(1981)

Harvey Pekar, 1976 Series
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Price:
2.25 USD
Pages:
60
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ISBN:
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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:
Gerry Shamray
Inks:
Gerry Shamray
Colors:
Gerry Shamray?
Letters:
Gerry Shamray

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Socialist
Keywords:
autobiography

Definitions (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Michael T. Gilbert
Inks:
Michael T. Gilbert
Letters:
Michael T. Gilbert

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Patient; cleaner
Synopsis:
A friendly greeting solicits a surly response.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Ripoff Chick (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Freddy; Carla Murray; Biker Guy; Co-worker; Chicago buddy
Synopsis:
Harvey sees a woman and sparks a memory of how they were ten years previously, and the relationship starts again.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Young Ideas (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Michael T. Gilbert
Inks:
Michael T. Gilbert
Letters:
Michael T. Gilbert

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joe; File clerk
Synopsis:
Joe wants to know how Harvey makes out with women at work.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Cold World (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Gerry Shamray
Inks:
Gerry Shamray
Letters:
Gerry Shamray

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Sixty-One-Year-Old Man; Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
A 61 year old guy asks Harvey about the chances of a job, and tells his story.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Working Man's Nightmare (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Gerry Shamray
Inks:
Gerry Shamray
Letters:
Gerry Shamray

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
Harvey has a nightmare.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Noah's Ark (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Gerry Shamray
Inks:
Gerry Shamray
Letters:
Gerry Shamray

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Work colleague
Synopsis:
A colleague believes the actual Noah's Ark has been located.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The Pitch Lady at the Supermarket (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Gerry Shamray
Inks:
Gerry Shamray
Letters:
Gerry Shamray

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Pitch Lady
Synopsis:
The woman whose job it is to talk to customers about the supermarket specials.
Keywords:
autobiography

Read This (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Record Trader (Lou Kallie)
Synopsis:
Harvey remembers a guy he used to trade records with and helps him move his collection
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

The record trader isn't named in this issue, but there's another story about him in issue 14 (Passport To Pimlico).

Junk Shopping (An Allegory) (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:
Herschel; Ruth; John
Synopsis:
Herschel bags some bargains at a garage sale.
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Herschel is Harvey Pekar.

Once Again to Oregon (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:
Harvey Pekar; Chemistry teacher
Synopsis:
Harvey's flight companion to Oregon is far more interesting than he anticpated.
Keywords:
autobiography

Eating Potato Chips in Oregon (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
Different states, different potato chips
Keywords:
autobiography

Prelude, Party & Post-Party (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Herschel; Jane Levy; High School Teacher; New Yorker journalists; Ruth
Synopsis:
Harvey puzzles on and off for years about a girl he liked in high school.
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Herschel is Harvey Pekar.

Talk Show (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Michael T. Gilbert
Inks:
Michael T. Gilbert
Letters:
Michael T. Gilbert

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Danny Thompson
Synopsis:
Harvey has Danny tell a story about a teenage prank.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Chopin (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Michael T. Gilbert
Inks:
Michael T. Gilbert
Letters:
Michael T. Gilbert

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dr. Gesundheit; Harvey Pekar
Reprints:

Cyclical Theory (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
Harvey is glum.
Keywords:
autobiography
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. Definitions
    American Splendor
  3. 2. Ripoff Chick
    American Splendor
  4. 3. Young Ideas
    American Splendor
  5. 4. Cold World
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Working Man's Nightmare
    American Splendor
  7. 6. Noah's Ark
    American Splendor
  8. 7. The Pitch Lady at the Supermarket
    American Splendor
  9. 8. Read This
    American Splendor
  10. 9. Junk Shopping (An Allegory)
    American Splendor
  11. 10. Once Again to Oregon
    American Splendor
  12. 11. Eating Potato Chips in Oregon
    American Splendor
  13. 12. Prelude, Party & Post-Party
    American Splendor
  14. 13. Talk Show
    American Splendor
  15. 14. Chopin
    American Splendor
  16. 15. Cyclical Theory
    American Splendor
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