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Publishers of Comics

Items concerning publishers of comics in general are listed after this list of individual publishers.
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Publishers of Comics--Articles About.
   "Field of Broken Dreams" / by Steven Grant. p. 69-70 in The
   Comics Journal, no. 268 (June/July 2005). -- (Fun! Fun!
   Fun!) -- Article on new comics publishers and why they
   fail. -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.268
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Publishers of Comics--Articles About.
   "The Pull of the Graphic Novel : Seven New Publishers on
   Why It's Going to Succeed This Time" / by Michael Dean. p.
   18-22 in The Comics Journal, no. 268 (June/July 2005). --
   (Newswatch) -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.268
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Publishers of Comics--Comic Books, Strips, Etc.
   Will Eisner's The Dreamer. -- Princeton, Wis. : Kitchen
   Sink Press, 1986. -- 46 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. -- "A graphic
   novella set during the dawn of comic books." -- Call no.:
   PN6727.E35D7 1986
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Publishers of Comics--Directories.
   "Small Publishers Directory (A-M)" p. 9 in Comic Culture,
   v. 1, no. 8 (July 1994)
   1. Alternative comics--Directories. 2. Publication and
   distribution of comics--Directories. Call no.:
   PN6725.C545v.1no.8
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Publishers of Comics--Directories.
   "Small Publishers Directory (A-E) p. 16-17 in Comic
   Culture, v. 2, no. 1 (Oct. 1994)
   1. Publication and distribution of comics--Directories. 2.
   Alternative comics--Directories. Call no.:
   PN6725.C545v.2no.1
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Publishers of Comics--Directories.
   "Small Publishers Directory (R-Z)" p. 16 in Comic Culture,
   v. 2, no. 3 (Feb. 1995)
   1. Alternative comics--Directories. 2. Publication and
   distribution of comics--Directories. Call no.:
   PN6725.C545v.2no.3
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Publishers of Comics--Fiction.
   The Last Laugh / Franklin W. Dixon. -- New York : Pocket
   Books, 1990. -- 155 p. ; 18 cm. -- (An Archway Paperback)
   -- (The Hardy Boys Casefiles ; no. 42) -- Cover art by
   Brian Kotzky. -- Summary: A San Diego comic book convention
   turns into a real blast when guest speaker Barry Johns,
   legendary publisher of Zenith Comics, is kidnapped. -- Call
   no.: PS3507 .I9274L3 1990
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Publishers of Comics--Indexes.
   "Silver and Modern Age [Publisher] Index" p. 916-922 in The
   Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, 29th ed. (1999). -- Call
   no.: Z1000.C55no.29
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Publishers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Black and White and Dead All Over" p. 8-12 in The Comics
   Journal, no. 116 (July 1987). -- On comics publishers. --
   Data from Pete Coogan. -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.116
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Publishers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Comics Contracts: What the Various Companies Offer" p.
   19-232 in The Comics Journal, no. 113 (Dec. 1986). -- Data
   from Pete Coogan. -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.113
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Publishers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Comics Publishers Suffer Tough Summer : Body Count Rises
   in Market Shakedown" p. 13-18 in The Comics Journal, no.
   172 (Nov. 1994). -- (Newswatch) -- Summary: Eclipse and
   Defiant have ceased publishing, and others (Majestic
   Entertainment, Axis Comics, Ominous Press, Silver Moon
   Comics, Triumphant Comics, Dagger Comics, Innovation
   Corporation, Attic Books, Apple Comics, Fantagor Press and
   Blackball Comics) may not publish again; Continuity in
   trouble and Malibu Comics sold to Marvel -- Call no.:
   PN6700.C62no.172
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Publishers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Dave Sim Speaks on Publishing" p. 6-8 in The Comics
   Journal, no. 123 (July 1988). -- On comics publishers. --
   Data from Pete Coogan. -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.123
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Publishers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Distributor Finances Five Publishers" p. 12-13 in The
   Comics Journal, no. 115 (Apr. 1987) -- About Scott
   Rosenberg of Sunrise Distributors, and Eternity, Imperial,
   Amazing, Malibu, and Wonder Color Comics. -- Data from Pete
   Coogan. -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.115
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Publishers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Dixon and Truman Begin Publishing Group" p. 21-22 in The
   Comics Journal, no. 125 (Oct. 1988). -- Data from Pete
   Coogan. -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.125
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Publishers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Emerging Publishers Roundtable" (Beyond the Grid) p. 49-56
   in The Comics Journal, no. 211 (Apr. 1999). -- Conducted
   Feb. 10, 1999, with transcribed voices of Jordan Raphael
   (moderator), Tom Devlin, Chris Staros, Robert Boyd and
   Brett Warnock. -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.211
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Publishers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "First of a Publisher" p. 933 in The Overstreet Comic Book
   Price Guide, 29th ed. (1999). -- Call no.: Z1000.C55no.29
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Publishers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Funnybook Roulette" p. 25-27 in The Comics Journal, no.
