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Special Collections: Comics


The Avengers comic cover

Comics Collection

Batman comic cover

Updated: Access to the Materials Room


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Due to the on-going Covid 19 situation, the Materials Room is currently closed for individual and group visits. We will keep you informed here about any changes to access.

Please contact Marion ( or Sherene ( (Mondays/Tuesdays) for more information or your questions about the using the Special Collections.
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The Crow

The Crow comic cover

Comics in the Collection

The Comics Collection is an assortment of comics which is held in the Materials Room, where there is also a display of items from the collection. 

The Materials Room is located in the Basement of the Sheppard Library at Hendon and is open from 11am - 4pm Monday to Friday.  Contact Marion ( for more information.

Comic Categories

The categories are:

Adult Comics
Including: Zit, Warrior, The Phantom,
Charlton/DC Comics
Children's Comics
Including: Beano, Beezer, Buster, Bunty, Dandy, Eagle, June & Schoolfriend, Mandy, My Guy, Princess, Teddy Bear, Victor
Chinese & Japanese
Comic Cuts
Comic Strips
Film and TV
Funday Times
Marvel Comics
Punch Covers
R Crumb
Viz, Gas & Smut