(July 2008)

DC, 2008 Series
Volume:
2
Price:
2.99 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
Vertigo
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Jonathan Vankin; Mark Doyle
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Limited Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Darick Robertson
Inks:
Darick Robertson
Colors:
Darick Robertson

Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Reprints:

You Get Old, You Can Fall Apart (We're A Winner) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Ty Templeton
Inks:
Ty Templeton
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Doctor; Joyce Brabner; Dentist's Receptionist
Synopsis:
Bits stop working as you age.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Inexplicable Cat Behaviour (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Hunt Emerson
Inks:
Hunt Emerson
Letters:
Hunt Emerson

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner
Synopsis:
Eccentric behaviour from Harvey's cats.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Town Meeting (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Deanna
Synopsis:
Harvey has to babysit.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

The art looks as if Dumm is inking Budgett as usual, but their names are credited in reverse order.

Compromise (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Josh Neufeld
Inks:
Josh Neufeld
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Josh Neufeld
Synopsis:
Harvey's not happy with the last panel of Josh's strip.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Brought Up Short (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Dean Haspiel
Inks:
Dean Haspiel
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Dean Haspiel
Synopsis:
Harvey calls when Dean's about to eat.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Joy Moves Ahead (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Lora Innes
Inks:
Jose Marzan
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joy; Dtr Yela; Mrs Yela; Lutheran Hospital President
Synopsis:
Joy's job deteriorates when Dr Yela dies.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The Knowledgeable Barber (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
David Lapham
Inks:
David Lapham
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Domenic
Synopsis:
Harvey's impressed with his barber's local knowledge.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Team Player (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Zachary Baldus
Inks:
Zachary Baldus
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Editor
Synopsis:
Harvey's editors need an extra page.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

This page is gray wash rather than black and white.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. You Get Old, You Can Fall Apart (We're A Winner)
    American Splendor
  3. 2. Inexplicable Cat Behaviour
    American Splendor
  4. 3. Town Meeting
    American Splendor
  5. 4. Compromise
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Brought Up Short
    Anerican Splendor
  7. 6. Joy Moves Ahead
    American Splendor
  8. 7. The Knowledgeable Barber
    American Splendor
  9. 8. Team Player
    American Splendor
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