Manuel Rodriguez (1940-2012), better known as Spain, was one of the great American underground and socially conscious cartoonists.
This collection of autobiographical stories, accompanied by a long excerpt from a biographical interview with him, is one of Fantagraphics best production jobs as well as a helluva satisfying window on an era the fifties that American culture can t let go of. [Starred Review] --Ray Olson"
Spain Rodriguez is one of the legends of the original underground comics wave, and he tells his own origin story in Cruisin with the Hound... [It] gives a real flavor both of Rodriguez s work which was so different in its point of view than the other underground comics of the late 60s and early 70s and from whence it came. --Noel Murray"