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1. SMITH Magazine Presents The Pekar Project – Laughing Squid

Aug 31, 2009 — SMITH Magazine recently launched The Pekar Project, a new weekly series of web comics featuring legendary underground comics writer Harvey (1)

Jan 14, 2010 — Straight out of Cleveland, legendary comics scribe Harvey Pekar spoke with CBR News about ‘The Pekar Project,’ his many other upcoming (2)

Sep 1, 2010 — Hosted by the Web site of Smith magazine, an online publication, the Pekar Project published more or less weekly installments written by Mr.(3)

2. Harvey Pekar (@PekarProject) | Twitter

*NEW COLORS* Pekar Project/Harvey Heads T-shirt! http://bit.ly/PekarT heads by Jeff Smith, @rsikoryak, Jeffrey Brown, @deadredfred etc.(4)

‘The Pekar Project’ Webcomic Debuts on ‘SMITH’. By Ada Price |. Aug 25, 2009. Tweet. Comments.(5)

Aug 24, 2009 — Harvey Pekar of “American Splendor” fame is not known for his technological savvy, but he’s finally making his way to the internet courtesy (6)

3. Creator Harvey Pekar Begins New Webcomic Series – MTV

Aug 25, 2009 — The Pekar Project Perhaps not as well-known as Superman—and certainly not as chiseled as the Man of Steel, either—”American Splendor” (7)

Aug 25, 2009 — So they’re probably amused to discover that the American Splendor author is not only writing The Pekar Project, a collaborative online comic (8)

4. The Pekar Project launches – Comics Beat

Aug 24, 2009 — Pekar Project seeds were planted when Pekar discovered artist Tara Seibel, a fellow Clevelander. They began collaborating on stories for her (9)

Nov 18, 2011 — Yet still this Pekar project is falling just shy of its goal. “I’m still scared that I can’t pull it off,” Brabner tells Comic Riffs (10)

Here are the 25 Book Illustration Competition finalists in the running to illustrate the Folio Society’s new edition of Michael Morpurgo’s much-loved (11)

Harvey Lawrence Pekar was an American underground comic book writer, music critic, In 2010, Pekar started the webcomic The Pekar Project with the online Cause of death: Accidental drug overdoseDied: July 12, 2010 (aged 70); Cleveland Heig‎Children: Danielle Batone (foster child)Born: Harvey Lawrence Pekar; October 8, 1939; (12)

Sep 8, 2009 — Famously avoiding computers and the online world whenever possible, Pekar surprised many fans with his latest project: an ongoing webcomic (13)

5. Harvey Pekar Library Statue: Comics as Art & Literature Desk

Harvey Pekar Estate is raising funds for Harvey Pekar Library Statue: 805 backers pledged $38,356 to help bring this project to life.Aug 5, 2014(14)

Sep 9, 2010 — The Pekar Project may not be included in the first wave of posthumous Harvey Pekar publications.(15)

Oct 1, 2012 — Pekar’s widow, Joyce Brabner, organized campaign to fund memorial. I first interviewed him years ago for The Pekar Project, (16)

6. muncie-indiana-the-pekar-project | Global Comment

Harvey Pekar by Joseph Remnant from ‘Muncie, Indiana’. next in gallery ». Back to top. mobile desktop. Powered by WPtouch Mobile Suite for WordPress.(17)

October 2, 2009 – Pekar Project (Harvey Pekar’s first webcomics series) Exhibition @ The Pennello Gallery + Harvey’s 70th Birthday party (his bday is 10/8 (18)

Pollux writes: SMITH Magazine’s “Pekar Project” was a webcomic series by Harvey Pekar and multiple artists that has been tragically brought to a halt by (19)

Jul 13, 2011 — Jeff Newelt is editor of the Pekar Project and the forthcoming “Harvey Pekar’s CLEVELAND.”If I had my druthers I’d do a universal (20)

7. 10/3: The Pekar Project Live at Pennello Gallery – Cleveland …

Oct 1, 2009 — For the first Project, Seibel depicted a conversation Pekar had with comic-book colleague R. Crumb. They talked about contemporary artists’ (21)

Jul 13, 2010 — Harvey Pekar, the ordinary guy behind the slice-of-life comic series In another video from the Pekar Project, Harvey takes some time out (22)

Apr 13, 2011 — Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland will be a 112-page graphic novel written by Harvey, illustrated by Pekar Project artist Joseph Remnant, (23)

8. PR: SMITH magazine announces THE PEKAR PROJECT

Aug 24, 2009 — For The Pekar Project, Pekar has formed a band including editor Jeff Newelt and four artists: Seibel, Joseph Remnant, Rick Parker, and Sean (24)

is a comprehensive list of all the artists Harvey Pekar collaborated with over the 30+ years he wrote American Splendor and assorted other projects.(25)

