Reading Room Indexes Added List

As indexing for each new book or periodical issue is completed, the titles and numbers are listed here. It takes several months for the newer titles and issues to be distributed around the Reading Room Index, so this list doesn't guarantee that full indexing is already in place.

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PERIODICALS ABOUT COMICS INDEXED IN THE READING ROOM INDEX AS OF JANUARY 2010

(This list is being updated as new issues are done)
  1. Amazing Heroes, no. 1-204 (complete, courtesy of Bob Klein & Brian Mowbray)
  2. Bang! no. 6, 9, 11-13 (1971-1977)
  3. Les Cahiers de la Bande Dessinée, no. 56-77, 79-80, 82-84, 88-89 (1984-1990)
  4. Cartoonist Profiles, no. 1-150 (1-99 courtesy of R.C. Harvey)
  5. Cartoons Magazine, v. 5, no. 1 (1914); v. 11, no. 4 (1917)
  6. Circulation, v. 1: no. 3-4 (1921); v. 2: no. 9, 11-12 (1922-1923); v. 4: no. 18-19; v. 5: no. 24-25 (1926)
  7. Comic Art News & Reviews, no. 1-5
  8. Comic Book Artist, no. 1-2, 7, 12 (1998-2001)
  9. Comic Book Marketplace, no. 1-22, 24, 27, 39-53, 55-64, 69-70, 72, 78 (1991-2000)
  10. Comic Book Marketplace, no. 1-2 (1993)
  11. Comic Book Profiles, no. 3-8 (1998-1999)
  12. Comic Culture, v. 1, no. 1 - v. 2, no. 5 (1993-1995) complete
  13. Comics Feature, no. 4, 6, 12/13, 16 (1980-1982)
  14. The Comics Journal, no. 32-272 (1977-2005) (32-139 courtesy of Pete Coogan)
  15. Comixene, Nr. 23-25 (1979)
  16. Crash the Quarterly Comic Book Review, no. 1-2
  17. Crimmers (Harvard Journal of Pictorial Fiction), all 3 issues 1975-1976
  18. David Anthony Kraft's Comics Interview, no. 1-109, 111-116, 119-126, 133, 139-140, 142, 144 (1-100 from issue 100)
  19. Escape, no. 8, 11-12 (1986-1987)
  20. Graphic Story Magazine, no. 14-16 (1971-1974)
  21. Graphic Story World, no. 5-8 (1972)
  22. Hogan's Alley, no. 1-8 (1994-2000)
  23. Inks, v. 1-4 (all 12 issues)
  24. International Journal of Comic Art, v. 1, no. 1 - v. 7, no. 2 (1999-2005)
  25. The Jack Kirby Collector, no. 1-20
  26. Juxtapoz, v. 1-v. 5, no. 2
  27. The Monster Times, no. 1-15, 17-43, 45.
  28. Nemo, no. 1-32 (complete)
  29. 9e Art : les Cahiers du Musée de la Bande Dessinée, no. 1-10
  30. The Nostalgia Journal, no. 2-31 (courtesy of Pete Coogan)
  31. Phénix, no. 1, 3-6, 12, 30 (1966-1973)
  32. La Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios sobre la Historieta,no. 1-8, 22-23 (2001-2006)
  33. Riverdale Ramblings, no. 92-94, 104
  34. Ron Goulart's Comics History Magazine, no. 1-8 (1996-1998)
  35. Schtroumpf : les Cahiers de la Bande Dessinée, no. 7-10, 13-15, 17-31, 53 (1972-1982)
  36. Spot BD, no. 1-4 (1986)
  37. The World of Comic Art, v. 1, no. 1-4; v. 2, no. 1-3 and 4b; v. 3, no. 1 (1966-1972)

