Archive for: Love and Rockets

Poster Boy

The poster art of Chris Williams.

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Love and Rockets and Lesbians

News Flash: straight men love lesbians.

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Exes and Ohs

Jaime Hernandez’s words and images elicit an empathetic response from the reader.

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Jaime and His Readers

The TCJ appreciation is not about Love and Rockets but its readership. This is necessary and also unfortunate.

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Love and Rockets: The Love Bunglers

The ending to “The Love Bunglers” is but one ending among many in Jaime Hernandez’s Locas saga; all of them pretending to a certainty derived from an earlier age of innocence.

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#7: The Locas Stories, Jaime Hernandez

The stories Hernandez tells are grounded in a contemporary reality (one that, unlike most comics, acknowledges race, sexuality, and class) but are also willing to touch on a host of modes and genres. The early stories are a little too rooted in science fic

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Human Diastrophism Revisited: The Penultimate Page

[Note: This is a blog interlude pending the publication of Matthias Wivel’s discussion of Charles Hatfield’s Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature] Of the comics which emerged through the independant press during the 80s, few comics have acquired as high a reputation as Gilbert Hernandez’s Human Diastrophism. The recent roundtable on Charles Hatfield’s Alternative Comics: An […]

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