Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Larry Tye Papers, 2008-2013

Series III. Books and Audiovisual Materials Used for Research

Books, periodicals and audiovisual materials that Larry Tye bought for his research. Only the annotated books were kept and listed in this series. The books without annotations were either discarded or transferred to the general collection. A folder with a printed out lists of both annotated and unannotated books from this collection is enclosed in the first box of the series (box 22 of the collection).

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Box 22 Lists of annotated and non-annotated books in this collection

Box 22 Connie Bruck. Master of the Game: How Steve Ross Rode the Light Fantastic from Undertaker to Creator of the Largest Media Conglomerate in the World, New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1994

Box 22 Edited by Paul Buhle. Jews and American Comics: An Illustrated History of an American Art Form, New York: The New Press, 2008

Box 22 Bryan D. Dietrich. Krypton Nights, Lincoln, NE: Zoo Press, 2002

Box 22 Arthur Asa Berger. The Comic-Stripped American: What Dick Tracy, Blondie, Daddy Warbucks, and Charlie Brown Tell Us About Ourselves, Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books Inc., 1974

Box 22 Steven Soderbergh and Richard Lester. Getting Away With It: Or: The Further Adventures of the Luckiest Bastard You Ever Saw, London, England: Faber and Faber Limited, 1999

Box 22 The Comics Journal no. 287: Jeffrey Brown, Greg Rucka, Non-Krazy Kat Comics of George Herriman, Reviews of The Blot, In the Studio and Dozens More, Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books, Inc., 2008

Box 22 Ron Coulart. Comic Book Encyclopedia: The Ultimate Guide to Characters, Graphic Novels, Writers, and Artists in the Comic Book Universe , New York, NY: HarperEntertainment (Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers), 2004

Box 22 Jenette Kahn. In Your Space: Personalizing Your Home and Office, New York, NY: Abbeville Press Publishers (First Edition), 2002

Box 22 Geoff Johns, Richard Donner. Superman: Last Son, New York, NY: DC Comics, 2008

Box 22 Eric Stevens. Superman: The Menace of Metallo, Mankato, MN: Stone Arch Books, 2009

Box 22 Ian Gordon. Comic Strips and Consumer Culture 1890-1945, USA: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998

Box 22 J. Michael Straczynski. Superman: Earth One, New York, NY: DC Comics, 2010

Box 22 John Shelton Lawrence and Robert Jewett. The Myth of the American Superhero, Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2002

Box 22 Michael Shapiro. The Jewish 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Jews of All Time, *: Simon & Schuster, 1996

Box 22 Edited by Frank Plowright. The Slings & Arrows Comic Guide: A Critical Assessment of Over 2,500 Titles, London, England: Aurum Press (Copyright Slings & Arrows), 1997

Box 22 Tony Blanche and Brad Schreiber. Death in Paradise: An Illustrated History of the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner, New York / London: Four Walls Eight Windows, 2001

Box 22 N.C. Christopher Couch with Introduction by Pete Hamill, Foreword by Dennis O'Neil. Jerry Robinson: Ambassador of Comics, New York, NY: Abrams ComicArts, 2010

Box 22 Simcha Weinstein. Up, Up, and Oy Vey! How Jewish History, Culture, and Values Shaped the Comic Book Superhero, Baltimore, MD: Leviathan Press, 2006

Box 22 Craig Yoe with Introduction by Stan Lee. Secret Identity: The Fetish Art of Superman's Co-Creator Joe Shuster, New York, NY: Abrams ComicArts, 2009

Box 22 Marc Tyler Nobleman. Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008

Box 22 Christopher Knowles. Our Gods Wear Spandex: The Secret History of Comic Book Heroes, San Francisco, CA: Weiser Books, 2007

Box 22 Mark Waid. Superman: Birthright: The Origin of the Man of Steel, New York, NY: DC Comics, 2004

Box 22 Chuck Harter. Superboy & Superpup: The Lost Videos, Hollywood, CA: Cult Movies Press, 1993

Box 23 Joe Simon and Jim Simon. The Comic Book Makers, Lebanon, NJ: Vanguard Productions, 2003

Box 23 Marv Wolfman. Crisis on Infinite Earths, New York, NY: DC Comics, 2008

Box 23 Charles Strouse. Put on a Happy Face: A Broadway Memoir, New York, NY: Union Square Press (Imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.), 2008

Box 23 Larry Thomas Ward. Truth, Justice, & the American Way: The Life and Times of Noel Neill the Original Lois Lane , : Nicholas Lawrence Books,

