(1988)

Harvey Pekar, 1976 Series
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Price:
3.25 USD
Pages:
60
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Brand:
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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

["Tsk- tsk - tsk. Think th' country'll last another ten years?"] (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Mr Boats; Dr Gesundheit; Rollins (?)
Synopsis:
A gloomy prognosis.
Keywords:
autobiography

Florida (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; Louie
Synopsis:
Louie loses the thread.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Sweet Like 'Oney (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Frank
Synopsis:
Frank and Harvey discuss Ollie North.
Reprints:

My Struggle With Corporate Corruption And Network Philistinism (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Adeline; David Letterman
Synopsis:
Harvey has been invited back on the David Letterman show and is determined to turn the discussion to political matters.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The Answering Machine (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Assorted messages left on Harvey's answering machine.

Inky: The Not So Cool Cat (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Paul Mavrides
Inks:
Paul Mavrides
Letters:
Paul Mavrides

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Inky; Joyce Brabner
Synopsis:
Inky is a record critic.
Keywords:
autobiography

Alterations (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Freddy (?); Cleaner receptionist; Suit salesman
Synopsis:
The trials of clothes shopping.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

In A Flush Of Excitement I Wrote This (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Gibby Wilkins
Synopsis:
Harvey is visited by a fan who's hitching across the USA.
Keywords:
autobiography

President's Day (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Billy
Synopsis:
Mentioning he has to work on President's Day leads Harvey into literary criticism. The day itself is extremely cold.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

A Man For The Job (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Donald Simpson
Inks:
Donald Simpson
Letters:
Donald Simpson

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Elmo; Colleague
Synopsis:
Elmo is fixing a socket.

I Don't Wanna Seem Judg-Mental, But... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Rebecca Huntington
Inks:
Rebecca Huntington
Letters:
Rebecca Huntington

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
Harvey meets a musician friend.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

The story is drawn in gray wash rather than traditional pencil and ink.

Public Benefactor (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
Harvey retrieves a lump of rubber from the road.
Keywords:
autobiography

Guilt! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Don Simpson
Inks:
Don Simpson
Letters:
Don Simpson

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
Harvey has to be reminded that it's bad form to enter a corner shop with a supermarket bag.
Keywords:
autobiography

Say No to Drugs (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's White Castle preference.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

New York Street Crime (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
Synopsis:
Harvey witnesses bystanders stopping a thief.
Keywords:
autobiography

[no title indexed] (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
Characters:
Toby Radloff; Nurse
Synopsis:
Toby is congratulated by a nurse.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Tsk- tsk - tsk. Think th' country'll last another ten years?"]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. Florida
    American Splendor
  3. 2. Sweet Like 'Oney
    American Splendor
  4. 3. My Struggle With Corporate Corruption And Network Philistinism
    American Splendor
  5. 4. The Answering Machine
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Inky: The Not So Cool Cat
    American Splendor
  7. 6. Alterations
    American Splendor
  8. 7. In A Flush Of Excitement I Wrote This
    American Splendor
  9. 8. President's Day
    American Splendor
  10. 9. A Man For The Job
    American Splendor
  11. 10. I Don't Wanna Seem Judg-Mental, But...
    American Splendor
  12. 11. Public Benefactor
    American Splendor
  13. 12. Guilt!
    American Splendor
  14. 13. Say No to Drugs
    American Splendor
  15. 14. New York Street Crime
    American Splendor
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Splendor
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