Fallece Harvey Pekar, maestro del cómic independiente

"Harvey Pekar”, homenaje del nicaragüense Pedro X. Molina al caricaturista estadounidense

"Harvey Pekar”, homenaje del nicaragüense Pedro X. Molina al escritor e historietista estadounidense

(EEUU) La madrugada del pasado lunes 12 de julio falleció  Harvey Pekar en su casa en Cleveland, Ohio. Pekar, figura indiscutible del cómic underground y artífice de American Splendor, su trabajo más conocido, abandonó este mundo a los 70 años.

Hijo de inmigrantes polacos, Pekar nunca dejó su natal Cleveland. Allí fue a la universidad, sirvió en la marina y se empleó en los más diversos oficios hasta ser contratado como archivista en un hospital local, en cuyo empleo permaneció por más de 30 años hasta su retiro definitivo hacia el año 2001.

El trabajo de su vida, sin embargo, fue American Splendor, un galardonado cómic autobiográfico inspirado en su día a día como empleado administrativo, una historia que él mismo definía como “una guerra de desgaste” que se escribía tal como iba sucediendo. Una batalla ya perdida en donde uno estaba obligado a participar.

Aunque la crítica sobre su trabajo siempre fue favorable, Pekar no alcanzó el reconocimiento internacional sino hasta que American Splendor fuera llevado al celuloide por los documentalistas Shari Springer Berman y Robert Pulcini en el año 2003. La fama le llegó porque el filme ganó el Gran Premio del Jurado a Mejor Drama en el Festival de Cine de Sundance, fue entonces que el mundo volteó hacia su modesto trabajo como argumentista de historietas, mismo que llevaba publicando de manera independiente desde mayo de 1976.

El también crítico musical y literario escribía sobre la vida diaria, sobre los acontecimientos clave en la psique norteamericana. Sus temas iban desde cómo acontecieron sus vacaciones de verano hasta hondas relatorías sobre sus compañeros que habían servido en el frente de guerra en Vietnam. En un lenguaje ágil y desenfadado, en un tono accesible y con una peculiar visión crítica del entorno, el trabajo de Pekar resonará por siempre en el imaginario colectivo norteamericano. Revista MilMesetas lamenta la pérdida de uno de los más grandes genios del cómic y la historieta.



  1. Pingback: Noticias Argentinas

  2. Thanks a bunch! It a wonderful web site!

  3. Good page, Keep up the great job. Thanks.|

  4. I love looking at your internet site. Regards!

  5. I love the content on your websites. Much thanks!

  6. I value the information on your websites. Many thanks!

  7. Thanks meant for delivering this kind of wonderful post.

  8. Many thanks, this site is very beneficial.

  9. Really….this is a valuable web site.

  10. You’re an extremely helpful web site; could not make it without ya!

  11. Sustain the awesome work !! Lovin’ it!

  12. I value the data on your internet site. Thanks a bunch!

  13. Love the site– extremely user pleasant and great deals to see!

  14. Unbelievably user pleasant website. Huge info available on few clicks on.

  15. Truly this is a advantageous web-site.

  16. Thanks a lot for sharing this neat webpage.

  17. You’ve gotten terrific information here.

  18. Thanks for the purpose of offering this type of superb written content.

  19. Just simply desired to point out Now i am grateful that i happened upon your website!|

  20. Thanks intended for providing like wonderful posting.

  21. Many thanks, this website is very valuable.

  22. Keep up the excellent work and producing in the group! sites:ggglese.com
    [url=http://cncm.kr/index.php?mid=board_NAAT82&document_srl=41598]maglie calcio[/url]

  23. Wow, this piece of writing is nice, my younger sister is analyzing
    these things, so I am going to tell her.

  24. Great website you have here but I was wanting
    to know if you knew of any forums that cover the same topics discussed
    in this article? I’d really love to be a part of community where I can get advice from other knowledgeable people that
    share the same interest. If you have any recommendations, please let me know.
    Bless you!

  25. Hello! I could have sworn I’ve been to this site before but after browsing
    through some of the post I realized it’s new to me. Anyhow, I’m definitely delighted I found it and I’ll be bookmarking and checking back often!

  26. Everyone loves what you guys are usually up too. This type of clever work and coverage!
    Keep up the terrific works guys I’ve included you guys to my blogroll.

  27. These are truly fantastic ideas in on the topic
    of blogging. You have touched some fastidious factors here.
    Any way keep up wrinting.

  28. I am extremely inspired along with your writing talents
    as well as with the format for your blog. Is this a paid theme or
    did you modify it yourself? Either way stay up the
    nice high quality writing, it’s rare to see a nice weblog like this one today..

  29. Hi there, just became aware of your blog through Google, and found
    that it is truly informative. I am going to watch out for brussels.
    I’ll appreciate if you continue this in future.
    A lot of people will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

  30. Wow, wonderful weblog layout! How lengthy have you been running
    a blog for? you made blogging glance easy. The entire look of your
    site is excellent, let alone the content!

  31. Great website. Lots of helpful information here.
    I’m sending it to a few buddies ans additionally sharing
    in delicious. And certainly, thanks for your effort!

