As a young aimless Latino punk rocker in Oxnard, California, Jaime Hernandez, along with his brothers Gilbert and Mario self published the first issue of the groundbreaking LOVE AND ROCKETS in 1981. It was picked up by Fantagraphics Books in 1982 and ran 50 issues before the brothers took a break to pursue solo projects.
Jaime’s titles included WHOA, NELLIE!, MAGGIE AND HOPEY COLOR FUN and PENNY CENTURY. LOVE AND ROCKETS was revived in 2000 and still continues today. Outside of L&R, Jaime has also done other comic work, magazine illustration and album covers. He has won numerous awards and in 2017 was inducted into the Eisner Awards Hall of Fame. He lives in Pasadena, CA.
Love and Rockets