(1986)

Harvey Pekar, 1976 Series
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Volume
[1]
Price
3.00 USD
Pages
60
Indicia frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
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
Val Mayerik
Inks
Val Mayerik
Colors
Gary Dumm
Letters
Val Mayerik ?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Ossie Hurd
Synopsis
Harvey plugs his haulage guy.
Keywords
autobiography

A Case Quarter (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Inks
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Letters
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Guy wanting stamps
Synopsis
Harvey supplies the change.
Keywords
autobiography

A Matter of Life and... (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Val Mayerik
Inks
Val Mayerik
Letters
Val Mayerik

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Wholesale Record Place Owner; Cleveland City Council President
Synopsis
Harvey recalls his deteriorating behaviour in a shipping clerk job he had.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Home Training (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Inks
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Letters
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]

Genre
drama
Characters
Ronald
Synopsis
Ronald's work section is consistently messed-up overnight.

Outer Space (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Val Mayerik
Inks
Val Mayerik
Letters
Val Mayerik ?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Mr. Szepanski
Synopsis
Mr. Szepanski's just back from outer space.
Keywords
autobiography

Old Guys (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Alex
Synopsis
Alex is greeted by a fellow pensioner.
Keywords
autobiography

Common Sense (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Val Mayerik
Inks
Val Mayerik
Letters
Val Mayerik

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Bus driver; Instructor; Bus Passenger
Synopsis
Harvey rides the bus while a bus driving instructor spouts out his "common sense."
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Time Flies... Time Drags (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Bill Knapp
Inks
Bill Knapp
Letters
Bill Knapp

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Dave; Gas Station Attendant; Mechanic
Synopsis
Harvey has to drive back to Cleveland from Washington when he's not feeling too well.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

At the Bindery (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Val Mayerik
Inks
Val Mayerik
Letters
Val Mayerik ?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Mr. Blain; Estelle; Joyce Brabner; Ossie Hurd
Synopsis
Harvey goes to collect the latest issue of his comic.
Keywords
autobiography

Golden Tomatoes (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Ed Wesolowski
Inks
Ed Wesolowski
Letters
Ed Wesolowski ?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Receptionist
Synopsis
Harvey gives a receptionist some tomatoes he's grown and is puzzled that she can resist eating them for hours.
Keywords
autobiography

Old Goat (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Val Mayerik
Inks
Val Mayerik
Letters
Val Mayerik ?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Patient
Synopsis
Harvey deals with a rude patient.
Keywords
autobiography

The Situation As Of 9-20-85 (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Joe Lintner
Inks
Joe Lintner
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
An interview about a stage version of American Splendor, accompanied by illustrations.

Public Utility (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Joe Zabel
Inks
Joe Zabel
Letters
Joe Zabel

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Linda; Gas Company guys; Neighbour
Synopsis
Harvey smells gas in his apartment.
Keywords
autobiography

Flashlight (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Ed Wesolowski
Inks
Ed Wesolowski
Letters
Ed Wesolowski ?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Stan
Synopsis
Stan's been given a new flashlight
Keywords
autobiography

Interviewing The Interviewer (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Interviewer
Synopsis
A woman who's sent to interview Harvey tells a story about holidaying in Yosemite and crashing a press call for Queen Elizabeth.
Keywords
autobiography

Higher Education (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Val Mayerik
Inks
Val Mayerik
Letters
Val Mayerik ?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Toby Radloff; Mr. Edwards; Patient's wife
Synopsis
Toby doesn't quite get a misunderstanding related by Harvey.
Keywords
autobiography

Exchange Of Views (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
biography
Synopsis
An exchange from a radio talk show about athletes being dope tested.
Keywords
autobiography

Making Lemonade (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Joe Zabel
Inks
Joe Zabel
Letters
Joe Zabel

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
It's a hot day.
Keywords
autobiography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

American Splendor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hiya Toby
Genre
drama
Characters
John; Toby Radloff
Synopsis
Toby apologise for not lending money to John.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. A Case Quarter
    American Splendor
  3. 2. A Matter of Life and...
    American Splendor
  4. 3. Home Training
    American Splendor
  5. 4. Outer Space
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Old Guys
    American Splendor
  7. 6. Common Sense
    American Splendor
  8. 7. Time Flies... Time Drags
    American Splendor
  9. 8. At the Bindery
    American Splendor
  10. 9. Golden Tomatoes
    American Splendor
  11. 10. Old Goat
    American Splendor
  12. 11. The Situation As Of 9-20-85
  13. 12. Public Utility
    American Splendor
  14. 13. Flashlight
    American Splendor
  15. 14. Interviewing The Interviewer
    American Splendor
  16. 15. Higher Education
    American Splendor
  17. 16. Exchange Of Views
    American Splendor
  18. 17. Making Lemonade
    American Splendor
  19. 18. ["Hiya Toby"]
    American Splendor
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