Record Junky

harvey pekar robert crumb

Cool panel from a Robert Crumb illustrated American Splendor comic. Saw this on Jive Times’ Facebook earlier tonight, Harvey Pekar sums up what it’s like collecting records perfectly. Was looking into Pekar’s collection online and ran into the video below which is great little story about how far he’d go for records he wanted:

Robert Crumb who was a buddy of Pekar’s also has quite an impressive collection that could be seen in the documentary Crumb (which I would highly recommend viewing!). Below is a good discussion with Crumb about his collecting more recently:

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