© 2022 WYPR
20th Anniversary Background
WYPR 88.1 FM Baltimore WYPF 88.1 FM Frederick WYPO 106.9 FM Ocean City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

'American Splendor,' Pekar's Comic Vehicle

The big screen's latest comic-book hero is Harvey Pekar, a not-so-mild-mannered former file clerk from Cleveland. Pekar is the author and central character of American Splendor, a sardonic comic turned into a film of the same name. Mark Urycki of member station WKSU reports.

Copyright 2003 NPR