   124 (Aug. 1988). -- Editorial on publishers of comics. --
   Data from Pete Coogan. -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.124
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Publishers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Geppi of Diamond Calls on Retailers to Voice Objections to
   Publishers" p. 12-13 in The Comics Journal, no. 113 (Dec.
   1986) -- Data from Pete Coogan. -- Topic: Distribution. --
   Call no.: PN6700.C62no.113
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Publishers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Industry Shows Signs of Growth : Many Retailers Emerging
   from the Glut Easier than Publishers" (Newswatch : Business
   News) p. 21-22 in The Comics Journal, no. 167 (Apr. 1994).
   -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.167
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Publishers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 13, 62, 67, 143-14) in Manga! Manga! : The
   World of Japanese Comics, by Frederik L. Schodt. Updated
   pbk. ed. (Tokyo : Kodansha International, 1986). -- Call
   no.: PN6790.J3S3 1986
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Publishers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Planet Comics Seizes Industry Attention : Hearing Date
   Set; Co-Owners each Face Maximum Sentence of 86 Years;
   Publisher Response Varied; Christian Right Organizations
   Claim Involvement" / Jordan Raphael & John F. Ronan. p.
   7-12 in The Comics Journal, no. 182 (Nov. 1995). --
   (Newswatch : Business News) -- Summary: Comics retailer
   charged with obscenity in Oklahoma City. -- Call no.:
   PN6700.C62no.182
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Publishers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Publishers' Data" p. 35-36 in The Overstreet Comic Book
   Price Guide, 29th ed. (1999). -- Call no.: Z1000.C55no.29
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Publishers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Two Publishers Sue Sunrise Distributors" p. 8 in The
   Comics Journal, no. 120 (Mar. 1988) -- Data from Pete
   Coogan. -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.120
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Publishers of Strange Stories in Extremo.
   Posse. -- Amsterdam : Publishers of Strange Stories in
   Extremo, . -- ill. ; 30 cm. -- Alternative genre. --
   LIBRARY HAS: no. 7 (1994). -- Call no.: PN6790.N44P6
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Publisher's Organizations.
   "Three Publishers Jump In Bed Together" p. 16 in The Comics
   Journal, no. 179 (Aug. 1995) -- (Newswatch) --
   Fantagraphics Books, Drawn & Quarterly, and Black Eye
   Productions announce formation of an unnamed publisher's
   organization. -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.179
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"A Publisher's Partisan Response, and Editorial" / by Gary
   Groth. p. 3-4 in The Comics Journal, no. 207 (Sept. 1998).
   -- (Opening Shots) -- Response to immediately preceding 2
   pages by Bart Beaty, on low sales in the comics industry.
   -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.207
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Publishers Syndicate.
   Mary Worth : daily syndicate proof sheets / by Allen
   Saunders and Ken Ernst. -- Chicago : Publishers Syndicate,
   . -- ill. ; 55 x 24 cm. -- (King Features Syndicate Proof
   Sheet Collection) -- Six strips per leaf. -- Stored
   remotely. Please request from Special Collections staff at
   least three days in advance of use. -- LIBRARY HAS:
   1956-1965, 1969-1986. -- Call no.: oversize PN6726.K52M32
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Publishers Syndicate--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 75, 200) in The Adventurous Decade, by Ron
   Goulart (New Rochelle, N.Y. : Arlington House, 1975). Call
   no.: PN6725.G6
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Publishers Syndicate--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 15, 30, 208, 247) in Encyclopédie des
   bandes dessinées / éd. Marjorie Alessandrini. Nouv. éd.
