This is a collection of comic books, annuals, scripts, and books on comics gifted by various locals. It spans from Punch magazine in 1895 to modern single issue UK comics like 2000 AD and the Beano. While they are mostly English language comics, there are European language comics as well. Still to catalogue: 2000 AD (1978-1990, issues 39, 45, 49-54, 56-71, 73, 84-676); Donated by Douglas Noble, 2000 AD No's 676-780; 782-791; 795-849; 850-988; 990-999; 1000-1009; 1011-1024; 1026-1031; 1033-1034; 1041-1059; 1061-1067; 1069-1113; 1115-1201. Judge Dredd Law Man of the Future, No. 1; Judge Dredd Vol. 1 No. 2-20; Vol 2. No. 1-83; Vol. 3. No. 2; 4-7; 9-12; 14; 19-20; 22-23; 28; 34; Vol. 5 No. 248; 253; 267; 269; 270; 272; 274; 277; 282; 284-285; 287-288; 290; 292; 294-296; 298-300 (1990s-2000s). Donated by DC Thomson (Commando Office) and Scott Montgomery, 2000 AD 1210-1224; 1330-1331; 1337-1344; 1475-1481; 1494; 1499; 1500-1525; 1527-1545; 1549; 1551-1553; 1555-1592; 1600-1615; 1617-1622; 1624-1626; 1628-1640; 1643; 1645-1652; 1654-1664; 1666-1671; 1673-1677; 1679-1689; 1692; 1700; 1702-1706. (2000s) Box of Commandos and Box of Dandy and Jackie comics.
Recordings covering lives from the 1930's onwards, paperwork, biographies and some photographs of participants. Themes covered by the Project so far include the jute and textile industry (Dundee and India), the arts, academia, comics, journalism, publishing, disabilities, medicine, politics, armed services, retail, photography, sport and leisure, music and fashion. Themes also include childhood, family, education and work.
Comics collected by Grant Morrison, often sent to him by publishers. The comics in this collection are not catalogued individually, but the number of comics in each box is given, as is the date range and some of the comics within the box. For the most part it is DC comics with a few Vertigo, Image, and WildStorm comics thrown in as well. Most are not by Grant Morrison himself, but some do have his name on them as a contributor or he has written a blurb on the comic.
This collection contains materials donated by Morris Heggie from his time at DC Thomson including proofs of the comics he edited as well as other books on comics that he acquired. The majority are printed in the UK. This collection has a mixture of single issue paper comics, comics annuals, comics digests, and collected cartoons and illustrated books.
Comics and annuals including the Eagle, Battle, Starblazer, Bunty, Beano etc. Annuals are split between publishers Fleetway and DC Thomson. Single Issue comics are split between comic title. The Battle Comics include the original run of Charley's War, a famous war comic by Pat Mills. Eagle Annual (1990) Victor Annual (1979) duplicates was removed and donated to SCCS.
Files relating to 'Billy, Me & You' /1 Liquorice Number 1 (2008) Plowman Press, NJ Streeten and Sally Plowman, this is the first serialised comics of Billy, Me & You in the chapter "My Graphic Novel" /2 Liquorice Number 3 (2009) Plowman Press, /3 Liquorice Number 4 (2010) Plowman Press /4 Liquorice Number 5 (2010) Plowman Press /5 Liquorice Number 6 (2011) Plowman Press /6 Liquorice Number 7 (2011) Plowman Press, piece on the process of making Billy, Me & You /7 Letter from Nicola to Golnar Nabizadeh dated 21 May 2018 about the accession /8 Small brown envelope titled BMY Chap 4, within it are the proofs for Billy, Me & You Chpater 4, as well as some handwritten notes and planning pages. /9 White Large letter envelope labeled "Billy, Me & You Chapter 5 (Liq 6)", within are her original art for the chapter, drafts, notes, thumbnails, and different versions of pages, character studies and roughs /10 Large brown envelope labeled Billy Me & You Chpater 6, within are some original art pieces, drafts, notes, thumbnails, roughs, a chapter plan /11 Large Yellowish envelope labeled Billy, Me & You Draft 3 April/May 2011, included within are a greeting card labeled A-Z of Toddlers, prints, proofs, thumbnails, labels, original art on journal pages /12 Large orange folder labeled Billy, Me & You Chapter 7 Jan 11, magazine clipping, proofs and original art /13 Large green folder labeled Billy, Me & You 2011 Draft 2 A/W, included within is another folder of photographs (some of Nicola and some presumably of family), Roughs, prints and diary pages /14 Large yellow binder labeled Practical element of study for Nicola Streeten (2008) including roughs, drafts, assignments original art and proofs for Nicola's Master's /15 Roughs for You. Billy. Me Chapter 6 Liquorice 7 /16 Pink plastic folder, within a letter from Sarah Brown 31 May 2011, yellow Billy, Me & You postcard, scanned letter from Margaret Williams with Nicola's notes on it, publishing sheets, Billy, Me & You Draft 4-6 2011
Collection of Twinkle comics, Twinkle Summer Specials, Little Star and Benny my Baby Brother booklet. Also includes biography of creator and description of life of a woman comic artist drawing for a girl's comic.
Comics collected by Michael Bolik, a previous staff member. Comics of note include the first 6 issues of Steve Ditko's Hawk and Dove, Jack Kirby's move to DC in Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen, the beginning issues of Teen Titans, and Lois Lane as a centaur in Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane. Action Comics (~no 333-411, 1966-1972); Adventure Comics (no ~334-403, 1965-1971); Aquaman (no 21 and 44, 1965 and 1969); The Atom (No. 13 and 38, 1964 and 1968); Batman (~No.178-228, 1966-1971); Brave and Bold (~No. 80- 94, 1968-1971); Detective Comics (No. 386, 1969); Flash (~No. 158-210, 1966-1971); The Forever People (No 1,2,6, 1971-1972); Green Lantern (~No. 38-77, 1965-1970); Hawk and Dove (No. 1-6, 1968-1969); Hawkman (No. 9 and 12, 1965-1966); House of Mystery (No. 148 and 193, 1965-1971); House of Secrets (No. 77 and 80, 1966); The Adventures of Jerry Lewis (No. 124, 1971); Justice League of America (~No.47-88, 1966-1971); Metamorpho (No. 10, 1967); Mister Miracle (No. 1, 1971); The New Gods (No. 1, 1971); Our Fighting Forces (No.131 and 133, 1971); The Phantom Stranger (No. 10, 1970); Showcase (No. 75, and 88-90, 1968-1970); The Spectre (No. 1, 1967); Super DC Giant (No. S-25, 1971); Superboy (~No. 121-184, 1965-1972); Superman (~No. 186-240, 1966-1971); Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (~No. 65-111, 1966-1971); Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (~No. 89-146, 1965-1972); Teen Titans (~No. 2-36, 1966-1971); World's Finest (~No. 149-205 ,1965-1971); Wonder Woman (No. 166, 181, 182, and 187, 1966-1970) The annuals include The Broons and Oor Wullie (2011), TV Tornado Annual (ND c. 1960s), 2 bound Little Sheriff Comics (No. 3- 4, Vol.3 No. 7-9 c1951), and 2 Okay Adventure annuals (c. 1956).
"Strontium Dog (A Sorry Case)" Design History 3rd Year Essay DJCAD, 1987 Essay, "Penguis Khan" 1989-1991, Richard Johnson & Colin Macneil, comic"Chopper: Soul on Fire" 4th year dissertation with art work, 1988-1989