In 1982, brothers Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez created "Love & Rockets", an astonishing mixture of magical realism, science fiction, and meditations on the human condition which became one of the most critically acclaimed series of all time. Now, follow the adventures of the spunky Maggie Chascarillo, her annoying best friend and sometime lover Hopey and their circle of friends, including bombshell Penny Century, Maggie's weirdo mentor Izzy, the wrestler Rena Titanon and Maggie's handsome love interest, Rand Race. From multi-award-winning writer and artist Jaime Hernandez comes the earliest, punkiest, most sci-fi "Love & Rockets" stories - a must for any fan of truly adult comics!
Born in 1959 in Oxnard, California, Jaime Hernandez (sometimes spelt as "Xaime") has grown into one of America's foremost comic creators. In 1981, he co-published the first issue of Love & Rockets with brothers Gilbert and Mario, to huge acclaim. Jaime resides in Pasadena, California, with his wife, Meg, and stepdaughter; in addition to his comics work, he is a cartoonist for The New Yorker as well as a creator of album covers (most recently for the Indigo Girls).