(1989)

Harvey Pekar, 1976 Series
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Price:
3.50 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["You f----d up a great thing."] (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; David Letterman
Synopsis:
Dave bawls out Harvey.
Keywords:
autobiography

Rabbi's Vife (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; Dr Gesundheit (?)
Synopsis:
Harvey is told a joke.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The L.A. Performance Scene (As Described By George DiCaprio) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George DiCaprio; Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Paul Mavrides
Inks:
Paul Mavrides
Letters:
Paul Mavrides

Genre:
drama; humor
Characters:
Performance Artist John
Synopsis:
A unique stage act.
Reprints:

Adam Pukes On Halloween (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; George DiCaprio; Adam DiCaprio
Synopsis:
George's son pukes in the car and George thinks he's got a result, but...
Reprints:

Lost And Found (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Wallet owner; Bookstore owner
Synopsis:
Harvey is called from work as his wife is locked out of the house. Later on he can't find the Italo Svevo novel he's been reading, but does find a wallet.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Free Association (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Alison Bechdel
Inks:
Alison Bechdel
Letters:
Alison Bechdel

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Man With Short Sleeve Shirt; Ben
Synopsis:
A rant about the Oliver North case.
Reprints:

Gallantry (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Alison Bechdel
Inks:
Alison Bechdel
Letters:
Alison Bechdel

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
Overheard at a diner.

The Pacifist (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Security Guard
Synopsis:
A gun belt drops.
Keywords:
autobiography

No Parking (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Neighbour
Synopsis:
The city re-zones the parking areas.
Keywords:
autobiography

Passport To Pimlico (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Joe Zabel; Greg Budgett (insert art)
Inks:
Joe Zabel; Gary Dumm (insert art)
Letters:
Joe Zabel

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Lou Kallie; Linda Kallie; Barbara; Doctor; Jim Prohaska
Synopsis:
A guy Harvey knows turns up for treatment in the hospital where he works.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Pre-Dawn Ride (Table of Contents)

Harvey Pekar / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Gary Dumm; Linda Darnell Dumm (assists)
Inks:
Gary Dumm; Linda Darnell Dumm (assists)
Letters:
Gary Dumm; Linda Darnell Dumm (assists)

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
Harvey gets up early to drive to the airport.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Shepherds And Sheep (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
William Fogg
Inks:
William Fogg
Letters:
William Fogg

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Dave
Synopsis:
Harvey and Dave talk about the USA stockpiling weapons.
Keywords:
autobiography

The Grand Finale (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
William Fogg
Inks:
William Fogg
Letters:
William Fogg

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; David Letterman
Synopsis:
Harvey goes back on David Letterman's show and talks politics.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Typing (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:
Harvey gets Toby to type an article for which he'll be paid by the hour, but isn't pleased at the speed.
Keywords:
autobiography

["Ah be se'ny one nex' Joolah"] (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Senior on the Left; Senior on the Right
Synopsis:
Two guys talking at a bar.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The art is gray wash rather than traditional black and white pencils and inks.

A Dance To Spring (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner
Synopsis:
Mars are giving away free bars in New York.
Keywords:
autobiography
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["You f----d up a great thing."]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. Rabbi's Vife
    American Splendor
  3. 2. The L.A. Performance Scene (As Described By George DiCaprio)
    American Splendor
  4. 3. Adam Pukes On Halloween
    American Splendor
  5. 4. Lost And Found
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Free Association
    American Splendor
  7. 6. Gallantry
    American Splendor
  8. 7. The Pacifist
    American Splendor
  9. 8. No Parking
    American Splendor
  10. 9. Passport To Pimlico
    American Splendor
  11. 10. Pre-Dawn Ride
    Harvey Pekar
  12. 11. Shepherds And Sheep
    American Splendor
  13. 12. The Grand Finale
    American Splendor
  14. 13. Typing
    American Splendor
  15. 14. ["Ah be se'ny one nex' Joolah"]
    American Splendor
  16. 15. A Dance To Spring
    American Splendor
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