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  1. Romance, metaphors, and fisticuffs abound with Dean Haspiel's 'Fear, My Dear'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... "The Fox" and DC Comics' "Batman '66", and may also be best known for collaborations with Harvey Pekar in "American Splendor". Released earlier this month, the latest "Billy Dogma experience" is "Fear, My Dear", which actually collects two tripped ...


  2. Kyle Kinane, Greg Proops, Dana Gould, Bridget Everett and More to Headline UP Comedy Club This FallRead the original story

    Wednesday |

    ... for Best Supporting Actor at the 2003 Independent Spirit Awards for his role in the Sundance-winning American Splendor. Some of his other movies include Meet the Parents, Wet Hot American Summer, Feast, Zoolander, and The Wrestler. Showtimes: Thurs. ...


  3. 'Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel' conjures a new literary formRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... so much I threw it in a subway trash can!" But more to the point, Ulinich means - not unlike Pekar in "American Splendor" or Karl Ove Knausgaard in "My Struggle" - to set aside literature with a capital L (whatever that is) in favor of the epic ...


  4. Cleveland artist Gerry Shamray opens exhibitRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 |

    ... "John Darling." He is best known for his sketchy, life-like drawings of Harvey Pekar in the comic book "American Splendor." Shamray has been drawing since he received his first box of crayons as a child and continues to create bright colorful images ...


  5. Harvey Pekar items are up for auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | The BIG One

    ... movie and radio personality and noted jazz critic and collector, plus some rare comic books, and various American Splendor souvenirs. American Splendor's Harvey Pekar Jazz Collection Auction to Help Brennan Family (ends 7/19) from Estate of Harvey ...


  6. Part of Cleveland comic book icon's CD collection ...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    The widow of underground comic book writer Harvey Pekar, whose life story was told in the movie "American Splendor," is auctioning part of his extensive jazz CD collection to raise money for the family of a restaurant owner killed in June.


  7. The Movies' Guide to Understanding ClevelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Roll Call

    ... there's always the movies. Here are five to get you started on your journey to understand Cleveland. "American Splendor." Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini's 2003 brings the real crown prince of Cleveland, the late graphic novelist/file clerk ...


  8. Artist Gerry Shamray's "bucket list" show set Aug. 6th: Shaker TracesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 |

    During his career, artist Gerry Shamray 's created life-like drawings of Harvey Pekar in the comic book "American Splendor," worked with comic strip artist/writer Tom Batiuk on the nationally syndicated strip, "John Darling," had his work exhibited in Europe and the U.S., and collected more than two dozen national and statewide awards as a graphics ... (more)


  9. Indie Film Vets Ted Hope And Hal Hartley Pledge Allegiance To FandorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 |

    ... titles like Trust and Simple Men. Hope has forged a distinctive path by producing the likes of American Splendor , 21 Grams and The pair has reunited to promote My America , but not as part of yet another charge up Indie Hill. Rather, they are ...


  10. Gentrification Seen Through the Pages of a ComicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Greenpoint Gazette

    ... noted comic book artists including Harvey Pekar, most known for his autobiographical comic book series American Splendor; and Brooklyn-based comic book artists Seth Kushner and Dean Haspiel, the latter of who actually collaborated with Pekar on ...


  11. Eli GaniasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Voices

    ... in "Law and Order", "100 Centre Street", and various soaps. He also appeared in the award winning film "American Splendor". Eli has also been seen on many stage productions in the NYC area, including an original cast member of the Off-Broadway hit ...


  12. Harvey Pekar and American Splendor: A Comics Bulletin discussion, Part TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 27 | Silver Bullet Comics

    Eric Hoffman: You and I compared our lists earlier, and I think we only agreed on maybe three stories as Pekar ' s best, which perhaps underlines just how personal or subjective an experience reading Pekar ' s work can be.


  13. Harvey Pekar and American Splendor: A Comics Bulletin discussion by Jason Sacks and Eric HoffmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Silver Bullet Comics

    Eric Hoffman: I think it's important that Harvey Pekar essentially began a subgenre of comics.


  14. the Crackerjack to Today at Lounge TheatreRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 |

    ... 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. ...


  15. Local Cleveland artist Gerry Shamray's works featured at Loganberry BooksRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 |

    ... Darling." He is perhaps best known for his sketchy life-like drawings of Harvey Pekar in the comic book "American Splendor." The comic book was turned into a hit movie starring Paul Giamatti. Shamray has been drawing since he received his first box ...


  16. Celebrity Birthdays, June 6: Paul Giamatti and Jason IsaacsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | TheCelebrityCafe

    Actor Paul Giamatti turns 47 today. Giamatti began to earn critical acclaim after his lead role in the film American Splendor .


  17. The cancer canona s new entry: The Fault in Our StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | SFGate

    ... significant character being diagnosed with cancer and then surviving it, few come to mind. One of them is "American Splendor," the 2002 movie based on the experience of comic writer Harvey Pekar, whose autobiographical graphic book, "Our Cancer ...


  18. The Hunger Games Profiles: Josh HutchersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2012 |

    ... TV fare as Becoming Glen (2002), ER (2002), and The Division (2003). After a bit part in the indi-comedy American Splendor , Josh returned to making appearances in obscure television films. What they lacked in exposure, they surely made up for in ...


  19. Acclaimed Cleveland comic book writer dead at age 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2010 |

    Cleveland native Harvey Pekar, author of the "American Splendor" comic book series, died in his Cleveland Heights home this morning.


  20. Happy Birthday, Harvey Pekar, Author of the 'American Splendor' Comic BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2010 | FindingDulcinea

    ... think everybody's life is interesting," Pekar said, explaining his subject matter. His first comic book, "American Splendor," was published in 1976. He says he chose the name because he thought it was funny. Every year thereafter, Pekar ...