When masters of the form collaborate it can turn out either amazing or muddled. Fortunately, this is definitely in the former’s camp. Thanks to both Harvey and Roarin’ Rick for sharing their gifts with us, here and elsewhere.
Another great HP story. I love the sweet/optimistic ending. And the art is just off the charts.
That was top notch.
Optimistic ending yes, but sounding ominous too.
I liked this simple little comic. It really shows that even when you make a connection, it’s hard in our modern world to make the next leap to an ongoing friendship.
Two legends collide: awesome to see Veitch collaborating with Pekar. I also enjoy how the certain events crop up repeatedly in Pekar stories—like his broken arm—which place the stories in time and give the reader a sense of totality about his life
I really enjoyed the sense of the complex with seemingly ordinary lives. I have dealt with many people. In all my dealings I have never felt that anyone I have dealt with was truly simple.
[...] neighbors. Some of the stories highlight talents such as Jonathan Ames and Nick Bertozzi, and Harvey Pekar and Rick Veitch. Though my personal favorites include Elizabeth Genco and Mike Jasorka’s college crush [...]
[...] also drew a story for Harvey Pekar in Smith’s fabulous ongoing Next Door Neighbor series (disclosure, my wife has one coming up, as well), and is starting his second year of a [...]
Beautiful colors and formatting to fit very well
“Two world collide, the anger and the pain of all those who remain”
This a great page, guys. Thanks for sharing.
This is art to the world
A different idea. All very good and very beautiful
The neighbors seemed pleasant and not unreasonable he did help the man and yet the man did not pursue the relationship. That is a shame he chose to remain lonely.
Such a facinating blog. I certainly enjoy many the number of areas that you cover and the excellence of the writing. This has become a honestly fun site for me to visit.
Thanks for the good.
[...] each drawn by a different artist (click their names to read their respective Pekar stories): Rick Veitch, Rick Parker, Joseph Remnant and Sean Pryor. Jeff Newelt AKA [...]
the problem was that Harvey had a broken arm and his neighbour’s friends were hip people.
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