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Joyce Brabner

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Harvey Pekar, R.I.P.

    ​Let's just say that the Perpetual Misery of Cleveland has been in the news again lately, and acknowledge that no one was better at a) articulating it and b) rising above it than Harvey Pekar.

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Harvey Pekar, Comic Book Icon, Has Died

    via Cleveland Plain Dealer​Harvey Pekar has died at the age of 70. As Rob Harvilla writes on Sound of the City, Comic book icon, brief Hollywood star (via 2003's American Splendor, coming soon to thousands of Netflix queues near you), thoughtful jazz critic (here he is on free-jazz deity and f ... More >>

  • Film

    August 12, 2003

    The Secret Lives of File Clerks

    Self-Promoting, Anti-Careerist Comix Hero Harvey Pekar Gets the Biopic He Deserves

  • Film

    August 5, 2003

    Urban Renewal

    Harvey Pekar's City of Industry

  • Film

    July 29, 2003

    Tooth and Nail

    Hope Davis's Ordinary Magic

  • News

    July 29, 2003

    Losing His Voice

    Harvey Pekar's American Splendor Is Coming to a Movie Theater Near You. Why Can't the Pioneer of Autobiographical Comics Talk About It?

  • Film

    February 4, 2003

    Unnatural Selection

    Evaluating a Movie Lover's Chances of Survival at a Topsy-Turvy Sundance

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