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The art of Jaime Hernandez : the secrets of life and death

Author: Jaime Hernandez; M Todd Hignite
Publisher: New York : Abrams ComicArts, 2010.
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Profiles the work of one of the original creators of the comic, Love and Rockets, revealing never-before-seen sketches, childhood drawings, and unpublished work, including his complete serial which appeared in the New York Times Magazine.
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Named Person: Jaime Hernandez; Jaime Hernandez
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jaime Hernandez; M Todd Hignite
ISBN: 9780810995703 0810995700
OCLC Number: 225846805
Description: 223 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Alison Bechdel --
Love (Family) and rockets in Oxnard --
"Junk" culture --
The cartoonist of modern life: love and rockets in the 1980s --
Maggie, Hopey and the gang --
Comics publishing, reception, and peers --
The "death of speed" era --
The art of narrative: "Spring 1982" --
"Wigwam bam" and "Chester Square": 1990-1996 --
Whoa, Nellie! and Penny century: 1996-2000 --
Love and rockets vol. II and new stories: 2000-now --
Illustration: the narrative of art --
Sketchbooks --
Afterword: The secrets of life and death.
Responsibility: [selection and commentary by] Todd Hignite.
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In 1981 two Mexican-American brothers self-published their comic book, titled "Love and Rockets", and 'changed American cartooning forever' according to "Publishers Weekly". This title's female  Read more...

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