AMERICAN SPLENDOR SEASON TWO #4
Vertigo's second season of Harvey Pekar's continuing American classic concludes as Harvey leads readers through a typical day in his life. Taxes, auto repairs, housecleaning and of course, naps are all part of this everyday adventure. Featuring art by fan-favorite Darick Roberston (TRANSMETROPOLITAN, The Boys) and others.
This landmark fiftieth issue features two special stories, one detailing the long bloody history of scalping and scalphunters, and the other spotlighting the founding of the Prairie Rose rez as seen through the eyes of Dash Bad Horse's ancestor, His Many Bad Horses. Don't miss this all-star celebration of all things SCALPED!
CUBA: MY REVOLUTION
From the moment Fidel Castro captures Havana in 1959, 17-year-old Sonya believes in the promise of the Cuban Revolution. A medical student who dreams of becoming a painter, she joins the militia and finds herself caught between idealism and ideology. As a volunteer medic at the Bay of Pigs, she's imprisoned and tortured by her own comrades. Physically and emotionally scarred upon returning home, Sonya searches for fulfillment in art.
AMERICAN SPLENDOR: ANOTHER DOLLAR
More moving moments from the life of the essential everyman! Harvey Pekar returns with the second Vertigo volume of his AMERICAN SPLENDOR series. Harvey moves into his senior years and finds that he may be able to cope after all.
AMERICAN SPLENDOR SEASON TWO #3
How much pain is too much? For Harvey Pekar, the answer may be somewhat different than you'd think. And that's just one of the conundrums pondered by Pekar in this issue.
CUBA: MY REVOLUTION
This roman à clef is based on Inverna Lockpez's astonishing early life in Havana, where her world was upended by the Cuban Revolution.
"Hysterically funny and gut-wrenchingly dramatic...graphic lit at it's best." - WIZARD MAGAZINE"Painfully honest, shockingly revealing and totally riveting." - Blair Butler, G4TV"An engaging graphic novel . . . Unflinching . . . Powerful." - THE NEW YORK TIMES"Tender, funny and heartbreaking." - PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
Jonathan A. is a boozed-up, coked-out, sexually confused, hopelessly romantic and, of course, entirely fictional novelist who bears only a coincidental resemblance to real-life writer Jonathan Ames, critically acclaimed author of Wake Up, Sir!, The Extra Man and What's Not to Love?