(1982)

Harvey Pekar, 1976 Series
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Price:
2.50 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

["Yer dumping me? Why? Wha'd I do?"] (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

A Compliment (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 1 page (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; Mr. Boats
Synopsis:
Mr. Boats approves of Harvey's thriftiness.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Miracle Rabbis (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 2 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:
Dr. Gesundheit; Harvey Pekar; Patient
Synopsis:
Dr. Gesundheit tells a joke before a patient comes along.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The Maggies (Oral History) (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 2 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; Jewish guy
Synopsis:
Harvey Pekar tries to get a story straight from an older man, but doesn't have much luck in doing so.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

One Good Turn Deserves Another (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
Harvey borrows the newspaper from a neighbour.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The Day Before The Be In (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Karen Pekar; Joe; Scottie
Synopsis:
Harvey goes out shopping, meets with his friend Joe and complains about the LP record he was sent for reviewing.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

A Dialogue (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Sue Cavey
Inks:
Sue Cavey
Letters:
Sue Cavey

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
Harvey contemplates his marriage falling apart.
Keywords:
autobiography

Alice Quinn (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Sue Cavey [as S. Cavey]
Inks:
Sue Cavey [as S. Cavey]
Letters:
Sue Cavey [as S. Cavey]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Blind Lady; Alice Quinn; Alice's Husband; Alice's Son
Synopsis:
Harvey meets a woman he's not seen in twenty years.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

This was reprinted in More American Splendor: The Life and Times of Harvey Pekar (Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1987 series) and American Splendor (Random House, 2003 series).

Spring Sunday Twilight (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Jack Millie
Inks:
Jack Millie
Letters:
Jack Millie

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Jim; Girl
Synopsis:
Jim comes to visit.
Keywords:
autobiography

Boston, November 1980 (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Kevin Brown
Inks:
Kevin Brown
Letters:
Kevin Brown

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Marty; Sal
Synopsis:
Harvey meets an anarchist with whom he's been corresponding.
Keywords:
autobiography

From Hospital To Library (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Rick Dahl
Inks:
Rick Dahl
Letters:
Rick Dahl

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; George
Synopsis:
Harvey meets an outpatient who gives him a lift and pours out his heart.
Keywords:
autobiography

Local Sculptor (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:
Rob; Harvey Pekar; Jocks; Photographer
Synopsis:
The work of a local sculptor attracts contrasting comments.
Keywords:
autobiography

Local Poet (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:
Harvey Pekar; Bookshop owner; Poet
Synopsis:
A new poet arrives in town.
Keywords:
autobiography

Religion (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Sean Carroll
Inks:
Sean Carroll
Letters:
Sean Carroll

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Patient; Nurse
Synopsis:
A patient starts talking about his daughter's forthcoming marriage.
Keywords:
autobiography

Purist (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Sue Cavey
Inks:
Sue Cavey
Letters:
Sue Cavey

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Italian guy
Synopsis:
How the pizza has changed over the years.
Keywords:
autobiography

Cowboy Song (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Sean Carroll
Inks:
Sean Carroll
Colors:
Sean Carroll?
Letters:
Sean Carroll

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
An offensive old song.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Yer dumping me? Why? Wha'd I do?"]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. A Compliment
    American Splendor
  3. 2. Miracle Rabbis
    American Splendor
  4. 3. The Maggies (Oral History)
    American Splendor
  5. 4. One Good Turn Deserves Another
    American Splendor
  6. 5. The Day Before The Be In
    American Splendor
  7. 6. A Dialogue
    American Splendor
  8. 7. Alice Quinn
    American Splendor
  9. 8. Spring Sunday Twilight
    American Splendor
  10. 9. Boston, November 1980
    American Splendor
  11. 10. From Hospital To Library
    American Splendor
  12. 11. Local Sculptor
    American Splendor
  13. 12. Local Poet
    American Splendor
  14. 13. Religion
    American Splendor
  15. 14. Purist
    American Splendor
  16. 15. Cowboy Song
    American Splendor
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