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Roger Taft Comics Collection, 1946-2007

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1747
Bib ID 11337950 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Taft, Roger
Title Roger Taft Comics Collection, 1946-2007
Physical Description 1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

The comics are arranged in eight series, by artist and by title.

Description

Summary

A collection of a veriety of comics, including Mad Magazine and Zap, as well as individual artists, including R. Crumb, Gilbert Shelton, and S. Clay Wilson.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Many of the items in this collection are fragile.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Roger Taft Comics Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed, 03/27/2015 PTL

Revision Description

2015-03-27 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

All links open new windows.

Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Comic books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Underground comics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Caricatures and cartoons Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cartoonists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Crumb, R. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shelton, Gilbert, 1940- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Taft, Roger Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wilson, S. Clay, 1941- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Roger Taft is a collector of comics.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only CU affiliates may view materials on-site. YOU MUST REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT BEFORE PLACING REQUESTS. Email rbml@library.columbia.edu to request an appointment. You may submit a request for materials once your appointment is confirmed. Affiliates will login with their uni and password, and need to register the first time they make a request.


I: R. Crumb:



Box 1 Comics and Other Stories, April 1964


Box 1 Mister Natural


Box 1 Mister Natural #2


Box 1 Mister Natural #3


Box 1 Hytone Comix


Box 1 Motor City Comix


Box 1 Motor City Comix #2


Box 1 Bijoux Funnies #6 (2 copies)


Box 1 Black and White


Box 1 XYZ Comics


Box 1 Big Ass Comics


Box 1 Big Ass Comics #2


Box 1 Best Buy Comics

II: Zap:


Box 1 Zap #0 (All Crumb)


Box 1 Zap #1 (All Crumb)


Box 1 Zap #2 (Various)


Box 1 Zap #3 (Various)


Box 1 Zap #4 (Various)


Box 1 Zap #5 (Various)


Box 1 Zap #6 (Various)


Box 1 Zap #7 (Various)


Box 1 Zap #8 (Various)


Box 1 Zap #9 (Various)


Box 1 Zap #14 (Various)

III: Gilbert Shelton:


Box 1 Feds 'n' Heads


Box 1 Freak Brothers in "Grass Roots"


Box 1 A Year Passes Like Nothing


Box 1 Collected Adventures of the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers


Box 1 Die Gesammetter Abenteuer der Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers


Box 1 Further Adventures of the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers



Box 2 Theme Song from the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers

IV: S. Clay Wilson:



Box 1 Bent


Box 1 Checkered Demon


Box 1 Checkered Demon III

V: Other:


Box 1 Best of the Rip Off Press


Box 1 Yellow Dog Vol. 2, #13


Box 1 San Francisco Comic Book #2


Box 1 Home Grown Funnies


Box 1 Skull #2


Box 1 Weird Fantasies


Box 1 Armadillo Comics Two


Box 1 White Lunch Comix


Box 1 L. A. Comix


Box 1 Radical Rock



Box 2 Fantagor #1



Box 1 Turned on Cuties


Box 1 San Francisco Comic Book #3


Box 1 Fear and Laughter


Box 1 Hydrogen Bomb Funnies


Box 1 Young Lust #2


Box 1 Mean Bitch Thrills


Box 1 New Adventures of Jesus


Box 1 #D Deep Comix



Box 2 The Rip Off Review of Western Culture


Box 2 The Rip Off Review of Western Culture. Order brochure.1, August 1972

VI: Classics:



Box 1 Fantastic Four, 72 March


Box 1 Les Miserables (Classics Illustrated No.9)

VII: Modern:


Box 1 Army@Love

VIII: Mad Paperbacks:



Box 2 Brothers Mad


Box 2 Son of Mad


Box 2 Inside Mad


Box 2 Bedside Mad