Harvey Pekar





Harvey Pekar

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born
in Cleveland, Ohio, The United States
October 08, 1939

died
July 12, 2010

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Harvey Lawrence Pekar was an American underground comic book writer best known for his autobiographical American Splendor series.

In 2003, the series inspired a critically acclaimed film adaptation of the same name.




Average rating: 3.84 · 11,618 ratings · 1,116 reviews · 52 distinct works · Similar authors
American Splendor: The Life...
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 3,915 ratings — published 1986 — 3 editions
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The Best American Comics 2006
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 891 ratings — published 2006
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The Quitter
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 885 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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Best Of American Splendor
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 714 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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Our Cancer Year
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 662 ratings — published 1994
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Cleveland
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 437 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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The New American Splendor A...
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 332 ratings — published 1991
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American Splendor: Our Movi...
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 328 ratings — published 2004 — 4 editions
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Not the Israel My Parents P...
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3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 299 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Ego and Hubris: The Michael...
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 237 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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American Splendor: The Life... More American Splendor The New American Splendor A... American Splendor Presents:... American Splendor Unsung He... Best Of American Splendor American Splendor: Another Day
American Splendor (8 books)
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3.9373149697515766 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 7,769 ratings

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Anthologie American Splendor (3 books)
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“Ordinary life is pretty complex stuff.”
Harvey Pekar

“It makes you feel good to know that there's other people afflicted like you. ”
Harvey Pekar

“Comics are words and pictures. You can do anything with words and pictures.”
Harvey Pekar

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