Harvey Pekar

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Harvey Pekar is the star of American Splendor.

Harvey Pekar.



From off the streets of Cleveland came Harvey Pekar. He chronicled his own real-life herculean efforts in the comic (and movie) American Splendor. He labored through the bureaucracy of the Veterans Administration for a generation. He battled David Letterman and he battled cancer. Harvey Pekar is the ultimate everyman.


"Ordinary life is pretty complex stuff."


As chronicled in Toonopedia.
The official site for the movie of his life.
See the comics at Dark Horse's Pekar section.
See the other comic at DC's Vertigo Pekar section.
Watch the video Harvey teams up with David Letterman
-or rather Harvey battles David Letterman

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