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Wednesday, July 14 2010

Through A (Broken) Glass, Darkly: Celebrating The American Splendor of Harvey Pekar

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

Studs Terkel’s Working: A Graphic Adaptation

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

The Beats: A Graphic History

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

Postcards by Jason Rodriguez [Editor]

Of significant note to comic fans may be the inclusion of a story by the prolific Harvey Pekar.


Wednesday, January 24 2007

The Best American Comics 2006

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

American Splendor (2003)

Is there a finer actor on the planet than Hope Davis?"


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