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Gene Kannenberg, Jr

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CollectionsYour library (2,892), CDs (9), DVDs/Blu-rays (11), Comics History and Criticism (275), Comics and Graphic Novels (318), Comics How-To (7), Picturebooks (11), Fiction about Comics (10), Non-Comics - Fiction (20), Non-Comics - Humor (4), Non-Comics - Non-fiction (59), Wishlist (9), All collections (2,907)

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Tagscomics (59), box-C (57), graphic novels (49), box-Kelly-Larson (47), DONATE-03 (43), box-B (43), box-Anths (39), box-C-D (38), box-Marvel 2 (38), box-RAW-esque (38) — see all tags

MediaNot set (128), Book (2,762), Paper Book (2,632), Audiobook (4), Ebook (6), Sound Recording (8), CD sound recording (7), Tape (Cassette, etc.) sound recording (1), Video Recording (8), DVD (5), Blu-ray (3), Other (1), Software (1)

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About meI'm the director of and "a respected comics historian" (according to the PR dep't of Abrams ComicArts); my book "500 Essential Graphic Novels" was published in 2008 by ILEX Press (UK) and Collins Design (US). I've lectured and written widely about comic art, with essays appearing in publications including "The Comics Journal," "Studies in American Humor," "The Chronicle of Higher Education," and "Hogan's Alley." My blog "Comics Research & Such" is located at

About my libraryI'm adding books here that I also have listed at my own bibliographic website,

GroupsComics, Comics are also literature, Drawn!, Graphic Novels!


Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Colonie Centre, Book Barn (CLOSED summer 2015), Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza, Dove & Hudson (Albany), Flights of Fantasy Bookstore, Good Buy Books, Market Block Books, Mary Jane Books, University at Albany (SUNY) Bookstore, University at Albany, SUNY - Science Library

Favorite librariesAlbany Public Library - Delaware Branch, Albany Public Library - Howe Branch, Albany Public Library - John J. Bach Branch, Albany Public Library - Main Branch, Albany Public Library - Pine Hills Branch, New York State Library, Rensselaer Architecture Library, Rensselaer Research Libraries - Institute Archives and Special Collections, Richard G. Folsom Library - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University at Albany, SUNY - Dewey Graduate Library, University at Albany, SUNY - University Library

Other favoritesEmpire State Book Festival


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Real nameGene Kannenberg, Jr.

LocationAlbany, NY

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Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceJul 23, 2009

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