(September 1991)

Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
18.95 USD; 10.95 GBP
Pages
304
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Four Walls Eight Windows
Brand
Four Walls Eight Windows
ISBN
0-941423-64-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780941423649 51895
Editing
?
Color
Color Cover, Black & White Interiors
Dimensions
11.12" x 8.5" (28.24 cm x 21.59 cm)
Binding
Hardcover

Issue Notes

An exhausting collection that has mostly stories from the latter half of Pekar's American Splendor series. Also included are three previously unpublished ones.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

American Splendor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When I was younger I thought about women constantly
Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Keywords
autobiography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Title and publisher page; Indicia and title page

Pa-ayper-Reggs!! (Table of Contents: 3)

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: 4)

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
Harvey recounts what happened after he broke one window too many while hitting a baseball.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Hysteria (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Val Mayerik
Inks
James Sherman
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Editor; Caroline
Synopsis
An impatient and cranky Harvey talks with a magazine editor who assigned one of his books to a reviewer. As the day goes by, he finds his voice is giving out on him.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Jack Dickens' Comic Kingdom (Table of Contents: 6)

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; State Department Man
Synopsis
Harvey goes to a trade show and a comic book store signing.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Late Night with David Letterman (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Robert Morton; Dave Letterman
Synopsis
Joyce gets Harvey on Late Night with David Letterman for the first time. The story uses much of Harvey and Dave's actual dialogue from that episode.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

New York: City with a Heart (Table of Contents: 8)

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
Dale wants Harvey to stop payment on a check he gave him.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Florida (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; Louie
Synopsis
Harvey asks Louie about Greenberg
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Sveet Like 'oney (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Frank
Synopsis
Harvey goes to the produce market. He talks with Frank, a fruit stand owner, about Oliver North.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

My Struggle with Corporate Corruption and Network Philistinism (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Joe Zabel
Inks
Gary Dumm
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner (cameo); Dave Letterman; Adeline
Synopsis
Harvey gets on the Letterman show once again, this time planning to not back down from talking about GE's malfeasances.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Alterations (Table of Contents: 12)

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; Harvey's Friend; Female Clerk; Male Salesman
Synopsis
Harvey's friend goes to two stores to pick up some articles of clothing. He experiences incompetence in both places.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

President's Day (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Joe Zabel
Inks
Gary Dumm
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Billy
Synopsis
Harvey goes to work on President's Day. Because his work is caught up, he spends the day reading. The book he reads is I. J. Singer's “Yoshe Kalb.”
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

I Don't Wanna Seem Judg-Mental, But... (Table of Contents: 14)

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; Harvey's Musician Friend
Synopsis
Harvey goes with his friend on a walk near a lake.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Say No to Drugs (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Toby Radloff; Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Toby talks about White Castle.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Rabbi's Vife (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Dr. Gesundheit; Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Dr. Gesundheit tells a rabbi joke
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The L.A. Performance Scene (as Described by George DiCaprio) (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
John
Synopsis
A performance artist pulls a shocking stunt on the audience.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Adam Pukes on Halloween (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; George DiCaprio; Adam
Synopsis
DiCaprio tells Harvey what happened when his son drank a few wine coolers.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Lost and Found (Table of Contents: 19)

American Splendor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Joe Zabel
Inks
Gary Dumm
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner; Man Who Lost Wallet; Book Store Clerk
Synopsis
Harvey has been misplacing various items, including a key ring charm and a book by Italo Svevo. With Joyce he finds a wallet lying on the side of the road that they give to its proper owner. Joyce then finds some lottery tickets on the ground and the charm that Harvey misplaced. At a comic book store, Joyce forgets to take with her the comics she bought. After they get home, Harvey offers to pick them up right away to make up for the aggravation he caused her.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Free Association (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Alison Bechdel
Inks
Alison Bechdel
Letters
Alison Bechdel

Genre
biography
Characters
Man With Short Sleeve Shirt; Ben
Synopsis
A man at a restaurant table jumps from talking about Oliver North to talking about Dean Martin.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Passport to Pimlico (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Lou Kallie; Supervisor; Linda; Barbara; Joyce Brabner; Jim Prohaska
Synopsis
One of Harvey's record collecting friends is in the hospital. To make peace with Joyce, Harvey decides to get rid of his collection of 78s
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Pre-Dawn Ride (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Gary Dumm; Laura Darnell Dumm (assisted by)
Inks
Gary Dumm; Laura Darnell Dumm (assisted by)
Letters
Gary Dumm; Laura Darnell Dumm (assisted by)

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Harvey gets up early and drives to the airport, enjoying the ride
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Grand Finale (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
William Fogg
Inks
William Fogg
Letters
William Fogg

