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Harvey Pekar, 1939-2010

by Maureen Puffer-Rothenberg on July 12, 2010 in Odum Library

Cleveland-based comic book writer Harvey Pekar, author of American Splendor, died early this morning.

Here you can read Walrus Comix’ interview with Pekar.

Pekar made several appearances on the Late Show with David Letterman in the 1980’s and early 1990’s.

You can read more of his stories at The Pekar Project.

We also have Pekar’s American Splendor: Another Dollar, and Our Cancer Year (Pekar’s memoir of chemotherapy, co-written with his wife Joyce Brabner).

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