Born: 1939 October 8 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Died: 2010 July 12 in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, United States

Notes: To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.

Portrait author: Davidkphoto. Portrait is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license:


    Harvey Pekar Type: Common Alternative Name

Other Names:

  1. Harvey Lawrence Pekar Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Harvey Lawrence Family name: Pekar


  1. Pekar [generic]


  1. 1986: Inkpot Award - [no name]
  2. 2011: Eisner Award - Hall of Fame - Voter's Choices

Awards for Issues:

  1. 1995: Harvey Award - Best Graphic Album / Original Material
    Our Cancer Year (1994 series)

Art Influences:

Influences by Harvey Pekar (b. 1939) were stated by:
  1. J. M. DeMatteis (b. 1953)
  2. Danny Fingeroth (b. 1953)


  1. Spouse - Joyce Brabner (b. 1952)
    Notes: Married in 1984, until Pekar's death in 2010.