This volume picks up shortly after Maggie and Hopey slong-awaited reunion at the end of the first Locas. Even though her love life remains as chaotic as ever, Hopey takes her first few steps toward responsible adulthoodwith a real job (as a teacher), while a demoralized, divorced Maggie ends up as the manager of a fleabagapartment building where she continues to wrestlewit...more
Pretty sure this elevates Jaime Hernandez to one of my favorite artists. Not in the narrow sense, but I mean, of all the ARTISTS whose works I've explored, including musicians, authors, and sure, artists in that narrower sense of the word too.
Love & Rockets is a beautiful labor of love. ...more
No risks, just pure soap opera. I loved these characters when they were young and the strange world they lived in. The Locas are out of Hoppers (even Izzy), Magpie and Hopey are in LA living apart and lonely in their pointless lives, and more than half the book is given to a walk-on boyfriend from volume one and his broken relatio ...more
Miss Maggie Chascarillo is the most lovable female character of the comics pantheon, so do yourself a favor and meet her as soon as you can.
But don't start your "Love & Rockets/Locas" journey with this book, it's best savored if you get "Maggie the Mec ...more