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Love & Rockets: Volume 6: Duck Feetby Gilbert Hernandez
Synopses & Reviews
Duck Feet highlights Beto's terrifying, supernatural title story, while Jaime delves into Maggie and Hopey's past.
Scary and sweet! A spooky bruja (witch) unsettles Palomar in the title story, Heraclio courts Carmen, and more of Gilbert's tales. Jaime presents Maggie and Hopey, Rena Titañon and Rocky and her pet robot Fumble.
One of the most requested volumes of the library is the scariest and sweetest volume of all! --Volume 6 of the complete Love and Rockets--showcases Gilbert's Palomar in the title story, in which a spooky bruja (witch) passes through town and leaves a load of trouble and weirdness in her raggedy wake. Meanwhile, in the city, Vincente has fallen on hard times and Israel tries to fill the void left by the disappearance of his twin sister whey were children. Gilbert shifts the gears from terror to romance with "For the Love of Carmen," telling of Heraclio's courtship of the diminutive bombshell. Not to be outdone, Jaime presents the best of his "hanging around" stories, "Locas vs. Locos" and "Mojado Power," featuring Maggie and Hopey, and guest-starring Hopey's lady-killer little brother Joey and Izzy's diary secrets. All this plus Rena Titanon, two stories featuring lost little girl Rocky and her pet robot Fumble, and a cover gallery. This is the volume that secured the Bros.' position on Magazine's "Top Innovators" of the last century!
This Love Rockets book has these stories; 'The Mystery Wen, ' 'Rocky and Fumble, ' The Way Thingsire Going, ' 'Locas, ' Locas VS. Locos; 'Duck Feet, ' Locas, ' 'Secret of Life and Death, ' 'Bullnecks and Brackets, ' 'Mojado Power, ' 'Rena, ' 'Rocket Rhodes, ' 'For the Love of Carmen, ' and a Covery Gallery.
About the Author
Gilbert Hernandez lives in Las Vegas, NV, with his wife and daughter. He is co-creator of the long-running, award-winning, and critically acclaimed series Love and Rockets. His books include Chance in Hell, The Troublemakers, Luba, Palomar, Speak of the Devil, Sloth, The High Soft Lisp, Love from the Shadows, Girl Crazy, Yeah!, and many books in the Love and Rockets series.Jaime Hernandez is a lifelong Los Angelean, where he continues to chronicle Maggie's life in the pages of Love and Rockets: New Stories.
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