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Love and Rockets Perla La Loca

by Jaime Hernandez

Love and Rockets Perla La Loca Synopsis

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!

Love and Rockets Perla La Loca Press Reviews

* 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

Book Information

ISBN: 9781845765286
Publication date: 22nd February 2008
Author: Jaime Hernandez
Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Categories: Graphic novels, Fantasy,

About Jaime Hernandez

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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