   (Paris : A. Michel, 1986) Call no.: PN6707.E5 1986
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Publishers Syndicate--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 102-103, 160, 161-162, 179, 183, 189, 201)
   in The Funnies, 100 Years of American Comic Strips, by Ron
   Goulart (Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Publishing, 1995). -- Call
   no.: PN6725.G62 1995
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Publishers Syndicate--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 36) in Women and the Comics / by Trina
   Robbins and Catherine Yronwode (Eclipse Books, 1985). Call
   no.: PN6710.R6 1985
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Publisher's Union.
   Index entry (p. 157) in Adult Manga: Culture and Power in
   Contemporary Japanese Society, by Sharon Kinsella
   (University of Hawai'i Press, 2000). -- Call no.:
   PN6790.J3K56 2000
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Publisher's Weekly (Dec. 20, 1991)
   "My, How He's Grown!" back cover of Publisher's Weekly, v.
   238, no. 56 (Dec. 20, 1991). -- Andrews and McMeel
   advertisement for Ziggy, congratulating Tom Wilson on the
   20th anniversary of the feature. -- Call no.: folio
   PN6710.S35 1991
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Publishers Weekly (Dec. 5, 1994)
   "The Cartoon History of the Universe" p. 39 in Publishers
   Weekly, Dec. 5, 1994. -- Reviews a computer disc version
   "multimedia version" of the Larry Gonick comic book. --
   Call no.: folio PN6710.S35 1994
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Publishers Weekly (Dec 5, 1994)
   "Chuck Jones' Peter and the Wolf" p. 48 in Publishers
   Weekly, Dec. 5, 1994. -- Reviews a combination animation
   and computer game CD. -- Call no.: folio NC1765.S39 1994
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Publisher's Weekly--Miscellanea.
   "Comic Book Controversy Rages in Publisher's Weekly" p.
   17-18 in The Comics Journal, no. 104 (Jan. 1986). -- Media
   coverage of comics, and literacy and illiteracy. -- Data
   from Pete Coogan. -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.104
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Publisher's Weekly--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 141) in From Girls to Grrrlz : a history of
   [female] comics from teens to zines, by Trina Robbins (San
   Francisco : Chronicle Books, 1999). -- Call no.: PN6725.R58
   1999
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Publisher's Weekly--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 236) in A History of Underground Comics /
   by Mark James Estren. 3rd ed. (Berkeley, Calif. : Ronin,
   1993). Call no.: PN6725.E75 1993
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Publisher's Weekly--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 202, 288) in Over 50 Years of American
   Comic Books, by Ron Goulart (Lincolnwood, Ill. : Mallard
   Press, 1991). -- Call no.: PN6725.G636 1991
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Publisher's Weekly--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 202, 210, 293, 302, 306) in Ron Goulart's
   Great History of Comic Books (Chicago : Contemporary Books,
   1986). Call no.: PN6725.G635 1986
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Publisher's Weekly--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 7) in Seal of Approval, the History of the
   Comics Code, by A. Kiste Nyberg (Jackson, Miss. :
   University Press of Mississippi, 1998). -- Call no.:
   PN6725.N953 1998
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Publishing.
   The Blank in the Comics strip collection includes a file of
   one or more daily comic strips related to this keyword or
   topic. Call no.: PN6726 f.B55
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Publishing.
   "Escritor" (Condorito) p. 54 in Condorito de Oro, no. 75
   (Oct. 2001). -- 1 tier. Condorito has written a book on the
   high cost of living, but it's too expensive to publish. --
   Call no.: PN6790.M44C5675no.75
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Publishing.
   "Forgive a Failure" 8 p. in Career Girl Romances, no. 31
   (Nov. 1965). -- Summary: Tessa falls for a writer. She
   helps him get his book published and get backing for his
   play. -- Data from Jim Walls, Mike Nielsen, Ramon Schenk,
   et al. via Grand Comics Database. -- Call no.:
   PN6728.3.C47C3no.31
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Publishing.
   "Posterity" (Important Comics, July 1, 2009) / Dina
   Kelberman. -- Summary: "Why won't anyone publish my book?"
   -- Call no.: PN6726 f.B55 "posterity"
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Publishing, Magazine.
   Index entry (p. 4) in Ron Goulart's Great History of Comic
   Books (Chicago : Contemporary Books, 1986). Call no.:
   PN6725.G635 1986
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Publishing & Production Executive (Aug. 1993)
   Dynamic DC Duo : DC Works on 70 Titles at Once Each Month /
   by Bob Adams. -- p. 10-17 : col. ill. ; 28 cm. -- Detached
   from: Publishing & Production Executive, v. 7, no. 7 (Aug.
