(1991)

Harvey Pekar, 1976 Series
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Volume
[1]
Price
3.95 USD; 4.50 CAD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Editing
?
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue's indicia notes "Published in association with Tundra Publishing Ltd." The following issue was published by Dark Horse (1993 series).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Joe Zabel
Inks
Gary Dumm
Colors
John Stats?
Letters
Gary Dumm?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Didn't I tell you to quick rootin' around in 'at garbage?
Genre
drama
Synopsis
A stroll through the market.

Indexer Notes

wraparound cover

Snake (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Jim Woodring
Inks
Jim Woodring
Letters
Jim Woodring

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
An anecdote punchline recurs.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Recycling (Table of Contents: 2)

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
drama
Characters
Spain Rodriguez; Spain's Aunt
Synopsis
Spain kids his Aunt on.
Reprints

Bat (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Meredith; Meredith's mother
Synopsis
Harvey's relationship with a divorced woman is falling apart, and there's a bat loose in the house.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Holy Roman Empire was Neither Holy nor Roman nor Empire (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Toby Radloff
Synopsis
A discussion about the names of music acts.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Self Justification or Anticipating the Critics (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Izreal [James Washington]; Dave Higgins; Toby Radloff; The Boss
Synopsis
Harvey is asked why he portrays black people so negatively in his comics.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Contest Winner (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Robert Stack
Inks
Robert Stack
Letters
Robert Stack

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Robert Wachsman
Synopsis
Robert nearly won a swwepstake once.
Keywords
autobiography

Polka Wars (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Characters
Harvey Pekar; Carole; Johnny; Tony Petkovsek
Synopsis
Harvey talks about the ethnic origin of Cleveland's polka bands.

Watching The Media Watchers (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Jim Woodring
Inks
Jim Wooding
Letters
Jim Woodring

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Harvey has written an article castigating lazy primetime news reporting.
Keywords
autobiography

Serial / Cereal (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Carole Sobocinski
Inks
Carole Sobocinski
Letters
Carole Sobocinski

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Toby Radloff; Michael Zubal
Synopsis
Harvey and Toby have a conversation inspired by the Serial Killer movie.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Webb City (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Characters
Harvey Pekar; Don; Freddie Webster; Old guy
Synopsis
Harvey remembers being hustled by a guy who promised records.

Indexer Notes

The story is printed portrait across the centrespread.

Christian's Golden Summer (Table of Contents: 11)

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; Christian
Synopsis
Christian needs to get the money together to go to med school.
Keywords
autobiography

Easter Island (Table of Contents: 12)

American Splendor / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Characters
Native American; Sarah Cohen; Sarah's partner; Old Indian; Mrs Cohen; Sarah's sister; Toymaker
Synopsis
Sarah has a disappointing trip to New Mexico, remembers Harvey from years back and arranges to meet him.

Fans Are Everywhere (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Cyclist
Synopsis
Harvey is recognised at a street corner.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Didn't I tell you to quick rootin' around in 'at garbage?"]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. Snake
    American Splendor
  3. 2. Recycling
    American Splendor
  4. 3. Bat
    American Splendor
  5. 4. The Holy Roman Empire was Neither Holy nor Roman nor Empire
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Self Justification or Anticipating the Critics
    American Splendor
  7. 6. Contest Winner
    American Splendor
  8. 7. Polka Wars
    American Splendor
  9. 8. Watching The Media Watchers
    American Splendor
  10. 9. Serial / Cereal
    American Splendor
  11. 10. Webb City
    American Splendor
  12. 11. Christian's Golden Summer
    American Splendor
  13. 12. Easter Island
    American Splendor
  14. 13. Fans Are Everywhere
    American Splendor
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