Jaime Hernandez is a legend of indie comics, mostly due to his work on Love and Rockets Created and produced by Jaime and his brothers Gilbert and Mario, the series has been running in various forms since the early 1980s, with Jaime and Gilbert producing the lion's share of the work The two work separately, creating different narratives[...]
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Currently, live on Heritage Auctions is original art from one of the medium's most beloved, long-running, and critically acclaimed independent comics ever produced: Love and Rockets. Gilbert, Mario, and Jamie Hernandez, a trio of brothers, self-published the first issue of Love and Rockets in 1981 but have, since 1982, been continuing the series in its various incarnations through[...]
A body of work never seen before – though alluded to in much of his work, including the series Whoa Nellie. For the past 40 years, acclaimed graphic novelist Jaime Hernandez has been creating a Love and Rockets-adjacent world ― set in the heyday of 1960s and '70s women's wrestling and lucha libre! ― with an entirely separate[...]
They had a very successful Free Comic Book Day. Fantagraphics originally published Love And Rockets in the eighties as an ongoing not-monthly magazine, the schedule of which became more erratic, before moving to separate mini-series and graphic novels. But in September, it is becoming a monthly comic book, in the standard US comic book size. Volume 4 of[...]
Maxx's Super Awesome Comic Review Show – Secret Wars, Harrow County, Injection, Five Ghosts, Ms. Marvel, Saga & More!
Marvel #15 Dark Horse Comics: Harrow County #1 Marvel Comics: Secret Wars #2 Where Do We Go From Here #1 Also discussed: Jim Henson's Storyteller: Witches, the Exterminators, FBP, the Coffin, Deep Sleeper, Trees, Moon Knight, Northlanders, Bad Blood, BPRD, Avengers, Marvels, Fantastic Four, Ultimate Comics: The Ultimates, Love and Rockets, Strangers in Paradise, Sandman Mystery Theater See you again[...]
Coming in June from Fantagraphics, a brand new comic from Gilbert Hernandez, the co-creator of Love And Rockets, Blubber #1. What's this? An all-new, stand-alone, one-shot comic book from one of our greatest living cartoonists? Christmas has come early! Featuring six mostly wordless, thoroughly surreal adventures featuring a cast of misfits, monsters, and anthropomorphs that could[...]
All raw copies, no slabbing here, no variant covers, no artificial collectibility, just the standard books that, if you have them in your collection, could pay your rent for a few months. And they are… Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 $2513 – the film seems to have given this comic new wings, soaring over the traditional topper… The[...]
Making Comics More And More Gay – The Hernandez Brothers, Kate Leth, And Terry Moore Talk LGBT Characters At Heroes Con 2014
On Sunday at Heroes Con, it seemed like a perfect afternoon panel for thought, discussion, and reflection on the direction of "LGBT Characters in Comics"
Of Love And Rockets, of March Book One and Bluffton: My Summers with Buster. And of Fantagraphics and Image Comics ruling the roost… Who wins of course, well, that's for the night of the show… Best Short Story "Go Owls," by Adrian Tomine, in Optic Nerve #13 (Drawn & Quarterly) "Mars to Stay," by Brett Lewis and Cliff Chiang, in Witching Hour (DC) "Seaside Home," by[...]
"We Don't Know How To Sell Out" – Talking With Los Bros Hernandez At This Year's National Book Festival
This year's spotlight fell on the inimitable Hernandez Brothers of Love and Rockets, and I had the honor and immense pleasure of sitting down with Jamie and Gilbert to discuss comics, pop-culture, Love and Rockets, how the Comics Code of Authority saved the superhero, what is on their pull list, and what we can expect[...]