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Comic book publishers and distributors collection of promotional material

Identifier: MSS 613 large

Scope and Contents

The Comics Publication Announcements collection contains press releases, catalogs, and other materials from mainly U. S. comic book publishers and distributors. The three main sources are from Krause Publications (publisher of the Comics Buyer's Guide and the Comics Retailer), Eclipse Comics, and materials sent directly to the library from other publishers.


  • Creation: 1970 - 2000

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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

The material is stored off site. Please request 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the authors of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For photocopy and duplication requests, please contact the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries.


34 Linear Feet (34 boxes)


This collection is arranged alphabetically by publisher.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was acquired and donated by MSU comics bibliographer Randy Scott in 2017.

Processing Information

Lydia Tang processed this collection in 2017.

Finding Aid for the Comics Publication Announcements collection
4 Published And Cataloged
Lydia Tang
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections Repository

MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing MI 48823 USA