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Love and Rockets Love and Rockets Perla La Loca Perla La Loca: v. 5 by Jaime Hernandez

Love and Rockets Love and Rockets Perla La Loca Perla La Loca: v. 5


Love and Rockets Love and Rockets Perla La Loca Perla La Loca: v. 5 by Jaime Hernandez

In 1982, brothers Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez created Love & Rockets , an astonishing mixture of magical realism, science fiction, and meditations on the human condition which became one of the most critically acclaimed series of all time. Perla la Loca includes the long story Wigwam Bam , as Maggie, Hopey, and the rest of the Locas prowl Los Angeles, the East Coast, and parts in between trying to recapture the carefree spirit of those early days, and unlocks the secret of Maggie and Hopey's relationship - which develops further in the many other tales collected here.Award-winning writer and artist Jaime Hernandez presents his third collection of Love & Rockets stories - a must for any fan of truly adult comics! It is intended for adults!


* American fiction's best kept secret. - Rolling Stone * Expressive and elegant cartooning....Magic, real, and literate - and fun to look at too. Grade: A. - Entertainment Weekly * A high point in the comics form, conventional in idiom, but not comparable to any strips before it. - The Washington Post

About the Author

Born in 1959 in Oxnard, California, Jaime Hernandez (sometimes spelt as Xaime ) has grown into one of America's foremost comic creators. In 1981, he co-published the first issue of Love & Rockets with brothers Gilbert and Mario, to huge acclaim. Jaime resides in Pasadena, California, with his wife, Meg, and stepdaughter; in addition to his comics work, he is a cartoonist for The New Yorker as well as a creator of album covers (most recently for the Indigo Girls).

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Book Info

Publication date

22nd February 2008


Jaime Hernandez

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Titan Books Ltd


288 pages


Graphic novels



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