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; David Letterman
Synopsis
Harvey is on the Letterman show yet again. After another testy exchange of words, Letterman tells him he's not going to be invited again.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

American Splendor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah be se'ny one nex' Joolah
Genre
biography
Characters
Senior on Left; Senior on the Right
Synopsis
Two seniors sitting on bar stools talk to each other. A full page illustration featuring Huntington's stunning photorealist style.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Bob Wachsman Tummler (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Alan Moore
Inks
Alan Moore
Letters
Alan Moore

Genre
biography
Characters
Bob Wachsman; Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Bob tells a story about his wife asking him to close the window.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Man Who Came to Dinner and Lunch and Breakfast (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar [as Harvey “Ahmayid” Pekar]
Pencils
Carole Sobocinski [as Carole “Paczki” Sobocinski]
Inks
Carole Sobocinski [as Carole “Paczki” Sobocinski]
Letters
Carole Sobocinski [as Carole “Paczki” Sobocinski]

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Zigmund Dobrowolski; Herschel Schnorrer
Synopsis
A send up drawn in the style of “Maus.” Zigmund hides his Jewish friend from the Nazis.
Reprints

Squirrel (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Joyce Brabner; Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
The couple see a severely injured squirrel on the side of the road.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

“Special thanks on art to Elisa Darnell”

Wounded In Action (Table of Contents: 28)

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
Man with Glasses; Man Wearing T-Shirt
Synopsis
A man in the office accidently bangs his hand against a filing cabinet.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Weekend (Table of Contents: 29)

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; Joe; Book Dealer; Policeman
Synopsis
An aggressive motorcycle driver threatens Harvey. The following day, he goes with Joe to a book dealer. Later on, a cop pulls him over for speeding.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Greenhouse Effect (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Mark Zingarelli [as M. A. Zingarelli]
Inks
Mark Zingarelli [as M. A. Zingarelli]
Letters
Mark Zingarelli [as M. A. Zingarelli]

Genre
biography
Characters
Man in Short Sleeve Shirt; Harvey Pekar; Man with Mustache
Synopsis
Two guys show Harvey their marijuana plants
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Short Changed (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Mark Zingarelli
Inks
Mark Zingarelli
Letters
Mark Zingarelli

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Produce Man
Synopsis
Harvey objects to a grocer's price for grapes.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Disjunctions (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Joe Zabel
Inks
Gary Dumm
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Joyce Brabner; Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
After dropping off Joyce, Harvey goes home and cooks some toast in the oven. He reads a letter from a sensitive art school student and then goes to a travel agency to pay for an airline reservation. He then realizes he left the oven on.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

A Lull at the Convention (Table of Contents: 33)

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; Frank
Synopsis
At a convention, Harvey talks with a comic store owner who was charged with disseminating obscene material.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

The case referenced in the story is the one against the Friendly Frank's store outside of Chicago.

Intermission (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

Genre
biography
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Toby Saves the Day (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Female Co-Worker #1; Female Co-Worker #2; Harvey Pekar; Man with Glasses; Eddy; Toby Radloff
Synopsis
Harvey gets his keys stuck in the elevator keyhole
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Festering (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Jack; Al Cohen; Pa; Mrs. Pekar
Synopsis
A story from Harvey's college days. Harvey is having a hard time doing well in college, which causes him to quit. Out of frustration, he breaks a chair leg. Once his father finds out, he tells him to get out, resulting in a violent confrontation.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Short Story - Long Money (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Joe Zabel
Inks
Gary Dumm
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Devese
Synopsis
For a brief while Harvey loses track of a $2100 check.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

War Baby (Table of Contents: 38)

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
Synopsis
Someone in a bank line asks Harvey if he was on Late Night with David Letterman.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Time Flies... Time Drags (Table of Contents: 39)

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 is scared of driving the interstate while on the way from Washington to Cleveland. While filling up at a gas station, the car stalls. Joyce contacts a mechanic to come over and look at it.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Double Feature part 1: Footloose (Table of Contents: 40)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Toby Radloff
Synopsis
Toby explains what he likes about the movie “Footloose,” among other things.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Double Feature part 2: Revenge Of The Nerds (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Toby Radloff
Synopsis
Toby talks about the movie “Revenge of the Nerds” and gives his thoughts on nerds in general.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Obsessive-Compulsive (Lost Glasses) (Table of Contents: 42)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Joyce Brabner
Synopsis
Harvey misplaces his glasses
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

A Semi-Bummer Weekend (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Kevin Brown
Inks
Kevin Brown
Letters
Kevin Brown

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Jon; Joey; Donna; Newspaper Writer
Synopsis
Harvey's friend Jon is visiting from Chicago.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

