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Harvey Pekar Celebrated With Statue At Cleveland Library

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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 widow, Joyce Brabner. Brabne

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One of Harvey Pekar’s Final Interviews Released Online [Audio]

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Almost two years after his death, audio from what may be the final interview from comics icon Harvey Pekar has appeared online. Conducted over Skype as part of a series of interviews about the creative process for TrickCoin, the newly re

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Coroner Rules ‘American Splendor’ Writer Harvey Pekar Died from an Accidental Prescription Drug Overdose

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It was confirmed this week that Harvey Pekar, writer of the long-running and critically beloved American Splendor series of autobiographical comic books, passed away this summer as the result of an accidental prescription drug overdose. Pekar, who wa

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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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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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