Box 23 Superman: The Dailies 1939-1942, New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. (Arrangement with DC Comics), 2006

Box 23 Les Daniels. Comix: A History of Comic Books in America, New York, NY: Bonanza Books, 1971

Box 23 Kirk Alyn. A Job for Superman! The Original Superman of Motion Pictures, Hollywood, CA: Kirk Alyn, 1971

Box 23 Truman Frederick Keefer, Edited by Sylvia E. Bowman. Philip Wylie, Boston, MA: Twayne Publishers (Division of G.K. Hall & Co.), 1977

Box 23 G. Legman. Love & Death: A Study in Censorship, New York: Breaking Point, 1949

Box 23 Amy Kiste Nyberg. Seal of Approval: The History of the Comics Code, Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1998

Box 23 Douglas Bradshaw. Shaquille O'Neal Man of Steel, New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 2001

Box 23 Stan Lee and George Mair. Excelsior! The Amazing Life of Stan Lee, New York, NY: A Fireside Book (published by Simon & Shuster), 2002

Box 23 Bob Kane and Tom Andrae. Batman & Me, Forestville, CA: Eclipse Books, 1989

Box 23 George Lowther. The Adventures of Superman, Bedford, MA: Applewood Books, 1995

Box 23 David Mamet. Some Freaks, New York, NY: Penguin Books , 1991

Box 23 Bernard Shaw. Man and Superman, Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1960*

Box 23 Foreword by Mark Waid. Superman: The Action Comics Archives, Volume 1, New York, NY: DC Comics, 1997

Box 23 Dennis O'Neill. Superman: Kryptonite Nevermore, New York, NY: DC Comics, 2009

Box 23 Leonard Maltin. Of Mice and Magic: A History of American Animated Cartoons, New York, NY*: Plume (published by the Penguin Group), 1987

Box 23 Superman and the Amazing Spiderman: The Battle of the Century, New York, NY: National Periodical Publications, Inc. and Marvel Comics Group, 1976

Box 23 Alex Ross and Paul Dini. Superman: Peace on Earth, New York, NY: DC Comics, 1999

Box 23 Better Homes and Gardens , Des Moines, IA: Meredith Publishing Company, 20149

Box 24 Edited and introduction by E. Nelson Bridwell. Superman: From the Thirties to the Seventies, New York, NY: Crown Publishers, Inc. (National Periodical Publications, Inc.) , 1971

Box 24 Martin Pasko with Foreword by Paul Levitz. The DC Vault: A Museum-In-A-Book Featuring Rare Collectibles from the DC Universe, : Running Press (DC Comics) , 2008

Box 24 Dan Jurgens, Jerry Ordway, Louise Simonson, and Roger Stern. The Death of Superman, New York, NY: DC Comics, 1993

Box 24 Sam Moskowitz. Explorers of the Infinite: Shapers of Science Fiction, Cleveland, OH: Meridian Books, 1963

Box 24 George Lowther. Superman, Los Angeles, CA: Kassel Books, 1979

Box 24 Tom De Haven. It's Superman!, New York: Ballantine Books, 2006

Box 24 Richard A. Lupoff. Master of Adventure: The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs, Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2005

Box 24 Les Daniels. DC Comics: Sixty Years of the World's Favorite Comic Book Heroes, : A Bulfinch Press Book (Little, Brown and Company), 1995 (Copyright DC Comics)

Box 24 Mike Benton. Superhero Comics of the Golden Age: The Illustrated History, Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company, 1992

Box 24 Scott Beatty. Superman: The Ultimate Guide to the Man of Steel, New York, NY: DK Publishing, 2006

Box 24 Ron Goulart. Over 50 Years of American Comic Books, Lincolnwood, IL: Mallard Press (Copyright: Publications International, Ltd.), 1991

Box 24 Jan Alan Henderson. Speeding Bullet: The Life and Bizarre Death of George Reeves, Grand Rapids, MI: Michael Bifulco (Second Edition), 2007

Box 24 Bob Andelman. Will Eisner: A Spirited Life, Milwaukie, OR: M Press, 2005

Box 24 Introduction by John Byrne. Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, New York, NY: DC Comics, 1994

Box 24 Will Jacobs and Gerard Jones. The Comic Book Heroes: From the Silver Age to the Present, New York, NY: Crown Publishers, Inc. , 1985

Box 24 Roger Stern. The Death and Life of Superman, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 2004

Box 24 Jeph Loeb. Superman For All Seasons, New York, NY: DC Comics, 1999

Box 24 Thomas Andrae and Mel Gordon. Siegel and Shuster's Funnyman: The First Jewish Superhero, Port Townsend, WA: Feral House, 2010