  32. My spouse and I stumbled over here by a different page and thought I might as well check things out.
    I like what I see so now i’m following you. Look forward to
    checking out your web page for a second time.

  33. I loved as much as you’ll receive carried out right here.
    The sketch is attractive, your authored material stylish.

    nonetheless, you command get got an impatience over that you wish be delivering the following.
    unwell unquestionably come further formerly again since exactly the same nearly a lot often inside case you shield this increase.

  34. Very nice article, exactly what I wanted to find.

  35. I am sure this paragraph has touched all the internet visitors,
    its really really fastidious post on building up new webpage.

  36. Hello, i think that i saw you visited my site thus i came to “return the favor”.I’m trying to find things to
    enhance my web site!I suppose its ok to use some of
    your ideas!!

  37. Heya i’m for the first time here. I came across this board and I find It really useful &
    it helped me out much. I hope to give something back and aid others like you helped

  38. Hiya! Quick question that’s totally off topic. Do you know how to
    make your site mobile friendly? My site looks
    weird when viewing from my iphone. I’m trying to find a
    template or plugin that might be able to correct this problem.
    If you have any recommendations, please share. Thanks!

  39. I like the helpful info you provide in your articles.
    I’ll bookmark your blog and check again here frequently.
    I’m quite sure I will learn many new stuff right here!
    Best of luck for the next!

  40. I feel that is one of the most significant
    info for me. And i’m satisfied reading your article. But should commentary on some common issues,
    The website style is wonderful, the articles is actually great : D.
    Just right task, cheers

  41. Excellent, what a blog it is! This web site gives valuable information to us, keep
    it up.

  42. When I initially commented I clicked the “Notify me when new comments are added” checkbox and now each
    time a comment is added I get four e-mails with the same comment.
    Is there any way you can remove me from that service?
    Thanks a lot!

  43. Hello! Someone in my Facebook group shared this website with us so I
    came to look it over. I’m definitely loving the information. I’m bookmarking and will be tweeting this to
    my followers! Great blog and fantastic style and

  44. I am actually thankful to the owner of this web site who has shared this great article at
    at this time.

  45. Good post. I learn something new and challenging on blogs I stumbleupon every day.
    It will always be useful to read articles from other writers and use something from their web sites.

  46. Hi to every one, the contents existing at this web page are in fact amazing for people knowledge, well, keep up the good
    work fellows.

  47. Hi there everyone, it’s my first visit at this site, and article
    is genuinely fruitful designed for me, keep up posting such articles.

  48. Howdy just wanted to give you a brief heads up and let you know a few of the images aren’t loading properly.
    I’m not sure why but I think its a linking issue. I’ve tried it in two different internet browsers and both show the same

  49. It’s very trouble-free to find out any matter on net as compared to books, as
    I found this post at this site.

  50. It is really a great and useful piece of info.
    I’m happy that you shared this helpful info with us. Please keep us up to date like
    this. Thanks for sharing.

  51. Fuel hearth also retains working in energy outages.

  52. Awesome article.

  53. Hello There. I found your blog using msn. This is an extremely well written article.
    I’ll make sure to bookmark it and come back to read more of your useful info.
    Thanks for the post. I will certainly return.

  54. This is a topic that’s near to my heart… Cheers!
    Exactly where are your contact details though?

  55. Hi there, I discovered your blog by means of Google even as looking for a
    similar subject, your site came up, it seems to be good.
    I’ve bookmarked it in my google bookmarks.

    Hello there, just turned into alert to your weblog via Google, and located that it is really
    informative. I am going to watch out for brussels.
    I’ll appreciate in the event you continue this in future.
    A lot of other people shall be benefited from your writing.

  56. I’m not that much of a internet reader to be honest but your blogs really nice, keep it up!
    I’ll go ahead and bookmark your site to come back later on. Many thanks

  57. That is very fascinating, You are an overly professional blogger.

    I’ve joined your feed and stay up for in quest of more of your wonderful post.
    Also, I have shared your site in my social networks

  58. Do you have a spam problem on this website; I also am a
    blogger, and I was wanting to know your situation; we have created some nice procedures and we are looking to swap strategies with others,
    why not shoot me an email if interested.

  59. I just couldn’t leave your website before suggesting that I actually enjoyed the standard info an individual provide on your guests?
    Is going to be again incessantly in order to investigate cross-check new posts

  60. It’s perfect time to make some plans for the future and it is time to be happy.
    I’ve read this post and if I could I desire to suggest you some
    interesting things or tips. Maybe you could write next
    articles referring to this article. I want to read
    even more things about it!

  61. I do consider all the concepts you’ve offered for your post.

    They’re really convincing and will certainly work.
    Still, the posts are very quick for newbies.
    May just you please extend them a bit from next time? Thank
    you for the post.

  62. Greetings! Quick question that’s entirely off topic.
    Do you know how to make your site mobile friendly? My site looks weird when viewing from my
    iphone 4. I’m trying to find a theme or plugin that might be able to fix this problem.

    If you have any recommendations, please share. Thank you!

  63. ywvvazwd,We have a team of experts who could get you the correct settings for Bellsouth net email login through which, you can easily configure your email account with MS Outlook.

Leave a Reply

Tu dirección de correo electrónico no será publicada. Los campos obligatorios están marcados con *