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Special Collections: Comics


The Avengers comic cover

Comics Collection

Batman comic cover

Access to the Materials Room


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The Materials Room is now usually open from 11am to 3pm Monday to Friday during term-time for University staff and students. For safety, we are restricting numbers to not more than 10 in the room, and asking for masks to be worn where possible.

Please contact Marion ( to make an appointment outside these hours, or for more information 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 - 3pm Monday to Friday during term-time.  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