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Exhibition Comic Art: 120 Years of Panels and Pages

Exhibition Items

Early Years: 1890s–1920s

  • Richard Felton Outcault (1863–1928). Copyright deposit for “The Yellow Dugan Kid,” September 7, 1896. Graphite, watercolor, and India ink drawing. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (001.00.00) LC-DIG-ppmsc-00180
  • R. F. Outcault (1863–1928), The Yellow Kid, He Meets Tige and Mary Jane And, July 7, 1907. Ink and watercolor over graphite underdrawing. Art Wood Collection of Cartoon and Caricature, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (001.01.00) LC-DIG-ppmsc-02833
  • R. F. Outcault (1863–1928). “The Opening Night in Kelly’s Bowling Alley,” published in New York Journal, December 20, 1896. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (002.00.00)
  • R. F. Outcault (1863–1928). “I Love Winter. . . ,” published in New York Journal, December 6, 1896. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (002.01.00)
  • Winsor McKay (1869–1934). Little Nemo in Slumberland. “Well, I Suppose We Might As Well Not Worry and Just Take It Easy!” September 5, 1909. India ink over graphite and blue pencil, with opaque white. Bequest and gift, 1974. Caroline and Erwin Swann Collection of Caricature and Cartoon. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (003.01.00) LC-DIG-ppmsca-13285.
  • Winsor McKay (1869–1934). Little Nemo in Slumberland. “Hey, What’s Goin’ On Here?” November 22, 1908. India ink over pencil and blue pencil, with opaque white. Gift and bequest from Erwin and Caroline Swann, 1974. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (003.00.00) LC-DIG-ppmsca-59752
  • Rudolph Dirks (1877–1968), The Katzenjammer Kids Make Merry with Santa Claus, published in New York Journal and Advertiser, December 11, 1898. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (004.01.00)
  • George McManus (1884–1954). Bringing Up Father. “It’s Too Bad Monahan Didn’t Get There Earlier and Have Some Fun,” 1918. Unknown newspaper. Stephen A. Geppi Collection, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (004.00.00)
  • Frank King (1883–1969). Gasoline Alley. “Walt, I’m Going Up to the Canyon,” 1921. Published in the Chicago Tribune, September 4, 1921. Ink and watercolor over graphite underdrawing with paste-on. Gift, 2003. Art Wood Collection of Caricature and Cartoon, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (005.00.00) LC-DIG-ppmsca-10592
  • Frank King (1883–1969). Gasoline Alley. “Gee Old Gobbler,” 1921. Ink and watercolor over graphite. Purchase, Jerry Robinson, 2006. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. (005.01.00) LC-DIG-ppmsca-15910
  • George Herriman (1880–1944). Krazy Kat. “Officer Pupp Lies Somniferous Upon. . . ,” ca. 1928. India ink and graphite drawing. Art Wood Collection of Cartoon and Caricature, 2003. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (006.00.00) Krazy Kat © King Features Syndicate, Inc., Hearst Holdings, Inc. LC-DIG-ppmsca-65006
  • Cliff Sterrett (1883–1964). Polly and Her Pals. Pa Leaves the House on a Windy Day, 1937. Newsprint. George Sturman Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (006.01.00) © 1949 King Features Syndicate, Inc. World Rights Reserved. LC-DIG-ppmsca-67946
  • Bud Fisher (1885–1954). Mutt and Jeff. “By Golly I’d Hate to Be So Stupid that the Army Would Have to Detail. . . ,” April 23, 1917. India ink and blue pencil drawing. Art Wood Collection of Cartoon and Caricature, 2001. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (007.00.00) LC-DIG-ppmsca-65007
  • Bud Fisher (1885–1954). Mutt and Jeff. “Mutt, Just Slip on These New Glasses of Mine,” May 21, 1919. India ink over pencil, with blue pencil, and overlay drawing. Caroline and Erwin Swann Collection of Caricature and Cartoon, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (007.01.00) LC-DIG-ppmsca-67592
  • R. F. Outcault (1863–1928).Buster Brown. “Now, if your name is science. . . ,” published in New York Herald, 1907. Stephen A. Geppi Collection, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (008.00.00)
  • R. F. Outcault (1863–1928). Buster Brown. “You Can’t Blame Nora for Fainting, Can You?” between 1908 and 1914. Ink and watercolor over graphite drawing. Art Wood Collection of Caricature and Cartoon, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (008.01.00) LC-DIG-ppmsca-06589
  • Frank Willard (1893–19058), Moon Mullins, August 28, 1927. Published in the Chicago Tribune. Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (009.01.00)

