Harvey Pekar

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    John Hickenlooper inaugurated as king of cartoons in 2001: Kenny Be's Time Machine

    Hickenlooper's crowning achievement.​ John Hickenlooper officially became Colorado's governor at today's inauguration. As the drawing above illustrates, I crowned King John nearly a decade ago in a comic prediction. Look below to see the full comic, as well as the ten-year evolution of Hick a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Best American Nonrequired Reading highlights Denver Voice story by William Hillyard

    William Hillyard.​Some people surely pay for the Denver Voice simply because the money goes to the homeless and hardly glance at it before tossing it -- although that would be a mistake. Not only does the Voice represent a worthy cause (for which is won a 2009 Westword MasterMind award), it al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Harvey Pekar tribute features a galaxy of Denver comic art stars

    A young Harvey Pekar prepares for his close-up.​ Although the illustration above looks a lot like me showing off the big muscle of my cartooning arm, it is actually a detail of my comic contribution to the Harvey Pekar tribute on the Scholars and Rogues website...

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2008
  • Film

    August 23, 2007

    The Nanny Diaries

    Life as a young, hot, white, educated nanny in the city sure is a drag.

  • Music

    May 18, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Calendar

    June 23, 2005

    Canine Pride

    The GLBT community opens its arms to dogs.

  • Culture

    February 12, 2004

    The Hard Sell

    Local filmmaker Shane Carruth won Sundance's top honor. what?

  • Calendar

    January 15, 2004

    Serious Comic Books

    Once derided, comics now ride high in No Joke: The Spirit of American Comic Books.

  • News

    October 2, 2003

    Serious Funnies

    John Porcellino returns with a new life and newfound acclaim for his King-Cat Comics.

  • Film

    August 28, 2003

    Stupor Man

    Harvey Pekar wears no costume, but he's a comic-book hero nonetheless.