(1987)

Harvey Pekar, 1976 Series
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Price:
3.00 USD
Pages:
60
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?
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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

["Well, y'like bein' on the show though, y'like me, doncha?"] (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; David Letterman
Keywords:
autobiography

Blue Angels (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Ed Wesolowski
Inks:
Ed Wesolowski
Letters:
Ed Wesolowski

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Toby Radloff
Synopsis:
Toby has a Blue Angels t-shirt.
Keywords:
autobiography

Pa-ayper-Reggs!! (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 2 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
Characters:
Jewish guy; Harvey Pekar; Rag Peddlers; Big Fat Loudmouth Silver; Krazny
Synopsis:
A guy tells Harvey about Cleveland's old rag peddlers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Broken Window (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Frank Stack
Inks:
Frank Stack
Letters:
Frank Stack

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Harvey's aunt; Harvey's father; Harvey's mother
Synopsis:
Forever breaking windows with baseballs when younger, Harvey hits ball when told not to by his father. This has consequences.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Easy, Mario, Easy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Mario
Synopsis:
Mario plays basketball hard.

Hysteria (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Tim; Editor; Caroline; Cleaner; Toby Radloff
Synopsis:
Harvey's not feeling great and bawls out a sympathetic editor for not giving him enough coverage.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Another Old Jewish Lady, Another Store (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Jewish Lady; Customer; Cashier; Eddie
Synopsis:
An old Jewish lady tries to push in the supermarket queue.
Keywords:
autobiography

Jack Dickens' Comic Kingdom (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Frank Stack
Inks:
Frank Stack
Letters:
Frank Stack

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Jack Dickens; Ed Brubaker; Customer who was in Saudi Arabia
Synopsis:
Harvey and Joyce go to San Diego for the comic convention and are hosted by a local comic store owner.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Late Night With David Letterman (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Steve; Laurie; David Letterman
Synopsis:
Harvey is offered a spot on the David Letterman show, talks with the researchers and wonders how he should be with David. Then he goes on the show.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

New York: City With A Heart (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Drew Friedman
Inks:
Drew Friedman
Letters:
Drew Friedman

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Dale
Synopsis:
Harvey pays Dale by cheque, but may have to stop it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Sports Talk (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Gilbert Clark
Inks:
Gilbert Clark
Letters:
Gilbert Clark?

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
Some guys discuss a new Cleveland State basketball player.

Ethnic Bakery - Sunday Morning (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
Overheard at a bakery.

Indexer Notes

The page is printed landscape rather than portrait.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Well, y'like bein' on the show though, y'like me, doncha?"]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. Blue Angels
    American Splendor
  3. 2. Pa-ayper-Reggs!!
    American Splendor
  4. 3. Broken Window
    American Splendor
  5. 4. Easy, Mario, Easy
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Hysteria
    American Splendor
  7. 6. Another Old Jewish Lady, Another Store
    American Splendor
  8. 7. Jack Dickens' Comic Kingdom
    American Splendor
  9. 8. Late Night With David Letterman
    American Splendor
  10. 9. New York: City With A Heart
    American Splendor
  11. 10. Sports Talk
    American Splendor
  12. 11. Ethnic Bakery - Sunday Morning
    American Splendor
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