the rest of the series, show how the comic format can be used to create characters and situations as detailed and compelling as in any novel.

Reviewers have compared Gilbert Hernandez's work--set in the fictional Latin American town of Palomar--with that of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Robert Altman. Reading his brother Jaime's work--most of which focuses on a group of Southern California Mexican American women--is like reading Tolstoy, if only Tolstoy had written about twenty-something punk girls. Love and Rockets has certainly earned its legendary reputation among the comic-book cognoscenti, and deserves to be read by an even wider audience. Welcome to the world of Los Bros Hernandez.

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