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Guide to the James Gunderson and Peter Coha Comic Book Collection MS.472
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This collection consists of 601 comic books published by Marvel Comics during the Silver Age of Comic Books, which is characterized by the popularization of the superhero genre. Included are issues featuring the first appearance of Spiderman, The X-Men, and others. Also included are 7 CD and DVD-ROMs containing PDFs of various titles from 1961-2007, available via CruzCat, as well as donor-supplied PDFs of the collection.
8.5 Linear feet 20 document boxes
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the publications and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Collection open for research. Comic books in boxes 11 and 13 are available to view, but are sealed in clear plastic enclosures until 2015.