Black Superheroes, Sidekicks, and Characters Comic Book Collection

Identity elements

Reference code

US TxAM-C C000561

Level of description



Black Superheroes, Sidekicks, and Characters Comic Book Collection



7 boxes

Content and structure elements

Scope and content

These comics were created in countries that were ruled by colonial powers in Africa, namely Italy, France, Belgium, and Spain. The comics are both individual copies and bound volumes with numerous copies. They date from around 1926 to 1973.

System of arrangement

The comics are listed by subject and represent two separate acquisitions from 2010 and 2011.

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Languages of the material

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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Finding aids

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Custodial history

Immediate source of acquisition

Library Enhancement Funding Proposal submitted by Dr. Kimberly Brown, Associate Professor of English/Africana Studies Director. Bib #3878531 (2011) was processed into the 2010 existing collection.


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Science fiction and fantasy collections

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General note

Bib #3878531 (2011)

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Archivist's note

Finding Aid Authors: Rebecca Hankins.

Archivist's note

© Copyright 2019 Cushing Library. All rights reserved.

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