Archive for: Love and Rockets
Jaime Hernandez’s words and images elicit an empathetic response from the reader.
The TCJ appreciation is not about Love and Rockets but its readership. This is necessary and also unfortunate.
The ending to “The Love Bunglers” is but one ending among many in Jaime Hernandez’s Locas saga; all of them pretending to a certainty derived from an earlier age of innocence.
The stories Hernandez tells are grounded in a contemporary reality (one that, unlike most comics, acknowledges race, sexuality, and class) but are also willing to touch on a host of modes and genres. The early stories are a little too rooted in science fic
[Note: This is a blog interlude pending the publication of Matthias Wivel's discussion of Charles Hatfield's Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature] Of the comics which emerged through the independant press during the 80s, few comics have acquired as high a reputation as Gilbert Hernandez’s Human Diastrophism. The recent roundtable on Charles Hatfield’s Alternative Comics: An [...]