(1977)

Harvey Pekar, 1976 Series
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Price:
1.15 USD
Pages:
60
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
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Brand:
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ISBN:
?
Barcode:
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Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Greg Budgett
Inks:
Gary Dumm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Is average dumb?
Keywords:
autobiography

Rollins On Mars (July 21, 1976) (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Brian Bram
Inks:
Brian Bram
Letters:
Brian Bram

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Rollins
Synopsis:
The Viking probe is about to land on Mars.

The Harvey Pekar Name Story (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
About Harvey Pekar's name.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Guerrilla Theatre July '74 - On the Corner (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Greg Budgett
Inks:
Gary Dumm
Letters:
Gary Dumm

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Woman Who Chants; Nora; Janie; Freddy; Movie Theatre Manager; Sid
Synopsis:
Harvey walks to the theatre, meets with Freddy and helps Sid move his rug.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

On the Corner... A Sequel June, 1976 (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Greg Budgett
Inks:
Gary Dumm
Letters:
Gary Dumm

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Freddy; Sid; Driver
Synopsis:
Sid recalls a night where he hitchhiked and came across a beached sea creature.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

May 4-5, 1970 (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Brian Bram
Inks:
Brian Bram
Letters:
Brian Bram

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Mr Lucarelli; Carl Alosci; Dr Gand
Synopsis:
Why Leo didn't make it show business, what happened at Kent State and the complexities of Italian-American society.
Keywords:
autobiography

Hustlin' Sides (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Jack; Millie; Olga; Ralph; Mr Wilson; Dominic; Supervisor
Synopsis:
Music fanatic Jack scrimps on everything but records and needs to find $150 to cover auction winnings.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Based on commonplace revelations from later strips, Jack is very obviously standing in for Harvey Pekar.

Vignettes #1: The Keep On Truckin' Orchestra Debuts In Cleveland (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Greg Budgett
Inks:
Gary Dumm
Letters:
?

Characters:
Keep on Truckin' Orchestra; Neighbour
Synopsis:
On The Beach At Waikiki isn't everyone's favourite.

Vignettes #2 (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Greg Budgett
Inks:
Gary Dumm
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Bitchy comments on the street.

Roller Coaster to Nowhere (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Gary Dumm
Inks:
Gary Dumm
Letters:
Gary Dumm

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Rocco Tolocco; "Little Teddy" Jacopetti; Tall T; Elaine; Elaine's Friend
Synopsis:
An unsuccessful night on the pull at the fairground.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

A Memory (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Gary Dumm
Inks:
Gary Dumm
Letters:
Gary Dumm

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvye Pekar; Customer
Synopsis:
Harvey recalls an incident from his youth.
Keywords:
autobiography

Ozzie Nelson's Open Letter to Crumb (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Gary Dumm
Inks:
Gary Dumm
Letters:
Gary Dumm

Characters:
Ozzie Nelson
Synopsis:
How Ozzie Nelson might view his life.
Reprints:

Zoology (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Brian Bram
Inks:
Brian Bram
Letters:
Brian Bram

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Are a deer's horns made of wood?
Keywords:
autobiography

["His most Catholic Majesty..."] (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Greg Budgett
Inks:
Gary Dumm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
How the exiled Rodiguez family might have plotted to return to power in Spain while in Buffalo.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. Rollins On Mars (July 21, 1976)
    American Splendor
  3. 2. The Harvey Pekar Name Story
    American Splendor
  4. 3. Guerrilla Theatre July '74 - On the Corner
    American Splendor
  5. 4. On the Corner... A Sequel June, 1976
    American Splendor
  6. 5. May 4-5, 1970
    American Splendor
  7. 6. Hustlin' Sides
    American Splendor
  8. 7. Vignettes #1: The Keep On Truckin' Orchestra Debuts In Cleveland
    American Splendor
  9. 8. Vignettes #2
    American Splendor
  10. 9. Roller Coaster to Nowhere
    American Splendor
  11. 10. A Memory
    American Splendor
  12. 11. Ozzie Nelson's Open Letter to Crumb
    American Splendor
  13. 12. Zoology
    American Splendor
  14. 13. ["His most Catholic Majesty..."]
    American Splendor
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