Biographical Files

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum has biographical files for the following artists. Files may contain a Biographical Registry form filled out by the cartoonist including information about education, career history, awards, signature example, and family information; biographical essays or sketches of the cartoonist; articles by or about the cartoonist; examples of the cartoonist’s work in the form of clippings or photocopies, etc.

  • Ho Che Anderson
  • Robb Armstrong
  • Kyle Baker
  • Darrin Bell
  • Stephen Bentley
  • Ray Billingsley
  • Nelson Blackwell
  • Barbara Brandon
  • Brumsic Brandon, Jr.
  • M.D. (Mark D.) Bright
  • Buck Brown
  • E. Simms (Elmer Simms) Campbell
  • Denys Cowan
  • Jerry Craft
  • Nate Creekmore
  • Tom Feelings
  • Oliver “Ollie” W. Harrington
  • Al Hollingsworth
  • Tim Jackson
  • Samuel Joyner
  • Keith Knight
  • Aaron McGruder
  • Sam Milai
  • Jackie “Zelda” Ormes
  • Ron Rogers
  • Ted Shearer
  • David Sims
  • Jonathan D. Smith
  • Jerry Stewart
  • Melvin Tapley
  • Morrie Turner
  • Trevor Von Eeden

Original Artwork

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum has original comic strips, cartoons, self-caricatures, editorial cartoons, and/or illustrations by the following artists. The section is organized alphabetically by artist, with a list of the artist’s works in the collection listed underneath.

Robb Armstrong

  • Self-caricature. Date: [N.D.]. 28 x 22 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ16.170.
  • Jump start. Comic strip. Date: 12-1-1990. 11 x 36 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ16.183
  • Junior’s life. Comic strip. Date: 1988. 51 x 39 cm with overlay. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ17.217.
  • Junior’s life. Comic strip. Date: 1988. 38 x 51 cm with overlay. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ17.218.
  • Jump start. Comic strip. Date: 10-4-1993. 11 x 36 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ18.180.
  • Self-caricature. Date: [N.D.]. 29.5 x 36 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ18.263.
  • Jump start. Comic strip. Date: 10-23-1989. 10 x 35 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ20.001.
  • Jump start. Comic strip. Date: 1-4-1994. 35.6 x 10.2 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.B6.022.
  • Jump start. Comic strip. Date: 7-18-1997. 33 x 19 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.Y5.029.

Stephen Bentley

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum has a considerable collection of Herb and Jamaal original artwork by Stephen Bentley in the Tim Rosenthal, Mark J. Cohen and Rose Marie McDaniel, Lynn Johnston, and Jim Borgman collections. Records for these items can be viewed by using the art database’s advance search feature and searching for “Bentley, Stephen, 1954-“ in the creator field: http://osu.pastperfect-online.com/37573cgi/mweb.exe?request=advform.

  • [Rich West]. Caricature. Date: 1989. Size: 28 x 21.6 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.T16.034a-b.
  • Disc Golf. Comic strip. Date: 1983. Size: 26 x 33 cm. Finding number: CGA.FCA.1.017.
  • “Siren’s Broke!”. Comic strip. Date: 1985. 43 x 18 cm. Finding number: CGA.FCA.3.024.

Ray Billingsley

  • Curtis. Comic strip. Date: 1992-5-10. 38.5 x 61 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ17.176.
  • Self-caricature (with Curis). Date: 1988. 26.7 x 20.1 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ20.214.
  • Curtis. Comic strip. Date: 1988-12-13. 39.8 x 13.8 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.B6.006.
  • Curtis. Comic strip. Date: ca. 1988. 36.2 x 24 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.B6.044.
  • Curtis. Comic strip. Date: 11-20-1988. 55.8 x 38.4 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.B6.063.
  • Curtis. Comic strip. Date: 7/18/1989. 71 x 46.5 cm (framed and matted). Finding number: CGA.WC.16.015.

Brumsic Brandon, Jr.

  • Self-caricature. Three items (self-caricature, editorial cartoon, and comic strip) matted on one board with tracing paper overlay. Date: 1997. 50.7 x 61 cm (matted). Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ16.219.a-c.
  • Luther and his friends. Comic strip. Date: [n.d.]. 28 x 36 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ18.216.
  • Nutwork News. Comic strip. Date: [n.d.]. 28 x 36 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ18.306.
  • Luther and his friends. Comic strip. Date: [n.d., 19??]. 35.5 x 28 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.K20.044.
  • Nutwork News. Comic strip. Date: [n.d., 19??]. 35.5 x 28 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.K20.045.
  • Luther. Comic strip. Date: 4-24-1981. 46 x 18 cm (pasted on paper). Finding number: CGA.IMCA.007.021.

Buck Brown

  • Self-Caricature. Date: 1987. 28 x 22 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ18.075.
  • “Then why the hell do they call it a ball park?”. Cartoon Panel. Date: 6-1972. 40.7 x 33.2 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ18.153.
  • Eagle flies on Friday. Print. Date: 1993. 50.2 x 43.8 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.K20.041.
  • Commin down with the Blues. Print. Date: 1993. 55.9 x 43.8 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.K20.042.
  • Slam Dumbk. Cartoon feature. Date: 1998. 29.5 x 35.5 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.IMCA.028.013.

