(1983)

Harvey Pekar, 1976 Series
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Volume
[1]
Price
2.75 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 (signed)
Pencils
Greg Budgett (signed)
Inks
Gary Dumm (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Keywords
autobiography

The Last Supper (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
Rudy
Synopsis
Rudy talks about why he is late for work.
Reprints

Pickled Okra (Okry) (Table of Contents: 2)

American Splendor / comic story / 3 pages (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
Synopsis
A guy makes all kinds of extravagant claims for the picked okra he's trying to sell.
Reprints

Jury Duty (Table of Contents: 3)

American Splendor / comic story / 9 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; Bailiff; Judge; Prosecuting Attorney; Defense Attorney
Synopsis
Harvey's experiences as a juror prompt him to consider the justice system.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

A Ride Home (Table of Contents: 4)

American Splendor / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Sue Cavey [as Susan Cavey]
Inks
Sue Cavey [as Susan Cavey]
Letters
Sue Cavey [as Susan Cavey]

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Sally
Synopsis
Harvey gets a free lift home, but is impatient at having to wait while a problem is solved.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Grubstreet, U.S.A. (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Wallace Shawn; Kathy; Jeff; Kathy & Jeff's friend
Synopsis
Harvey, down on his luck, gets Wallace Shawn to visit Cleveland for a film festival showing of "My Dinner With Andre." Harvey hopes to get help with his writing career, but eventually realizes Wallace has financial problems similar to his own.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

American Splendor Assaults the Media (Table of Contents: 6)

American Splendor / comic story / 4 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
Synopsis
Harvey rants about his difficulty getting published in The Village Voice.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Old Cars and Winter (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Harvey's Girlfriend; Gas Station Guy; Gas Station Employee
Synopsis
The problem of old cars breaking down during Cleveland winters.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

In the Parking Lot (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; Mark
Synopsis
Mark reckons Harvey's car is not long for the world.
Keywords
autobiography

The Old School Tie (Table of Contents: 9)

American Splendor / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Store owner; David Rabb
Synopsis
Harvey tries to hustle the first issues of his comic.
Keywords
autobiography

I'll Be Forty-Three on Friday (How I'm Living Now) (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
With a birthday due, Harvey reflects on his life and current state.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Class Antagonism (Table of Contents: 11)

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; Dr. Goldman
Synopsis
Harvey is refused a piece of cake and is called on his selfish nature.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. The Last Supper
    American Splendor
  3. 2. Pickled Okra (Okry)
    American Splendor
  4. 3. Jury Duty
    American Splendor
  5. 4. A Ride Home
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Grubstreet, U.S.A.
    American Splendor
  7. 6. American Splendor Assaults the Media
    American Splendor
  8. 7. Old Cars and Winter
    American Splendor
  9. 8. In the Parking Lot
    American Splendor
  10. 9. The Old School Tie
    American Splendor
  11. 10. I'll Be Forty-Three on Friday (How I'm Living Now)
    American Splendor
  12. 11. Class Antagonism
    American Splendor
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