   1993). -- Cover: "At DC Comics, real-life superheroes Bob
   Rozakis & Rick Taylor perform daily production miracles."
   -- Call no.: PN6727.R675A3 1993
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Publishing codes.
   Index entry (p. 209) in Panel by Panel : A History of
   Australian Comics, by John Ryan (Stanmore, NSW : Cassell
   Australia, 1979). -- Index by John Melloy. -- Call no.:
   PN6790.A8R9
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Publishing Consultant.
   Everything Also Act Blur / by the Kuppies (Johnny Lau, Yu
   Cheng). -- Singapore : Publishing Consultant, 1999. -- 116
   p. : ill. ; 21 cm. -- (Mr. Kiasu ; 8) -- Call no.:
   PN6790.S554M508 1999
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Publishing et Copyright.
   Un Shampooing pour la Couronne / texte, Jacques Ralf ;
   dessin, Cosey ; couleur, Marianne. -- Lausanne ; Grenoble :
   Publishing et Copyright, 1974. -- 46 p. : col. ill. ; 31
   cm. -- (Une Aventure de Clarence) -- Subject:
   Children--Books and reading. -- Genres: Fantasy, adventure
   story. -- Call no.: PN6747.R32S47 1974
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Publishing Ethics Committee.
   Index entry (p. 148-149) in Adult Manga: Culture and Power
   in Contemporary Japanese Society, by Sharon Kinsella
   (University of Hawai'i Press, 2000). -- Call no.:
   PN6790.J3K56 2000
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Publishing formats of Manga.
   Index entry (p. 3, 41) in Manga: an Anthology of Global and
   Cultural Perspectives, ed. by Toni Johnson-Woods
   (Continuum, 2010). -- Call no.: PN6790.J3M265 2010
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"Publishing Groups Announce 'Classic' Series" p. 40-41 in The
   Comics Journal, no. 264 (Nov./Dec. 2004). -- (Newswatch :
   Journal Datebook) -- Rosen Publishing Group and Penguin USA
   will do biographies and literary adaptations respectively.
   -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.264
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Publishing of Comic Books.
   "The Comic Books" / by Joe Brancatelli. text p. 14 in
   Creepy, no. 83 (Oct. 1976). -- Essay on comic book
   distribution. -- "Comics aren't selling. People don't buy
   them, mainly because they don't see them. Who's at fault?
   The publisher or distributor?" -- Call no.:
   PN6728.3.W3C7no.83
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Publishing of Lolita Complex Manga.
   Index entry (p. 134-135, 149) in Adult Manga: Culture and
   Power in Contemporary Japanese Society, by Sharon Kinsella
   (University of Hawai'i Press, 2000). -- Call no.:
   PN6790.J3K56 2000
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Publishing trends.
   Index entry (p. 5, 16-17, 137-138, 144-146, 159-160) in
   Seal of Approval, the History of the Comics Code, by A.
   Kiste Nyberg (Jackson, Miss. : University Press of
   Mississippi, 1998). -- Call no.: PN6725.N953 1998
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"Publishing Women's Humor" / by Roz Warren. p. 29-31 in
   Feminist Bookstore News, v. 19, no. 4 (Nov./Dec. 1996). --
   Title from contents page. -- On women's humor, including
   comics, with sample illustrations by Stephanie Piro, Nicole
   Hollander, and Hilary B. Price, and a related cover cartoon
   by Judy Horacek. -- Call no.: Z286.W6F4v.19no.4
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Publistripi

Italian comics publisher
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Publistripi.
   Che Kaiser di Führer! -- Milano : Publi Strip, 1976. -- 1
   v. : ill. ; 18 cm. -- (Identikit ; 9) -- Call no.: PN6768
   .I4C47 1976
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Publistripi.
   Deliro. -- Milano : Publi Strip, 1976. -- 114 p. : ill. ;
   18 cm. -- (Maghella ; n. 60) -- "Fumetto per adulti." --
   Erotic/horror. -- Call no.: PN6768.M28D4 1976
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Publistripi.
   La Femminista. -- Milano : Publistripi, 1976. -- 114 p. :
   ill. ; 18 cm. -- (Primo ; n. 46) -- "Fumetto per adulti."