Box 24 Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything, New York, NY: Harper Perennial (HarperCollins Publishers), 2009

Box 24 Danny Fingeroth. Superman on the Couch: What Superheroes Really Tell Us about Ourselves and Our Society, New York, NY: Continuum, 2004

Box 24 Jake Rosen. Superman vs. Hollywood: How Fiendish Producers, Devious Directors, and Warring Writers Grounded an American Icon, Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press, 2008

Box 24 Edited by Robin S. Rosenberg, PhD. The Psychology of Superheroes, An Unauthorized Exploration, Dallas, TX: BenBella Books, Inc., 2008

Box 24 Superman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told, Volume Two, New, York: DC Comics, 2006

Box 25 Amanda Murrah Matetsky (writer and editor). The Adventures of Superman Collecting, West Plains, MI: Russ Cochran (In Association with DC Comics), 1988

Box 25 Thomas Andrae. Creators of the Superheroes, Neshannock, PA: Hermes Press, 2011

Box 25 Ted Cowan, Jerry Siegel and Reg Bunn. Spider: King of Crooks, London, England: Titan Books, 2005

Box 25 The Superman Chronicles, Volume One, New York, NY: DC Comics, 2006

Box 25 The Superman Chronicles, Volume Six, New York, NY: DC Comics, 2009

Box 25 Showcase Presents Superman, Volume One, New York, NY: DC Comics, 2005

Box 25 DC's Greatest Imaginary Stories, New York, NY: DC Comics, 2005

Box 25 The Golden Age Spectre Archives, Volume One, New York, NY: DC Comics (DC Archive Editions), 2003

Box 25 Edited and written by Michael Eury. The Krypton Companion, Raleigh, NC: TwoMorrows Publishing ( (Second Printing), 2007

Box 25 Edited by Michael Brenner and Gideon Reuveni. Emancipation through Muscles: Jews and Sports in Europe, Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2006

Box 25 Peter Coogan. Superhero: The Secret Origin of a Genre, Austin, TX: MonkeyBrain Books, 2006

Box 25 Jean-Paul Gabilliet, Translated by Bart Beaty and Nick Nguyen. Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books, Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2010

Box 25 Jane M. Gaines, Edited by Alan Trachtenberg. Contested Culture: The Image, The Voice, and The Law, Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1991

Box 25 Bob Holiday and Chuck Harter. Superman on Broadway, : Bob Holiday & Chuck Harter , 2003

Box 25 VHS set. Mysterious Doctor Satan, Los Angeles, CA: Republic Pictures Home Video, 1988

Box 25 CD. It's a Bird It's a Plane It's Superman: The New Musical Comedy, New York, NY: Sony Broadway, 1992

Box 25 DVD. National Geographic Channel Science of Superman, : ,

Box 25 CDs (radio show). The Adventures of Superman: Batman's Great Mystery, Cedar Knolls, NJ: DC Comics and Radio Spirits, 2003 (signed by Grossman, inscribed to Larry)

Box 25 Gary Grossman, Edited by Leonard Maltin. Superman: Serial to Cereal, New York: Popular Library, 1976

Box 25 DVD. Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman, : Warner Bros. Entertainment, 2006

Box 25 DVD. Holiday in Metropolis, : Combined Dreams Pictures, 2006

Box 25 DVD. Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics, : Warner Bros. Entertainment and DC Comics , 2010

Box 25 DVD. George Reeves, : Kit Parker Films and Blair & Associates, Ltd., 2006

Box 25 DVD. Superman: Doomsday, : Warner Bros. Entertainment,

Box 25 DVD. Superman: The 1975 Musical, : ,

Box 25 Edited by Michael Uslan. America at War: The Best of DC War Comics, New York: A Fireside Book (Simon & Schuster), 1979

Box 25 Danny Fingeroth. The Rough Guide to Graphic Novels, New York: Rough Guides Ltd., 2008

Box 26 John Austin. Hollywood's Unsolved Mysteries , : S.P.I. Books (a division of Shapolsky Publishers, Inc.), 1992

Box 26 Marv Wolfman. Superman Returns, New York, NY: Warner Books (copyright DC Comics), 2006

Box 26 David Michael Petrou. The Making of Superman the Movie, New York, NY: Warner Books , 1978

Box 26 Philip Wylie. The Gladiator, New York, NY: Manor Books Inc., 1976

Box 26 James Kakalios. The Physics of Superheroes, New York, NY: Gotham Books (Penguin Group), 2005

