(1993)

Dark Horse, 1993 Series
 
Volume:
?
Price:
4.95 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Brand:
Dark Horse Comics [chess piece]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Diana Schutz
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

The numbering is continued from Harvey Pekar's self-published series.


["Hey, ma... this milk looks kinda yellow. Did you put a raw egg in my Wheaties?"] (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Herschel; Herschel's Mother
Synopsis:
Herschel doesn't like his wheaties.
Keywords:
autobiography

Time (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Joe Sacco
Inks:
Joe Sacco
Letters:
Joe Sacco

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
An offhand comment about Phyllis.

Before I Was Born (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Joe Sacco
Inks:
Joe Sacco
Letters:
Joe Sacco

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Shifra; Laibel; Mrs. Pekar; Mr. Pekar; Ben Stone
Synopsis:
Harvey discovers how his parents met.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Austere Youth (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:
Herschel; Mrs. Pekar; Mr. Pekar; Willie; Shifra
Synopsis:
Herschel is ashamed of his parents and of their poverty.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Herschel is Harvey Pekar.

Red Baited (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:
Herschel; Mrs. Pekar; Salvatore
Synopsis:
Herschel's mother asks him to distribute Henry Wallace political posters.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Herschel is Harvey Pekar

Sheiboneth Beis Hamikdosh (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Mr Pekar; Mrs Pekar; Moshe Koussevitzky
Synopsis:
Harvey's father has a love of cantoral music.

Hitherto Untold (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Joe Zabel
Inks:
Gary Dumm; John Stats [as J.R. Stats] (ink assists)
Letters:
Gary Dumm

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Shifra; Harvey's Great-Aunt; Harvey's Great Uncle; Comedian; Cousin; Brother; Hitler; Teacher
Synopsis:
Harvey visits his Aunt and asks to see her 8th grade autobiography.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Sonny Speaks (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Lennie Tristano; Sonny Berman; Woody Herman
Synopsis:
Harvey talks about one of his favourite jazz musicians.
Keywords:
autobiography

Mr. Boats On Longevity (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Mr. Boats; Rollins
Synopsis:
The retired Mr. Boats comes to visit the hospital.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Distancing.... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
John Stats [as J.R. Stats]
Inks:
John Stats [as J.R. Stats]
Letters:
John Stats [as J.R. Stats]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
Avoiding an elevator companion.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Call Me Shane (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Building owner
Synopsis:
Harvey helps a guy with a sign.
Keywords:
autobiography

Inky Dies (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Skipper
Synopsis:
Joyce's cat is on its last legs.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Cat Scan (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Alex Wald
Inks:
Alex Wald
Letters:
Alex Wald

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Tim; Joyce Brabner
Synopsis:
Harvey is concerned about his cancer re-appearing.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Holding On (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Alex Wald
Inks:
Alex Wald
Letters:
Alex Wald

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Jonita; Clerk
Synopsis:
Harvey is frustrated at being eased back into work.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Bringing You Up To Date (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Doctor; Joyce Brabner
Synopsis:
What's been happening in Harvey's life since American Splendor 16 was published.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The Last Word In Answers (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Toby Radloff
Synopsis:
Harvey asks Toby about supermarket bakeries killing off independent bakeries.
Keywords:
autobiography

Emil Heifetz's Stories Of The Great Depression (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar; Emil Heifetz; Harry; Emil's Mother-in-Law
Synopsis:
Harry pulls a fast one.
Keywords:
autobiography
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Hey, ma... this milk looks kinda yellow. Did you put a raw egg in my Wheaties?"]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. Time
    American Splendor
  3. 2. Before I Was Born
    American Splendor
  4. 3. Austere Youth
    American Splendor
  5. 4. Red Baited
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Sheiboneth Beis Hamikdosh
    American Splendor
  7. 6. Hitherto Untold
    American Splendor
  8. 7. Sonny Speaks
    American Splendor
  9. 8. Mr. Boats On Longevity
    American Splendor
  10. 9. Distancing....
    American Splendor
  11. 10. Call Me Shane
    American Splendor
  12. 11. Inky Dies
    American Splendor
  13. 12. Cat Scan
    American Splendor
  14. 13. Holding On
    American Splendor
  15. 14. Bringing You Up To Date
    American Splendor
  16. 15. The Last Word In Answers
    American Splendor
  17. 16. Emil Heifetz's Stories Of The Great Depression
    American Splendor
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