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Alicia Korenman Graphic Novels Collection

Identifier: MSS 2007-047

Scope and Contents

Includes small press and alternative publications, with a focus on content related to everyday experiences and societal norms. Publishers include Alternative Comics, Fantagraphics Books, Slave Labor Graphics, Vertigo Comics, and independently produced zines, as well as Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, Oni Press, and Marvel Comics.


  • Created: 1983-2007
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1990-2007

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to the Florida State University Libraries. All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical or Historical Information

Alicia Korenman became interested in the portrayal of women by the American comic book industry in the 1990s. Korenman found that alternative and small press comic book publishers offered realistic explorations of human emotions and the female experience.

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25.00 boxes

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Arrangement Note

Organized by type of publication.

Method of Acquisition

Given by Alicia Korenman.

Existence and Location of Originals

Portions of collection available online?: No

Related Materials

Comic Book and Graphic Novel Collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Processing Information

Processed by Sara Duff in 2009.

Alicia Korenman Graphic Novels Collection
Sara Duff
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

116 Honors Way
PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US