Box 26 Julius Schwartz. Man of Two Worlds: My Life in Fiction and Comcis, New York, NY: HarperEntertainment, 2000

Box 26 Elliot S. Maggin. Superman: Last Son of Krypton, New York, NY: Warner Books, 1978

Box 26 Edited by Jeet Heer and Kent Worcester. Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on a Popular Medium, Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2004

Box 26 Stephen Skelton. The Gospel According to the World's Greatest Superhero, Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 2006

Box 26 Elliot S. Maggin. Kingdom Come, New York, NY: Warner Books (copyright DC Comics), 1998

Box 26 Edited by Dennis Dooley and Gary Engle. Superman at Fifty! The Persistence of a Legend, Cleveland, OH: Octavia Press, 1987

Box 26 Les Daniels. Superman: The Golden Age in Color, San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books (copyright DC Comics), 1999

Box 26 Superman: The Action Comics Archives, Volume 3, New York, NY: DC Comics, 2001

Box 26 Alvin Schwartz. An Unlikely Prophet: A Metaphysical Memoir by the Legendary Writer of Superman and Batman , Rochester, VT: Destiny Books, 2006 (signed and inscribed to Larry)

Box 26 Bill Schelly. Words of Wonder: The Life and Times of Otto Binder, Seattle, WA: Hamster Press, 2009 (signed by author)

Box 26 Roger Stern. Smallville: Strange Visitors, New York, NY: Warner Books (copyright DC Comics), 2002

Box 26 Marv Wolfman. Crisis on Infinite Earths, Berkeley, CA: iBooks, Inc. (copyright DC Comics), 2006

Box 26 Stetson Kennedy. The Klan Unmasked, Boca Raton, FL: Florida Atlantic University Press, 1990

Box 26 David Hajdu. The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America, New York, NY: Picador (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux), 2008

Box 26 Tom De Haven. Our Hero: Superman on Earth, : Yale University Press, 2010

Box 26 Randy Duncan and Matthew J. Smith. The Power of Comics: History, Form, & Culture, New York, NY: Continuum, 2009

Box 26 Superman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told, New York, NY: DC Comics, 2004

Box 26 John Byrne. Superman: Man of Steel, Volume One, New York, NY: DC Comics, 2003

Box 26 Edited by Tom Morris and Matt Morris. Superheroes and Philosophy, Peru, IL: Open Court (divison of Carus Publishing Company), 2005

Box 26 Screenplay by Michael Dougherty & Dan Harris. Superman Returns: The Complete Shooting Script, London, England: Titan Books (copyright DC Comics), 2006

Box 26 Hal Prince. Contradictions: Notes on Twenty-Six Years in the Theatre, New York, NY: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1974

Box 26 Coulton Waugh. The Comics, Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, Originally published 1947

Box 26 Bruce Scivally. Superman on Film, Television, Radio and Broadway, Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2008

Box 26 Les Daniels. Superman in Color: The Complete History: The Life and Times of the Man of Steel, San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books (copyright DC Comics), 1998

Box 26 Jules Feiffer. The Great Comic Book Heroes, New York, NY: Bonanza Books, 1965

Box 26 Leslie Cabarga. The Fleischer Story, New York, NY: DeCapo Press, 1988

Box 26 William W. Savage, Jr.. Commies, Cowboys, and Jungle Queens: Comic Books and America, 1945-1954, Hanover, NH: Wesleyen University Press (University Press of New England) , 1990

Box 27 James Gilbert. A Cycle of Outrage: America's Reaction to the Juvenile Delinquent in the 1950s, : ,

Box 27 Gerard Jones. Killing Monsters: Why Children Need Fantasy, Super Heroes, and Make-Believe Violence, New York, NY: Basic Books (Perseus Book Group), 2002

Box 27 The Comics Journal no. 289, Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books, April 2008

Box 27 Jules Feiffer. Backing into Forward: A Memoir, New York, NY: Doubleday, 2010

Box 27 Eric Leif Davin. Pioneers of Wonder: Conversations with the Founders of Science Fiction, Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1999

Box 27 Terri Hatcher. Burnt Toast and Other Philosophies of Life, New York, NY: Hyperion, 2006

Box 27 Mark Waid and Alex Ross. Kingdom Come, New York, NY: DC Comics, 2008

Box 27 Stephen Becker. Comic Art in America: A Social History of the Funnies, the Political Cartoons, Magazine Humor, Sporting Cartoons and Animated Cartoons, New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1959

Box 27 Robert Lesser. A Celebration of Comic Art and Memorabilia, New York, NY: Hawthorn Books, Inc., 1975 (Signed by author and dedicated to Mort Walker)