Collection MS 341 - Mark Rodgers and Oink!

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MS 341


Mark Rodgers and Oink!


  • c 1988 - 1993 (Creation)

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5 boxes

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Biographical history

Mark Rogers was an artist who with Patrick Gallagher and Tony Husband founded Oink! magazine, a subversive and alternative kids' comic with broad appeal. It was published by Fleetway publications between 1986 and 1988, eventually merged with Buster. The founders went on to create the children's TV series Round the Bend.

There's an Oink! Facebook group which Tony Husband and some of the artists post on.

Archival history

Passed to the School of English and transferred to the Archive by the depositor, as part of the Comics collection

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Scope and content

Material created by Mark Rogers including outlines of storylines and sketches for comic strips; correspondence relating to these and some plays.


Not expected

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Box list, chronological order where possible

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Conditions governing access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

Conditions governing reproduction

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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Description identifier

MS 341

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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