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The Troublemakers (Signed First Edition)

Hernandez, Gilbert

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ISBN 10: 1560979224 / ISBN 13: 9781560979227
Published by Fantagraphics, 2009
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Seattle: Fantagraphics (2009) First edition, first printing (indicated by full number sequence, including the 1). Hardbound. NEW. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A tight, clean copy, new and unread. NOT price-clipped. Comes with archival-quality mylar dust jacket protector. Shipped in well padded box. SIGNED by author on his personal FANTAGRAPHICS bookplae as BETO and dated in 2010. The bookplate is not attached or glued to book. Bookseller Inventory # Graphic-Novles-01

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Title: The Troublemakers (Signed First Edition)

Publisher: Fantagraphics

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition...

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A drug dealer, a rock 'n' roll loser, an uber-stacked vixen, and a wily grifter: these greedy low-lifes are chasing the hard luck charm! Beto's follow-up to Chance in Hell is a lurid, hard-boiled, pulpy delight!

Dig this scene! Low-life drug dealer Dewey Booth has $200,000 that even-lower-lifes want. BLING! Wes is a rock and roll loser that only wants to buy a club where nobody can tell him he can't sing or perform. WAILIN'! He's known Dewey for years, but that isn't enough to get his dough. Wes needs help. Nala is an uber-stacked bombshell whose pleasure in life is to seduce and then humiliate men dumb enough to fall for her. HUSH HUSH! For half the dough, she agrees to help Wes get Dewey's ill-gotten goods. Things don't go so well when a wily grifter from Wes's past shows up to complicate things. GULP! Vincene is another troublemaker who enjoys wrecking people's plans and wants the Dewey dough, too. In the end, deadly fires ignite, heads literally roll, eyes are shot out ― and all Wes wants to do is sing in a rock and roll club.

The Troublemakers is the second volume in a series of original graphic novels in which Gilbert Hernandez creates comics adaptations of movies starring or co-starring Luba's half-sister Rosalba "Fritz" Martinez from Love and Rockets. The first, the dystopian Chance in Hell (in which Fritz has only a bit part), was released in 2007. This hard boiled, pulp graphic novel will delight longtime Hernandez fans as well as provide a perfect introduction to newcomers to Hernandez's work.

About the Author:

Gilbert Hernandez lives in Las Vegas, NV, with his wife and daughter. He is co-creator of the long-running, award-winning, and critically acclaimed series Love and Rockets.

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