Heartbreak Soup: The First Volume of

Heartbreak Soup: The First Volume of "Palomar" Stories from Love & Rockets

by Gilbert Hernandez

Paperback

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Overview

This beautiful, affordable volume collects the first half of Gilbert's modern-day classic, featuring the acclaimed magical-realist tales of Palomar, the Central American hamlet, and its memorable inhabitants.


Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2007, Love and Rockets is finally released in its most accessible form yet: As a series of compact, thick, affordable, mass-market volumes that present the whole story in perfect chronological order. This volume collects the first half of Gilbert Hernandez's acclaimed magical-realist tales of "Palomar," the small Central American town, beginning with the groundbreaking "Sopa de Gran Pena" (which introduces most of his main cast of characters as children, plus the imposing newcomer Luba), and continuing on through such modern-day classics as "Ecce Homo," "Act of Contrition," "Duck Feet," and the great love story "For the Love of Carmen."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560977834
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Publication date: 03/26/2007
Series: Love and Rockets Series
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 337,706
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Gilbert Hernandez is considered one of our greatest living cartoonists. He co-created the iconic series Love and Rockets, which has been ongoing since 1982, and authored numerous other comics and graphic novels, one of the greatest bodies of work the medium has ever seen. Raised in Oxnard, CA, Hernandez lives with his family in Las Vegas, NV.

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