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Bélier Press Collection, 1963-2000

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1811
Bib ID 12222892 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Bélier Press
Title Bélier Press Collection, 1963-2000
Physical Description 1.25 linear feet (1 record carton)
Language(s) English , Italian , French , German .
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

Arranged in three series.

Description

Summary

A small collection of some of the more notable publications by Bélier Press. Including Bizarre Comix; John Willie's Sweet Gwendoline; R. Crumb's Carload O'Comics and Fritz the Cat.

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. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Bélier Press 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 ptl 11/1/2016.

Revision Description

2016-11-02 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.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Comics, alternative Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Bélier Press Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Crumb, R Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eneg, 1923-1974 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Erotic art Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Erotic comic books, strips, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fetishism (Sexual behavior) -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Flagellation -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photography, Erotic Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rund, J. B (Jeffrey Bruce) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sadomasochism in art Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stanton, Eric Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Underground comic books, strips, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Willie, John, 1902-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women -- Caricatures and cartoons -- Periodicals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women in art Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

From 1975 to 1986, Belier Press, located in New York City, released 24 volumes of "Bizarre Comix". These were reprints of bondage cartoon serials from the 1950s, sold via mail order by Irving Klaw. The artists included Eric Stanton, Gene (Eneg) Bilbrew, Jim, Ruiz and Mario. Each volume was devoted to a single artist and included 2 or 3 complete serials and introductions by publisher J.B. Rund which contained important historical information on the artists and Klaw's business operations.