(1991)

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

Issue Notes

This issue's indicia notes "Published in association with Tundra Publishing Ltd." The following issue was published by Dark Horse (1993 series).


["Didn't I tell you to quick rootin' around in 'at garbage?"] (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / cover / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Drama
Synopsis:
A stroll through the market.

Snake (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Jim Woodring
Inks:
Jim Woodring
Letters:
Jim Woodring

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
An anecdote punchline recurs.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Recycling (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
Drama
Characters:
Spain Rodriguez; Spain's Aunt
Synopsis:
Spain kids his Aunt on.
Reprints:

Bat (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Meredith; Meredith's mother
Synopsis:
Harvey's relationship with a divorced woman is falling apart, and there's a bat loose in the house.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The Holy Roman Empire was Neither Holy nor Roman nor Empire (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; Toby Radloff
Synopsis:
A discussion about the names of music acts.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Self Justification or Anticipating the Critics (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Izreal [James Washington]; Dave Higgins; Toby Radloff; The Boss
Synopsis:
Harvey is asked why he portrays black people so negatively in his comics.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Contest Winner (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Robert Wachsman
Synopsis:
Robert nearly won a swwepstake once.
Keywords:
autobiography

Polka Wars (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Carole; Johnny; Tony Petkovsek
Synopsis:
Harvey talks about the ethnic origin of Cleveland's polka bands.

Watching The Media Watchers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Jim Woodring
Inks:
Jim Wooding
Letters:
Jim Woodring

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
Harvey has written an article castigating lazy primetime news reporting.
Keywords:
autobiography

Serial / Cereal (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Carole Sobocinski
Inks:
Carole Sobocinski
Letters:
Carole Sobocinski

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Toby Radloff; Michael Zubal
Synopsis:
Harvey and Toby have a conversation inspired by the Serial Killer movie.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Webb City (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Don; Freddie Webster; Old guy
Synopsis:
Harvey remembers being hustled by a guy who promised records.

Indexer Notes

The story is printed portrait across the centrespread.

Christian's Golden Summer (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; Christian
Synopsis:
Christian needs to get the money together to go to med school.
Keywords:
autobiography

Easter Island (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Drama
Characters:
Native American; Sarah Cohen; Sarah's partner; Old Indian; Mrs Cohen; Sarah's sister; Toymaker
Synopsis:
Sarah has a disappointing trip to New Mexico, remembers Harvey from years back and arranges to meet him.

Fans Are Everywhere (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; Cyclist
Synopsis:
Harvey is recognised at a street corner.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Didn't I tell you to quick rootin' around in 'at garbage?"]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. Snake
    American Splendor
  3. 2. Recycling
    American Splendor
  4. 3. Bat
    American Splendor
  5. 4. The Holy Roman Empire was Neither Holy nor Roman nor Empire
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Self Justification or Anticipating the Critics
    American Splendor
  7. 6. Contest Winner
    American Splendor
  8. 7. Polka Wars
    American Splendor
  9. 8. Watching The Media Watchers
    American Splendor
  10. 9. Serial / Cereal
    American Splendor
  11. 10. Webb City
    American Splendor
  12. 11. Christian's Golden Summer
    American Splendor
  13. 12. Easter Island
    American Splendor
  14. 13. Fans Are Everywhere
    American Splendor
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