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Arthur Ranson comic collection
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Arthur Ranson comic collection

  • MS 459
  • Collection
  • c 1950s- present
Comics, collected editions, gaphic novels, other material. Also fine art prints by son John Ranson http:/www.arthurranson.com/blog/make-money-art. Full separate list available, contact archivist.

Arthur Ranson

Collected Editions

The collections are arranged in 10 boxes based on their title or content. They include various Judge Dredd and Judge Anderson collections, issues of Mai the Psychic Girl (English), Akira (Japanese); Comic art publications of various artists such as Roy Wilson, Will Eisner, and Neal Adams; Button Man collections in English, Dutch, French, and Spanish, Building Stories by Chris Ware, The Complete E. C. Segar Popeye Volumes 1 - 4, Conan the Barbarian Treasury Edition 1975 - 1979, and the origin issue of Will Eisner's Spirit among many others. There is a separate list available with the complete collections. Contact the University of Dundee Archives to access it.

Arthur Ranson

Comics

The collections are arranged in 3 boxes based on their title or content. They include several issues by Marvel such as those of Conan the Barbarian, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, and others; several issues of DC's Phantom Stranger, Batman, The Spectre, etc.; several comic magazines and newsletters such as The Comic Strip News, Comics International, etc. and several Judge Dredd and 2000 AD programs among many others. There is a separate list available with the complete collections. Contact the University of Dundee Archives to access it.

Arthur Ranson

Comics History

The collections are arranged in 2 boxes based on their title or content. They include The International Book of Comics, A Very Funny Business - 40 Years of Comics by Leo Baxendale, The Wonderful World of Film Fun, issues of Nemo – the classic comics library, Tales of the Dark Knight: Batman’s First 50 years - 1939 – 1989, and many others. There is a separate list available with the complete collections. Contact the University of Dundee Archives to access it.

Arthur Ranson

Graphic Novels

The collections are arranged in 3 boxes based on their title or content. They include Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Berni Wrighton, Jimmy Corrigan or The Smartest Kid on Earth Chris Ware, Robert Louis Stevenson’s Kidnapped by Alan Grant and Cam Kennedy, several Batman issues, The Adventures of Luther Arkmright Books 1 -3, The Adventures of Tintin - Red Rackham's Treasure, and many others. There is a separate list available with the complete collections. Contact the University of Dundee Archives to access it.

Arthur Ranson