E. Simms (Elmer Simms) Campbell

  • Cuties. Comic strip. Date: 3-26-1944. 35 x 26 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.Z12.025.
  • Cuties. Cartoon illustration. Date: 9-24-1950. 53.5 x 58.5 cm, matted and framed. Finding number: CGA.WC. 15.002.
  • Cuties. Cartoon panel. Date: 12-5-1961. 31 x 24.5 cm, encapsulated in Mylar. Finding number: CGA.AC.A4.016.
  • Cuties. Comic strip. Date: 1-30-1964. 29.3 x 31.1 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.R16.066.
  • Cuties. Cartoon panel. Date: 6-16-1965. 27.5 x 28 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.J10.086.
  • Cuties. Cartoon panel. Date: 5-21-1970. 31 x 29.5 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.A4.017.
  • Cuties. Cartoon Panel. Date: 5-22-1970. 31 x 29.5 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.A4.018.
  • Cuties. Comic strip. Date: 12-03-19??. 28.7 x 28.3 cm, mounted on poster board. Finding number: CGA.AC.Q17.071.
  • “Darling, what are you going to give me on our silver anniversary?”. Cartoon panel. Date: 3-4-1951. 27.3 x 36.5 cm. Finding number: CGA.IMCA.021.011.
  • “I’d like to read up on how to become a General’s wife. My boy-friend just passed his physical.”. Cartoon panel. Date: 8-19-1951. Finding number: CGA.IMCA.021.010.
  • Stuffy and Cheapskate, Inc. Magazine cartoon. Date: 12-20-1953. 36 x 43 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ16.217.
  • “That’s my husband allright… he always fell over everything coming in!”. Cartoon panel. Date: 4-13-1952. 35.5 x 43 cm. Finding number: CGA.IMCA.003.004.

Chester Commodore

  • These days… arm twistin’ is out of style. Editorial cartoon. Date: 1979. 24.2 x 24.2 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.B5.019.
  • Maybe they should do away with labor day… nobody’s workin’. Editorial cartoon. Date: 1980. 29 x 22 cm. Finding number: CGA.FCA.1.037.

Nate Creekmore

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum has a considerable collection of original artwork for Nate Creekmore’s comic strip Maintaining. Records for these items can be viewed by using the art database’s advance search feature and searching for “Creekmore, Nate” in the creator field: http://osu.pastperfect-online.com/37573cgi/mweb.exe?request=advform.

Billy Graham

  • Jungle Action #10. Comic book pencils and tear sheet. Date: 7-1974. Size varies. Finding number: CGA.AC.Q6.071a-b.

Oliver “Ollie” W. Harrington

  • “… And the philosophy of this administration is ‘if it ain’t broke don’t fix it’!”. Editorial Cartoon. Date: [198?]. 35.8 x 28 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.B5.034.

Al Hollingsworth

  • Duo. Illustration. Date: [19??]. 61 x 50.5 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.G18.010.
  • Observing the monster. Sketch. Date: [19??]. 61 x 50.5 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.G18.011.

Tim Jackson

  • Sweet land of liberty. Editorial Cartoon. Date: 12-25-2005. 22.5 x 29 cm. Finding number: CGA.AAEC.011 [64904].
  • Bite at the gas pump. Editorial Cartoon. Date: 5-7-2006. 22.5 x 29 cm. Finding number: CGA.AAEC.001 [64905].
  • My last batch makes men more committed and emotionally involved…. Editorial Cartoon. Date: 2006. 22.5 x 29 cm. Finding number: CGA.AAEC.001 [64906].
  • “How can you not agree that the president should be impeached?!?”. Editorial Cartoon. Date: 1999. 22.5 x 29 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.X11.235.
  • “Bud- have you been out fantasy role playing with your little school chums again, you scamp?”. Editorial cartoon. Date: 1999. 22.5 x 29 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.X11.236.

Keith Knight

  • The k chronicles. Comic Strip. Date: [n.d.]. 38.5 x 28 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.Y12.274.

Sam Milai

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum has a considerable collection of Sam Milai’s original artwork. Records for these items can be viewed by using the art database’s advance search feature and searching for “Milai, Ahmed Samuel (Sam), 1908-1970” in the creator field: http://osu.pastperfect-online.com/37573cgi/mweb.exe?request=advform.

Ossie Ogwo

  • World’s Real Terrorists. Editorial cartoon. Date: 9-9-1988. 24 x 25.7 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.H4.191.
  • Noiega. Editorial cartoon. Date: 5-26-1989. 26.3 x 31 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.H4.192.
  • Takeshita of Japan has admitted accepting dollars in exchange for influence … likewise Jim Wright of the US … now son, why must you not accept you ate all the meat in this pot?. Editorial cartoon. Date: 6-5-1989. 26.3 x 31 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.H4.193.
  • In the loving memory of a great man who ousted a great Shah, made his country a great theocracy, took his people to a great war, placed a price on a great author’s head: Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini 1900-1989 R.I.P. Editorial Cartoon. Date: 6-9-1989. 25.3 x 31 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.H4.194.

Ron Rogers

  • All together now. Happy Thanksgiving. Editorial Cartoon. Date: 11-24-1984. 31 x 23 cm. Finding number: CGA.FCA.3.087.

Ted Shearer

  • Quincy. Comic strip. Date: 12-20-1979. 12 x 24 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ18.192.
  • Quincy. Comic strip. Date: 8-4-1970. 12 x 39 cm (mounted on poster board). Finding number: CGA.AC.Q17.252.
  • Quincy. Comic strip. Date: 8-25-1970. 12 x 38.9 cm (mounted on red board). Finding number: CGA.AC.R16.149.
  • Quincy. Comic strip. Date: 8-5-1974. 61.5 x 46 cm (framed and matted). Finding number: CGA.WC.18.003.

Jonathan D. Smith

  • Rockwood(?). Comic Strip. Date: 1990. 16.5 x 35.6 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ17.022.
  • Rockwood. Comic Strip. Date: [n.d.]. 26.5 x 35.5 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.AJ20.002.

Thomas “Tommy” A. Stockett

  • South Africa. Editorial cartoon. Date: 1992. 80 x 60.7 cm. Finding number: CGA.AC.K8.007.

Rob Stull

  • Spider-man adventures. Comic book. Date: 1994. 28 x 43.2 cm (pgs. 7 and 22 of issue 9). Finding number: CGA.AC.M8.074a-b.

Morrie Turner

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum has a considerable collection of Morrie Turner’s original artwork. Records for these items can be viewed by using the art database’s advance search feature and searching for “Turner, Morrie, 1923-” and/or “Turner, Morrie” in the creator field: http://osu.pastperfect-online.com/37573cgi/mweb.exe?request=advform.

