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Guide to the ATCA Comics Collection

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1966-1993
Creator: ATCA Comics
Extent: 1.50 linear feet.
Collection Number: MSC0780
Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Summary: Artists' and underground comics.

Access: This collection is open for research.

Use: Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Acquisition: The ATCA Comics were donated primarily by Stephen Perkins between 2000 and 2004. Additional donations were made by Ken Friedman, Steven Durland, John Held, and Buster Cleveland.

Preferred Citation: ATCA Comics Collection, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Address: Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5921
Curator: Greg Prickman

The ATCA (Alternative Traditions in the Contemporary Arts) Comics consist of 1.5 linear feet of artists' and underground comics dating from 1966 to 1993. The place of publication for each title has been recorded when known. For locations in the United States, city and state is noted; for foreign locations, city and country is noted when known. Volume and issue numbers and dates are also recorded when known. Many titles do not have volume numbers. When a title was not assigned volume and issue numbers by the publisher but carries an indication of the year of issue, the number of issues present in the collection for that year is noted.

This is an Alternative Traditions in Contemporary Art collection.

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