Harvey Pekar


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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: 3.85 · 21,880 ratings · 1,807 reviews · 97 distinct worksSimilar authors
American Splendor: The Life...

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4.02 avg rating — 6,868 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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The Best American Comics 2006

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3.87 avg rating — 1,505 ratings — published 2006
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The Quitter

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3.60 avg rating — 1,461 ratings — published 2005 — 7 editions
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Our Cancer Year

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3.90 avg rating — 1,208 ratings — published 1994
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Harvey Pekar's Cleveland

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3.99 avg rating — 1,190 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Best Of American Splendor

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4.08 avg rating — 1,041 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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Not the Israel My Parents P...

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3.63 avg rating — 895 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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The New American Splendor A...

4.21 avg rating — 578 ratings — published 1991
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Studs Terkel's Working: A G...

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American Splendor: Our Movi...

3.62 avg rating — 468 ratings — published 2004 — 4 editions
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More books by Harvey Pekar…
American Splendor, #1 American Splendor, #2 American Splendor, #3 American Splendor, #4 American Splendor, #5 American Splendor, #6 American Splendor, #7
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American Splendor: The Life... More American Splendor The New American Splendor A... Our Cancer Year American Splendor Presents:... American Splendor Unsung He... American Splendor: The Life...
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Anthologie American Splendo... Anthologie American Splendo... American Splendor Antología...
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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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