(1983)

Harvey Pekar, 1976 Series
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Price:
2.75 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Harvey Pekar
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 (signed)
Pencils:
Greg Budgett (signed)
Inks:
Gary Dumm (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Keywords:
autobiography

The Last Supper (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Rudy
Synopsis:
Rudy talks about why he is late for work.
Reprints:

Pickled Okra (Okry) (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
A guy makes all kinds of extravagant claims for the picked okra he's trying to sell.
Reprints:

Jury Duty (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 9 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; Bailiff; Judge; Prosecuting Attorney; Defense Attorney
Synopsis:
Harvey's experiences as a juror prompt him to consider the justice system.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

A Ride Home (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Sally
Synopsis:
Harvey gets a free lift home, but is impatient at having to wait while a problem is solved.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Grubstreet, U.S.A. (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Wallace Shawn; Kathy; Jeff; Kathy & Jeff's friend
Synopsis:
Harvey, down on his luck, gets Wallace Shawn to visit Cleveland for a film festival showing of "My Dinner With Andre." Harvey hopes to get help with his writing career, but eventually realizes Wallace has financial problems similar to his own.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

American Splendor Assaults the Media (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:
Harvey rants about his difficulty getting published in The Village Voice.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Old Cars and Winter (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Harvey's Girlfriend; Gas Station Guy; Gas Station Employee
Synopsis:
The problem of old cars breaking down during Cleveland winters.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

In the Parking Lot (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; Mark
Synopsis:
Mark reckons Harvey's car is not long for the world.
Keywords:
autobiography

The Old School Tie (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Store owner; David Rabb
Synopsis:
Harvey tries to hustle the first issues of his comic.
Keywords:
autobiography

I'll Be Forty-Three on Friday (How I'm Living Now) (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
With a birthday due, Harvey reflects on his life and current state.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Class Antagonism (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; Dr. Goldman
Synopsis:
Harvey is refused a piece of cake and is called on his selfish nature.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. The Last Supper
    American Splendor
  3. 2. Pickled Okra (Okry)
    American Splendor
  4. 3. Jury Duty
    American Splendor
  5. 4. A Ride Home
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Grubstreet, U.S.A.
    American Splendor
  7. 6. American Splendor Assaults the Media
    American Splendor
  8. 7. Old Cars and Winter
    American Splendor
  9. 8. In the Parking Lot
    American Splendor
  10. 9. The Old School Tie
    American Splendor
  11. 10. I'll Be Forty-Three on Friday (How I'm Living Now)
    American Splendor
  12. 11. Class Antagonism
    American Splendor
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