The Resource Beyond Palomar : a Love and Rockets book, Gilbert Hernandez, (electronic resource)

Beyond Palomar : a Love and Rockets book, Gilbert Hernandez, (electronic resource)

Label
Beyond Palomar : a Love and Rockets book
Title
Beyond Palomar
Title remainder
a Love and Rockets book
Statement of responsibility
Gilbert Hernandez
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Beyond Palomar collects two of Gilbert's groundbreaking works about the Central American hamlet of Palomar in one affordable book. "Poison River" is a dizzying period piece often hailed as one of Hernandez's masterpieces. It traces the pre-Palomar childhood of Luba, her teenage marriage to gangster Peter Rio, the secrets behind her mysterious mother, all the way up to her subsequent escape and arrival in Palomar. "Love and Rockets X," set in the early 1990s (in the waning years of Bush I's post-Reagan hangover, with Gulf War I in the background), takes us from plush Beverly Hills to the dangerous east side and introduces us to a dizzyingly diverse cast of characters, including a lowlife rock 'n' roll band, a "posse" of black youths, a ditzy Hollywood mom and her spoiled son, a gay activist filmmaker and his rebellious, half-Iraqi daughter, and a group of racist thugs whose violent attack on an older woman sets the plot in motion
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Hernandez, Gilbert
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Hernandez, Gilbert
  • hoopla digital
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  • Comic books, strips, etc
  • Erotic comic books, strips, etc
  • Graphic novels
Target audience
adult
Label
Beyond Palomar : a Love and Rockets book, Gilbert Hernandez, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11967781
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11967781
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781560978824
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11967781
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Beyond Palomar : a Love and Rockets book, Gilbert Hernandez, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11967781
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11967781
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781560978824
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11967781
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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