A Harvey Pekar Story (Table of Contents: 44)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Jon Goldman; Harvey Pekar; Irving Lapidus
Synopsis
Jon tells Harvey about the conversation he had with an old man who was selling his wife's goods in what was once an old garment factory.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Last Supper (Table of Contents: 45)

American Splendor / comic story / 1 page (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
Rudy
Synopsis
Rudy talks about why he is late for work.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Cold World (Table of Contents: 46)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Sixty-One-Year-Old Man; Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
An older man asks Harvey how he got his job. A story told with the figures all in silhouette.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Excerpt (Table of Contents: 47)

American Splendor / comic story / 1 page (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
Man; Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
A man tells Harvey how he made eight hundred dollars with a single phone call to his broker.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Out Of The Past (Table of Contents: 48)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Herschel; Herschel's Father; Receptionist; Stephen Svoboda
Synopsis
A man Herschel hasn't seen since he was a teenager is visiting the hospital where he works. He tries to decide if he should say anything to him or not.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Walkin' an' Talkin' (Table of Contents: 49)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Mr. Wright
Synopsis
Two small vignettes. Harvey is in a constant rush in his office. An older man talks about how he was almost shot by an assailant.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Traditional Male Chauvinism (Table of Contents: 50)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Greg Budgett
Inks
Gary Dumm
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Freddy
Synopsis
Freddy talks about how he was thrown out of an Unitarian church encounter session.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The End of Innocence (Table of Contents: 51)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Joe Zabel
Inks
Gary Dumm
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Herschel; Herschel's Mom
Synopsis
The neighborhood kids won't let Herschel play baseball with them.
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

A previously unpublished story from 1991

Dance Lines (Table of Contents: 52)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
J. R. Stats
Inks
J. R. Stats
Letters
J. R. Stats

Characters
Man; Woman
Synopsis
At a wedding a man tries to get a woman's phone number.

Indexer Notes

A previously unpublished "true story" from 1991, told to Harvey by Shirley M.

Provincial Life (Table of Contents: 53)

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]

Characters
Comedian; Heckler
Synopsis
A comedian gets heckled by an audience member while opening for a jazz group.

Indexer Notes

A previously unpublished story from 1991

It Pays to Advertise (Table of Contents: 54)

Heavy Harangues, Inc. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Willy Murphy
Inks
Willy Murphy
Letters
Willy Murphy

Genre
humor
Characters
Man with Glasses; Blonde-Haired Man
Synopsis
A man sitting in a diner explains to his friend why he thinks Woody Allen is a phony.
Reprints

A Good Shit is Best (Table of Contents: 55)

The Boys on the Corner / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Willy Murphy
Inks
Willy Murphy
Letters
Willy Murphy

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Four men standing on the sidewalk state what their favorite sexual activities are.
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Ain' It The Truth (Table of Contents: 56)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Willy Murphy
Inks
Willy Murphy
Letters
Willy Murphy

Genre
humor
Characters
Rollins; Rollin's Friend
Synopsis
Rollins give some advice on life to a man he hasn't seen in a while.
Reprints
Keywords
adult

The Champ (Table of Contents: 57)

Famous Street Fights / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Robert Armstrong
Inks
Robert Armstrong
Letters
Robert Armstrong

Genre
drama; historical
Characters
Francis Pellegrine; The Ferrar; Little Teddy Jacopetti; Nazier Dicillo; Freddie; Old Guy from Barbershop; Carmine Rinieri; Monica de Vito; Bobbie Durando; Mr. Beonarski
Synopsis
“A Tale from the 1950's.” Nazier, a soda jerk, threatens to kill Francis if he catches him on the street. Francis then decides to take him on when the guy gets off work the following day.
Reprints

Don't Rain on My Parade (Table of Contents: 58)

Harvey's Corner / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
L. B. Armstrong
Inks
L. B. Armstrong
Letters
L. B. Armstrong

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar [Herschel]; Thin Guy; Man with Beret; Ma
Synopsis
Everyone disapproves of Harvey's junk food diet.
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Say That You Care (Table of Contents: 59)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Ray
Synopsis
Harvey talks to Ray on the phone to apologize for not being able meet him.
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autobiography

A Notable Among Those Present (Table of Contents: 60)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Ray; Harvey Pekar; Don the Burp
Synopsis
Ray talks to Harvey about “Don the Burp,” a Cleveland man who would pick up guys from the street but not for the reasons one would think of.
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How This Foreword Got Written (Table of Contents: 61)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Chester Brown [as Chester]
Inks
Chester Brown [as Chester]
Letters
Chester Brown [as Chester]

