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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Pekar Still Popular Posthumously

User Review  - yosemitesam33 - Overstock.com

I am a Harvey Pekar fan. This book continues his legacy of autobiographical narration, while relating a believable history of Cleveland. I bought this extra copy to share with friends, after receiving and reading the one I preordered. Read full review

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Same old Pekar. Whenever he referenced R. Crumb as an example of how hip his old neighborhood was in the 1960s, I could only snicker in derision. 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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