Love and Rockets COMICS by Los Bros Hernandez
This soap-operatic Fantagraphics series was the darkest, most passionate of alternative comics. It ushered in a whole new kind of sex symbol, a busty-but-not-like-Wonder-Woman girl mechanic-turned-apartment manager with mixed romantic luck. L&R has been said to embody Gabriel Garcia Marquez's magical realism, and I think that's fair. But the comics were also just so mysteriously, dangerously sexy that they always seemed like they should come in a brown wrapper