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Chester Brown; Man with Ponytail; Bill Marks; Zany Doctor
Synopsis
Harvey gives his impressions on Chester Brown and Vortex publisher Bill Marks.
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A Tribute to Bill Marks (Table of Contents: 62)

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

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Chester Brown
Inks
Chester Brown
Letters
Chester Brown

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Batman (cameo); Chester Brown
Synopsis
Harvey talks to Chester on the phone, commenting on Bill Marks and on the previous story they worked on.
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autobiography

Introducing Dennis Eichhorn (Table of Contents: 63)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Dennis Eichhorn; Harvey Pekar; Aline Kominsky-Crumb (cameo)
Synopsis
Harvey praises Dennis Eichhorn
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Meet – Colin Upton (Table of Contents: 64)

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Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Colin Upton
Inks
Colin Upton
Letters
Colin Upton

Genre
biography
Characters
Colin's Mother; Colin Upton; Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Harvey praises Colin Upton
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American Splendor / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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  1. 0. ["When I was younger I thought about women constantly"]
    American Splendor
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  4. 3. Pa-ayper-Reggs!!
    American Splendor
  5. 4. Broken Window
    American Splendor
  6. 5. Hysteria
    American Splendor
  7. 6. Jack Dickens' Comic Kingdom
    American Splendor
  8. 7. Late Night with David Letterman
    American Splendor
  9. 8. New York: City with a Heart
    American Splendor
  10. 9. Florida
    American Splendor
  11. 10. Sveet Like 'oney
    American Splendor
  12. 11. My Struggle with Corporate Corruption and Network Philistinism
    American Splendor
  13. 12. Alterations
    American Splendor
  14. 13. President's Day
    American Splendor
  15. 14. I Don't Wanna Seem Judg-Mental, But...
    American Splendor
  16. 15. Say No to Drugs
    American Splendor
  17. 16. Rabbi's Vife
    American Splendor
  18. 17. The L.A. Performance Scene (as Described by George DiCaprio)
    American Splendor
  19. 18. Adam Pukes on Halloween
    American Splendor
  20. 19. Lost and Found
    American Splendor
  21. 20. Free Association
    American Splendor
  22. 21. Passport to Pimlico
    American Splendor
  23. 22. Pre-Dawn Ride
    American Splendor
  24. 23. The Grand Finale
    American Splendor
  25. 24. ["Ah be se'ny one nex' Joolah"]
    American Splendor
  26. 25. Bob Wachsman Tummler
    American Splendor
  27. 26. The Man Who Came to Dinner and Lunch and Breakfast
    American Splendor
  28. 27. Squirrel
    American Splendor
  29. 28. Wounded In Action
    American Splendor
  30. 29. Weekend
    American Splendor
  31. 30. The Greenhouse Effect
    American Splendor
  32. 31. Short Changed
    American Splendor
  33. 32. Disjunctions
    American Splendor
  34. 33. A Lull at the Convention
    American Splendor
  35. 34. Intermission
    American Splendor
  36. 35. Toby Saves the Day
    American Splendor
  37. 36. Festering
    American Splendor
  38. 37. Short Story - Long Money
    American Splendor
  39. 38. War Baby
    American Splendor
  40. 39. Time Flies... Time Drags
    American Splendor
  41. 40. Double Feature part 1: Footloose
    American Splendor
  42. 41. Double Feature part 2: Revenge Of The Nerds
    American Splendor
  43. 42. Obsessive-Compulsive (Lost Glasses)
    American Splendor
  44. 43. A Semi-Bummer Weekend
    American Splendor
  45. 44. A Harvey Pekar Story
    American Splendor
  46. 45. The Last Supper
    American Splendor
  47. 46. Cold World
    American Splendor
  48. 47. Excerpt
    American Splendor
  49. 48. Out Of The Past
    American Splendor
  50. 49. Walkin' an' Talkin'
    American Splendor
  51. 50. Traditional Male Chauvinism
    American Splendor
  52. 51. The End of Innocence
    American Splendor
  53. 52. Dance Lines
    American Splendor
  54. 53. Provincial Life
    American Splendor
  55. 54. It Pays to Advertise
    Heavy Harangues, Inc.
  56. 55. A Good Shit is Best
    The Boys on the Corner
  57. 56. Ain' It The Truth
  58. 57. The Champ
    Famous Street Fights
  59. 58. Don't Rain on My Parade
    Harvey's Corner
  60. 59. Say That You Care
  61. 60. A Notable Among Those Present
    American Splendor
  62. 61. How This Foreword Got Written
  63. 62. A Tribute to Bill Marks
    American Splendor
  64. 63. Introducing Dennis Eichhorn
    American Splendor
  65. 64. Meet – Colin Upton
  66. 65. [no title indexed]
  67. 66. Crazy Ed
    American Splendor
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