Archival Collections

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum has archival collections with materials related to the following artists. These collections may contain correspondence and other papers, photographs, original artwork and/or tear sheets.

Rob Armstrong

E. Simms (Elmer Simms) Campbell

Al Hollingsworth

Wilbert Holloway

Jay Jackson

Sam Milai

  • Sam Milai Collection. This collection consists of 11 folders and contains 360 original editorial cartoons and one folder of tear sheets. For more information, including a detailed list of holdings, please reference the finding aid for this collection: http://library.osu.edu/finding-aids/cartoons/spec.cga.sm.pdf.

Jackie “Zelda” Ormes

Ted Shearer

Morrie Turner

Cartoon Collections

This section contains single panel and editorial cartoons collected and published together in single volumes.

Kyle Baker

  • Kyle Baker cartoonist. New York: K. Baker, 2004. Call number: PN6727.B332 K9 2004.

Darrin Bell

  • Another stereotype bites the dust: a Candorville collection. Kansas City: Andrews McMeel, c2006. Call number: PN6727.B435 A64 2006.
  • Rudy Park: the people must be wired. Kansas City: Andrews McMeel, c2003. Call number: PN6727.B435 R93 2003.

Ray Billingsley

  • Curtis. New York: Ballantine Books, 1993. Call number: PN6728.C87 B54 1993 (CGA Remote Stacks)

Buck Brown

  • Playboy’s Buck Brown. Chicago: Playboy Press, c1981. Call number: NC1429.B76 A74 1981.

E. Simms (Elmer Simms) Campbell

  • Chorus of cuties. New York: Avon Pub., c1952. Call number: NC1429.C29 A64 1952.
  • Classic cartoons from Playboy, Jan. – June 1961. By E. Simms Campbell et al. Chicago: Playboy Press, c1972. Call number: NC1428.C55 1972.
  • Cuties in arms. Philadelphia: D. McKay Co., c1942. Call number: NC1429.C29 1942.
  • More cuties in arms. Philadelphia: David McKay Company, [1943]. Call number: NC1429.C293.

Oliver “Ollie” W. Harrington

  • Bootsie and others: a selection of cartoons. New York: Dodd, Mead, [1958]. Call number: NC1429.H35 A4 1958.
  • Bootsie and others: a selection of cartoons. New York: Dodd, Mead, [1958]. Call number: NC1429.H35 A4 1958 c.2.
  • Bootsie and others: a selection of cartoons [xerographic reprint]. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1991. Call number: NC1429.H35 A4 1991.
  • Dark Laughter: satiric art of Oliver W. Harrington, from the Walter O. Evans collection of African-American art. Jackson: University of Mississippi, c1993. Call number: NC1429.H35 A6 1993.
  • Soul shots: political cartoons. New York: Long View Publishing, [1972?]. Call number: E183.H325 (CGA Portfolio Shelves).

Tim Jackson

  • The man who drew too much: a collection of 2005 social commentary cartoons. Chicago: Creative License Studio, c2006. Call number: NC1429.J327 A69 2006.

Morrie Turner

  • Freedom is … featuring “Wee Pals”. Valley Forge, PA: Judson Press, [1970]. Call number: PN6727.T87 F74 1970.
  • Wee pals: God is groovy. New York: New American Library, c1972. Call number: NC1429.T95 A752 1972.
  • Wee pals happy birthday, America!. New York: New American Library, c1975. Call number: E178.4.T8.

Comic Strip Collections

This section contains comic strips collected and published together as a collection.

Robb Armstrong

  • Jump start. Kansas City: Andrews and McMeel, c1997. Call number: NC1429.A735 A661997.
  • Jump start: a love story. New York: Harper Perennial Press, c1996. Call number: NC1429.A735 A67 1996.

Barbara Brandon

  • Where I’m coming from. Kansas City: Andrews and McMeel, c1993. Call number: PN6727.B635 W43 1993.
  • Where I’m still coming from: a new collection by Barbara Brandon. Kansas City: Andrews and McMeel, c1994. Call number: PN6727.B635 W44 1994.

Brumsic Brandon, Jr.

  • Luther, from inner city. New York: P. S. Eriksson, c1969. Call number: NC1429.B6965 A67 1969.
  • Luther raps. New York: P. S. Eriksson, 1971. Call number: NC1429.B6965 A675 1971.

Jerry Craft

  • Mama’s boyz: as American as sweet potato pie! A collection of comic strips. Benson, NC: American Publishing Company, c1997. Call number: PN6727.C67 M34 1997.

Keith Knight

  • Are we feeling safer yet?: a (th)ink anthology. San Francisco: Keith Knight Press, c2007. Call number: PN6727.K65 A74 2007.
  • The complete K chronicles: a comprehensive collection of Keith Knight’s award-winning comic strip. Milwaukie, OR: Dark Horse Books, 2008. Call number: PN6727.K65 C65 2008.
  • Dances with sheep: a K chronicles compendium. San Francisco: Manic D Press, c1997. Call number: PN6727.K65 D3 1997.
  • Fear of a black marker: another K chronicles compendium. San Francisco: Manic D. Press, c2000. Call number: PN6727.K65 F4 2000.
  • I left my arse in San Francisco. Los Angeles: K. Knight, c2008. Call number: PN6727.K65 I25 2008.
  • The knight life: chivalry ain’t dead. New York: Grand Central Pub., 2010. Call number: PN6727.K65 K652 2010.
  • The passion of the Keef. San Francisco: Manic D Press, c2005. Call number: PN6727.K65 P37 2005.
  • Red, white, black & blue: a (th)ink anthology. San Francisco: Manic D Press, c2004. Call number: PN6727.K65 R43 2004.
  • What a long strange trip it’s been: yet another K chronicles compendium. Marietta, GA: Top Shelf, c2002. Call number: PN6727.K65 W54 2002.

