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Heartbreak Soup: The Love & Rockets Library - Palomar Book 1

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2012, Love and Rockets is finally being digitally 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."

"The Love and Rockets Vol. 1 reprints may be my favorite publishing project of the last five years, and there are a lot of fine projects going on... the smaller, bargain-priced volumes [are] the perfect vehicle for that material, the best comics series of all time." -- Tom Spurgeon, The Comics Reporter
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Fantasy LGBTQ Leading Ladies Literature Mature Science Fiction Slice of Life
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Love & Rockets: Palomar
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Page Count

292 Pages

Print Release Date

21 February 2007

Digital Release Date

12 September 2012

Age Rating

17+ Only

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