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Love and Rockets, Vol. 14: Luba Conquers the World (Love and Rockets #14)

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The original, seminal Love & Rockets comic book series, which ran for 50 issues from 1981 to 1996, singlehandedly defined the post-underground generation of comics that spawned Daniel Clowes, Chris Ware, and so many others. Now collected into 15 volumes, Love & Rockets is a body of work that The Nation has described as "one of the hidden treasures of our impoverish ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published November 28th 1996 by Fantagraphics Books (first published November 1996)
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D.M.
May 22, 2012 rated it really liked it
My set of the Love & Rockets books ends here (I seem to recall the final volume, the next one, was a bits-and-pieces collection I chose not to get). In this book, Gilbert attempts to wrap up his sprawling Palomar tale(s), and adds a few new characters and a lot of new information along the way. Luba is finally almost a sympathetic character, and her world domination comes by way of her far-flung & numerous offspring moving out of the prominent shadows cast by Luba and her mother Maria, m ...more
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Jan 16, 2012 rated it really liked it
My intro to Love & Rockets ... This was much more layered than I had expected, and I was impressed. I have another volume from the library and will start it immediately. Very good stuff here.
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Gilbert and his brother Jaime Hernández often write together under the name "Los Bros Hernandez".

Gilbert Hernandez, born in 1957, enjoyed a pleasant childhood in Oxnard, California, with four brothers and one sister. In Gilbert’s words, they were “born into a world with comic books in the house.” His childhood enthusiasm for the medium was equaled only by his appetite for punk rock.

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