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  • The New American Splendor Anthology by Harvey Pekar
    The New American Splendor Anthology (English, Paperback) Harvey Pekar

    American Splendor is the series that sparked a revolution in comics and brought graphic novels to the attention of post-adolescent readers everywhere. Here is the best of American Splendor and other comics by Harvey Pekar, including never-before-seen material.

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  • Bob and Harv's Comics by Harvey Pekar
    Bob and Harv's Comics (English, Paperback) Harvey Pekar, Robert R. Crumb

    Gathered here are the collected works of the titans of adults comics ? legendary underground cartoonist R. Crumb and the "high priest of comic-book naturalism" (Newsweek) Harvey Pekar. The comic collision of these underground luminaries is funny, obsessive, ever-so-slightly neurotic, but always biting and honest.

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  • Students for a Democratic Society by Harvey Pekar
    Students for a Democratic Society (English, Paperback) Harvey Pekar, Gary Dumm

    By the late 1960s, America felt like it was teetering on the edge of a vast transformation. Helping push it over that edge was a brigade of young radicals, the Students for a Democratic Society, who were fighting the establishment for peace abroad and equality at home. This book illustrates their struggle.

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  • Harvey Pekar's Cleveland by Harvey Pekar
    Harvey Pekar's Cleveland (English, Hardback) Harvey Pekar, Joseph Remnant

    A lifelong Cleveland resident, Harvey Pekar pioneered autobiographical comics, mining the mundane for magic since 1976 in his ongoing American Splendor series. Harvey Pekar"s Cleveland is sadly one of his last, but happily one of his most definitive graphic novels. This book deals with his life and work.

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  • Macedonia by Harvey Pekar
    Macedonia (English, Paperback) Harvey Pekar, Heather Roberson

    "Pekar has proven that comics can address the ambiguities of daily living, that like the finest fiction, they can hold a mirror up to life."...

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  • Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me by Harvey Pekar
    Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me (English, Paperback) Harvey Pekar

    Explores what it means to be Jewish and what Israel means to the Jews. Combining his increasing disillusionment with Israel with an account of the Jewish people since biblical times, the author weaves a personal and historical odyssey of uncommon power. It is suitable for anyone interested in the past and future of the Jewish state.

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  • FDR and the New Deal for Beginners by Paul Buhle
    FDR and the New Deal for Beginners (English, Paperback) Paul Buhle, Sabrina Jones

    The history of the precedent-making Franklin D. Roosevelt administration, which weathered the bitter economic depression by introducing programmes to empower artists and working people, here comes alive as the grandest social experiment in the history of American democracy. For the first time this timely story can be seen through an innovative comic narrative accompanying historic illustrations....

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  • The Beats by Harvey Pekar
    The Beats (English, Paperback) Harvey Pekar, Ed Piskor

    A tour of America's underground literary movement, presented in a graphic tale format, includes coverage of the Benzedrine-fueled antics of Jack Kerouac, Chicago's beatnik bistro, and San Francisco's City Lights bookstore.

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  • 9-11: Emergency Relief by Harvey Pekar
    9-11: Emergency Relief (English, Paperback) Harvey Pekar, James Kochalka

    The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks touched people worldwide, over 80 cartoonists used art to express their grief and support.

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  • Studs Terkel's Working by Paul Buhle
    Studs Terkel's Working (English, Paperback) Paul Buhle, Harvey Pekar

    It has been 35 years since Pulitzer-Prize winner Terkel first documented American workers' hopes and dreams. Now, his masterpiece has been turned into a comic book by Harvey Pekar, author of the award-winning comics series American Splendor. Brilliantly scripting and arranging Terkel's interviews, Pekar collaborates with established comics veterans as well as the brightest new talents. Readers...

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  • The Beats by Harvey Pekar
    The Beats (English, Paperback) Harvey Pekar, Ed Piskor

    During World War Two a group of friends in New York would begin a cultural revolution. Over the following decades Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs would write their own masterpieces but taken together, as the Beats, they would also become a focal point for a literary explosion and a generation of revolution.Their story is explored through the graphic art of a...

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  • Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me by Harvey Pekar
    Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me (English, Hardback) Harvey Pekar, Jt Waldman

    Harvey Pekar's mother was a Zionist. His father was a Zionist by way of faith. Whether handing out communist pamphlets, or going to daily Hebrew classes, Pekar grew up a staunch supporter of the Jewish state. This book interweaves Pekar's gradual disaffection with the modern state of Israel with a history of the Jews, from biblical times onwards.

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  • American Splendor by Harvey Pekar
    American Splendor (English, Paperback) Harvey Pekar

    The inspiration for the award-winning movie...

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  • Strange Tales Ii by Harvey Pekar
    Strange Tales Ii (English, Paperback) Harvey Pekar, Rafael Grampa

    Wolverine is the best there is at what he does - fighting in mutant-mixed-martial-arts tournaments, handing out relationship advice and eating hot dogs! Spider-Man issues the ultimate challenge to one of his deadliest enemies - an invitation to the prom! The Mighty Thor forges a powerful new alliance - with a cleverly disguised farm animal! Fear not, Friends of Old Marvel - you haven't fallen prey...

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  • Harvey Pekar's Cleveland by Harvey Pekar
    Harvey Pekar's Cleveland (English, Hardback) Harvey Pekar, Joseph Remnant

    A graphic novel that combines classic American Splendorous autobiographical anecdotes with key moments and characters in the city of Cleveland's history as relayed to us by "Our Man" and meticulously researched and rendered by artist Joseph Remnant.

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  • American Splendor Another Day TP by Harvey Pekar
    American Splendor Another Day TP (English, Paperback) Harvey Pekar

    Harvey Pekar never has "just another day"; follow his battles of everyday life in this latest volume of his autobiographical series.

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  • Our Cancer Year by Harvey Pekar
    Our Cancer Year (English, Paperback) Harvey Pekar, Joyce Brabner

    It was they year of Desert Storm that Harvey Pekar and his wife, Joyce Brabner, discovered Harvey had cancer. Pekar, a man who has made a profession of chronicling the Kafkaesque absurdities of an ordinary life (if any life is ordinary) suddenly found himself incapacitated. But he had a better-than-average chance to beat cancer and he took it ? kicking, screaming, and complaining all the way. Pekar and Brabner draw on this and other trials to paint a portrait of a man beset with fears real and imagined ? who survives.

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