Home arrow Browse Shop arrow Artists arrow Jaime Hernandez arrow Love and Rockets Library (Locas Book 5): Esperanza

Search / Login

Quick Links:
Latest Releases
Browse by Artist
Love and Rockets Guide
Peanuts books
Disney books
More browsing options under "Browse Shop" above


Search: All Titles

Advanced Search
Login / Free Registration
Detail Search
Download Area
Show Cart
Your Cart is currently empty.

Subscribe

Sign up for our email newsletters for updates on new releases, events, special deals and more.

New Releases

The EC Comics Slipcase Vol. 1
The EC Comics Slipcase Vol. 1
$94.99
Add to Cart

Walt Disney's Donald Duck: Trail of the Unicorn (The Complete Carl Barks Disney Library Vol. 8) [U.S./CANADA ONLY]
Walt Disney's Donald Duck: Trail of the Unicorn (The Complete Carl Barks Disney Library Vol. 8) [U.S./CANADA ONLY]
$29.99
Add to Cart

Cosplayers
Cosplayers
$5.00
Add to Cart

Batter Up, Charlie Brown!
Batter Up, Charlie Brown!
$9.99
Add to Cart

all new releases
Info: Your browser does not accept cookies. If you want to put products into your cart and purchase them you need to enable cookies.

Tell a Friend




Love and Rockets Library (Locas Book 5): Esperanza

Details for this: Book
Author: Jaime Hernandez
Format: Softcover
Pages: 248
Dimensions: 7.5" x 9.25"
Colors: black & white
Year: 2011
Publisher: Fantagraphics
ISBN-10: n/a
ISBN-13: 978-1-60699-449-8
Additional Details: Part of the Love and Rockets Library series

Price: $18.99

 


This volume is available as part of Love and Rockets Library: The Locas Collection — 5 volumes at a savings of nearly $20! Click here to order.

Order this book and receive this FBI•MINI comic shown at left as a FREE bonus! Click here for details. Limit one per customer while supplies last.


Esperanza
Digital edition available from comiXology

Selected for the 2012 Over the Rainbow List of recommended books by the GLBT Round Table of the American Library Association

Esperanza, the fifth volume of “Locas” stories by Jaime Hernandez, collects the remainder of the stories from the acclaimed Love and Rockets Volume II, picking up where 2010’s Penny Century collection left off.

Taking its title from Hopey Glass's birth name, Esperanza follows the somewhat settled-down ex-punkette in her new life as a schoolteacher's assistant — which doesn't mean that her romantic travails have gotten any simpler. Speaking of romantic travails, Maggie's former squeeze Ray Dominguez meets, and becomes obsessed with, the unhinged but fiendishly sexy "Frogmouth," even as he becomes peripherally involved in a brutal murder. But the longest story in the collection focuses on an older and wiser Maggie, facing down her demons in a cataclysmically eventful return to Hoppers.

Download a 13-page PDF excerpt (770 KB), and read our exclusive interview with Jaime Hernandez.

Video & Photo Slideshow Preview (view in new window):

Unsure how to build your Love and Rockets collection? See our handy guide on How to Read Love and Rockets.

Praise for Jaime Hernandez and the Love and Rockets Library series:

"Words can hardly describe how much I'm enjoying these affordable reprints of one of the five greatest comics series of all time." – The Comics Reporter

"“Jaime Hernandez’s comics often provoke bursts of laughter — not necessarily because they’re outright comedic, although they sometimes are, but because they’re so ingeniously constructed.” — The New York Times Book Review



You may also be interested in:

Love and Rockets Library (Locas Book 4): Penny Century
Love and Rockets Library (Locas Book 4): Penny Century
$18.99
Add to Cart
Love and Rockets: New Stories 2-Issue or 4-Issue Pack
Love and Rockets: New Stories 2-Issue or 4-Issue Pack
$29.98
$22.49
You Save: 25.00%
Add to Cart
Maria M. Book 1
Maria M. Book 1
$22.99
Add to Cart
The Love Bunglers [Pre-Order]
The Love Bunglers [Pre-Order]
$19.99
Add to Cart


Last Updated: