A terrific piece on Harvey Pekar, focusing mostly on the author’s legacy and his future in print, graced the cover of today’s Arts & Leisure section of The New York Times… Known for the irascible, self-doubting persona he cultivated in American Splendor and his day-to-day existence, the frizzy-haired, wild-eyed Mr. Pekar, a writer whose comics [...]
FPNYC’s sincerest heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and family or Mr. Pekar, who passed away July 12th at the age of 70.
The Daily Planet would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Mr. Dean Haspiel, cartoonist extraordinaire and overall swell fella, on his Emmy nomination in the category of Outstanding Main Title Design for his work on Bored to Death, airing on HBO. Dean-o, listed as illustrator/artist of the sequence, shares the nomination with its director [...]
Ladygunn Magazine invited me to go on a blind date as part of their comics issue… Everyone gets ‘the call’ at least once in a lifetime. You know, the one where your best friend is like, “you have to go on a blind date with this dude, and I have to live vicariously through you [...]
Besides Deadpool, I think my other comic obsession would have to be all things Harvey Pekar. The fact that Smith Magazine has been doing a serialized Harvey Pekar web comic project for the past couple of weeks has been a wonderful thing to look forward to, but the Cleveland native came here to New York [...]
Jeff “Jahfurry” Newelt announced today that SMITH Magazine will be doing online, every-other-week Harvey Pekar comics, titled The Pekar Project. I never thought I’d see the day that Pekar would even know how to access the Internet, but it looks like today is that day. From the announcement, courtesy of the good Sir Mr. Newelt: [...]