Series MS 422/17 - Box 17

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MS 422/17


Box 17


  • 2004-2010 (Creation)

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1 short box

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This box contains 182 comics ranging in date from 2004 to January 2010 with the majority being from 2008 and 2009. Most of the comics are single issues with the exception of (1) Two-Face Year One 1 graphic novel. The majority of the comics are published by DC Comics while there are still titles from Wildstorm and Vertigo as well. There are two comics published by Tangent under the title Tangent: Superman's Reign. Some of the Wildstorm titles include World of Warcraft, Ex Machina, Prototype, The X-Files, Resident Evil and The Authority. Some of the DC titles include Will Eisner's The Spirit, Wonderwoman, Batman, Justice League of America, Amazons Attack, Wondergirl, Catwoman, Justice, Final Crisis and Birds of Prey. Some of the Vertigo titles include Scalped, Deadman, DMZ, Army@Love, and Fables. Issues of interest include Justice League of America #109 and #110 which have a yellow Forbidden Planet sticker for £1.55, Justice Society of America #68 which has a yellow Forbidden Planet Glasgow sticker on it for £1.80, the Archive Sampler of the Silver Age from 2004, and the issue of Batman Deathmask which has the cover on the back side as it is to be read as a manga. Many of the comics in this box have rusty staples, are filmy to the touch, and have water damage. One of note is Wonderwoman #2 which has a damaged cover and back with water damage. They are all still able to be read. Duplicates of the titles Justice League of America #114, Wonderwoman #1, and Justice Society of America #79 have been removed.


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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 422/17

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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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