Aaron McGruder

  • The Boondocks: all the rage. New York: Three Rivers Press, c2007. Call number: NC1429.M4344 A63 2007.
  • The Boondocks: because I know you don’t read the newspaper. Kansas City: Andrews McMeel Pub., c2000. Call number: NC1429.M4344 A64 2000.
  • Public enemy #2: an all-new Boondocks collection. New York: Three Rivers Press, c2005. Call number: NC1429.M4344 A74 2005.
  • A right to be hostile: the Boondocks treasury. New York: Three Rivers Press, c2003. Call number: NC1429.M4344 A76 2003.

Ted Shearer

  • Quincy. Toronto; New York: Bantam, 1972. Call number: PN6728.Q5 S4 (CGA Remote depository).

Jonathan D. Smith

  • Introducing America’s newest cartoon kid – Rockwood. Los Angeles: Killimanjaro Communications, 1992. Call number: NC1765.L67 1995.

Cory Thomas

  • Watch your head: a collection. Kansas City: Andrews McMeel, c2008. Call number: PN6727.T435 W39 2008.

Morrie Turner

  • All God’s chillun got soul. Valley Forge, PA: Judson Press, c1980. Call number: PN6727.T87 A66 1980.
  • Explore Black history with Wee Pals. East Orange, NJ: Just Us Books, c1998. Call number: PN6727.T87 E9 1998.
  • The kid power gang salutes African-Americans in the military past and present. Oakland: Conway B. Jones, Jr., c2000. Call number: PN6727.T87 K5 2000.
  • Nipper. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, c1970. Call number: PZ7.T8558 N5 1970.
  • Nipper and Nipper’s secret power. [New York]: New American Library, [1974, c1971]. Call number: PN6727.T87 N55 1974 (CGA Remote Storage).
  • Oakland, the accessible city. Illustrated by Morrie Turner. Oakland: Mayor’s Commission on Disabled Persons, City of Oakland, c1985. Call number: PN6727.T87 O3 1985.
  • Super sistahs: featuring the accomplishments of African-American women. Oakland: Bye Publishing, c2004. Call number: PN6727.T87 S94 2004.
  • Wee pals. [New York]: New American Library, c1969. Call number: PN6728.W4 T8 1969.
  • Wee pals: funky tales. New York: New American Library, c1975. Call number: PN6727.T87 W44 1975 (CGA Remote Depository).
  • Wee pals: getting it all together. New York: New American Library, 1972, c1971. Call number: NC1429.T95 A75 1972.
  • Wee pals: kid power. [New York]: New American Library, [1970]. Call number: PN6727.T87 W442 1970.
  • Wee pals learn about fair housing. Marin County, Calif.: Community Housing Resource Board of Marin County, c1993. Call number: PN6727.T87 W443 1993.
  • “Wee pals” learn to become safety pals. Illustrated by Morrie Turner. [Sacramento?]: [s.n], 1986. Call number: PN6727.T87 W445 1986.
  • Wee pals: right on!. New York: New American Library, 1971, c1970. Call number: PN6727.W4 T9 1971.
  • Wee pals: staying cool. New York: New American Library, 1974. Call number: PN6727.T87 W455 1974 (CGA Remote Stacks).
  • Wee pals: Welcome to the club. Berkeley, CA: Wee Pals Rainbow Power Club, 1978. Call number: PN6727.T87 W46 1978.
  • What about gangs?: just say “no”!. Oakland: Oakland Police Dept., 1994. Call number: PN6727.T87 W49 1994.

Steven Lane Watkins

  • Housebroken: there’s a new dawg in town. Kansas City: Andrews McMeel, c2004. Call number: PN6727.W277 H68 2004.

Comic Books

This section contains serialized comic books.

Ho Che Anderson

  • Wise son of the white wolf, No. 1-4. New York, NY: DC Comics, c1996-1997. Call number: PN6728.6 D3 W48.
  • I want to be your dog, No. 2-5 (of 5). Seattle, WA: Eros Comix, 1990-1991. Call number: PN6728.6 E78 I95.
  • King: a special preview. Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books, 1992. Call number: PN6728.6 F3 K353.

Kyle Baker

  • Dick Tracy, book 1-2. Illustrated, lettered, and colored by Kyle Baker. Burbank, CA.: W.D. Publications, c1990. PN6728.D5 D48 1990 v.1 (CGA Stacks) and Call number: PN6728.6 D5 D53 no. 2.
  • The draft, no. 1. Inked by Kyle Baker. New York: Marvel Comics, c1988. Call number: PN6728.5 M3 D62 no. 1.
  • Justice, inc, books 1 & 2 (of 2). Illustrated by Kyle Baker. New York, DC Comics, 1989. Call number: PN6728.5 M3 D62 no. 1 & no. 2.
  • Through the Looking Glass. Adapted by Kyle Baker. New York: DC Comics, 2005. Call number: PN6728.5 F5 C5 T5.

Matt Baker

  • Phantom Lady. Roseville, CA: Verotik, Pibl., Inc., 1994. Call number: PN6728.6 V47 P42.

Winston Blakely

  • Little Miss Strange, no. 1. New York: Millennium, 1997-?. Call number: PN6728.6 M485 L4 no. 1 (Comic books oversized).

M.D. (Mark D.) Bright

  • Green Lantern: emerald dawn, no. 1-6. Art by M.D. Bright. New York: DC Comics, 1989-1990. Call number: PN6728.5 D3 G712 no. 1 – no. 6.
  • Green Lantern: emerald dawn II, no. 3-6. Penciled by M.D. Bright. New York: DC Comics, 1991. Call number: PN6728.5 D3 G73 no. 3 – no. 6.

Wayne Cash

  • Harry the cop. Illustrated by Wayne Cash. San Jose, CA: Slave Labor Graphics, c1992. Call number: PN6728.6 S55 H175 no.1.

