(1987)

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 ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, y'like bein' on the show though, y'like me, doncha?
Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; David Letterman
Keywords
autobiography

Blue Angels (Table of Contents: 1)

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; Toby Radloff
Synopsis
Toby has a Blue Angels t-shirt.
Keywords
autobiography

Pa-ayper-Reggs!! (Table of Contents: 2)

American Splendor / comic story / 2 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
Characters
Jewish guy; Harvey Pekar; Rag Peddlers; Big Fat Loudmouth Silver; Krazny
Synopsis
A guy tells Harvey about Cleveland's old rag peddlers.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Broken Window (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Frank Stack
Inks
Frank Stack
Letters
Frank Stack

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Harvey's aunt; Harvey's father; Harvey's mother
Synopsis
Forever breaking windows with baseballs when younger, Harvey hits ball when told not to by his father. This has consequences.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Easy, Mario, Easy (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Mario
Synopsis
Mario plays basketball hard.

Hysteria (Table of Contents: 5)

American Splendor / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Tim; Editor; Caroline; Cleaner; Toby Radloff
Synopsis
Harvey's not feeling great and bawls out a sympathetic editor for not giving him enough coverage.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Another Old Jewish Lady, Another Store (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Jewish Lady; Customer; Cashier; Eddie
Synopsis
An old Jewish lady tries to push in the supermarket queue.
Keywords
autobiography

Jack Dickens' Comic Kingdom (Table of Contents: 7)

American Splendor / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Frank Stack
Inks
Frank Stack
Letters
Frank Stack

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Jack Dickens; Ed Brubaker; Customer who was in Saudi Arabia
Synopsis
Harvey and Joyce go to San Diego for the comic convention and are hosted by a local comic store owner.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Late Night With David Letterman (Table of Contents: 8)

American Splendor / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Steve; Laurie; David Letterman
Synopsis
Harvey is offered a spot on the David Letterman show, talks with the researchers and wonders how he should be with David. Then he goes on the show.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

New York: City With A Heart (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Drew Friedman
Inks
Drew Friedman
Letters
Drew Friedman

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Dale
Synopsis
Harvey pays Dale by cheque, but may have to stop it.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Sports Talk (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Gilbert Clark
Inks
Gilbert Clark
Letters
Gilbert Clark ?

Genre
drama
Synopsis
Some guys discuss a new Cleveland State basketball player.

Ethnic Bakery - Sunday Morning (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
drama
Synopsis
Overheard at a bakery.

Indexer Notes

The page is printed landscape rather than portrait.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Well, y'like bein' on the show though, y'like me, doncha?"]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. Blue Angels
    American Splendor
  3. 2. Pa-ayper-Reggs!!
    American Splendor
  4. 3. Broken Window
    American Splendor
  5. 4. Easy, Mario, Easy
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Hysteria
    American Splendor
  7. 6. Another Old Jewish Lady, Another Store
    American Splendor
  8. 7. Jack Dickens' Comic Kingdom
    American Splendor
  9. 8. Late Night With David Letterman
    American Splendor
  10. 9. New York: City With A Heart
    American Splendor
  11. 10. Sports Talk
    American Splendor
  12. 11. Ethnic Bakery - Sunday Morning
    American Splendor
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