Aug 25, 2009 — Harvey Pekar’s been mining the mundane for magic for more than 30 years in his autobiographical American Splendor comics.(26)

9. The Pekar Project: Mining the Mundane for Magic

Sep 8, 2009 — For The Pekar Project, Pekar has formed a band including editor Jeff Newelt and four artists: Seibel, Joseph Remnant, Rick Parker, and Sean (27)

Jul 27, 2010 — Stories that he wrote for the Pekar Project — a Web comic illustrated in rotating installments by Seibel, Joseph Remnant, Rick Parker and (28)

10. Death comes for comics storyteller Harvey Pekar (October 8 …

Jul 13, 2010 — Comic book writer and misfit Harvey Pekar spent his life bracing for the Pekar worked with a team on “The Pekar Project,” creating an (29)

Apr 12, 2012 — On The Pekar Project website, a few excerpts from the graphic novel are available, and one pays homage to Cleveland Heights.(30)

Jul 15, 2010 — Back in 1995 when I interviewed Harvey Pekar – the great in 15 of the 70 drawings commissioned by Smith Magazine for the Pekar Project, (31)

Jul 12, 2010 — Crumb, and also helped launch a new online comic series called Pekar Project. And as Karen Schaefer also reported for NPR, in 2009 Pekar (32)

Part Two of my collaboration with Harvey Pekar and Sean Pryor just went up at the Pekar Project. In this panel he recommends people read my book Life Inc, (33)

Feb 6, 2019 — Harvey Pekar | Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland | Z2 Comics (Reprint) | August 8 and a host of other work available online at The Pekar Project.(34)

He has also been incredibly generous with his talents during the pandemic, raising money for venues with his art. Jake’s latest project is a series of comic (35)

Dec 2, 2009 — Harvey Pekar Week continues on GRAPHIC NYC with the feature Gettin’ The Band Together, which introduces at the people behind the project.(36)

Apr 10, 2011 — Harvey Pekar’s CLEVELAND will be a 112-page graphic novel written by Harvey, illustrated by Pekar Project artist Joseph Remnant, (37)

Jul 13, 2010 — Harvey Pekar will probably end up remaining best known for his was breaking into Web comics with Smith Magazine’s The Pekar Project.(38)

Excerpt Links

(1). SMITH Magazine Presents The Pekar Project – Laughing Squid
(2). Harvey Pekar On “The Pekar Project” | CBR
(3). The Unsettled Afterlife of Harvey Pekar – The New York Times
(4). Harvey Pekar (@PekarProject) | Twitter
(5). ‘The Pekar Project’ Webcomic Debuts on ‘SMITH’ – Publishers …
(6). Harvey Pekar Hits the Web with ‘The Pekar Project’
(7). Creator Harvey Pekar Begins New Webcomic Series – MTV
(8). Writer Harvey Pekar Collaborates With Comic Artists on the Web
(9). The Pekar Project launches – Comics Beat
(10). Oy! What does it take to honor comics’ Everyman already – The …
(11). The Pekar Project | Harvey pekar, Historical figures, Harvey
(12). Harvey Pekar – Wikipedia
(13). Harvey Pekar Talks Webcomics, Art And His New Series – MTV
(14). Harvey Pekar Library Statue: Comics as Art & Literature Desk
(15). ‘Pekar Project’ future uncertain – Digital Spy
(16). Harvey Pekar statue to be dedicated Oct. 14 – USA Today
(17). muncie-indiana-the-pekar-project | Global Comment
(18). Pekar Project Exhibition + Harvey Pekar 70th Birthday
(19). The Harvey Heads: A Pekar Project—Looked Into—Emdashes
(20). Harvey Pekar, Our Mensch in Cleveland – The Forward
(21). 10/3: The Pekar Project Live at Pennello Gallery – Cleveland …
(22). The Five Best Videos of Harvey Pekar | TIME.com
(23). Harvey Pekar’s CLEVELAND! – Top Shelf Productions
(24). PR: SMITH magazine announces THE PEKAR PROJECT
(25). Harvey Pekar’s artists – Josh Neufeld Comix and Stories
(26). Harvey Pekar creates webcomic project – The Daily Cartoonist
(27). The Pekar Project: Mining the Mundane for Magic
(28). The upbeat final days and busy future of Harvey Pekar
(29). Death comes for comics storyteller Harvey Pekar (October 8 …
(30). Celebration For Release of ‘Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland’ – Patch
(31). Remembering Harvey Pekar – Philadelphia Inquirer
(32). Harvey Pekar, Comic Author And Jazz Critic, Dies – NPR
(33). Pekar and Rushkoff on a Life Incorporated
(34). How We’re Living Now: Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland and the …
(35). Pekar Park Comic Book Fest – Heights Libraries
(36). The Pekar Project – Seth Kushner News
(37). ZIP Comics and Top Shelf to publish Harvey Pekar’s …
(38). Harvey Pekar and the Death of a Splendid American

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