Denys Cowan

  • Badger goes berserk!, no. 1-4 of 4. Art by Denys Cowan, et al. Chicago: First Publishing, 1989. Call number: PN6728.5 F5 B16 no. 1 – no. 4.
  • Frank, no. 1 & 3 of 4. Santa Monica, CA: Nemesis Comics, 1994. Call number: PN6728.6 N25 F61 no.1 & no. 3.

Michael Davis

  • Etc., book 1-3. Illustration and design by Michael Davis. New York: DC Comics Inc., 1989-1990. Call number: PN6728.5 D3 E8 no. 1 – no. 3.

Grass Green

  • Ghetto bitch, no. 1. Seattle: Eros Comics, [1993?]-. Call number: PN6728.6 E78 G33 no. 1.
  • Sinnin’, no. 1-2. Seattle: Eros Comics, 1991-. Call number: PN6728.6 E78 S5 no. 1 – no. 2.
  • Xal-Kor, the human cat. Fort Wayne, Ind.: Regco Enterprises, 1980. Call number: PN6727.G7283 X3 1980 (CGA Stacks).

Shepherd Hendrix

  • Restaurant at the end of the universe, no. 1-3 of 3. Art by Shepherd Hendrix. New York: DC Comics, c1994. Call number: PN6728.6 D3 R47 no.1 – no.3.

Todd Johnson

  • Tribe, no. 2. Grosse Pointe Woods, MI: Axis Comics, 1993. Call number: PN6728.6 A93 T63 no. 2.

Brian McDonald

  • Harry the Cop. Written by Brian McDonald. San Jose, CA: Slave Labor Graphics, c1992. Call number: PN6728.6 S55 H175 no.1.

Dwayne McDuffie

  • The amazing spider-man: riot at robotworld. Written by Dwayne McDuffie. New York: Marvel Comics, [1991-]. Call number: PN6728.6 M3 A501 v. 1 no. 2.
  • Fox kids funhouse: The Tick: a world of paint. New York: Acclaim Books, 1997. Call number: NC1426.F69 1997 (CGA Remote Storage).
  • She-Hulk: ceremony, no. 1 of 2. Written by Dwayne McDuffie. [New York]: Marvel Entertainment Group, 1989. Call number: PN6728.5 M3 S54 no. 1.

Turtel Onli

  • Sustah-girl: Queen of the Black Age, no. 1. Chicgao: Onli Studios, 1993-. Call number: PN6728.6 O54 S97 no. 1.

Keith Pollard

  • Cobalt Blue, vol. 1 no. 2. Penciled by Keith Pollard. Wheeling, WV: Innovative Corporation, 1989-. Call number: PN6728.5 I65 C63 no. 2.

Christopher J. (Christopher James) Priest

  • Impulse: Bart saves the universe, no. 1. Written by Christopher Priest. New York: DC Comics, c1999. Call number: PN6728.6 D3 I501 no. 1.
  • Triumph, no. 2-4 of 4. Written by Christopher Priest. New York: DC Comics, c1995. Call number: PN6728.6 D3 T75 no. 2 – no. 4.

Jonathan D. Smith

  • Witchblade: collected editions, v. 1-3. Colored by Jonathan D. Smith. Fullerton, Calif.: Image Comics, c1996-. Call number: PN6728.W54 W5 1996 v. 1 – v. 3 (CGA Stacks).

Brian Stelfreeze

  • Cycops, book 1 of 3. New York: Fictioneer Books, 1988-. Call number: PN6728.5 F46 C9 v. 1.

Rob Stull

  • Ka-Zar: ’97 annual. Inked by Rob Stull. New York: Marvel Comics, 1997. Call number: PN6728.6 M3 K31 no. 1.

Morrie Turner

  • George Foster: man of dreams, man with a purpose. Story layout and character art by Morrie Turner. Tempe, Arizona: George Foster Enterprises, 1982. Call number: PN6728 G45 G45.

Trevor Von Eeden

  • Batman: shadow of the bat annual. Penciled by Trevor Von Eeden. New York: DC Comics, 1993-1997. Call number: PN6728.6 D3 B402 no. 1.
  • Black canary: new wings, no. 1 of 4. Layouts by Trevor Von Eeden. New York: DC Comics, 1991-1992. Call number: PN6728.6 D3 B48 no. 1.

Comic Book Trade Reprints

This section contains consecutive runs or single story arcs of serialized comic books that have been collected and reprinted as a single volume.

Kyle Baker

  • Dick Tracy, the complete true hearts and tommy guns collection (collecting Dick Tracy no. 1-3). Illustrated, lettered, and colored by Kyle Baker. Burbank, CA: W. D. Publications, c1990. Call number: PN6728.W35 D5 1990.
  • Plastic Man: on the lam (collecting Plastic Man no. 1-6). New York: DC Comics, c2004. Call number: PN6728.P58 B35 2004.
  • Plastic Man: rubber bandits (collecting Plastic man no. 8-11, 13, 14). New York: DC Comics, 2005. Call number: PN6727.B332 P53 2005.
  • Truth: red, white & black (collecting Truth no. 1-7). Penciled by Kyle Baker. New York: Marvel Comics, 2004. Call number: PN6727.B332 M67 2004.

M.D. (Mark D.) Bright

  • Green Lantern: emerald dawn, collecting Green Lantern: emerald dawn no. 1-6. Art by M.D. Bright. New York: DC Comics, c1991. Call number: PN727.G537 G7 1991.
  • Green Lantern: emerald dawn, collecting Green Lantern: emerald dawn no. 1-6. Art by M.D. Bright. New York: DC Comics, c1991. Call number: PN6727.G537 G7 1991 c.2.
  • Green Lantern: emerald dawn II, collecting Green Lantern: emerald dawn no. 1-6. Penciled by M.D. Bright. New York: DC Comics, c2003. Call number: PN6728.G74 G54 2003.
  • Icon: a hero’s welcome, collecting Icon no. 1-8. New York: DC Comics, c1996. Call number: PN6727.M262 I36 1996.

