(1980)

Harvey Pekar, 1976 Series
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Volume
[1]
Price
2.00 USD
Pages
60
On-sale date
1980
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar [as Pekar] (signed)
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as Crumb] (signed)
Inks
Robert Crumb [as Crumb] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Robert Crumb [as Crumb] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm wracking my prain tryink to find chokes zat you can poot in your book but you don't like...
Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Doctor
Synopsis
A doctor wants to submit jokes for Harvey's comic.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Excerpt (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
The story of how a guy made $800 in one phone call to his broker.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Freddy Visits for the Weekend (Table of Contents: 2)

American Splendor / comic story / 7 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; Freddy; Sharon; Morris
Synopsis
Harvey's friend Freddy is in town and nobody wants him to stay at their house.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Vox Populi (Table of Contents: 3)

American Splendor / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; British Guy
Synopsis
A view on the problem of drugs.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

American Splendor / comic story / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Mr. Boats
Synopsis
So much is said in silence.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Hospital Fun (Table of Contents: 5)

American Splendor / comic story / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Receptionist
Synopsis
How not to get what you want.
Reprints

Hospital Fun No. 2 (Table of Contents: 6)

American Splendor / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Patient; Receptionist
Synopsis
A patient demands some of a sandwich.
Reprints

Emil (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Emil
Synopsis
Harvey remembers a guy who used to live in his neighbourhood.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Scenes from Star Books (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; George Costakis; William; Sports Customer; College Kids
Synopsis
Harvey remembers the owner of a book store he used to frequent.
Keywords
autobiography

Leonard & Marie (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Leonard; Marie
Synopsis
Harvey tries to bring two single friends together.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Mrs. Roosevelt and the Young Queen of Greece (Table of Contents: 10)

American Splendor / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Louie; Old Guy
Synopsis
Harvey overhears a conversation.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Busman's Holiday (Table of Contents: 11)

American Splendor / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Gabe; Barbershop Customer
Synopsis
Gabe talks about what he did when he went to L.A.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Coventry Night (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Harvey listens in to an immigrant's conversation.

An Everyday Horror Story (Table of Contents: 13)

American Splendor / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Lark; Art Lande (cameo); April; Doctor; Parrington's Secretary; Retired Professor; Seattle Doctor; Harvey's Chicago Buddy; Dr X; Miss Watson; Conservative Doctor; Head of ENT Dept.; Dr. Y
Synopsis
Harvey's voice goes on his honeymoon, and it's diagnosed as a vocal cord nodule.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Kaparra (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Jewish man
Synopsis
A story from a concentration camp survivor.
Reprints

Mr. Boats' Miracle Cure (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Mr Boats
Synopsis
Mr Boats' cold cure.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'm wracking my prain tryink to find chokes zat you can poot in your book but you don't like..."]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. Excerpt
    American Splendor
  3. 2. Freddy Visits for the Weekend
    American Splendor
  4. 3. Vox Populi
    American Splendor
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Hospital Fun
    American Splendor
  7. 6. Hospital Fun No. 2
    American Splendor
  8. 7. Emil
    American Splendor
  9. 8. Scenes from Star Books
    American Splendor
  10. 9. Leonard & Marie
    American Splendor
  11. 10. Mrs. Roosevelt and the Young Queen of Greece
    American Splendor
  12. 11. Busman's Holiday
    American Splendor
  13. 12. Coventry Night
    American Splendor
  14. 13. An Everyday Horror Story
    American Splendor
  15. 14. Kaparra
    American Splendor
  16. 15. Mr. Boats' Miracle Cure
    American Splendor
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