An­gels and Mag­pies: Love and Rock­ets, Book 13

Jaime Her­nan­dez

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Fan­ta­graph­ics (DE­CEM­BER) Hard­cover $19.99 (260pp) 978-1-68396-090-4

Her­nan­dez’s heart­bro­ken and heart­break­ing mis­fits are sure to cap­ture au­di­ence at­ten­tion.

Jaime Her­nan­dez’s An­gels and Mag­pies col­lects sto­ries from three of the artist’s comic se­ries, criss­cross­ing nar­ra­tives for sur­prises and char­ac­ter de­vel­op­ments rich with in­sight on mem­ory, re­la­tion­ships, and self-worth.

Women are at the foun­da­tion here—par­tic­u­larly Mag­gie, a Mex­i­can-amer­i­can from Cal­i­for­nia who takes cen­ter stage in all three col­lec­tions. In “The Love Bun­glers,” Her­nan­dez con­nects her tri­als and tribu­la­tions from child­hood to old age, par­tic­u­larly re­lated to her on-again, off-again re­la­tion­ship with Ray. In

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