ChrisCross

  • Captain Marvel: First Contact, collecting Captain Marvel, vol. 3 no. 0, 1-6. Penciled by ChrisCross. New York: Marvel Comics, c2001. Call number: PN6728.C357 D37 2001.
  • Captain Marvel: nothing to lose, collecting Captain Marvel, vol. 4 no. 1-6. Penciled by ChrisCross. New York: Marvel Comics, c2003. Call number: PN6728.C357 D42 2003.

Jamal Igle

  • Green Lantern: a new dawn. Illustrated by Jamal Igle, et al. New York: DC Comics, c1997. Call number: PN6728.G74 M39 1997 (CGA Remote Storage).

Brian McDonald

  • Lost in space: Warrior Smith, collecting issues 1-3 of the Dark Horse comic-book series Lost in space. Written by Brian McDonald. Milwaukie, OR: Dark Horse Comics, 1998. Call number: PN6728.L64 M3 1998.

Dwayne McDuffie

  • Icon: a hero’s welcome, collecting Icon no. 1-8. Written by Dwayne McDuffie. New York: DC Comics, c1996. Call number: PN6727.M262 I36 1996.
  • Static Shock!: trial by fire, collecting Static no. 1-4. Written by Dwayne McDuffie. New York: DC Comics, c2000. Call number: PN6728.S757 M3 2000.

John R. Ridley

  • The American way, collecting The American way no. 1-8. Written by John Ridley. Lo Jolla, Calif.: Wildstorm Productions, 2007. Call number: PN6728.A693 R54 2007.

Jonathan D. Smith

  • Michael Turner’s Fathom, collecting Michael Turner’s Fathom, no. 1-9. Colored by Jonathan D. Smith. Orange, Calif.: Image Comics, 2001-. Call number: PN6728.F38 T9 2001 v. 1.
  • Michael Turner’s Fathom, collecting Michael Turner’s Fathom, no. 1-9. Colored by Jonathan D. Smith. Orange, Calif.: Image Comics, 2001-. Call number: PN6728.F38 T9 2001 v. 1 c. 2.
  • Witchblade: deluxe collected edition, collecting Witchblade no. 1-8. Colored by Jonathan D. Smith. Fullerton, Calif.: Image Comics, c1997-. Call number: PN6728.W54 W5 1997 v. 1.
  • Witchblade: prevailing, collecting Witchblade no. 20-25. Colored by Jonathan D. Smith. Los Angeles: Top Cow, 2000-. Call number: PN6728.W54 W53 2000 v. 1 no. 1.
  • Witchblade: revelations, collecting Witchblade no. 9-17. Colored by Jonathan D. Smith. Los Angeles: Top Cow, 2000-. Call number: PN6728.W54 W54 2000 v. 1.

Larry Stroman

  • Alien legion: force nomad, collecting Alien legion: force nomad no. 1-11. Penciled by Larry Stroman. Centerville, OH: Checker Book Publishing, c2001. Call number: PN6728.A56 D59 2001.
  • Alien force: piecemaker, collecting Alien force, piecemaker no 12-18. Penciled by Larry Stroman. Centerville, OH: Checker Book Publishing, 2002. Call number: PN6728.A56 P67 2002.

Trevor Von Eeden

  • Batman: venom, collecting Batman: legends of the dark knight no 16-20. Layouts by Trevor Von Eeden. New York: DC Comics, c1993. Call number: PN6728.B36 O57 1993.

Robert L. Washington III

  • Static shock!: trial by fire, collecting Static no. 1-4. Written by Dwayne McDuffie and Robert L. Washington III. New York: DC Comics, c2000. Call number: PN6728.S757 M3 2000.

Graphic Novels

This section contains monograph comic art volumes and/or collections of multi-volume graphic novels.

Ho Che Anderson

  • King: a comic book biography. Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, 2005. E185.97.K5 A749 2005.
  • King, no. 1-3. Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, c1993-2003. Call number: E185.97.K5 A75 1993.
  • King: a comics biography. Seattle: Fantagraphics Books; London: Turnaround [distributor], 2010. Call number: PN6747.A57 K55 2010.
  • Ho Che Anderson’s Sand & fury: a screem queen adventure. Seattle: Fantagraphics Books; London: Turnaround [distributor], c2010. Call number: PN6747.A57 S35 2010.

Kyle Baker

  • Birth of a nation: a comic novel. By Aaron McGruder and Reginald Hudlin; Illustrated by Kyle Baker. New York: Crown Publishers, c2004. Call number: PN6727.B332 M34 2004.
  • The Cowboy Wally show. New York: Marlowe, 1996. Call number: PN6727.B332 C68 1996.
  • Cyrano de Bergerac. By Edmund Rostand; adapted by Peter David and Kyle Baker. New York: Berkley, first published 1991. Call number: PN6728.5 F5 C5 C9.
  • Freak show. By Kyle Baker et al. Milwaukie, OR: Dark Horse Comics, c1992. PN6726.F74 1992.
  • How to draw stupid and other essentials of cartooning. New York: Watson-Guptill, 2008. Call number: NC1320.B33 2008.
  • I die at midnight. New York: DC Comics, c2000. Call number: PN6727.B332 I2 2000.
  • King David. New York: Vertigo DC Comics, c2002. Call number: PN6727. B332 K5 2002.
  • Nat Turner, vol. 1 & 2. New York: Kyle Baker Pub., 2006. Call number: PN6727.B332 N38 v. 1 & v. 2.
  • Why I hate Saturn. New York: DC/Vertigo, c1990. Call number: PN6727.B332 W5 1990.
  • Why I hate Saturn. New York: Piranha Press, c1990. Call number: PN6727.B332 W5 1990b.
  • You are here. New York: DC Comics, c1999. Call number: PN6727.B332 Y6 1999.

