Harvey Pekar

Biography

Offbeat writer Harvey Pekar lived in Cleveland, OH, all of his life. In 1966, he got a job as a file clerk at a VA hospital and worked there for the next 35 years. His autobiographical comic book American Splendor (illustrated by comic book artists like Robert Crumb, Frank Stack, Joe Sacco, and Colin Warneford) was published almost every year since 1976. In order to promote the series, he made...