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    Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
    Title:Edgar Rice Burroughs comic book collection
    Date(s):1953-1977
    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:Classics Illustrated collection
    Date(s):1942-1998
    Call No:MSS 0647
    Abstract:The Classics Illustrated collection is a collection of comic books from four versions of the Classics Illustratedseries. Classics Illustrated published adaptations of the classics of literature in comic book format,[...] with the intention of introducing literature to younger readers. The bulk of the collection comprises 79 issues from the original Classics Illustrated series, which was created by Albert Lewis Kanter and published by Gilberton Company from 1941 to 1971. There are also: 22 issues from the Classics Illustrated Junior Series, which adapted fairy tales and fables for a younger audience from 1953 to 1969; three issues of First Comics’s version of Classics Illustrated, which published entirely new adaptations of classic literature from 1990 to 1991; and 48 issues of Acclaim Books’ Classics Illustrated Study Guides, which reprinted issues from the original Classics Illustrated series in a study guide format similar to CliffsNotes from 1996-1998.
    Subjects:Comic books, strips, etc | Literature--Adaptations