M.D. (Mark D.) Bright

  • Acclaim Comics presents Quantum and Woody in KYAG. Penciled by M.D. Bright. New York: Acclaim Comics, 1998-. Call number: PN6727.P744 A33 1998 v.1 no.1.
  • Quantum and Woody: the director’s cut. Penciled by M.D. Bright. New York: Acclaim Comics, 1997-. Call number: PN6727.P744 Q8 1997.

Denys Cowan

  • Batman: blind justice. Penciled by Denys Cowan. New York: DC Comics, c1992. Call number: PN6727.H345 B37 1992.

Phonzie Davis

  • 33%Jo-Jo Pow and the Synthesizer. [S.l.]: Columbus Comic, c2006. Call number: PN6726.T478 2006.

Seitu Hayden

  • Hearts of Africa: volume I: temporary natives. Art by Seitu Hayden. New York: Epic Comics, c1990. Call number: PN6727.H385 T45 1990.
  • Hearts of Africa: volume II: trials. Illustrated by Seitu Hayden. San Jose, CA: SLG Publishing, 1996. Call number: PN6727.H385 H43 1996.

Shepherd Hendrix

  • But there ain’t no Christmas at Slapjack Joe’s, in Last dangerous Christmas. Art by Shepherd Hendrix. Seattle: Aeon Press, c1997. Call number: PN6726.L37 1997.

Reginald Hudlin

  • Birth of a nation: a comic novel. Written by Aaron McGruder and Reginald Hudlin. New York: Crown Publishers, c2004. Call number: PN6727.B332 M34 2004.

John Jennings

  • Alcheme: visual statements. Champaign, IL: Sum28 Studio, c2005. NC1429.H385 A625 2005.
  • The hole: consumer culture: a graphic novel. Chicago: Front Forty Press, 2008. Call number: PN6728.H59 D84 2008 v. 1.

Aaron McGruder

  • Birth of a nation: a comic novel. By Aaron McGruder and Reginald Hudlin; Illustrated by Kyle Baker. New York: Crown Publishers, c2004. Call number: PN6727.B332 M34 2004.

Keith Pollard

  • Marvel Comics presents The enslavers. Penciled by Keith Pollard. New York: Marvel Comics, c1990. Call number: PN6728.S49 L39 1990.

Jonathan D. Smith

  • Tomb raider: mystic artifacts. Colored by Jonathan D. Smith. Orange, Calif.: Image Comics, 2001-. Call number: PN6728.T635 T6 2001 v. 1 no. 1.

John Stinsman

  • Avengelyne. Penciled by John Stinsman. Anaheim, Calif.: Maximum Press, c1995. Call number: PN6727.L5 A85 1995.

Larry Stroman

  • Cloak and Dagger. Penciled by Larry Stroman. New York: Marvel Entertainment Group, c1988. Call number: PN6727.M345 C56 1988.
  • Punisher, Black Widow: spinning doomsday’s web. Penciled by Larry Stroman. New York: Marvel Comics, c1992. Call number: PN6727.C542 P85 1992.

Dann Tincher

  • Whisp, originally published as Whisp vol. 1-3. Champaign, Il: Rehab 25 Press, c2005-. Call number: PN6728.W4618 D93 2005 pt. 1.

Lance Tooks

  • Lucifer’s garden of verses. [New York]: NBM ComicsLit, [2004]-. PN6727.T55 L83 2004 v. 1.
  • Narcissa. New York: Doubleday Graphic Novels, c2002. Call number: PN6727.T55 N27 2002.

Trevor Von Eeden

  • Mysterious Traveler. Art by Trevor Von Eeden. Calumet City, Il: Moonstone, c2003. Call number: PN6728.M897 M9 2003.

Ron Wilson

  • Super Boxers, Marvel Graphic Novel no. 8. Created and penciled by Ron Wilson. New York: Marvel Comics Group, c1983. Call number: PN6727.W54 S8 1983.
  • Wolfpack. New York: Marvel Entertainment Group, c1987. Call number: PN6727.H27 W6 1987.

Online Resources

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum has digitized copies of the following cartoons and comics that are available to be viewed online.

Robb Armstrong

Ray Billingsley

E. Simms (Elmer Simms) Campbell

Oliver “Ollie” W. Harrington

Jay Jackson

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum has a considerable collection of Jay Jackson’s cartoons and comics available for viewing online, including examples of the cartoon So what? and comic strip Speed Jaxon. These digital items can be viewed by searching for “Jackson, Jay” in the Cartoon Image Database: https://cartoonimages.osu.edu/.

Sam Milai

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum has a considerable collection of Sam Milai’s cartoons available for viewing online. These digital items can be viewed by searching for “Milai, Ahmed Samuel (Sam), 1908-1970” in the Cartoon Image Database: https://cartoonimages.osu.edu/.

Ted Shearer

Morrie Turner

Essays

Oliver “Ollie” W. Harrington

  • Where is justice?. Detroit: W.O. Evans, 1991. Call number: NC1429.H35 A78 1991.
  • Why I left America. Detroit: W.O. Evans, 1991. Call number: NC1429.H35 W5 1991.
  • Why I left America, and other essays. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, c1993. Call number: NC1429.H35 W5 1993 c.2.

Other Works

This section contains additional works by artists, including syndicate sales kits, coloring books, and video interviews.

Robb Armstrong

  • Jump start [syndicate sales kit]. Call number: NC1429.A735 A69 1980z.
  • Jump start [syndicate sales kit]. Call number: NC1429.A735 A69 1990z.
  • Jump start [syndicate sales kit]. Call number: NC1429.A735 A69 1995.
  • [Real funny the importance of relevancy in the funny papers] [videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1995. Call number: NC1427.C65 F444 1995 videotape.
  • [Real funny the importance of relevancy in the funny papers] [videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1995. Call number: NC1427.C65 F444 1995 videotape c.2 (CGA Remote Depository).

