(1976)

Harvey Pekar, 1976 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
?
On-sale date
1976-05-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harvey Pekar
Editing
Harvey Pekar
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.


Big Bi-Centennial Issue (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Gary Dumm
Inks
Greg Budgett
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Sid; Freddy
Synopsis
Sid drones on.
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

The tiny Robert Crumb cartoon shown in the upper left corner of this cover is reprinted in The Complete Crumb Comics volume 12.

101 Ways To Pick Up Girls (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Gary Dumm
Inks
Greg Budgett
Letters
?

Genre
drama
Characters
Guy; Betty
Synopsis
One way to pick up a girl.

A Fantasy (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky; Terry Zwigoff
Synopsis
Robert Crumb turns up out of the blue with some friends.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: 1972 (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Greg Budgett
Inks
Gary Dumm
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Marv; Lenny; Eddie Berg; Tina; Sue Ann; Larry
Synopsis
Marv cops off with his friend's girlfriend as they visit, and she invites him to California.
Keywords
autobiography

The Rank (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Lad Jeric (layouts); Greg Budgett
Inks
Gary Dumm
Letters
?

Genre
drama
Characters
Big John
Synopsis
A conversation at the store

Remembering Be-Ins (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Brian Bram
Inks
Brian Bram
Letters
Brian Bram

Characters
Harold; Mr Shapiro; Murray; Preacher; Ray; Arnie
Synopsis
A look back from 2010 to how the 1960s be-ins weren't all they may have later seemed.

A Tune Is Introduced In Cleveland (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Characters
Piano player
Synopsis
A once a lifetime introduction to the bar band's next song.

Love Story (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Gary Dumm
Inks
Greg Budgett
Letters
?

Genre
drama
Characters
Elaine Rawlings; Herbie; Herbie's Dad; Miss McDaniel; Cosmo Bonaventura; Herbie's mother; Pimp
Synopsis
Herbie discovers what's happened to a childhood friend.

A Mexican Tale (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Greg Budgett
Inks
Gary Dumm
Letters
?

Synopsis
Just why is that guy called Mexico?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Greg Budgett
Inks
Gary Dumm
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You fuckers can leave if you wanna...
Synopsis
An incident at the bus depot.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Big Bi-Centennial Issue
  2. 1. 101 Ways To Pick Up Girls
    American Splendor
  3. 2. A Fantasy
    American Splendor
  4. 3. How I Spent My Summer Vacation: 1972
    American Splendor
  5. 4. The Rank
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Remembering Be-Ins
    American Splendor
  7. 6. A Tune Is Introduced In Cleveland
    American Splendor
  8. 7. Love Story
    American Splendor
  9. 8. A Mexican Tale
    American Splendor
  10. 9. ["You fuckers can leave if you wanna..."]
    American Splendor
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