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Wigwam Bam


Love and Rockets: Information on the Catawiki site about Wigwam Bam, 1994.
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Catawiki number: 157475
Category: Comic Books
Title: Wigwam Bam
Series / hero: Love and Rockets
Collection / set: The Complete Love and Rockets Collection
Issue Number: 11
Addition to number:  
Artist: Hernandez, Jaime
Writer / scripter: Hernandez, Jaime
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Release Year: 1994
Cover Type: Hard cover
Print Run: First edition
Colouring: Not coloured
ISBN: 1-56097-121-5
Number produced:  
Number of Pages:  
Dimensions: ? x ? cm
Type: AlbumIcon-information, Collection
Language / dialect: English
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Love and Rockets Book 11: Wigwam Bam
When Jaime Hernandez launched his epic "Wigwam Bam" in Love and Rockets #32, no one realized to what extent it would be his definitive statement on the post-punk culture. As Maggie, Hopey, and the rest of the Locas prowl Los Angeles, the East Coast, and parts in between trying to recapture the carefree spirit of those early days — except for Izzy, who tries to flee and ultimately, ironically, is the one who finds Hopey (and who unlocks the secret of Maggie and Hopey's relationship). In a series of precise and affecting vignettes, "Wigwam Bam" brings us up to date on all the members of Jaime's extensive cast of characters — Ray and Danita, Doyle, Daffy, Penny Century, Hopey's brother Zero, their various relatives — and then drops a narrative bomb on Hopey (and us) in the very last pages. Wigwam Bam reprints the entirety of the story from #32-39, as well as an epilogue, "Gonna Make You My Man," which also appears in #42. "Wigwam Bam" is Jaime's most mature and satisfying work yet, and readers who were frustrated trying to read it in serialized form will be amazed to rediscover it in this format. This book is a masterpiece.
Submission date: 06-12-2008 19:03:06
Submitted by: alkyoto
Last updated on: 16-08-2014 16:38:47
Last updated by: Arco
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Series / hero: Love and Rockets
Artist: Hernandez, Jaime
Writer / scripter: Hernandez, Jaime
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