Mid-Twentieth Century: 1930s–1960s

  • Chester Gould (1900–1985). Dick Tracy. “That’s my story, gentlemen. . . ,” February 10, 1935. Unknown newspaper. Stephen A. Geppi Collection, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (009.00.00) Used by Permission. © 2019 Tribune Content Agency, Llc.
  • Milton Caniff (1907–1988). Steve Canyon. “Holly Hall Came Here from Her School in Switzerland. . . ,” July 3, 1960. India ink, red ink, and opaque white over blue pencil and graphite drawing. Art Wood Collection of Caricature and Cartoon, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (014.01.00) LC-DIG-ppmsca-67951
  • Charles Schulz (1922–2000). Peanuts. [Linus runs away from home], July 17, 1960. Ink and opaque whiteout over graphite with overlays. George Sturman Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (010.01.00) © 1960 Peanuts Worldwide LLC LC-DIG-ppmsca-09538
  • Charles M. (Monroe) Schulz (1922–2000). Peanuts. “Yahoo!!” October 19, 1952. India ink with scraping out over graphite underdrawing. Gift/purchase, 2001. Art Wood Collection of Caricature and Cartoon, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (010.00.00) © Peanuts Worldwide LLC LC-DIG-ppmsca-09537
  • Walt Kelly (1913–1973). Pogo. “Phoo—My Voice Is All Puckered Out from Hollerin’ ‘Pogo,’” April 12, 1953. India ink and blue pencil drawing. Gift of Walt Kelly, 1954. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (011.00.00) © OGPI, Inc. LC-DIG-ppmsca-65011
  • Walt Kelly (1913–1973). Pogo. “What in the Everlovin’ World Is You A-Studyin’, Albert?” August 5, 1951. India ink and blue pencil drawing. Gift, Walt Kelly, 1954. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (011.01.00) © OGPI, Inc. LC-DIG-acd-2a09878
  • Dale (Dalia) Messick (1906–2005). Brenda Starr. “Ha! I Guess I'll Always Have This Inner Excitement as I Approach a New Assignment—Especially One of this Kind!” May 17, 1958. Ink, graphite, and colored pencil. Gift/purchase, 2001. Art Wood Collection of Caricature and Cartoon, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (012.00.00) Used by Permission. © 2019 Tribune Content Agency, Llc. LC-DIG-ppmsca-33586
  • Dale (Dalia) Messick (1906–2005). Brenda Starr Reporter. “I’m Sorry Miss Starr, There Is Still No Change in Miss Welsly’s Condition,” 1958. Ink, graphite, and colored pencil. Art Wood Collection of Caricature and Cartoon, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (012.01.00) LC-DIG-ppmsca-33590
  • Chic Young (1901–1973). Blondie. “Package for Mrs. Bumstead,” May 12, 1957. India ink and graphite drawing. Gift of Jeanne Young O’Neil, 2000. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (013.00.00) © 1957 King Features Syndicate, Inc., TM Hearst Holdings, Inc. LC-DIG-ppmsca-65012
  • Chic Young (1901–1973). Blondie. “It’s So Sweet of Mr. Dithers to Invite Us. . . ,” July 31, 1949. India ink and graphite drawing. Gift, Jeanne Young O’Neil, 2000. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (013.01.00) © 1949 King Features Syndicate, Inc., TM Hearst Holdings, Inc. LC-DIG-ppmsca-68650
  • Burne Hogarth (1911–1996). Tarzan. “‘You’re a fool, Tarzan,’ Marlow chuckled,” February 29, 1948. India and red inks over pencil, with printed and drawn overlays, and scraping out drawing. Bequest of Caroline and Erwin Swann, 1974. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (014.00.00) All Rights Reserved. Tarzan ® owned by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. and used by permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-59753
  • Bob Montana (1920–1975). Archie. “Boy! What a day!” April 11, 1948. India ink over graphite underdrawing with paste-ons. Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts, 2018. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (015.00.00) © Bob Montana and Archie Comics, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-59749
  • Bob Montana (1920–1975). Archie. “Well Hang Out the Flag!” December 5, 1948. India ink over graphite underdrawing with paste-ons. Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (015.01.00) © Bob Montana and Archie Comics, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-68651
  • Brumsic Brandon, Jr. (1927–2014). Luther. “And he started non-violent demonstrations!” June 12, 1969. Porous point pen and tonal film overlay over pencil. Gift, Brumsic Brandon, Jr., 1995. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (016.00.00) © Brumsic Brandon, Jr. Art Trust, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-59751
  • Brumsic Brandon (1927–2014). Luther. “What Happened To You at School Today Pee Wee?” October 15, 1970. Ink and tonal film overlay over graphite. Gift, Brumsic Brandon, Jr., 1995. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (016.01.00) © Brumsic Brandon, Jr. Art Trust, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-67949
  • Wayne Boring (1905–1987). Superman. One Day in Metropolis, as Reporters Clark Kent and Lois Lane Cover an Assignment, November 1954. India ink over graphite and blue pencil, with opaque white drawing. Inked by Stan Kaye (1916–1967). Published in Superman, vol. 1, no. 93, November 1954. Caroline and Erwin Swann Collection of Caricature and Cartoon, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (019.01.00) © DC Comics, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-19722
  • Joe Giella (b. 1928) inking over penciling by Sheldon Moldoff (1920–2012). Batman, no. 189 (February 1967). “A scratching of claws! A snarl of feline fury! There is no time to slam shut the door,” February 1967. Ink and white opaque over pencil drawing. Published in Batman. Gift of George Sturman, 1992. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (017.00.00) © DC Comics, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-19721
  • Batman, no. 189. New York: National Periodical Publications, February 1967. Reproduction. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (018.00.00) © DC Comics, used with permission.
  • Sal (Silvio) Buscema (b. 1936). Captain America. “You Should Be Watching Me. . . ,” 1972. India ink over pencil, and blue pencil, with opaque white. Inked by John Verpoorten (1940–1977). Bequest and gift, 1974. Caroline and Erwin Swann Collection of Caricature and Cartoon, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (017.01.00) © Marvel, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-67947
  • Sal Buscema. Captain America, Vol. 1, no. 146. New York: Magazine Management Co., February 1972. Reproduction. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (018.01.00) © Marvel, used with permission.
  • Marie Severin (1929–2018). The Incredible Hulk. “Ring around the Rhino!” June, 1968. Script by Gary Friedrich, edited by Stan Lee, and drawn by Marie Severin. Ink and white out over pencil with overlays and paste-ons. George Sturman Collection, 1992. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (019.00.00) © Marvel, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-32259

