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Comic Books of the Bronze Age

Identifier: MsC0883

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 3.5 linear feet of comic books given to the libraries by Ken Friedman. Note that the issue numbers and date-spans listed in the finding aid for each title indicate the spread of dates for which we possess issues. They do not indicate uninterupted runs.


  • Creation: 1969-1986


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.


3.5 Linear Feet

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Comic Books of the Bronze Age, 1969-1986, bulk dates 1970-1976.

Source of Acquisition

This core of this collection of persoal comic books was donated by Ken Friedman. It is anticipated that in the future more comics from this time period will be added to the collection.

Related Materials

The University of Iowa is the official repository for the Friedman's works and papers, which are held in the Ken Friedman Archive and Collection.

Other comic book collections in the University of Iowa Special Collections include The ATCA Comics Collection (msc0780), which consists of Artists' and underground comics 1969-1979; the The Jen Wolfe Collection of Female-Driven Comic Books (msc0879,) which contains comics from 1948-2006; and The Papers of Thomas Ollive Mabbott Burton Pollin Illustrated Poe Addendum (msc0429), which includes many comic book editions of Poe's short stories.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5900 (Fax)