“There Are Just Some Times When You Can’t Deal”: A Previously Unpublished Interview with Harvey Pekar
A never-before-published interview with the late Harvey Pekar, which may have been his last. In it, he discusses collaboration, Israel, and the American Splendor movie.
THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (2/18/15 – Logographic Devil History)
You’ve seen one man’s best of 2014, now see another’s hot take on someone else’s selections for the best of the 1980s! CLICK AT THE RISK OF YOUR OWN LIFE.
A Reminiscence of Things I Would Prefer to Forget
My recollection of the “debate” with Harvey Pekar recently posted here was that I made an ass of myself, and I am sufficiently confident of my memory that I really can’t bear to look.
Blood and Thunder: Harvey Pekar and R. Fiore
From The Comics Journal’s letters pages (Blood and Thunder), circa 1989-1990: American Splendor creator Harvey Pekar and critic R. Fiore argue over realism and genre fiction in comics. And Animal Farm.
The Ed Piskor Interview
The Pittsburgh-based cartoonist on Wizzywig, working with Harvey Pekar, and the Hip Hop Family Tree.
You Vant, Mebbe, 39 Vays to Say ‘Imbecile’?
To paraphrase the old Levy’s rye bread ad, you don’t have to be Jewish – an observant Jew, anyway – to enjoy Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular & the New Land, an anthology designed to acquaint the un- (or under-) informed with Yiddish culture.
The ABCs of Autobio Comix
In 1971 Justin Green’s Binky Brown started a revolution. Here’s what happened next.