Series UR-SF 89/1 - Box 1

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UR-SF 89/1

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Box 1

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  • 1925-2013 (Creation)

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1 UK comics box

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This box contains 149 comics ranging in date from July 1925 to July 2016. It is nearly entirely made up of single issue comics printed by UK publishers including Apocalypse Ltd, DC Thomson, Marvel Comics UK Ltd, and Fleetway Publications. Some of the titles include Commando, Blast! Toxic!, Havoc, Meltdown, Return of the Jedi Weekly, The Transformers, CLiNT, 2000AD presents Crisis, Overkill, and strip. The oldest comics in the collection are Magnet from 1925, and a few Hotspur one shots from the 1940s and 1950s. There are a few zines and local indepent (indy) comics as well. These comics are mainly duplicates in Chris Murray's personal comics collection. 1/ Commando (No. 4620, 20 July 2013) DC Thomson 2/ Commando (No. 4621, 20 July 2013) DC Thomson 3/ Blast! (No. 1, June 1991), John Brown Publishing Ltd, in plastic and board 4/ Toxic! (No. 1, 28 March 1991) Apocalypse Ltd, plastic 5/ Toxic! (No. 2, 4 April 1991) Apocalypse Ltd, plastic 6/ Toxic! (No. 3, 11 April 1991) Apocalypse Ltd, plastic 7/ Toxic! (No. 4, 18 April 1991) Apocalypse Ltd, plastic 8/ Toxic! (No. 5, 25 April 1991) Apocalypse Ltd, plastic 9/ Toxic! (No. 6, 2 May 1991) Apocalypse Ltd, plastic, writing on back 10/ Toxic! (No. 7, 9 May 1991) Apocalypse Ltd, plastic, writing on back 11/ Toxic! (No. 8, 16 May 1991) Apocalypse Ltd, plastic, writing on back 12/ Toxic! (No. 9, 23 May 1991) Apocalypse Ltd, plastic, writing on back 13/ Toxic! (No. 10, 30 May 1991) Apocalypse Ltd, plastic, writing on back 14/ Toxic! (No. 11, 6 June 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 15/ Toxic! (No. 12, 13 June 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 16/ Toxic! (No. 13, 20 June 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 17/ Toxic! (No.14, 27 June 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 18/ Toxic! (No. 15, 4 July 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 19/ Toxic! (No. 16, 11 July 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 20/ Toxic! (No. 17, 18 July 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 21/ Toxic! (No. 18, 25 July 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 22/ Toxic! (No. 19, 1 August 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 23/ Toxic! (No. 20, 8 August 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 24/ Toxic! (No. 21, 15 August 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 25/ Toxic! (No. 22, 22nd August 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 26/ Toxic! (No.23, 29th August 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 27/ Toxic! (No. 24, 5 September 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 28/ Toxic! (No. 25, 12 September 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 29/ Toxic! (No. 27, 26 September 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 30/ Toxic! (No. 28, 3 October 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 31/ Toxic! (No. 29, 10 October 1991) Apocalypse Ltd 32/ Havoc (No. 1, 13 July 1991) Marvel Comics Ltd, mini "data file" comic attached to the main comic 33/ Havoc (No. 2, 20 July 1991) Marvel Comics Ltd 34/ Havoc (No. 3, 27 July 1991) Marvel Comics Ltd 35/ Havoc (No. 4, 3 Aug 1991) Marvel Comics Ltd 36/ Havoc (No. 5, 10 August 1991) Marvel Comics Ltd 37/ Havoc (No. 6, 17 August 1991) Marvel Comics Ltd 38/ Havoc (No. 7, 24 August 1991) Marvel Comics Ltd 39/ Havoc (No. 8, 31 August 1991) Marvel Comics Ltd 40/ Havoc (No. 9, 7 Sept 1991) Marvel Comics Ltd 41/ Meltdown (No. 1, August 1991) Marvel Comics Ltd 42/ Meltdown (No. 2, Sept 1991) Marvel Comics Ltd, writing on cover 43/ Meltdown (No. 3, October 1991) Marvel Comics Limited, writing on cover 44/ Meltdown (No. 4, November 1991) Marvel Comics Limited 45/ Meltdown (No. 5, December 1991) Marvel Comics Limited 46/ Meltdown (No. 6, January 1992) Marvel Comics Limited, writing on cover 47/ Batman and Robin (#2, Dec 2011) DC Comics 48/ Veil (#1, March 2014) Dark Horse Comics 49/ Dodgem Logic (No. 8, May 4 2011) Mad Love/ Knockabout Comics Ltd 50/ CLiNT (Issue 8, June 2011) Titan Magazines 51/ CLiNT (Issue 12, Dec 2011-Jan 2012) Titan Magazines 52/ CLiNT (Issue 9, July 2011) Titan Magazines 53/ Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Weekly (No 76, 26 November 1984) Marvel Comics Ltd, taped in plastic 54/ Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Weekly (No 113, August 17 1985) Marvel Comics Ltd, plastic 55/ Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Weekly (No 36, February 22 1984) Marvel Comics Ltd, plastic 56/ Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Weekly (No 100, 18th May 1985) Marvel Comics Ltd, plastic 57/ Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Weekly (No 103, 8 June 1985) Marvel Comics Ltd, plastic, writing on cover 58/ Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Weekly (No 114, 24 August 1985) Marvel Comics Ltd, plastic, 59/ Toxic! Presents #1 Marshal Law: Kingdom of the Blind (No. 1, 1990) Apocalypse Ltd, plastic labeled archives 60/ The Transformers (No. 149, 23 January 1988) Marvel Comics Ltd 61/ The Transformers (No. 188, 22nd October 1988) Marvel Comics Ltd 62/ The Transformers (No. 189, 29 October 1988) Marvel Comics Ltd 63/ The Transformers (No. 191, 12 November 1988) Marvel Comics Ltd 64/ The Transformers (No. 192, 19 November 1988) Marvel Comics Ltd 65/ The Transformers (No. 193, 26 November 1988) Marvel Comics Ltd 66/ The Transformers (No. 194, 3 December 1988) Marvel Comics Ltd 67/ The Transformers (No. 195, 10 December 1988) Marvel Comics Ltd 68/ The Transformers (No. 196, 17th December 1988) Marvel Comics Ltd 69/ The Transformers (No. 197, 24 December 1988) Marvel Comics Ltd 70/ The Transformers (No. 198, 31 December 1988) Marvel Comics Ltd 71/ The Transformers (No. 200, 14 January 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 72/ The Transformers (No. 201, 21 January 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 73/ The Transformers (No. 202, 28 January 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd, writing on back cover 74/ The Transformers (No. 203, 4 February 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 75/ The Transformers (No. 204, 11 February 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 76/ The Transformers (No. 205, 18th February 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 77/ The Transformers (No. 206, 25 February 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 78/ The Transformers (No. 207, 4 March 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 79/ The Transformers (No. 208, 11 March 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 80/ The Transformers (No. 209, 18 March 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 81/ The Transformers (No. 210, 25 March 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 82/ The Transformers (No. 211, 1 April 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 83/ The Transformers (No. 213, 15 April 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 84/ The Transformers (No. 221, 10 June 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 85/ The Transformers (No. 214, 22nd April 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 86/The Transformers (No. 215, 29 April 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 87/The Transformers (No. 216, 6 May 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 88/ The Transformers (No. 217, 13 May 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 89/The Transformers (No. 218, 20 May 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 90/ The Transformers (No. 219, 27 May 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 91/ The Transformers (No. 224, 1 July 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 92/ The Transformers (No. 225, 8 July 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 93/ The Transformers (No. 226, 15 July 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 94/ The Transformers (No. 227, 22nd July 1989) Marvel Comics Ltd 95/ Lion Annual 1977 (1977) Fleetway annual, IPC Magazines, first page is missing, damaged covers 96/ 2000AD presents Crisis (#1, 17/30 September 1988) Fleetway Publications, sticker for £1.50 97/ 2000AD presents Crisis (#5, 12/25 NOvember 1988) Fleetway Publications, sticker for £1.00 98/ 2000AD presents Crisis (#6, 26 November/9 December 1988) Fleetway