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credits: Fantagraphics Books

credits: Fantagraphics Books

If you’ve read any of the Hernandez Brothers’ Love and Rockets books and have not already fallen in love with Maggie Chascarillo, Jaime Hernandez’s newest Fantagraphics release will most certainly convince you otherwise. A coming of age story, without the candy coating we’ve come to expect, The Love Bunglers explores the complexity of growing up – the icky feelings that come with the loss of innocence, with parents and their children becoming peers, and the trade-offs that come with the acquisition of wisdom. And it does so without ever losing sight of the wonder of it all.

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