Pedro and Me

A very cool true story about living with a roommate who is HIV-positive  — all while being filmed 24 hours a day for an MTV reality show.

Pedro and Me by Judd Winick


Told entirely in sequential art, here is the story of the life-changing friendship between the author, a cartoonist from Long Island, and Pedro Zamora, an HIV-positive AIDS activist, which was filmed day by day on MTV’s Real World San Francisco.

  • Reading level: Ages 14 and up
  • Paperback: 187 pages
  • Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR); First Edition edition (September 6, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0805064036
  • ISBN-13: 978-0805064032


“It’s not often that one can feel a graphic novel resonating with emotion. Nor is it often that this very comic can be a fantastic read from start to finish. Pedro and Me, written by fan favorite Judd Winick, accomplishes both of these lofty tasks.” —


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