"To try to describe Love and Rockets too hard in a short review is pointless. I guess imagine if something as easily read and appealing as Archie was written for an adult mindset and could make you feel a complex mixtures of feelings." — Vice
"If you’ve ever wanted to start reading Love and Rockets but weren’t sure where to start, you could do a lot worse than taking the plunge here. You’ll come face to face with one of the ninth art’s absolute maestros at the height of his powers, and you may well fall into an artistic love affair that will last for decades." — Broken Frontier
In issue #4, the 2017 Eisner Hall of Famers are still at the top of their game!
In Jaime's half, when the cat's away how will the mice play? Maggie's out of town and Ray is determined to do something outside of his usual routine...but what? And what kind of trouble could Maggie and Hopey possibly get into in Barrio Hoppers at 3:00 A.M.?
Meanwhile, in Gilbert’s half, there's a funeral in Palomar and Pipo is deciding if she should attend or not. The rest of the story is a Palomar flashback of Pipo and her two adult lovers, Manuel and Soledad.
Original Cover by Gilbert Hernandez
Fantagraphics Variant Cover by Jaime Hernandez