Monday, July 12, 2010

Harvey Pekar, R.I.P.


Harvey Pekar passed away today. While I can't say I was the biggest fan of his work, I did enjoy a lot of it and always found it fascinating. I think the first encountered him before I actually read any of his comics when he was occasionally appearing on Letterman in the 1980s, as some goofy comic book guy who would get mad at Letterman.  Later I actually read some of his comics.  I think the ones I enjoyed the most were the ones dealing with his record collecting:



And in general his work with Robert Crumb was interesting, with both of them really bringing out the best in each other:

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