Publications, sticker for £1.00 99/ 2000AD presents Crisis (#7, 10/23 December 1988) Fleetway Publications 100/ 2000AD presents Crisis (#8, 24 December/ 6 January 1989) Fleetway Publications 101/ 2000AD presents Crisis (#9, 7/20 January 1989) Fleetway Publications 102/ 2000AD presents Crisis (#10, 21 January/3 February 1989) Fleetway Publications 103/ 2000AD presents Crisis (#11, 4/17 February 1989) Fleetway Publications, sticker for £0.80 104/ 2000AD presents Crisis (#12, 18 february/3 March 1989) Fleetway Publications 105/ 2000AD presents Crisis (#13, 4/17 March, 1989) Fleetway publications 106/ 2000AD presents Crisis (#14, 18/31 March 1989) Fleetway Publications 107/ 2000AD presents Crisis (#23, 22July/4 August 1989) Fleetway Publications 108/ 2000AD presents Crisis (#37, 3/16 February 1990) Fleetway Publications 109/ 2000AD presents Crisis (#41, 31 March/13 April 1990) Fleetway Publications 110/ 2000AD presents Crisis (#42, 14/27 April 1990) Fleetway Publications, writing on cover 111/ Strip (No. 2, 3 March 1990) Marvel Comics Ltd 112/ Strip (No. 5, 14 April 1990) Marvel Comics Ltd 113/ Strip (No. 6, 28 April 1990) Marvel Comics Ltd 114/ Strip (No. 7, 12 May 1990) Marvel Comics Ltd 115/ Strip (No. 8, 26 May 1990) Marvel Comics Ltd 116/ Strip (No. 11, 7 July 1990) Marvel Comics Ltd 117/ Strip (No. 15, 1 September 1990) Marvel Comics Ltd 118/ Overkill (No. 2, 8 May 1992) Marvel Comics UK, 10p sticker on back 119/ Overkill (No. 5, 19 June 1992) Marvel Comics UK 120/ Overkill (No. 9, 14 August 1992) Marvel Comics UK 121/ Overkill (No. 10, 28 August 1992) Marvel Comics UK 122/ Overkill (No. 12, 25 September 1992) Marvel Comics UK 123/ Overkill (No. 17, 4 December 1992) Marvel Comics UK 124/ Overkill (No. 22, 12 February 1993) Marvel Comics UK 125/ Overkill (No. 23, 26 February 1993) Marvel Comics UK 126/ Overkill (No. 25, 26 March 1993) Marvel Comics UK, sticker for 30p on back cover /127 Diary (2010) zine by Gabrielle Bell published by Uncivilized Books Minneapolis, Minnesota /128 L.A. Diary (2009) zine by Gabrielle Bell, Uncivilized Books Minneapolis, Minnesota /129 The Escapologist #1 (2011) zine by Simon Moreton /130 Jin & Jam No.1 (2008) zine by Hellen Jo, Sparkplug Books /131 Heureux Alright! (nd) comic Thierry Van Hasselt and Mylene Lauton, Isbn: 378-2-35065-026-5 /132 Treehouse Comic #7 (2015) local, scottish small press or independent (indy) comic /133 Treehouse #8 (2016) /134 Treehouse #9 (2016) /135 Panto Playtime Comic (1948) printed by Percy Brothers, ltd and published by The Hotspur Publishing Co. ; British Independent one-off comic produced after the war [rehoused in archival plastic] /136 Captain Valiant No. 72 (nd c. 1950) Published weekly by Arnold Book Company [removed plastic and board, rehoused] /137 The Rocket Comic (nd c. 1948) Published by Hotspur Publishing Company, one shot [rehoused in archival plastic] /138 Transatlantic Press presents Four Deuces Comics (nd) Transatlantic Press; likely made when there was an import ban on American comics [rehoused in archival plastic] /139 The Titans No. 1 (oct. 25, 1975) Marvel Comics International; odd landscape format with 2 pages printed on each page. /140 The Titans No. 2 (Nov 1, 1975) Marvel Comics International /141 The Titans No. 3 (Nov 8 1975) Marvel Comics International /142 The Titans No. 4 (Nov 15, 1975) Marvel Comics International /143 The Magnet Library of Complete School stories No. 910 Vol. XXVIII (Jul 18, 1925), Printed for the Amalgamated Press (1922) Fleetway [removed plastic and paper, rehoused] /144 The Magnet Library of Complete School stories No. 912 Vol. XXVIII (Aug 1, 1925), Printed for the Amalgamated Press (1922) Fleetway [removed plastic and paper, rehoused] /145 The Magnet Library of Complete School stories No. 914 Vol. XXVIII (Aug 15, 1925), Printed for the Amalgamated Press (1922) Fleetway [removed plastic and paper, rehoused] /146 The Broons Annual, Special Facsimile Edition of the 1939 edition, 2006. DC Thomson /147 School Cap No. 4 (19 September 1953) Charles Buchan's Publications Ltd. /148 School Cap No. 9 (28 Nov 1953) Charles Buchan's Publications Ltd. /149 Liget #1 (2017) Marc Casilli Sorry Ending Press

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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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