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Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Edgar Rice Burroughs comic book collection
Call No:MSS 0631
Abstract:The Edgar Rice Burroughs comic book collection is an artificial collection of comic books inspired by the writings of Edgar Rice Burroughs, as published by Dell Publishing Co., Marvel Comics[...] Group, DC Comics, Western Publishing Company (Gold Key Comics), and others from 1953 to 1977. The character Tarzan is the primary focus of these comic books; a minority of the comics expand upon Burroughs's series of Mars novels. As examples of other Burroughs-inspired items, the collection also includes two records and a set of trading cards.
Subjects:Carter, John (Fictitious character) | Comic books, strips, etc
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Brian W. Aldiss letter to Luan Ranzetta
Call No:MSS 0099, F0620
Abstract:A typed and signed letter from English writer and anthologies editor Brian W. Aldiss to Mrs. Luan Ranzetta expressing gratitude for having sent him two of her science-fiction novels. Aldiss[...] confirms Ranzetta's suspicion that she might be the only female science-fiction writer in Britain, while acknowledging Hilary Bailey's first story appeared in one of Britain's science-fiction magazines recently. He also mentions America's sole female science-fiction writer at the time Judy Merril, praising her work, Shadow on the Hearth, though stating that "[s]he has not done anything to rival it since."
Subjects:Editors--Great Britain--20th century--Correspondence | Oxford (England)
Creator:Bounds, Roland E.
Title:Roland E. Bounds collection papers and ephemera
Call No:MSS 0494
Abstract:The Roland E. Bounds Collection: Papers and Ephemera includes books, magazines, convention programs, posters, photographs, artwork, and objects related to Bounds’s collecting activities. The bulk of this collection relates to[...] his interest in science fiction and its subgenres, fantasy and horror. Roland E. Bounds (1953 – 2002) was, by vocation and avocation, a collector.
Subjects:Collectors and collecting--History--20th century