Love and Rockets
New Stories. No. 2Graphic Novel - 2009
In the summer of 2008, Fantagraphics Books brought the classic Love andRockets brand to a whole new audience with the hugely successful firstvolume of the trade-paperback sized Love and Rockets: New Stories . A yearlater, the Hernandez Brothers are back with the second eye-popping volume. Thisvolume gets off to a flying start with "Hypnotwist," Gilbert's 39-page wordlessepic about a beautiful, leggy redhead's surreal journey into a night filled withmysterious shady characters, dreamlike violence, and sparkling retro spikeheels. But is it real, or something else? Then, the concluding 50-page chapterof Jaime's acclaimed superhero mash-up "Ti-Girls Adventures," our protagonistBoot Angel learns more hard lessons about becoming a superheroine. Eventually,just about the entire cast gets together in Maggie's tiny, messy one-bedroomapartment. Beto concludes with "Chest Fever," in which a group of friendsventure to Las Vegas, which isn't quite what they expected...
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Fantagraphics, c2009
Branch Call Number: FIC HER v. 2
Characteristics: 100 p. : chiefly ill. ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Love and rockets