(1993)

Dark Horse, 1993 Series
 
Volume
[1]
Price
4.95 USD; 6.20 CAD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Comics
Brand
Dark Horse Comics [chess piece]
Editing
Diana Schutz
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Magazine size
Binding
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

The numbering is continued from Harvey Pekar's self-published series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, ma... this milk looks kinda yellow. Did you put a raw egg in my Wheaties?
Genre
biography
Characters
Herschel; Herschel's Mother
Synopsis
Herschel doesn't like his wheaties.
Keywords
autobiography

Time (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
drama
Synopsis
An offhand comment about Phyllis.

Before I Was Born (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Shifra; Laibel; Mrs. Pekar; Mr. Pekar; Ben Stone
Synopsis
Harvey discovers how his parents met.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Austere Youth (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Herschel; Mrs. Pekar; Mr. Pekar; Willie; Shifra
Synopsis
Herschel is ashamed of his parents and of their poverty.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Herschel is Harvey Pekar.

Red Baited (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Herschel; Mrs. Pekar; Salvatore
Synopsis
Herschel's mother asks him to distribute Henry Wallace political posters.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Herschel is Harvey Pekar

Sheiboneth Beis Hamikdosh (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Characters
Mr Pekar; Mrs Pekar; Moshe Koussevitzky
Synopsis
Harvey's father has a love of cantoral music.

Hitherto Untold (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Joe Zabel
Inks
Gary Dumm; John Stats [as J. R. Stats] (ink assists)
Letters
Gary Dumm

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Shifra; Harvey's Great-Aunt; Harvey's Great Uncle; Comedian; Cousin; Brother; Hitler; Teacher
Synopsis
Harvey visits his Aunt and asks to see her 8th grade autobiography.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Sonny Speaks (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Lennie Tristano; Sonny Berman; Woody Herman
Synopsis
Harvey talks about one of his favourite jazz musicians.
Keywords
autobiography

Mr. Boats On Longevity (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Mr. Boats; Rollins
Synopsis
The retired Mr. Boats comes to visit the hospital.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Distancing.... (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
John Stats [as J. R. Stats]
Inks
John Stats [as J. R. Stats]
Letters
John Stats [as J. R. Stats]

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Avoiding an elevator companion.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Call Me Shane (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Building owner
Synopsis
Harvey helps a guy with a sign.
Keywords
autobiography

Inky Dies (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Skipper
Synopsis
Joyce's cat is on its last legs.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Cat Scan (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Alex Wald
Inks
Alex Wald
Letters
Alex Wald

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Tim; Joyce Brabner
Synopsis
Harvey is concerned about his cancer re-appearing.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Holding On (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Alex Wald
Inks
Alex Wald
Letters
Alex Wald

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Jonita; Clerk
Synopsis
Harvey is frustrated at being eased back into work.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Bringing You Up To Date (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Doctor; Joyce Brabner
Synopsis
What's been happening in Harvey's life since American Splendor 16 was published.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Last Word In Answers (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Carol Sobocinski
Inks
Carol Sobocinski
Letters
Carol Sobocinski

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Toby Radloff
Synopsis
Harvey asks Toby about supermarket bakeries killing off independent bakeries.
Keywords
autobiography

Emil Heifetz's Stories Of The Great Depression (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Emil Heifetz; Harry; Emil's Mother-in-Law
Synopsis
Harry pulls a fast one.
Keywords
autobiography
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hey, ma... this milk looks kinda yellow. Did you put a raw egg in my Wheaties?"]
    American Splendor
  2. 1. Time
    American Splendor
  3. 2. Before I Was Born
    American Splendor
  4. 3. Austere Youth
    American Splendor
  5. 4. Red Baited
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Sheiboneth Beis Hamikdosh
    American Splendor
  7. 6. Hitherto Untold
    American Splendor
  8. 7. Sonny Speaks
    American Splendor
  9. 8. Mr. Boats On Longevity
    American Splendor
  10. 9. Distancing....
    American Splendor
  11. 10. Call Me Shane
    American Splendor
  12. 11. Inky Dies
    American Splendor
  13. 12. Cat Scan
    American Splendor
  14. 13. Holding On
    American Splendor
  15. 14. Bringing You Up To Date
    American Splendor
  16. 15. The Last Word In Answers
    American Splendor
  17. 16. Emil Heifetz's Stories Of The Great Depression
    American Splendor
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