Late-Twentieth Century and Onward: 1970s–2000s

  • Alex Ross (b. 1970). Superman and the Heroes of September 11, 2001, 2001. Watercolor over graphite underdrawing. Published on cover in 9-11: The World’s Finest Comic Book Writers and Artists Tell Stories to Remember. New York: DC Comics, 2002. Gift, DC Comics, 2002. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (020.00.00) © DC Comics, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-02028
  • Will Eisner (1917–2005). 9-11 Emergency Relief. Gainesville, FL: Alternative Comics, 2002. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (021.00.00) Artwork © 2002 Will Eisner Studios, Inc. WILL EISNER is Registered Trademark of Will Eisner Studios, Inc. Used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-02030
  • Peter Kuper (b. 1958). Missing, 2001. Enamel spray paint, watercolor, colored pencil and collage. Published: World War 3 Illustrated, no. 32. front cover. Sacramento: Mordam Records, 2001. Gift, Peter Kuper, 2002. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (020.01.00) © Peter Kuper, 2001, used with permission.LC-DIG-ppmsca-01865
  • James Romberger (b. 1958). September 5th, 2001. Ink drawing. Published: World War 3 Illustrated, no. 32, pp. 2–3. Sacramento: Mordam Records, 2001. Gift, James Romberger, 2002. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (021.01.00) © James Romberger, 2001, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-65104
  • Richard Thompson (1957–2016). Cul de Sac. “Man, hunting’s easy today!” April 17, 2005. Pen and ink, watercolor. Purchase, Richard Thompson, 2016. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (022.00.00) © Estate of Richard Thompson, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-59747
  • Patrick McDonnell (b. 1956). Mutts. “Yesh! It’s Been Three Months. . . ,” March 11, 2001. Ink and opaque white over graphite underdrawing with paste-ons. Gift, Patrick McDonnell, 2006. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (022.01.00) © 2001 Patrick McDonnell, Dist. By King Features Syndicate, Inc. LC-DIG-ppmsca-68652
  • Lynn Johnston (b. 1947). For Better or for Worse. “We’ll be home later, El,” April 2, 1988. India ink, porous point pen, and tonal film overlay over graphite underdrawing. Gift/purchase, 2001. Art Wood Collection of Caricature and Cartoon, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (023.00.00) FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE © Lynn Johnston Productions. Dist. By ANDREWS MCMEEL SYNDICATION. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved. LC-DIG-ppmsca-59748
  • Lynn Johnston (b. 1947). For Better or For Worse. “All In Favor of Our Library Fund-raiser to Be a Yard Sale?” May 5, 1984. Ink, opaque white, and graphite. Art Wood Collection of Cartoon and Caricature, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (023.01.00) FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE © 1984 Lynn Johnston Productions. Dist. By ANDREWS MCMEEL SYNDICATION. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved. LC-DIG-ppmsca-59979
  • Mike Peters (b. 1943). Mother Goose and Grimm. “You’re a sick, disgusting, vulgar little dog and I want you to sit somewhere else,” 1994. Porous point pen, India ink, and opaque white drawing. Gift, Mike Peters, 1995. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (024.00.00) Used by Permission. © 2019 Tribune Content Agency, Llc. LC-DIG-ppmsca-65005
  • Hilary B. Price (b. 1969). Rhymes With Orange. “Intro-ducing. . . ,” April 24, 2003. Ink and graphite. Gift, Hilary B. Price, 2016. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (024.01.00) © 2003 Hilary B. Price, Dist. By King Features Syndicate, Inc. LC-DIG-ppmsca-67948.
  • Jim Rugg (b. 1977). Street Angel, “Down in the Dumpster Blues,” 1994. Porous point pen, India ink, and opaque white drawing. Street Angel, no. 4, 2004. Gift, Jim Rugg, 2009. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (025.01.00, 025.01.01) © Jim Rugg and Brian Maruca, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-65097 and LC-DIG-ppmsca-65098
  • Bill Griffith (b. 1944). Zippy. “Tragic Ending,” October 5, 2007. Pen and ink, opaque white, and graphite with paste-ons. Purchase, Bill Griffith, 2008. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (025.00.00) © Bill Griffith and © King Features Syndicate, Inc., Hearst Holdings, Inc., used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-31376
