The Daily Cross Hatch presents a legendary team-up:
That Pekar should eventually cross paths with Alison Bechdel seems like a no-brainer. Author of the long-running strip Dykes to Watch Out For, Bechdel’s 2006 graphic novel Fun Home was quickly recognized as one of the finest examples of the auto-bio comic–a genre which, while not invented by Pekar, was arguably perfected in the pages of American Splendor. Critics were quick to shower Bechdel’s brutally honest memoir with all manner of praise, awarding the book a Eisner, placing it amongst the finalists for the National Book Award, and naming it Time Magazine’s book of the year.
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