Stephen Bentley

  • [When characters come to life.] [videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1995. Call number: NC1427.C65 F446 1995 videotape.
  • [When characters come to life.] [videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1995. Call number: NC1427.C65 F446 1995 videotape c. 2 (CGA Remote Depository).

Ray Billingsley

  • My life in four panels [videorecording]. Columbus: Bartha Audiovisual, 2007. Call number: NC1427.C65 F485 2007 DVD.

Barbara Brandon

  • [A fresh perspective] [Videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1992. Call number: NC1427.C65 F4355 1992 Videotape.
  • [A fresh perspective] [Videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1992. Call number: NC1427.C65 F4355 1992 Videotape c. 2 (CGA remote depository).

Brumsic Brandon, Jr.

  • [A pen in hand, tongue in cheek career] [videorecording]. Columbus: Mills/James Productions, Inc., 1998. Call number: NC1427.C65 F4555 1998 Videotape.
  • [A pen in hand, tongue in cheek career] [videorecording]. Columbus: Mills/James Productions, Inc., 1998. Call number: NC1427.C65 F4555 1998 Videotape c. 2 (CGA remote depository).

Buck Brown

  • [How to freelance] [videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1992. Call number: NC1427.C65 F4365 1992 videotape.
  • [How to freelance] [videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1992. Call number: NC1427.C65 F4365 1992 videotape c.2 (CGA Remote Depository).
  • [Working as a magazine cartoonist] [videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1989. Call number: NC1427.C65 F42966 1989 videotape.
  • [Working as a magazine cartoonist] [videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1989. Call number: NC1427.C65 F42966 1989 videotape c.2 (CGA Remote Depository).
  • [Working as a magazine cartoonist] [videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1989. Call number: NC1427.C65 F42966 1989b videotape (CGA Remote Depository).

Oliver “Ollie” W. Harrington

  • [Dreaming on the back stairs] [Videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1992. Call number: NC1427.C65 F435 1992 videotape pt. 1.
  • [Dreaming on the back stairs] [Videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1992. Call number: NC1427.C65 F435 1992 videotape pt. 2.
  • [Dreaming on the back stairs] [Videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1992. Call number: NC1427.C65 F435 1992 videotape pt. 1 c.2 (CGA Remote Depository).
  • [Dreaming on the back stairs] [Videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1992. Call number: NC1427.C65 F435 1992 videotape pt. 2 c.2 (CGA Remote Depository).

Keith Knight

  • The 2007 Keith Knight mega-mix monthly calendar!. San Francisco: K. Knight, [2007?]. Call number: PN6727.K65 A2 2007.
  • The Knight life [syndicate sales kit]. Call number: PN6727.K65 K65 2008 (CGA Oversize).

Aaron McGruder

  • The boondocks [syndicate sales kit]. Call number: NC1429.M4344 B66 1998.

Keith Pollard

  • The fantastic four: the secret story of Marvel’s cosmic quartet. Featuring the art of Keith Pollard, et al. Chicago: Children’s Press, c1981. Call number: PN6728.F33 K7.

Morrie Turner

  • Black and white coloring book. Coloring Book. San Francisco: Troubadour, c1969. Call number: PN6727.T87 B53 1969 (CGA Oversize).
  • Black and white coloring book. Coloring Book. San Francisco: Troubadour, c1969. Call number: PN6727.T87 B53 1969 c. 2 (CGA Oversize).
  • Black history trivia: quiz and game book. Activity book. [U.S.]: News-America Syndicate, c1986. Call number: PN6727.T87 B537 1986.
  • [The business of cartooning] [Videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1986. Call number: NC1427.C65 F426 1986 Videotape pt. 1.
  • [The business of cartooning] [Videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1986. Call number: NC1427.C65 F426 1986 Videotape pt. 1 c. 2 (CGA Remote Depository).
  • [The business of cartooning] [Videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1986. Call number: NC1427.C65 F426 1986 Videotape pt. 2.
  • [The business of cartooning] [Videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1986. Call number: NC1427.C65 F426 1986 Videotape pt. 2 c. 2 (CGA Remote Depository).
  • [Chalk talks] [Videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1986. Call number: NC1427.C65 F4296 1986 Videotape.
  • [Chalk talks] [Videorecording]. Columbus: Shaw Video Services, 1986. Call number: NC1427.C65 F4296 1986 Videotape c. 2 (CGA Remote Depository).
  • Getting in touch with me: coloring book. Coloring Book. Oakland: Oakland Police Dept., 1991. Call number: PN6727.T87 G47 1991.
  • Learn to say no. Activity book. Sacramento: State of California, Dept. of Alcohol and Drug Programs, [1988]. Call number: PN6727.T87 L43 1988.
  • Realtor’s guide to conducting a successful spelling bee. Illustrated by Morrie Turner. Santa Rosa, CA: Sonoma County Board of Realtors, c1986. Call number: PN6727.T87 R43 1986.
  • Realtor’s guide to conducting a successful spelling bee. Illustrated by Morrie Turner. Santa Rosa, CA: Sonoma County Board of Realtors, c1986. Call number: PN6727.T87 R43 1986 c. 2.
  • Trivia quiz features [syndicate sales kit]. Call number: PN6727.T87 T7 1984.
  • Tu puedes decir no! a los e’xtranños, coloring book featuring Wee Pals the kid power gang. Coloring book. Oakland: Oakland Police Dept., c1988. Call number: PN6727.T87 T9 1988.
  • “Wee pals” are phone friends: coloring book. Coloring book. [S.l.]: Sutter Community Hospital, 1993. Call number: PN6727.T87 W443 1993.
  • Wee pals doing the right thing: coloring book. Coloring book. Oakland: Oakland Police Dept., 1991. Call number: PN6727.T87 W42 1991.
  • Wee pals make friends with music and musical instruments: coloring book. Coloring book. Stockton, CA: Stockton Symphony Association, c1982. Call number: PN6727.T87 W45 1982.