Some of the most gemutliche, warmest pieces in the collection feature characters from Pekar's VA hospital days.
I found the Pekar books to be like peanuts - I kept wanting more and more and hate to finish one - unless I have another ready to read.
As story after story unravels, we see a man of above average intellect confronting everyday problems most of us confront every day.
This set of graphic vignettes from Harvey’s life is, like all of Pekar’s work, drawn by a variety of illustrators, in a collaboration that gives multiple shadings to the constant... Read morePublished 9 days ago by J. D. Feder, MD
If you have never read any of Harvey Pekar's work you should NOT start with this anthology. I loved the movie and wanted to experience some of his comics, so I picked this... Read morePublished 10 months ago by John S. Gurney
I love the movie but probably because I am a big Paul Giammati fan. I was never a huge comic fan but this is kinda cool because the author takes an interesting perspective of... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Matthew F. Kahn
I like the American Splendor anthologies. I have two. The stories are often short and not much happens in them. They are just little glimpses at life. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Djsurrich
This is a lot of what Pekar is about. I think you get it or you do not. The point is it is all there for you.Published 23 months ago by Rusty R
This writer shares a wide range of his inner and outer life. I enjoy the varied artist's pens who contributed images.
Worth reading more.
The content is fine, I enjoyed it. However, the print quality is not so good. In some places it looks like a copy of a copy, the text is hard to decipher and the visuals are... Read morePublished on May 13, 2010 by Gyrofrog
Nice comic book. Maybe sometimes the arts are a little bit overwhelming cause of lack of colors. But still ok.Published on February 27, 2009 by P. Aleksandra