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Love & Rockets Vol. 5: House of Raging Women

Gilbert Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez; Los Bros. Hernandez

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ISBN 10: 0930193709 / ISBN 13: 9780930193706
Published by Fantagraphics Books, U.S.A., 1988
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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A near fine oversized blue hardcover graphic novel with a very good to fine dust jacket. Limited edition #58 out of 400. Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 2GN1063

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Title: Love & Rockets Vol. 5: House of Raging Women

Publisher: Fantagraphics Books, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good to Fine

Edition: 1st Edition.

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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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