Palomar: The Heartbreak Soup Stories, Love and Rockets, Beto Hernandez, 2003, ..

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Palomar: The Heartbreak Soup Stories, A Love and Rockets Book
ISBN:
1560975393
Author:
Gilbert Hernandez
Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Release Date:
2003
Seller Category:
COMICS AND CARTOONS
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1
Condition:
Used: Very Good
Sku: 00908
Notes: Very Good tall 4to, 11 1/4" x 9 1/4", terra cotta cloth with graphic and title in soft yellow to front, edgewear, rubbed tips, very minor water warping to endpaper and first page not affecting text, interior clean, tightly bound. Black graphic dust jacket, considerable scuffing, some edgewear, mylar-protected. Black-and-white illustrations throughout, 521 pp. From the second issue of "Love and Rockets", the Heartbreak Soup series is set in the fictional town of Palomar and includes "Sopa de Gran Pena", "Duck Feet","Love Bites, and "Luba Conquers the World" among others. Albert "Beto" Hernandez is a major figure in the realm of cartoons and graphic novels. Obsessed w superheroes, punk, and Luchadores, Hernandez developed individually but often collaborated with his brother, exploring topics other comics didn’t dare to touch like body image and multicultural identity, often with a magical-real twist. This collection won Time Magazine's Best Comics of 2003 list. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.