  • Jacob Covey (b. 1975) after Bill Griffith. Small Press Expo 2007, 2007. Photomechanical print. Gift, Small Press Expo, 2011. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (026.00.00) © Bill Griffith, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-59750
  • Jason Little (b. 1970). Small Press Expo, 2002. Photomechanical print. Gift, Small Press Expo, 2011. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (026.01.00) © Jason Little, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-67950
  • Paper Rodeo, no. 13, 2002. Warren Bernard Collection, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (027.00.00)
  • “Gary Panter Panther Party,“ Paper Rodeo, no. 12, 2002. Warren Bernard Collection, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (027.01.00) ©Joe Grillo, used with permission.
  • Chris Ware (b. 1967). “Oak Park—7. Old Friend,” 2011. India ink over blue pencil drawing. Published in Building Stories, 2012. Purchase, 2017. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. (028.00.00) LC-DIG-ppmsca-59754
  • Jaime Hernandez (b. 1959). Love and Rockets, 1989. Photomechanical print. Gift, Warren Bernard, 2018. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (029.00.00) © Jaime Hernandez, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-65008
  • Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez. Love and Rockets, vol. 4, no. 3, Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, 2017. Small Press Expo Collection, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (043.01.00) © Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, used with permission
  • Trina Robbins (b. 1938). Young woman dancing with Wonder Warthog for 1969, 1988. Ink, blue pencil, and graphite. Published in: Rip Off Comix #21, Winter 1988 [page 33]. Gift of the artist, 2016. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (030.00.00) © Trina Robbins, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-51300
  • Miss (Melissa) Lasko-Gross (b. 1977). Henni, 2015. Ink and graphite. Gift, Miss Lasko-Gross, Small Press Expo Collection, 2015. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. (030.01.00) © Miss Lasko Gross, 2015, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-40492
  • Marguerite Dabaie (b. 1981). “Maybe I should thank Dad because I don't know if my rebellious side would be as strong without him,” 2010. Ink and graphite. Published in The Hookah Girl and Other True Stories, volume 2, 2010. Gift of the artist, 2016. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (031.00.00) © Marguerite Dabaie, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-51320
  • Raina Telgemeier (b. 1977). Girl Begins to Paint As Others Use Telephones and Computer, 2011. Ink, graphite, and blue pencil. Published: Claudia and Mean Janine: A Graphic Novel (Baby-Sitters Club, no., 4, p. 40). New York: Graphix, 2008. Gift, Small Press Expo Collection, 2011. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (031.01.00) Copyright © 2008 by Raina Telgemeier. Used by permission of Scholastic Inc. LC-DIG-ppmsca-37433
  • Jared Cullum (b. 1985).“A couple of weeks ago I went to the Small Press Expo. . . ,” 2013. India ink, watercolor, and graphite drawing. Gift, Small Press Expo, 2013. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (032.00.00) © Jared Cullum, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-64997, LC-DIG-ppmsca-64998, LC-DIG-ppmsca-64999, and LC-DIG-ppmsca-
  • Chris Ware (b. 1967). Rusty Brown, 2019. Color halftone photomechanical print. Anonymous gift, 2019. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (028.01.00) © Chris Ware, 2019, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-67953
  • Charles Burns (b. 1955). The Voyage of All Time, 1989. Photomechanical print. Gift, Warren Bernard, 2018. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (029.01.00) © Charles Burns, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-65144
  • Tillie Walden (b. 1996). I Don’t Know What The Future of the Earth Is, 2018. Porous point pen drawing. Published: Fader, no. 112, pp. 104–105, spring 2018. Gift, Small Press Expo, 2018. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (032.01.00, (032.01.01) © Tillie Walden, used with permission. LC-DIG-ppmsca-59970 and LC-DIG-ppmsca-59972

