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Comic-Book Artist Harvey Pekar Dies
« on: July 12, 2010, 02:33:23 PM »
Comic-Book Artist Harvey Pekar Dies
Harvey Pekar, the Cleveland comic book artist, has died at the age of 70. Pekar was most famous for his autobiographical American Splendor series, which began publishing in 1976 and was adapted into a film starring Paul Giamatti in 2003. He was found by his wife just before 1 a.m. While the cause of death is unknown, he was said to be suffering from prostate cancer, asthma, high-blood pressure, and depression.

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Re: Comic-Book Artist Harvey Pekar Dies
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2010, 04:32:03 PM »

I've never gotten around to watching American Splendor, I will now though.

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Re: Comic-Book Artist Harvey Pekar Dies
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2010, 07:19:44 PM »


I never really got his humor but he was def. an icon in the industry
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