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Penny Century : a love and rockets book

Author: Jaime Hernandez; Kim Thompson
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics Books, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Penny Century, the fourth volume of Jaime's 'Locas' stories collects the first several years' worth of stories immediately following the conclusion of the first volume of love and Rockets from such comics as Maggie and Hopey Color Fun and Penny Century. In addition to the travails and troubles of the newly-reunited Maggie and Hopey, this book features the uniquely entertaining graphic novella 'Whoa, Nellie!', in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jaime Hernandez; Kim Thompson
ISBN: 9781606993422 1606993429
OCLC Number: 464579799
Notes: A fourth volume of Maggie stories includes "Whoa, Nellie!," in which Maggie is introduced to the world of pro-wrestling, and "Bay of Threes," in which the full back story of Maggie's bombshell friend Beatriz "Penny Century" Garcia is revealed.
Description: 249 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Whoa Nellie! --
Maggie and Hopey Color Fun --
Penny Century --
Locas --
La Pantera Negra --
Hopey Killer --
Hopey hop sacks --
Penny Century --
Look out --
Chiller! --
C'mon Mom! --
Locas --
Home school --
To be announced --
Penny Century --
Loser leave Oxnard --
Inquiritis! --
One more ladies' man --
Nobody? So... --
Penny Century --
Election day, part 1 --
The littlest mermaid Princess Doe --
Election day, part 2 --
I am from Earth --
The race --
Everybody loves me baby --
Epilogos --
Bay of threes.
Responsibility: Jaime Hernandez.

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"Penny Century, the fourth volume of Jaime's 'Locas' stories collects the first several years' worth of stories immediately following the conclusion of the first volume of love and Rockets from such comics as Maggie and Hopey Color Fun and Penny Century. In addition to the travails and troubles of the newly-reunited Maggie and Hopey, this book features the uniquely entertaining graphic novella 'Whoa, Nellie!', in which Hernandez indulges his love for wrestling to the hilt and then some; 'Home School,' one of his acclaimed stories flashing back to his cast as little kids; Maggie's romantic dream fantasia, 'The Race'; the ultimate Ray D. story, 'everybody Loves Me, Baby'; and 'Bay of Threes,' the long awaited and surprisingly origin story for the bombshell blonde who gives this volume its name." -- Cover.

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