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Interview: Jonathan Baylis’ SO BUTTONS and the art of the...

To step into the world of writer Jonathan Baylis’ So Buttons is to step into the best of pure comics storytelling. The acclaimed anthology...

Harvey Pekar Park: the complete banners

Specifically Derf Backderf's Facebook photos which show the event held on Saturday and the transformation of a dilapidated Cleveland park into a new,...

Harvey Pekar Park dedicated today with fest, installation in Cleveland

Cleveland is getting a park dedicated to its comics laureate, Harvey Pekar, whose long running American Splendor comic captured the quotidian lives of Clevelanders....

On the Scene: SPACE 2015 brought good times, good comics

Special correspondent Christian Hoffer went to the SPACE indie comics expo in Columbus and got a lot of comics and met a lot of people. Here's his report.

Z2 expands with fall GN line, including Abaddon, Pawn Shop and...

Z2 Comics just made news last week with a new line of periodicals, and here's their fall graphic novel line, courtesy of Publishers Weekly....

Don’t miss Matt Fraction on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Here's the part where you support your favorite comic book creators almost as much you endorse the films they help make possible. Kelly Sue DeConnick's...

Nice Art: Newelt and Remnant on Paul Shapiro’s Jewish Jazz

Joseph Remnant, artist on Harvey Pekar's CLEVELAND, channels a bit of that Pekar vibe along with writer Jeff Newelt in this online comics about jazz musician Paul Shapiro, whose new album  VERSES , is out featuring famed guitarist Marc Ribot. It's on John Zorn's TZADIK label, so if you like Masala, you might like this. 

On the Scene: Dean Haspiel Storms Long Island

“An Evening with Dean Haspiel”, held at the Cinema Arts Center, in Huntington Long Island on October 4th, was as much a tour of...

Harvey Pekar statue to be dedicated October 14th

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tTjZkumwnk?feature=player_detailpage&w=640&h=360] Remember that Harvey Pekar Memorial Statue that was Kickstarted and planned to be installed in the Cleveland Public Library? Well, i's going to be...

Exclusive preview: CLEVELAND by Harvey Pekar and Joseph Remnant

The late Harvey Pekar left behind several projects in various stages of composition, but none was as close to him as CLEVELAND, a love letter and social history of the city that was his muse—an everyman town of ordinary people and the mundane swirl of life that is nonetheless extraordinary. For Cleveland, Pekar's script found an artist among the greatest of his collaborators: Joseph Remnant, whose dense cross hatched naturalism recalls Crumb (who we meet in these pages) but finds its own voice with expansive staging and research.

Remembering Harvey Pekar one year later

It's been a year since comics writing legend Harvey Pekar passed away at the age of 70, but thanks to the amount of work he had in the pipeline, not only has his legacy lived on, but it's still growing. And friends are remembering.

Artists salute Harvey Pekar at Scholars and Rogues

Political commentary blog Scholars and Rogues is running a series of artistic tributes to the late Harvey Pekar by such folks as Kenny Be (Westword), A.N. Cargo (S&R), Derf (The City), Benjamin Frisch (Wonkette), Karl Christian Krumpholz (Byron), Mike Keefe (Denver Post), Peter Kuper (MAD), Zina Saunders (Overlooked New York) and Aaron Williams (Nodwick). A new piece will be posted each Monday through the end of the year. Above art by Karl Christian.