Harvey Pekar's Cleveland

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Zip Comics, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 120 pages
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A lifelong Cleveland resident, Harvey Pekar (1939-2010) pioneered autobiographical comics, mining the mundane for magic since 1976 in his ongoing American Splendor series. Harvey Pekar''s Cleveland is sadly one of his last, but happily one of his most definitive graphic novels. It combines classic American Splendor-ous autobiographical anecdotes with key moments and characters in the city''s history as relayed to us by Our Man and meticulously researched and rendered by artist Joseph Remnant. With an introduction by Alan Moore to boot! Published by ZIP Comics and Top Shelf Productions.

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User Review  - Tate Ryan - Goodreads

I have grown to really dislike a type of graphic novel that loves telling mundane stories about the author being a loser and their rather boring lives. There are plenty to choose from in the graphic ... Read full review

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User Review  - Zac - Goodreads

As I haven't finished a novel in a while, I've been barring myself from reading comics until I complete Conrad's The Secret Agent. Perhaps I didn't pick the right book off my shelf, but the result has ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Harvey Pekar (1939-2010) was a comic book writer and author of the autobiographical American Splendor series, which was adapted into an Academy Award nominated film. Pekar was also a prolific jazz and book critic.

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