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Harvey Pekar Celebrated With Statue At Cleveland Library
Two years after his death, American Splendor creator Harvey Pekar will be recognized with a bronze statue created in honor of his life and work on display at a library he frequented in his beloved Cleveland.The statue is the creation of Justin Coulter, funded by a Kickstarter set up by Pekar's …
Harvey Pekar: A Timeline of a Comic Book Icon
Yesterday, Harvey Pekar was found dead in his home at the age of 70. For decades, while working as a freelance jazz critic and as a file clerk at a Veterans Administration hospital, Pekar published the irregular comic book series "American Splendor," an autobiographical series that…
Harvey Pekar has ‘No Reservations’
Regular readers may recall Greg McElhatton's preview post a few weeks back alerting us to Harvey Pekar's then upcoming appearance on No Reservations, Anthony Boudain's excellent show on the Travel channel. For those unfamiliar with the Emmy-nominated series, each episode centers on a specific city o…