   -- Call no.: PN6768.P7F4 1976
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Publistripi.
   Io Lamo Signorina. -- Milano : Publi Strip, 1975. -- 129 p.
   : ill. ; 18 cm. -- (Identikit ; n. 2) -- Erotic/horror
   genres. -- Call no.: PN6768 .I4 I55 1975
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Publistripi.
   Maghella presenta Alě Babŕ i Quaranta Guardodni. -- Milano
   : Publi Strip, 1974. -- 226 p. : ill. ; 18 cm. -- (Maghella
   ; n. 8, supplemento) -- "Episodio inedito completo." --
   Call no.: PN6768.M28A4 1974
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Publistripi.
   Gli Spacca 16. -- Milano : Publistrip, 1975. -- 130 p. :
   ill. ; 18 cm. -- (Telerompo ; 15) -- "Fumetto per adulti."
   -- Call no.: PN6768.T35no.15
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Publistripi.
   Spesa Proletaria. -- Milano : Publistripi, 1997. -- 114 p.
   : ill. ; 18 cm. -- (Montatore ; 55) -- "Fumetto per
   adulti". -- Erotic. -- Call no.: PN6768.M58S55 1977
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Publistripi.
   Telerompo. -- Milano : Publistrip, . -- ill. ; 18 cm. --
   "Per adulti". -- LIBRARY HAS: no. 12, 15 (1975). -- Call
   no.: PN6768.T35
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Publistripi.
   W la Revolución! -- Milano : Publistripi, 1976. -- 112 p. :
   ill. ; 18 cm. -- (Montatore ; 13) -- "Fumetto per adulti."
   -- Title may also read: Viva la Revolucion. -- Call no.:
   PN6768.M58W2 1976
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Pubo / by Leland Purvis. -- Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Comics,
   2002-2003. -- ill. ; 26 cm. -- Complete in 3 nos. --
   Summary (from SkyRiver): A victim of a cruel scientific
   experiment that made his physical features directly
   proportional to the proximity of his nerve endings, Pubo
   escaped to the distant North American rain forest. --
   Science fiction genre. -- LIBRARY HAS: no. 1-3. -- Call
   no.: PN6728.7.D34P8 2002
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Pubs

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Pubs.
   The Blank in the Comics strip collection includes a file of
   one or more daily comic strips related to this keyword or
   topic. Call no.: PN6726 f.B55
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Pubs.
   "The Checkered Demon and a Couple Friends Relax in a Rustic
   Pub" / S. Clay Wilson. 1 p. in Zap Comix, no. 11 (1985). --
   Call no.: PN6728.45.P7Z3no.11
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Pubs.
   "In a Private Room of a Noisy Pub"* (The Hawk) / Willis
   Rensie ; Robert Webb, pencils. 6 p. in Jumbo Comics, no. 62
   (Apr. 1944). -- Introduction of Captain Snyde and Miss
   Snyde ; villains Captain Morg and Thomas are introduced and
   die. -- Historical adventure genre. -- Data from Lou
   Mougin, Henry Steele, Hames Ware & Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. via
   Grand Comics Database Project. -- Call no.: PN6728.1.F5J8m
   no.62
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Pubs.
   "An Irish Pub as Imagined by a Nebraska Farm Boy" / S. Clay
   Wilson. 1 p. in Zap Comix, no. 12 (1989). -- Call no.:
   PN6728.45.P7Z3no.12
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Pubs.
   "Local Pub 8.35 PM" (The Omnipresent, June 29, 2007) / Roy.
   -- Summary: A silent reaction to a ban on public smoking to
   go into effect on July 1. -- Call no.: PN6726 f.B55
   "smoking"
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Pubs.
   "The Sad Cavalier" 6 p. in Shadow Play, no. 1 (June 1982).
   -- Begins: "In 1835, as the English traveler Martin Kean
   stops off at the Ring Bells Pub in Middleton, he feels a
   tap on his shoulder." -- Call no.: PN6728.5.W47S46no.1
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Pubs.
   "That's the Bloke I Was Tellin' Yer About"* (Andy Capp, May
   27, 1970) / Smythe. -- Summary: It's opening time, and Andy
   heads for the pub on roller skates. -- Call no.: PN6726
   f.B55 "roller skates"
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