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Link Ink: The Walking Dead Season 2, Puke Force Webcomic, Batman at Pottery Barn

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TV: AMC renews "The Walking Dead" for a second season months before its first episode airs this Halloween.

Legal: The New York Times reveals the late Harvey Pekar's legacy is under dispute.

Music: Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys

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‘Strange Tales II’ Indie Superhero Anthology Returns in October

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At today's Mondo Marvel panel at Comic-Con, Marvel announced today that a second volume is on the way for "Strange Tales" -- the anthology of superhero tales written by indie creators. The "Strange Tales II" miniseries begins in October 2001, and will comprise three-oversized issues of comics shorts reimagining Marvel characters through the lens of a whole slew of creators, including Kate Beaton, Nick Gurewitch, Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez, and the recently departed Harvey Pekar. Even

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Harvey Pekar: A Timeline of a Comic Book Icon

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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 featured his everyday experiences and often featured his commentary on politics and music

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Comic Book Icon Harvey Pekar Dead at 70

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As one of the most unfiltered voices in comics, fans around the world have never been more than a few pages away from stepping into the mind of Harvey Pekar over the years. Whether it was in his autobiographical "American Splendor" series and its 2003 cinematic adaptation starring Paul

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EXCLUSIVE: Royal Flush Features Paul Pope Centerfold, Frank Zappa and Jack Kirby’s Bromance

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The Internet may be responsible for forcing magazines into what's increasingly becoming a niche market, but there will always be content worth picking up on paper. Case in point: The latest issue Royal Flush Magazine from EIC Josh

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Harvey Pekar Hits the Web with ‘The Pekar Project’

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Harvey Pekar of "American Splendor" fame is not known for his technological savvy, but he's finally making his way to the internet courtesy of SMITH magazine, where a series of webcomics called "The Pekar Project" just launched. The first installment adapts a conversation between Pekar and another

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Harvey Pekar has ‘No Reservations’

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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 chann

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