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Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels

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Underground and Independent Comics is the first-ever scholarly online collection for researchers and students of adult comic books and graphic novels. At completion, this collection will include more than 100,000 pages of materials, including 75,000 pages of primary materials (the comics themselves), and more than 25,000 pages of materials about comics--interviews, commentary, theory, and criticism--from The Comics Journal and other secondary sources.

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Mathews, Emilee
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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Communication and Culture
  • American Studies
  • Art & Art History
  • English and American Language and Literature

Library of Congress Subjects:

Cartoons and comics.

Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States

Underground comic books, strips, etc. -- United States