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Harvey Pekar Dead

Blues and the Abstract Truth

Susan Sisko Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Susan Sisko Carter

I saw Harvey Pekar, just a few months ago. Harvey's presentation consisted of -- Harvey. Not a single frame of his work was displayed. Not even a cover of American Splendor.

Driving Mr. Pekar

Rick Cleveland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rick Cleveland

Harvey's wife called me and told me that he was feeling kind of depressed, and if I wanted to take him on a road trip, now would be a good time. Over the last couple of years I've fantasized about making that trip with Harvey Pekar.

Harvey Pekar Dead: 'American Splendor' Comic Book Author Dies At 70

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN and JAKE COYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

CLEVELAND — Harvey Pekar, whose autobiographical comic book series "American Splendor" portrayed his unglamorous life with bone-dry honesty and ...