Jay Kennedy

Jay Malcolm Kennedy (April 18, 1956 – March 15, 2007) was an American editor and writer.wikipedia
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Ridgewood, New Jersey

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Born in Toledo, Ohio, Kennedy grew up in Ridgewood, New Jersey, working in a picture frame store while he was in high school.

DailyINK

In 2006, Kennedy introduced King Features' DailyINK, an online service that costs $19.99 annually and makes available, on a web page and via email, more than 90 vintage and current comic strips, puzzles and editorial cartoons.
King Features editor Jay Kennedy introduced the service early in 2006, commenting:

Underground comix

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Kennedy was the author of The Official Underground and Newave Comix Price Guide (Boatner Norton Press, 1982), the first price guide to the underground comix of the 1960s and 1970s.
After the death of King Features Syndicate editor Jay Kennedy, his personal underground comix collection was acquired by the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum in Ohio.

King Features Syndicate

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The author of The Official Underground and Newave Comix Price Guide, he was a long-time editor at King Features Syndicate, eventually rising to the position of editor-in-chief. He joined King Features Syndicate in 1988 as deputy comics editor and became comics editor one year later.
In 1988, Yates was replaced by Jay Kennedy — author of The Official Underground & Newave Comix Price Guide (Norton Boatner, 1982).

Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum

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Kennedy's underground comix collection was later donated to the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.
Comic-book collections include the Will Eisner Collection; the Jay Kennedy Collection has more than 9,500 underground comic books.

Editing

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Jay Malcolm Kennedy (April 18, 1956 – March 15, 2007) was an American editor and writer.

Whole Living

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Kennedy wrote articles about the history of cartooning, and he profiled cartoonists and contemporary comics for magazines, including New Age Journal, Heavy Metal, New York and Escape Magazine, an English bi-monthly.

Heavy Metal (magazine)

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Kennedy wrote articles about the history of cartooning, and he profiled cartoonists and contemporary comics for magazines, including New Age Journal, Heavy Metal, New York and Escape Magazine, an English bi-monthly.

New York (magazine)

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Kennedy wrote articles about the history of cartooning, and he profiled cartoonists and contemporary comics for magazines, including New Age Journal, Heavy Metal, New York and Escape Magazine, an English bi-monthly.

Escape (magazine)

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Kennedy wrote articles about the history of cartooning, and he profiled cartoonists and contemporary comics for magazines, including New Age Journal, Heavy Metal, New York and Escape Magazine, an English bi-monthly.

Toledo, Ohio

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Born in Toledo, Ohio, Kennedy grew up in Ridgewood, New Jersey, working in a picture frame store while he was in high school.

Sculpture

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After studying sculpting and conceptual art at New York's School of Visual Arts, Kennedy graduated with a sociology degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Conceptual art

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After studying sculpting and conceptual art at New York's School of Visual Arts, Kennedy graduated with a sociology degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

School of Visual Arts

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After studying sculpting and conceptual art at New York's School of Visual Arts, Kennedy graduated with a sociology degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Sociology

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After studying sculpting and conceptual art at New York's School of Visual Arts, Kennedy graduated with a sociology degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

University of Wisconsin–Madison

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After studying sculpting and conceptual art at New York's School of Visual Arts, Kennedy graduated with a sociology degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Cartoon

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From 1983 to 1988, he served as cartoon editor of Esquire where he edited and co-wrote Lynda Barry's Modern Romance.

Esquire (magazine)

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From 1983 to 1988, he served as cartoon editor of Esquire where he edited and co-wrote Lynda Barry's Modern Romance.

Lynda Barry

From 1983 to 1988, he served as cartoon editor of Esquire where he edited and co-wrote Lynda Barry's Modern Romance.

People (magazine)

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At the same time, Kennedy was a humor book agent as well as a cartoon consultant and editor for magazines and publishers, including People and Whittle Communications.

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At the same time, Kennedy was a humor book agent as well as a cartoon consultant and editor for magazines and publishers, including People and Whittle Communications.

National Lampoon (magazine)

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In 1985, he was a guest editor for the “European Humor” issue released by the National Lampoon.

Comic strip

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He joined King Features Syndicate in 1988 as deputy comics editor and became comics editor one year later.

Rhymes with Orange

He made a point of championing strips created by female cartoonists, including Hilary B. Price's Rhymes with Orange, Sandra Bell-Lundy's Between Friends, and Rina Piccolo's Tina's Groove; as well as Six Chex, a rotating series of female-made strips.

Between Friends (comics)

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He made a point of championing strips created by female cartoonists, including Hilary B. Price's Rhymes with Orange, Sandra Bell-Lundy's Between Friends, and Rina Piccolo's Tina's Groove; as well as Six Chex, a rotating series of female-made strips.