Harvey Pekar Park: the complete banners

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Specifically Derf Backderf’s Facebook photos which show the event held on Saturday and the transformation of a dilapidated Cleveland park into a new, vibrant space, all honoring one of Cleveland’s not memorable citizens. The park has a plaque (above) but also six banners drawn by Joseph Remnant and designed by Pekar’s widow, Joyce Brabner, that tell an entire story, a lovely tribute to Pekar and his dedication to simple storytelling about simple people.  In case you can’t get to Cleveland any time soon, here’s the complete series:

 

 

 

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