American Splendor

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Harvey Pekar works at the hospital in his hometown of Cleveland. When his buddy earns wide acclaim for his cartoons, Harvey is inspired to write his own brand of comic books, based on the tedium of his own life. Despite their success, Harvey still finds his life lacking. Then Joyce appears...

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