Love & Rockets: New Stories 3

REVIEWS FOR THIS BOOK

Click the cover to see the preview

$7.99 •

GET THE APP

NUMBER OF PAGES

107

CREATED BY

PUBLISHED BY

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED

October 2010

MAIN CATEGORY

At least 45% off the print price!

This is Love and Rockets: New Stories #3, part of the Love and Rockets library.

After Jaime’s two-part super-hero epic from
Love and Rockets: New Stories #1 and #2, we return to the enthralling minutiae of the “Locas” cast’s lives for the first time in three years. In the main story “The Love Bunglers” (presented in two parts) Ray finally gets his date with Maggie: The couple goes to an art opening and to dinner, they discuss the crazy world of dreams, and Maggie asks Ray for a huge favor. Also in this volume, “Brown Town, Blue Sun,” a new installment in Jaime’s beloved “little kids” flashback series: A ten-year-old Maggie and her family move away from Hoppers to a desert ghost town…

And on the Gilbert side of the ledger, “Scarlet by Starlight” is a story of humans exploring alien terrain, one of whom gets caught up in the natives' mating season with a furry creature who bears a striking resemblance to Fritz (of High Soft Lisp fame). “Killer/Sad Girl/Star” picks up the “Sad Girl” character from
LRNS #2, and how no one in her family takes her budding film career seriously.

All this, plus: a letters page!

Ranked #3 on Rob Clough's Top 50 Books of 2010 at High-Low

Named to numerous other “Best of 2010” lists including Publishers Weekly's Fifth Annual Critics Poll, Comic Book Resources' Ten Best Comics of 2010, Robot 6, Popdose, comiXology, Andrew Farago (Cartoon Art Museum Curator) at The Daily Cross Hatch, The Forbidden Planet International Blog Log, MTV Geek's comics creators Top 3 poll, The Institute of Idle Time, Comics-and-More, Derik Badman (MadInkBeard), and Hypergeek

• Listed as a favorite comic of 2010 by Jason, Sam Humphries, Evan Dorkin, Vito Delsante, Dan Nadel, and Kat Roberts in a survey of comics creators at Robot 6

OTHER BOOKS YOU MIGHT LIKE

REVIEWS

Booklist

•Literary review magazine

"… Every bit as satisfying as the peak years of the long-running series.... A quarter-century after Love and Rockets first rocked the alt-comics world, both brothers remarkably remain at the top of their game." — Gordon Flagg

Publishers Weekly

•Publishing trade magazine

"In the 30 years they’ve been writing and drawing Love and Rockets, Los Bros Hernandez have created wonderfully complex story lines and characters... This web of superior magical-realistic storytelling involves readers in the perplexed yearnings of a huge cast of unforgettable characters unaware of their own capacity for general self-delusion and occasional self-discovery."

The AV Club

•Pop-culture website

“There are acclaimed filmmakers and novelists who can't do what Jaime Hernandez does — or Gilbert, for that matter. When the two of them are at their most inspired, as they are here, they make almost every other comics creator today look like a fumbling hack. [Grade] A."