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Comic Books and Graphic Novels

Provides useful information about comic books and graphic novels as topics of academic research at the University of Michigan.

Harvey Pekar Biography & Criticism

Harvey Pekar Bibliography

Major works by Harvey Pekar in the U-M Library collection. For others, do an author search in the Library Catalog for "Pekar, Harvey".

See also Harvey Pekar comics available online in the Underground and Independant Comics database.

About Harvey Pekar

Harvey Pekar was an American comic book writer and music critic, best known American Splendor, his series of autobiographical comics. He worked with a variety of comic artists, particularly the underground cartoonist Robert Crumb.

Harvey Pekar Articles

A selection of journal articles about Harvey Pekar and his works. To find more, search in Library Articles Search on "Harvey Pekar", limiting to articles in scholarly journals.