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American splendor. More American splendor

the life and times of Harvey Pekar : stories

by Harvey Pekar

  • 161 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Graphic novels -- United States,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1971- -- Caricatures and cartoons

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMore American splendor, From off the streets of Cleveland comes-- American splendor., From off the streets of Cleveland comes--More American splendor
    Statementby Harvey Pekar ; introduction by R. Crumb ; art by Kevin Brown ... [et al.].
    GenreCaricatures and cartoons
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23274054M
    ISBN 100345468309
    LC Control Number2003545170

      A clip from the movie "American Splendor":The life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.   A conversation with filmmakers Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini and actor Paul Giamatti, joined by Comic book creator Harvey Pekar whose life and work is the basis for their film.

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    American Splendor (collected editions) Series 13 primary works • 13 total works This is a list of graphic novels and collected volumes from Harvey Pekar's American Splendor.   Comic book writer Harvey Pekar, creator of the acclaimed autobiographical series American Splendor, died early yesterday morning aged The Cleveland resident's local paper reported that his.


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American splendor. More American splendor by Harvey Pekar Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Simply stated, "American Splendor is the most superb literary endeavor to come off the streets of Cleveland in decades."--"The Plain Dealer (Cleveland) "Mr. Pekar lets all of life flood into his panels: the humdrum and the heroic, the gritty and the grand."--"The New York Times Book Review/5(28).

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Free shipping for many products!5/5(2). Harvey Lawrence Pekar was an American underground comic book writer best known for his autobiographical American Splendor series.

Inthe series inspired a critically acclaimed film adaptation of the same name.4/5. This book contains Pekar's work written in the eighties and is more settled in sontent and style. Some great visual story telling and easy and fun but I'd suggest reading earlier stuff first or indeed watching the film.

In conclusion a brilliant book for fans of American Splendor/5(27). The big screen's latest comic-book hero is Harvey Pekar, a not-so-mild-mannered former file clerk from Cleveland.

Pekar is the author and central character of American Splendor, a. Directed by Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini. With Paul Giamatti, Shari Springer Berman, Harvey Pekar, Chris Ambrose.

An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar/10(K). Somehow this book flew under my radar, but I was fortunate enough to find a used copy for a decent price and I'm glad I did because there are many worthy pages in this collection.

American Splendor: Our Movie Year is a collection of odd and sods assembled to cash in on the buzz and awareness of Pekar created by the acclaimed film American Splendor/5(13). This Pekar book I chose to read first is a reissue of two earlier collections from and —American Splendor and More American Splendor—as one book, meant to cash in on the success of the American Splendor movie.

(It features Giamatti, not Pekar, on the cover, along with multiple references to the movie.). American Splendor is a American biographical comedy-drama film about Harvey Pekar, the author of the American Splendor comic book film, which is a hybrid production featuring live actors, documentary, and animation, is in part an adaptation of the comics, which dramatize Pekar's life.

American Splendor was written and directed by documentarians Shari Springer Berman and Robert Produced by: Ted Hope, Christine Kunewa Walker, Julia.

American Splendor book. Read 32 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First appearing inAmerican Splendor rose from the streets /5.

: American Splendor and More American Splendor: The Life and Times of Harvey Pekar () by Harvey Pekar and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(K). An astoundingly unique biopic about Harvey Pekar, an underground comic book legend, American Splendor is a funny, moving, and thrillingly original take on one man's struggle-filled life%.

For a list that includes only collected editions and graphic novels, see American Splendor (collected editions) American Splendor, #1, American Splendor. When, years later, Crumb finds international success for his underground comics, the idea that comic books can be a valid art form for adults inspires Harvey to write his own brand of comic book.

An admirer of naturalist writers like Theodore Dreiser, Harvey makes his American Splendor a truthful, unsentimental record of his working-class life.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for American Splendor and More American Splendor: The Life and Times of Harvey Pekar at Amazon This collection of Pekar writings from the s and 80s was issued on the heels of the film "American Splendor," and it collects some of the best of Pekar's earlier work.

I purchased this book /5(28). Product Information. American Splendor is the world's first literary comic book. Cleveland native Harvey Pekar is a true American original. A V.A. hospital file clerk and comic book writer, Harvey chronicles the ordinary and mundane in stories both funny and touching.5/5(2).

The American Splendor series is interesting in that it was something different at the time. The idea of a non-superhero autobiographical comic was new but other have also taken on the idea now.

The difference with American Splendor now is that it has time behind it and that the readers have been able to watch Harvey age and grow/5.

Get this from a library! American splendor. More American splendor: the life and times of Harvey Pekar: stories. [Harvey Pekar] -- Presents a collection of black-and-white comics about personal relationships and the workaday world which served as the inspiration for the movie "American Splendor.".ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Subtitled "The life and times of Harvey Pekar: stories." Description: 1 volume (unpaged): chiefly.American Splendor () min - Biography, Comedy, Drama An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.