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Art of Jaime Hernandez: Secrets of Life and Death

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Art of Jaime Hernandez: Secrets of Life and Death by Todd Hignite
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In 1981 two Mexican-American brothers self-published their first comic book, titled "Love and Rockets", and 'changed American cartooning forever' according to "Publishers Weekly". Twenty-five years later it is still being published to critical and commercial success. Hernandez's moving stories chronicle the lives of the most memorable and fully formed characters the comic form has ever seen. His female protagonists, masterfully delineated with humor, candor, and breathtaking realism, come to life within California's Mexican-American culture and punk milieu's heyday. In April 2006 Jaime Hernandez began serialising his work in the "New York Times Magazine", succeeding Chris Ware as the second artist to do so in "Times" history. The notoriously private artist has opened his archives for the first time, revealing never-before-seen sketches, childhood drawings and unpublished work, alongside his most famous "Love and Rockets" material.

Author Biography

Todd Hignite is an acclaimed comics scholar, and founder and editor of the award-winning publication Comic Art. Alison Bechdel is the bestselling and critically acclaimed author of the autobiographical graphic novel memoir Fun Home.
Release date Australia
March 23rd, 2010
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Pages
223
Dimensions
235x319x31
ISBN-13
9780810995703
Product ID
3097485

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