Man…Just as I was going through my first collection (Dances with Sheep), I got word¬† (NPR) that one of the greatest at auto-bio comics, Harvey Pekar, has passed away at age 70.

Y’see, Harv wrote the intro to Dances with Sheep…waaaay back in the mid nineties when I was just starting out.¬† He was instrumental in introducing my work to the San Diego Comic Con crowd, by talking it up on a panel we were both on.

Here’s what Entertainment Weekly has to say about Mr. Pekar:

I’m working on a memorial strip right now.

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