Comic Books and Beyond: 1940s–2000s

  • World’s Best Comics, no. 1. New York: World’s Best Comics Co., 1941. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (033.00.00) © DC Comics, used with permission.
  • Wonder Woman, no. 8. New York: Wonder Woman Publication Co., Spring 1944. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (034.00.00) © DC Comics, used with permission.
  • World’s Best Comics, no. 19, New York: World’s Best Comics Co., Fall 1945. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (033.01.00) © DC Comics, used with permission.
  • Wonder Woman, no. 11, New York: Wonder Woman Publication Co., Winter 1944. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (034.01.00) © DC Comics, used with permission.
  • Batman, no. 1. New York: Detective Comics, Spring 1940. Reproduction. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (035.00.00) © DC Comics, used with permission.
  • Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse, no. 27. New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1943. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (036.00.00)
  • Walt Disney’s Donald Duck, no. 4. New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1940. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (036.01.00)
  • All-Negro Comics, no. 1, June 1947. Philadelphia: All-Negro Comics, Inc. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (037.00.00)
  • Negro Romance, no. 1. Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett Publications, June 1950. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (037.01.00)
  • Incredible Science Fiction, no. 33. New York: Educational Comics, Inc., January–February 1956. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (038.00.00)
  • Luke Cage, Hero for Hire, no.2. New York: Magazine Management, August 1972. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (038.01.00) © Marvel, used with permission
  • Lobo, no. 1. New York: Dell Publishing Co., December 1965. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (039.00.00)
  • Hardware, no.1 New York: DC Comics, April 1993. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (039.01.00) © DC Comics, used with permission.
  • Impact, no. 1. New York: I. C. Publishing Co., March–April 1955. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (040.00.00)
  • The Spirit, no. 2. New York: Real Adventures Publishing Co., Summer 1952. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (040.01.00)
  • Mad, no. 6. New York: Educational Comics, Inc., August/September 1953. Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (041.00.00) MAD #6 © E.C. Publications, Inc. Used with permission.
  • Mad, no. 9. New York: Educational Comics, Inc., February/March 1954. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (041.01.00)
  • RAW, vol. 2, no. 2, signed by artists. London: Penguin Books, 1990. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (042.00.00)
  • Harvey Pekar (1939–2010), writer. American Splendor, no. 2. Cleveland Heights, OH: H. Pekar, 1977. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (043.00.00)
  • Twisted Sisters Comics, no. 1. Northampton, MA: Kitchen Sink Press, April 1994. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (044.00.00) Used with permission, courtesy of Mary Fleener.
  • Dirty Diamonds—An All-Girl Comic Anthology, no. 7 (Imagination). Philadelphia: Dirty Diamonds, Fall 2016. Small Press Expo Collection, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (044.01.00) Used with permission.
  • Comic Reader, no. 90. St. Louis: Gateway Comic Art Fan Club, October 1972. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (045.00.00) Courtesy of Paul Levitz.
  • Comic Reader, Vol. 1, no. 100. St. Louis: Gateway Comic Art Fan Club, August/September 1973. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (045.01.00) Courtesy of Paul Levitz
  • Raina Telgemeier (b. 1977). Take-Out, no. 2 and no. 3. New York: Raina Telgemeier, 2002. Heidi MacDonald Mini-Comics Collection, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (046.00.00, 047.00.00) Courtesy of Raina Telgemeier © 2002, used with permission.
  • Eleanor Davis. I’ve Lost My Spots. Athens, Georgia: E. Davis, 2003. Matt Dembicki Mini-Comics Collection, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (047.01.00)
  • Eleanor Davis and Drew Weing. Bugbear, no. 1. Athens, Georgia: Little House Comics, 2006. Heidi MacDonald Mini-Comics Collection, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (046.01.00) © Eleanor Davis and Drew Weing, used with permission

