‘Love and Rockets,’ a Series that Helped Redefine Comics, Turns 40 – The New York Times

‘Love and Rockets,’ a Series that Helped Redefine Comics, Turns 40

‘Love and Rockets,’ a Series that Helped Redefine Comics, Turns 40

With its Chicana punk rockers and panels of untranslated Spanish, “Rockets” was unlike anything else — and, it turns out, just what the world of comics was craving.

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/19/books/love-and-rockets-hernandez-bros.html

In 1981, Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez were living in Oxnard, Calif., working as janitors to fund the trips they took down the 101 to see punk bands like Black Flag in Los Angeles, and their work on a comic book series they called “Love and Rockets.”


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