identifying up correct after Perla los angeles Loca, this compilation of reports from Jaime Hernandez's solo comedian Penny Century and his next go back to like and Rockets (Vol. II) charts the extra lives of his liked "Locas." yet first... wrestling! Penny Century starts with a blast with "Whoa, Nellie!," a different picture novelette within which Maggie, who has settled in along with her pro-wrestler aunt for it slow, stories that wild and woolly global first-hand. Then it is again to chills and spills with the previous solid of Hopey, Ray Dominguez, and Izzy Ortiz — together with Maggie's romantic dream fantasia "The Race" and the definitive Ray tale, "Everybody Loves Me, Baby." Penny Century additionally positive factors significant "flashback" tales: "Bay of Threes" eventually unearths the total again tale in the back of Beatriz "Penny Century" Garcia, Maggie's long-time, bleached-blonde bombshell buddy (who provides this quantity its name), whereas "Home tuition" is one in all Hernandez's well known seems to be at his characters' lives from once they have been sons and daughters, drawn in an lovable simplified Dennis the threat sort variety. This quantity additionally comprises the Maggie & Hopey colour enjoyable one-shot, reproduced the following in excellent black and white.
"At this element, i do not comprehend what else there's to claim approximately Jamie Hernandez or Love and Rockets. i think that someday he'll make a really bad comedian, if simply simply because he needs to think at the very least just a little undesirable approximately displaying approximately another writer up so frequently. ...Penny Century is one more masterpiece from a man who turns them out likely like clockwork. should you have not learn it, you must. ...Jamie Hernandez's exploration of existence keeps as an unimpeachable commonplace for comedian booklet mastery." — Michael C. Lorah, Newsarama