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 · 13,133 ratings · 1,183 reviews · 54 distinct works · Similar authors
American Splendor: The Life...
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 4,643 ratings — published 1986 — 3 editions
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The Best American Comics 2006
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 971 ratings — published 2006
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The Quitter
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3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 967 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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Best Of American Splendor
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 790 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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Our Cancer Year
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 737 ratings — published 1994
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Harvey Pekar's Cleveland
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 540 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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The New American Splendor A...
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 354 ratings — published 1991
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Not the Israel My Parents P...
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3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 368 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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American Splendor: Our Movi...
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 345 ratings — published 2004 — 4 editions
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Studs Terkel's Working: A G...
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 248 ratings — published 2009 — 3 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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3.9364737855282526 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 8,831 ratings

Anthologie American Splendo... Anthologie American Splendo... American Splendor Antología...
Anthologie American Splendor (3 books)
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4.051282051282051 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 39 ratings

“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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