This collection consists of over 3,800 comic books predominantly published by Marvel
Comics. The majority of the Marvel comics were produced during the Silver and Bronze Ages of
Comic Books, which is characterized by the popularization of the superhero genre. Included
are issues featuring the first appearance of Spiderman, The X-Men, and others. Also included
are non-Marvel comics published by several other comic book publishers, which are arranged
into separate series.
51.8 Linear Feet
84 half document boxes, 1 flat box
Copyright for the items in this collection is owned by the creators and their heirs.
Reproduction or distribution of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair
use requires permission from the copyright owner. It is the responsibility of the user to
determine whether a use is fair use, and to obtain any necessary permissions. For more
information see UCSC Special Collections and Archives policy on Reproduction and Use.
Collection is open for research.