Webcomics

  • Noelle Stevenson. Nimona. “R r r. . . ,” archived July 15, 2014
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • Kate Beaton. Hark! A Vagrant, archived April 17, 2009
    (Winner of 2011 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Online Comic and 2011–2012 Harvey Award for Best Online Comics Work)
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • Randall Munroe. XKCD. “Message in a Bottle,” archived May 6, 2016
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • Zach Weiner, SMBC. “HOHOHOHOHAHAHAHA!” archived August 24, 2010
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • Jeph Jacques. Questionable Content. “To Her Credit,” archived April 4, 2017
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • Gene Ambaum and Bill Barnes. Unshelved. “That book isn’t where it’s supposed to be,” archived October 27, 2010
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • Zac Gorman. MGT – Magical Game Time. “Somewhere in some distant store room,” archived July 29, 2012
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • Ryan North. Dinosaur Comics. “Things that Don’t Exist,” archived July 17, 2014
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • Jillian Tamaki. Super Mutant Magic Academy. “Trixie, look, I know you’re upset. . . ,” archived September 2, 2014
    (Winner of 2011 and 2012 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Online Comic) 
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • Tony Breed. Finn and Charlie are Hitched. “Why are we going to this party again?” archived January 6, 2015
    (Nominee for 2011 Ignatz Outstanding Online Comic)
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • Blue Delliquanti. O Human Star. “What,” archived July 24, 2012
    (Nominated for the 2015 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Online Comic)
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • Scott McCloud. I Can’t Stop Thinking, September 24, 2012
    Nominee for 2001 the Ignatz Outstanding Online Comic for both I Can't Stop Thinking and Zot! Hearts and Minds.
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • James Kochalka. American Elf. “This looks like a good one,” archived May 7, 2014
    (Winner of 2003 Ignatz Award for Best Online Comic. This comic is no longer available online)
  • Chris Onstad. Achewood. “New around here, huh. . . ,” archived September 5, 2012
    (Winner of 2007 and 2008 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Online Comic)
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • Allie Brosh. Hyperbole and a Half. “The Scariest Story,” archived August 26, 2010
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • Melanie Gilman. As the Crow Flies. “But-uhh-all’s forgiven. . . ,” archived July 8, 2014
    (Nominated for 2013 Slate Cartoonist Studio Prize and 2014 Eisner Award)
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • Cameron Stewart. Sin Titulo. “I’ve been having a dream, archived July 29, 2014
    (Winner of 2009 Shuster Award in 2009 and 2010 Eisner Award)
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress 
  • Ram Devineni and Vikas K. Menon, writers; Dan Goldman, artist. Priya’s Shakti. “I Stand with Priya,” archived March 17, 2015
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
  • Matt Bors, editor. Various Artists. The Nib, archived May 22, 2015
    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive and Webcomics Web Archive, Library of Congress
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