Series MS 422/1 - Box 1

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MS 422/1


Box 1


  • 2005-2012 (Creation)

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1 short box, 200 comics

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The 200 comics in this box range in date from August 2005 to February 2012. This box contains single issue comics, and a few one-shots, mostly published by DC Comics and Wildstorm Comics which became a publishing imprint of DC Comics in 1999 but was discontinued in 2010. There is one Vertigo comic as well, another imprint of DC Comics that tends to deal with more graphic/adult content. One issue of Garth Ennis' The Boys published by Dynamite Comics. The majority of them are superhero comics, mostly Batman and Superman but with titles such as HawkGirl, Batgirl, Teen Titans, and Powergirl. There are a few outliers, such as a few Supernatural and Ex Machina comics from Wildstorm. The comics from 2007 have been exposed to water and have rusty stapes, but they do not affect the ability to read the interiors.


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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.

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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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MS 422/1

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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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