(1982)

Harvey Pekar, 1976 Series
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Volume
[1]
Price
2.50 USD
Pages
60
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
Pencils
Greg Budgett
Inks
Gary Dumm
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yer dumping me? Why? Wha'd I do?
Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Lark
Keywords
autobiography

A Compliment (Table of Contents: 1)

American Splendor / comic story / 1 page (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; Mr. Boats
Synopsis
Mr. Boats approves of Harvey's thriftiness.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Miracle Rabbis (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
Dr. Gesundheit; Harvey Pekar; Patient
Synopsis
Dr. Gesundheit tells a joke before a patient comes along.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Maggies (Oral History) (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Jewish guy
Synopsis
Harvey Pekar tries to get a story straight from an older man, but doesn't have much luck in doing so.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

One Good Turn Deserves Another (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Harvey borrows the newspaper from a neighbour.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Day Before The Be In (Table of Contents: 5)

American Splendor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Karen Pekar; Joe; Scottie
Synopsis
Harvey goes out shopping, meets with his friend Joe and complains about the LP record he was sent for reviewing.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

A Dialogue (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Sue Cavey
Inks
Sue Cavey
Letters
Sue Cavey

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Harvey contemplates his marriage falling apart.
Keywords
autobiography

Alice Quinn (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Sue Cavey [as S. Cavey]
Inks
Sue Cavey [as S. Cavey]
Letters
Sue Cavey [as S. Cavey]

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Blind Lady; Alice Quinn; Alice's Husband; Alice's Son
Synopsis
Harvey meets a woman he's not seen in twenty years.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

This was reprinted in More American Splendor: The Life and Times of Harvey Pekar (Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1987 series) and American Splendor (Random House, 2003 series).

Spring Sunday Twilight (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Jack Millie
Inks
Jack Millie
Letters
Jack Millie

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Jim; Girl
Synopsis
Jim comes to visit.
Keywords
autobiography

Boston, November 1980 (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Kevin Brown
Inks
Kevin Brown
Letters
Kevin Brown

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Marty; Sal
Synopsis
Harvey meets an anarchist with whom he's been corresponding.
Keywords
autobiography

From Hospital To Library (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Rick Dahl
Inks
Rick Dahl
Letters
Rick Dahl

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; George
Synopsis
Harvey meets an outpatient who gives him a lift and pours out his heart.
Keywords
autobiography

Local Sculptor (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Rob; Harvey Pekar; Jocks; Photographer
Synopsis
The work of a local sculptor attracts contrasting comments.
Keywords
autobiography

Local Poet (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Bookshop owner; Poet
Synopsis
A new poet arrives in town.
Keywords
autobiography

Religion (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Sean Carroll
Inks
Sean Carroll
Letters
Sean Carroll

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Patient; Nurse
Synopsis
A patient starts talking about his daughter's forthcoming marriage.
Keywords
autobiography

Purist (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Sue Cavey
Inks
Sue Cavey
Letters
Sue Cavey

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Italian guy
Synopsis
How the pizza has changed over the years.
Keywords
autobiography

Cowboy Song (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Sean Carroll
Inks
Sean Carroll
Colors
Sean Carroll?
Letters
Sean Carroll

Genre
humor
Synopsis
An offensive old song.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Yer dumping me? Why? Wha'd I do?"]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. A Compliment
    American Splendor
  3. 2. Miracle Rabbis
    American Splendor
  4. 3. The Maggies (Oral History)
    American Splendor
  5. 4. One Good Turn Deserves Another
    American Splendor
  6. 5. The Day Before The Be In
    American Splendor
  7. 6. A Dialogue
    American Splendor
  8. 7. Alice Quinn
    American Splendor
  9. 8. Spring Sunday Twilight
    American Splendor
  10. 9. Boston, November 1980
    American Splendor
  11. 10. From Hospital To Library
    American Splendor
  12. 11. Local Sculptor
    American Splendor
  13. 12. Local Poet
    American Splendor
  14. 13. Religion
    American Splendor
  15. 14. Purist
    American Splendor
  16. 15. Cowboy Song
    American Splendor
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