Children Of Palomar And Other Tales

by Mario Hernandez
Children Of Palomar And Other Tales
  • ISBN-13: 9781683966999
  • Author(s): Mario Hernandez
  • Subject: Graphic novels
  • Publisher: Fantagraphics
  • Imprint: Fantagraphics
  • Publication Date: 17-01-2023
  • Format: p/b

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£24.99
Children of Palomar and Other Tales (the fifteenth volume in our continuing series The Complete Love and Rockets Library and the eighth Gilbert volume) begins with 'Me for the Unknown,' uncollected since its original 2001-2004 run in the Love and Rockets Vol. II comic books. Written by Mario Hernandez and drawn by Gilbert Hernandez, it traces the Rabelaisian journey of Tagg Lillard. A U.S. citizen with a seemingly perfect life working in Latin America, he escapes a boat rigged to explode - clutching a satchel filled with important papers. Presumed dead, he decides to assume a new identity. But he is pursued by an imperious CEO and his manservant through a land plagued by colonialist/corporate greed, which fomented political unrest. In the 'New Tales of Old Palomar' short stories (2006-2007) - previously collected as The Children of Palomar - there are many mysterious visitors, an apparition that haunts childless women, and readers learn how Chelo lost her eye. Then, there are a select
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Children of Palomar and Other Tales (the fifteenth volume in our continuing series The Complete Love and Rockets Library and the eighth Gilbert volume) begins with 'Me for the Unknown,' uncollected since its original 2001-2004 run in the Love and Rockets Vol. II comic books. Written by Mario Hernandez and drawn by Gilbert Hernandez, it traces the Rabelaisian journey of Tagg Lillard. A U.S. citizen with a seemingly perfect life working in Latin America, he escapes a boat rigged to explode - clutching a satchel filled with important papers. Presumed dead, he decides to assume a new identity. But he is pursued by an imperious CEO and his manservant through a land plagued by colonialist/corporate greed, which fomented political unrest. In the 'New Tales of Old Palomar' short stories (2006-2007) - previously collected as The Children of Palomar - there are many mysterious visitors, an apparition that haunts childless women, and readers learn how Chelo lost her eye. Then, there are a select