Harvey Pekar Interviews Collected
Harvey Pekar: Conversations is a new collection of interviews with the celebrated graphic novelist. Now available from the University Press of Mississippi, the book spans 25 years of interviews that have been drawn from a wide variety of places, from fanzines and radio to The Washington Post. The book was assembled by Mike Rhode who is editor International Journal of Comic Art and blogs about comics.
The creator American Splendor and subject of a biopic, Pekar has a lot of conversations about life in this country that make for fascinating reading. The 240-page book comes with 20 illustrations and is available in a $50 hardcover or $22 paperback.