Wednesday, July 14 2010
To become a meaningful artist one must be intolerant of cliche; to become a meaningful human being one must be intolerant of untruth. Harvey Pekar was both.
Tuesday, June 23 2009
Pekar finds splendor where others might see only grind, and has a gift for finding the telling anecdote or quotation to illustrate a point or typify a character.
Wednesday, April 15 2009
This quick-take introduction to the beatnik generation is about three-fourths excellent short-take biography and one-quarter well-meaning addendums of varying quality.
Sunday, September 9 2007
Of significant note to comic fans may be the inclusion of a story by the prolific Harvey Pekar.
Wednesday, January 24 2007
By virtue of Pekar's immersion in the comix underground, he's uniquely equipped to lead newcomers on a tour of the best graphic work of the past year that reveals its depth and breadth.
Friday, August 22 2003
Is there a finer actor on the planet than Hope Davis?"