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  1. Time Spanners is a treat for the agesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Cleveland.com

    The Cleveland area has long been a place where creators brought new ideas to life in the pages of comics: Harvey Pekar and Gary Dumm's "American Splendor"; Derf Backderf's "My Friend Dahmer"; Tom Batiuk's long-running "Funky Winkerbean," and of course the grandfather of all comics, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster's Superman.

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  2. the Crackerjack to Open 6/14 at Lounge TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... done over 75 national commercials. Has appeared in many TV shows and movies. My favorite film role was in American Splendor. Studied acting with Utah Hagan in NY. Studied comedy at the Groundlings, UCB, Second City, Empty Stage, and Improvatorium. ...

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  3. Hey, Whit: How do I encourage an artistic teen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 24 | USA Today

    ... the blog with several books and awards to his credit. (You may know him from his work with Harvey Pekar on American Splendor , his art for Jonathan Ames ' The Alcoholic and/or the recently published miniseries The Fox .) "After I decided at age 12 ...

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  4. Fantasy illustrators meet for real at Reel ArtRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | The Doings Weekly

    ... First Comics, Wald is also an Eisner-nominated artist whose work includes comic art for Harvey Pekar's "American Splendor" and English adaptations for the "Lone Wolf & Cub" mangas. Aaron Miller: A sci-fi and fantasy specialist, Miller has provided ...

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  5. Judah Friedlander interview: '30 Rock' star challenges all...Read the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... - most notably, he scored an Independent Spirit Award nomination for playing Toby Radloff in 2003 movie "American Splendor" - his first love is stand-up comedy. (He's also known as the guy who hugs everybody in the video for the Dave Matthews Band ...

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  6. pint sized bae josh hutcherson chats with his hometown news station + gets new agentsRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... Hunger Games series. Hutcherson originally got his start in the early 2000s, appearing in features such as American Splendor and Kicking and Screaming, before going on to larger roles in Little Manhattan, Zathura, Firehouse Dog, RV, Bridge to ...

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  7. Mark Waid, Dean Haspiel and the Fox: Teeming with talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... as long as they don't wholly reveal the magic." Haspiel is known largely for his work on such titles as "American Splendor"(with Harvey Pekar) and "The Alcoholic" (with Johnathan Ames), but he's happy to be back in a superhero universe. "My love of ...

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  8. Hailee Steinfeld plays around with co-stars Emile Hirsch and Asa...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... is being directed by Bob Pulcini and Shari Berman who are the pair behind the 2003 biographical comedy American Splendor starring Paul Giamatti. Straight edge: The book that the film is based on follows a group of friends and lovers, parents and ...

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  9. Forget Sundance: Here Are the Three Must-see Slamdance DocumentariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2014 | Movies.com

    ... and most costar a friend of his who might be the nerdiest man in Nova Scotia -- he reminded me a lot of American Splendor 's Toby Radloff (played in the movie by Judah Freidlander). In fact, everyone seems like they've jumped out of a Daniel Clowes ...

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  10. Judah Friedlander discusses plans for 'crazy' comedy fundraiser in AllentownRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2014 | NJ.com

    ... to leave their serious faces at home. Friedlander, star of the former NBC sitcom "30 Rock" and the film "American Splendor," will headline the "Tickle Me Tuesdays" sixth anniversary benefit comedy show at the Allentown Brew Works. The show is a ...

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  11. Comics Rack: December's best comic booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2013 | Boing Boing

    ... was on a non-fiction kick. Expanding beyond the confines autobiography that defined most of the run of his American Splendor series, the writer explored a broad swath of subjects like Macedonia, the beat generation, Israel, and Studs Terkel's ...

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  12. Hailee Steinfeld In Talks For Straight Edge Punk Adaptation 'Ten Thousand Saints'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2013 | Deadline

    ... in 1988's Tompkins Square Park Riots. Oscar-nominated duo Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini ( American Splendor ) are attached to direct from their own script. The coming of age tale follows Vermont teenager Jude, who moves in with his hippie ...

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  13. 'The Simpsons,' season 16, created by Matt Groening, now on DVD and Blu-rayRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2013 | Cleveland.com

    ... Harvey Pekar, who died in 2010, makes more sense when you realize the breakthrough film about his life, "American Splendor," came out in 2003, right before this season. Other topics remain timely enough, with episodes on gay marriage, bullying, ...

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  14. Genghis Con, a big, comic-convention hit: Journey Into ComicsRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2013 | Cleveland.com

    ... who do not work for the major publishers, were DERF ("My Friend Dahmer"); Gary Dumm (Harvey Pekar's "American Splendor") and Mike Gustovich ("Justice Machine" and numerous DC and Marvel comics in the 1980s.) But there was just as much interest in ...

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  15. Homestead artist traces history of hip-hop in GNRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2013 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... "The Beats: A Graphic History," about the Beat Generation writers, written by comics legend Harvey Pekar ("American Splendor"). Piskor's previous project was a comic called "Wizzywig," which told the little-understood beginnings of computer hacking. ...

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  16. '30 Rock' star Judah Friedlander to perform in AllentownRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2013 | NJ.com

    ... In 2011, he performed at Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem . Besides stand-up and film (his credits include "American Splendor" and "The Wrestler"), Friedlander is also the author of the book "How to Beat Anybody Up: An Instructional and Inspirational ...

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  17. The Disturbing Appeal of Derfcity and Other Alt-ComixRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... mainstream media becomes more involved with Burns' dream sequences and humanoid creatures, projects like American Splendor could pave the way. Similar in tone, but based in the dredges and high notes of reality like Harvey Pekar 's work, the graphic ...

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  18. The history of hip-hop gets comic book treatmentRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2013 | Post-gazette.com

    ... his obsessive illustrated histories anytime soon. In his early 20s, Mr. Piskor teamed up with the late "American Splendor" writer Harvey Pekar to explore the lives of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and other subversive literary titans from the 1950s ...

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  19. Pa. artist traces hip-hop history in comic formRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2013 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... "The Beats: A Graphic History," about the Beat Generation writers, written by comics legend Harvey Pekar ("American Splendor"). Piskor's previous project was a comic called "Wizzywig," which told the little-understood beginnings of computer hacking. ...

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  20. Homestead artist traces history of hip-hop in comic book -Read the original story

    Nov 8, 2013 | Pocono Record

    ... "The Beats: A Graphic History," about the Beat Generation writers, written by comics legend Harvey Pekar ("American Splendor"). Piskor's previous project was a comic called "Wizzywig," which told the little-understood beginnings of computer hacking. ...

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