(1988)

Harvey Pekar, 1976 Series
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Volume
[1]
Price
3.25 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
ISBN
?
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
Gary Dumm
Inks
Gary Dumm
Colors
Gary Dumm
Letters
Gary Dumm

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tsk- tsk - tsk. Think th' country'll last another ten years?
Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Mr. Boats; Dr. Gesundheit; Rollins (?)
Synopsis
A gloomy prognosis.
Keywords
autobiography

Florida (Table of Contents: 1)

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; Louie
Synopsis
Louie loses the thread.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Sweet Like 'Oney (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Characters
Harvey Pekar; Frank
Synopsis
Frank and Harvey discuss Ollie North.
Reprints

My Struggle With Corporate Corruption And Network Philistinism (Table of Contents: 3)

American Splendor / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Adeline; David Letterman
Synopsis
Harvey has been invited back on the David Letterman show and is determined to turn the discussion to political matters.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Answering Machine (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Synopsis
Assorted messages left on Harvey's answering machine.

Inky: The Not So Cool Cat (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Paul Mavrides
Inks
Paul Mavrides
Letters
Paul Mavrides

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Inky; Joyce Brabner
Synopsis
Inky is a record critic.
Keywords
autobiography

Alterations (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Freddy (?); Cleaner receptionist; Suit salesman
Synopsis
The trials of clothes shopping.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

In A Flush Of Excitement I Wrote This (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Gibby Wilkins
Synopsis
Harvey is visited by a fan who's hitching across the USA.
Keywords
autobiography

President's Day (Table of Contents: 8)

American Splendor / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Billy
Synopsis
Mentioning he has to work on President's Day leads Harvey into literary criticism. The day itself is extremely cold.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

A Man For The Job (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Donald Simpson
Inks
Donald Simpson
Letters
Donald Simpson

Genre
drama
Characters
Elmo; Colleague
Synopsis
Elmo is fixing a socket.

I Don't Wanna Seem Judg-Mental, But... (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Rebecca Huntington
Inks
Rebecca Huntington
Letters
Rebecca Huntington

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Harvey meets a musician friend.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

The story is drawn in gray wash rather than traditional pencil and ink.

Public Benefactor (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Harvey retrieves a lump of rubber from the road.
Keywords
autobiography

Guilt! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Don Simpson
Inks
Don Simpson
Letters
Don Simpson

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Harvey has to be reminded that it's bad form to enter a corner shop with a supermarket bag.
Keywords
autobiography

Say No to Drugs (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; Toby Radloff
Synopsis
Toby's White Castle preference.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

New York Street Crime (Table of Contents: 14)

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
Synopsis
Harvey witnesses bystanders stopping a thief.
Keywords
autobiography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

American Splendor / comic story / 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
I saw that article on ya in the Plain Dealer, Toby.
Genre
drama; non-fiction
Characters
Toby Radloff; Nurse
Synopsis
Toby is congratulated by a nurse.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Tsk- tsk - tsk. Think th' country'll last another ten years?"]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. Florida
    American Splendor
  3. 2. Sweet Like 'Oney
    American Splendor
  4. 3. My Struggle With Corporate Corruption And Network Philistinism
    American Splendor
  5. 4. The Answering Machine
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Inky: The Not So Cool Cat
    American Splendor
  7. 6. Alterations
    American Splendor
  8. 7. In A Flush Of Excitement I Wrote This
    American Splendor
  9. 8. President's Day
    American Splendor
  10. 9. A Man For The Job
    American Splendor
  11. 10. I Don't Wanna Seem Judg-Mental, But...
    American Splendor
  12. 11. Public Benefactor
    American Splendor
  13. 12. Guilt!
    American Splendor
  14. 13. Say No to Drugs
    American Splendor
  15. 14. New York Street Crime
    American Splendor
  16. 15. ["I saw that article on ya in the Plain Dealer, Toby."]
    American Splendor
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