BOOKS ABOUT COMICS INDEXED IN THE READING ROOM INDEX AS OF OCTOBER 2004

(This list is being updated as new books are done)
  1. Adult Comics, an Introduction / Roger Sabin (Routledge, 1993)
  2. The Adventurous Decade / Ron Goulart (Arlington House, 1975)
  3. The Aesthetics of Comics / David Carrier (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000)
  4. All in Color for a Dime / Dick Lupoff & Don Thompson, eds. (Krause Publications, 1997)
  5. America's Great Comic-Strip Artists / Richard Marschall (Abbeville Press, 1989)
  6. The Art of the Comic Book, an Aesthetic History / Robert C. Harvey (University Press of Mississippi, 1996)
  7. The Art of the Funnies, an Aesthetic History / Robert C. Harvey (University Press of Mississippi, 1994)
  8. La Bande Dessinée / Thierry Groensteen (Milan, 1996)
  9. La Bande Dessinée au Québec / Mira Falardeau (Boréal, 1994)
  10. La Bande Dessinée en 10 Leçons / Henri Filippini, Michel Bourgeois (Hachette, 1976)
  11. Batman : the Complete History / Les Daniels (San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 1999)
  12. Bonzer: Australian Comics 1900s-1990s / Annette Shiell, ed. (Elgua Media, 1998)
  13. Cartoon Cavalcade / Thomas Craven (Simon and Schuster, 1943)
  14. Cartooning for Suffrage / Alice Sheppard (University of New Mexico Press, 1994)
  15. A Century of Women Cartoonists / Trina Robbins (Kitchen Sink Press, 1993)
  16. Children of the Yellow Kid / Robert C. Harvey (Frye Art Museum/University of Washington Press, 1998)
  17. Comic Art in America / Stephen Becker (Simon and Schuster, 1959)
  18. The Comic-Book Book / Don Thompson & Dick Lupoff, eds. (Krause Publications, 1998)
  19. The Comic Book Heroes, from the Silver Age to the Present / Will Jacobs, Gerard Jones (Crown Publishers, 1985)
  20. Comic Book Rebels / Stanley Wiater, Stephen R. Bissette (Donald I. Fine, 1993)
  21. Comic Books and America, 1945-1954 / William W. Savage, Jr. (University of Oklahoma Press, 1990)
  22. The Comics / Coulton Waugh (University Press of Mississippi, 1991, originally 1947)
  23. Comics : vom Massenblatt ins multimediale Abenteuer / Andreas C. Knigge (Rowohlt, 1996)
  24. Comics, Comix & Graphic Novels / Roger Sabin (Phaidon, 1996)
  25. Commercial Art, a Complete Guide to Drawing, Illustration, Cartooning and Painting / Gene Byrnes (Simon and Schuster, 1952)
  26. Crawford's Encyclopedia of Comic Books / Hubert H. Crawford (Jonathan David Publishers, 1978)
  27. Dangerous Drawings, Interviews with Graphix & Comix Artists / Andrea Juno (New York : Juno Books, 1997)
  28. Dark Knights, the New Comics in Context / Greg S. McCue with Clive Bloom (Pluto Press, 1993)
  29. Disney's Art of Animation / Bob Thomas (Hyperion, 1991)
  30. The Encyclopedia of American Comics / Ron Goulart (Facts On File, 1990)
  31. Encyclopédie des Bandes Dessinées / Marjorie Alessandrini (Albin Michel, 1986)
  32. The Fleischer Story / Leslie Cabarga (Nostalgia Press, 1976) (Courtesy of Don Markstein)
  33. From Girls to Grrrlz / Trina Robbins (Chronicle Books, 1999)
  34. The Funnies : 100 years of American Comic Strips / Ron Goulart ( Adams Pub., 1995)
  35. Gay Comics / ed. by Robert Triptow (New American Library, 1989)
  36. The Great American Comic Strip / Judith O'Sullivan (Little, Brown and Company, 1990)
  37. The Great Women Superheroes / Trina Robbins (Kitchen Sink Press, 1996)
  38. Le Guide de la Bédé Francophone / Yves Frémion (Syros Alternatives, 1990)
  39. A Haunt of Fears : the strange history of the British horror comics campaign / Martin Barker (Pluto Press, 1984)
  40. Histoire de la Bande Dessinée / Gérard Blanchard (Verviers : Marabout, 1974)
  41. Historia de los Comics / Josep Toutain, Javier Coma (Toutain, 1982)
  42. Historia del Comic Español, 1875-1939 / Antonio Martín (Editorial Gustavo Gili, 1978)
  43. A History of American Graphic Humor, v. 1-2 / William Murrell (Whitney Museum of American Art, 1933-1938)
  44. A History of the Comic Strip / Pierre Couperie, et al. (Crown Publishers, 1968)
  45. History of the Comic Strip, v. 1-2 / David Kunzle (University of California Press, 1973-1990)
  46. A History of Underground Comics / Mark James Estren. 3rd ed. (Ronin Publishing, 1993)
  47. Horror Comics, the Illustrated History / Mike Benton (Taylor Pub. Co., 1991)
  48. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Cartoon Animals / Jeff Rovin (Prentice Hall, 1991)
  49. Kitchen Sink Press, the First 25 Years / Dave Schreiner (Kitchen Sink Press, 1994)
  50. The Mad World of William M. Gaines / Frank Jacobs (Lyle Stuart, 1972)
  51. Manga! Manga! / Frederik L. Schodt (Kodansha International, 1986)
  52. Marvel, Five Fabulous Decades of the World's Greatest Comics / Les Daniels (Harry N. Abrams, 1991)
  53. Over 50 Years of American Comic Books / Ron Goulart (Mallard Press, 1991)
  54. Panel by Panel, a History of Australian Comics / John Ryan (Cassell Australia, 1979)
  55. The Penguin Book of Comics, a Slight History / George Perry, Alan Aldridge (Penguin Books, 1971)
  56. Portraits de BD / Daniel Fouss (J.-M. Collet, 1990)
  57. Pulp Demons, International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campaign / ed. John A. Lent (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999)
  58. Puros Cuentos, v. 1-3 / Juan Manuel Aurrecoechea, Armando Bartra (Grijalbo, 1988-1994)
  59. Ron Goulart's Great History of Comic Books (Contemporary Books, 1986)
  60. Seal of Approval, the History of the Comics Code / Amy Kiste Nyberg (University of Mississipi, 1998)
  61. Seduction of the Innocent / Frederic Wertham (Rinehart, 1954)
  62. Stap Me! The British Newspaper Strip / Denis Gifford (Shire Publications, 1971)
  63. Super Heroes : a Modern Mythology / Richard Reynolds (University Press of Mississippi, 1994)
  64. Superheroes : Joe Kubert's Wonderful World of Comics (Watson-Guptill, 1999)
  65. Système de la Bande Dessinée / Thierry Groensteen (Presses Universitaires de France, 1999)
  66. Understanding Comics / Scott McCloud (HarperCollins Publishers, 1994)
  67. Women and the Comics / Trina Robbins, Catherine Yronwode (Eclipse Books, 1985)
  68. Women in the Comics / Maurice Horn (Chelsea House Publishers, 1977)
  69. The World Encyclopedia of Cartoons / Maurice Horn (Gale Research, 1980) (names and subjects)
  70. The World Encyclopedia of Comics / Maurice Horn (Chelsea House, 1976)

RUNS OF COMIC BOOKS INDEXED IN THE READING ROOM INDEX AS OF SEPTEMBER 2004

(Comic books for which complete or substantial indexing (over 50 issues) has been added. This list is being updated as new comic books are done)

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