Comics Source list
MS 88/11 Joseph Johnston Lee Collection. Publications edited by Joseph Lee 1907-1913.
Includes the City Echo, Tocsin and The Piper of Dundee which include cartoons (mostly drawn by Lee)
MS 336/1/1 D C Thomson Comic Artwork Collection. The Bunty. No. 375 20th March 1965.
MS 336/2 D C Thomson Comic Artwork Collection. Original Artwork with lettering, formatted for printing as comic strips. c 1939-c 1972.
/1 Artwork for ‘Toothy Terror’ probably drawn by Chick Gordon (in style of Alan Morley) [probably for The Magic Comic]. c 1939.
/2 Artwork for ‘Jock McSwiper’ (3 pieces) drawn by Bob McGillivray for The Dandy. c 1941.
/3 Artwork for ‘Keyhole Kate’ drawn by Alan Morley for The Dandy. c 1950.
/4 Envelope of artwork from ‘Billy and Bunny’. Six panels from one week’s strip. 1950s.
/5 Artwork for ‘Chinkee Chinkee Junkee Man’ drawn by unknown artist for The Dandy. c 1954.
/7 Artwork for ‘Ali and his Baba’ drawn by Mal Judge for Sparky. 1960s.
/8 Artwork for ‘Barney Bulldog’ by Bill Ritchie for Sparky. c 1967.
/9 Artwork for ‘Ma Kelly’s Telly’ drawn by Jim Petrie for Sparky. 1970.
/10 Artwork for article ‘Do Other People Like You’ drawn by Jimmy Glen for Judy. c 1971.
/11 Artwork for ‘Invisible Dick’ drawn by Tony Speer for Sparky Annual 1972. c 1971.
/12 Artwork for ‘I Spy’ [by Brian Walker?] for Sparky No 371. 26 February 1972.
/13 Artwork for ‘Sam’s Snake’ drawn by Phil Millar for Sparky Annual 1973. c 1972.
MS 340 Comics Collection
Large collection of comics, including The Dandy Annual, 2000AD, Commando, various DC Comics titles and various Marvel Comics titles. 1950s-2009. NB collection is not yet fully catalogued - please ask a member of archive staff.
MS 341 Mark Rodgers and Oink!
Papers relating to Mark Rodgers and Oink! - not yet catalogued, access may be restricted. c 1980s.
Kloc Per A 079.413 1 Kinnear Local Book Collection. The Dundee Free Press. 1926-1933.
Newspaper, founded in the wake of the General Strike as labour weekly in response to dismissal of unionised workers from D. C. Thomson. From June 1930 included a small comic strip entitled 'Brother Bunny' (an obvious pastiche of D. C. Thomson's 'Billy and Bunny').
KLoc 941.31 W 319 Kinnear Local Book Collection. The Wasp: The Dundee Flagellator. (Vol. nos 1 - 12) 1897-1898.
Periodical incorporating various cartoons and comic sketches.
Recs A/681 Records of University College Dundee. The Glad Mag. Magazine of Student Charities Committee, S.R.C. 1940-1972
Magazine which was annually published by students of University College/Queen’s College/University of Dundee and including cartoons and comic style covers. From 1957 to 1964 illustrations were drawn by Bill Ritchie, of D. C. Thomson. Includes
/1 The Glad Mag, 1940. (2 copies)
/2 The Glad Mag, 1941.
/3 The Glad Mag, 1942.
/4 The Glad Mag, 1943.
/5 The Glad Mag, 1945.
/6 The Glad Mag, 1946.
/7 The Glad Mag, 1948.
/8 The Glad Mag, 1949.
/9 The Glad Mag, 1950.
/10 The Glad Mag. 1957.
/11 The Glad Mag. 1958.
/12 The Glad Mag. 1959. (2 copies)
/13 The Glad Mag. 1960. (2 copies)
/14 The Glad Mag. 1961.
/15 The Glad Mag. 1962. (With letter to Mr Ritchie [illustrator] from editor enclosed)
/16 The Glad Mag. 1963.
/17 The Glad Mag. 1964.
/18 The Glad Mag. 1972.
RU 357 University Records. Annasach. 1967-1994
Student newspaper published from 1967 to c 1995. Over the years included some student comic strips, especially in the 1970s. Examples include Barry Beajant, Trudy, Our Bullie (a parody of Oor Wullie) and Ptansy (a sequel to Trudy).
Back to Source List menu.