(1985)

Harvey Pekar, 1976 Series
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3.00 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:
Val Mayerik
Inks:
Val Mayerik
Colors:
Gary Dumm
Letters:
Val Mayerik?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner
Keywords:
autobiography

Domestic Appliances (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Val Mayerik
Inks:
Val Mayerik
Letters:
Val Mayerik?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Doctor
Synopsis:
Harvey discusses his problems with washing dishes.
Keywords:
autobiography

The Bird Man (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Bill Knapp
Inks:
Bill Knapp
Letters:
Bill Knapp

Genre:
drama
Characters:
The Bird Man
Synopsis:
A guy is selling wind-up birds at the Coventry Street fair.

Double Feature part 1: Footloose (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Bill Knapp
Inks:
Bill Knapp
Letters:
Bill Knapp

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Toby Radloff
Synopsis:
Harvey and Toby get into work early and discuss the movie Footloose.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Double Feature part 2: Revenge Of The Nerds (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Bill Knapp
Inks:
Bill Knapp
Letters:
Bill Knapp

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Toby Radloff
Synopsis:
Toby made a round trip of 260 miles to ensure he caught the movie Revenge Of The Nerds.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Inner City Flea Market (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Mitch Sonoda
Inks:
Mitch Sonoda
Letters:
Mitch Sonoda?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Record dealer; Pushy customers
Synopsis:
Harvey witnesses an altercation at the flea market.
Keywords:
autobiography

Today At Work, I... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Joe Zabel
Inks:
Joe Zabel
Letters:
Joe Zabel

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Doctor
Synopsis:
Harvey finagles another donut from a doctor while telling him about how a magazine interviewer interpreted his doing so.
Keywords:
autobiography

A Marriage Album (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner
Pencils:
Val Mayerik
Inks:
Val Mayerik
Letters:
Val Mayerik

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Herschel; Joyce Brabner; Maxine; Charlie
Synopsis:
Harvey and Joyce relate how a correspondence blossomed into a relationship
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Herschel is Harvey Pekar.

The Bear (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; Joyce Brabner; Policeman
Synopsis:
Harvey has a bad day.
Keywords:
autobiography

Obsessive-Compulsive (Lost Glasses) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Bill Knapp
Inks:
Bill Knapp
Letters:
Bill Knapp

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner
Synopsis:
Harvey was wearing his glasses when he came in, but can't find them now.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Violence (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Val Mayerik
Inks:
Val Mayerik
Letters:
Val Mayerik

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner
Synopsis:
Harvey's experiences with violence from teenage days to present, and a recent mugging.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The Glory That Was Cleveland (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Bill Crook
Inks:
Bill Crook
Letters:
Bill Crook?

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
A view of the Flats from what's left of the Clark Avenue Bridge.
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

This page is produced in a landscape rather than portrait format.

The Ridge (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
A jungle war recollection.

Indexer Notes

This strip is presented in a landscape format.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. Domestic Appliances
    American Splendor
  3. 2. The Bird Man
    American Splendor
  4. 3. Double Feature part 1: Footloose
    American Splendor
  5. 4. Double Feature part 2: Revenge Of The Nerds
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Inner City Flea Market
    American Splendor
  7. 6. Today At Work, I...
    American Splendor
  8. 7. A Marriage Album
    American Splendor
  9. 8. The Bear
    American Splendor
  10. 9. Obsessive-Compulsive (Lost Glasses)
    American Splendor
  11. 10. Violence
    American Splendor
  12. 11. The Glory That Was Cleveland
    American Splendor
  13. 12. The Ridge
    American Splendor
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