Harvey Pekar dies

The Plain Dealer reported that comic-book author and Cleveland Heights resident, Harvey Pekar passed away. Pekar, 70, was found dead shortly before 1 a.m. today by his wife, Joyce Brabner, in their Cleveland Heights home. Read the Plain Dealer story.

He will be missed!

Cleveland Heights resident Ralph Solonitz (artist/writer) was born in 1947 in Munich, Germany, the son of Holocaust survivors. He began doodling very early on, first in German and a few years later in his new language. His father gave him motivational advice:"stop your doodling, you are vasting time and vill amount to nutting". Fast forward 55 years, thousands of dollars in therapy and he still can't stop doodling.

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Volume 3, Issue 7, Posted 1:12 PM, 07.12.2010