Allen C. Bluedorn Comic Collection

Scope and Contents Note

The collection was donated by MU faculty member Allen Bluedorn in February 1991 and consists of microform copies of Golden Age era comic books. For specific titles, see the inventory below.

Access

This microfilm collection is uncatalogued, but the contents of the collection are listed below. These materials are available for use by all patrons during Special Collections service hours or by appointment.

Inventory

Citation Format: Title. Issues included in the collection. Location (reel number). In cases where issues for a single title are located on more than one reel, a table gives the locations of individual issues.

A  C  E-F  G  H-I  J  K-L  M  O-P  Q-R  U-V  X-Y-Z

Action Comics.  Issues 1-78.

1-5 Reel 116
6-10 Reel 124
11-15 Reel 50
16-20 Reel 109
21-25 Reel 82
26-30 Reel 124
31-35 Reel 90
36-40 Reel 48
41-55 Reel 35
56-60 Reel 50
61-66 Reel 58
67-72 Reel 52
73-78 Reel 54

Airboy. Volume 5, issues 2-6.  Reel 104.

All Select.  Issues 2-11.

2-5 Reel 139
6-10 Reel 169

All-Star.  Issues 1-57.

1-5 Reel 38
6-26 Reel 8
27-57 Reel 37

All-Winners (1st series).  Issues 2-19, 21.

2-5 Reel 108
6-10 Reel 188
11-18 Reel 189
19, 21 Reel 29

America’s Best.  Issues 10-13.  Reel 80.

America’s Greatest.  Issues 2-3, 7-8.

2-3 Reel 80
7-8 Reel 80

Batman.  Issues 1-49, 57-63.

1-5 Reel 13
6-10 Reel 53
11-15 Reel 35
16-28 Reel 55
29-35 Reel 49
43-49 Reel 57
57-63 Reel 57

Big All American.  Reel 13.

Big Shot.  Issues 15-19.  Reel 188

Blackhawk.  Issues 9-14.  Reel 50

Black Terror.  Issues 3-7.  Reel 112.

Boy.  Issues 3-22, 28-33, 40-44.

3-22 Reel 136
28-33 Reel 90
40-44 Reel 72

Boy Detective.  Issue 1. Reel 29.

Boy Commandos.  Issues 12-24.

12-17 Reel 71.
18-24 Reel 72

Buck Rogers.  Issues 1-5.  Reel 13

Captain Aero.  Issue 10. Reel 29

Captain America (1st series).  Issues 1-55.

1-5 Reel 49
6-10 Reel 47
11-20 Reel 55
21-30 Reel 57
31-40 Reel 119
41-55 Reel 135

Captain Battle.  Issue 1.  Reel 29

Captain Fearless.  Issue 1. Reel 29

Captain Flash.  Issue 1. Reel 29

Captain Marvel (1st series).  Issues 50-68, 97-110.

50-62 Reel 48
63-68 Reel 49
97-103 Reel 47
104-110 Reel 52

Captain Marvel and Lights of Safety.  Reel 29.

Captain Marvel, Jr.  Issues 1, 23-26, 86-95.

1 Reel 29
23-26 Reel 139
86-95 Reel 68

Captain Marvel Story Book.  Issue 1. Reel 29

Captain Midnight.  Issue 1. Reel 29

Captain Tootsie.  Issue 1. Reel 29

Captain Wizard.  Issue 1. Reel 29

Catman.  Issue 1.  Reel 29

Charlie McCarthy.  Issue 1. Reel 29

Choice.  Issue 1. Reel 29

Clue.  Issue 1. Reel 29

Daredevil (1st series).  Issues 22-30. Reel 139.

Daring.  Issues 6-12.

6-9 Reel 122
10-12 Reel 123

Detective.  Issues 26-108.

26-30 Reel 122
31-35 Reel 25
36-40 Reel 112
41-50 Reel 25
51-55 Reel 83
56-60 Reel 25
61-65 Reel 127
66-70 Reel 91
71-81 Reel 127
82-87 Reel 104
88-93 Reel 136
94-99 Reel 117
100-108 Reel 127

Dollman.  Issues 1-6. Reel 135

Fight.  Issues 11-16, 42-46.

11-15 Reel 108
42-46 Reel 112

Flash.  Issues 1-10, 16-25, 31-35, 57-64, 72-75.

1-5 Reel 52
6-9 Reel 89
16-25 Reel 54
31-35 Reel 104
57-63 Reel 98
72-75 Reel 109

Flash Gordon.  Issues 1-4. Reel 98

Four Most.  Volume 1, Issue 1. Reel 29

Funnies.  Issues 43-48. Reel 121

Green Hornet.  Issues 26-30, 36-41.

26-30 Reel 189
36-40 Reel 189

Green Lantern (1st Series).  Issues 1-24. Reel 4

Hangman.  Issues 2-5. Reel 135

Heroic.  Issues 14-18, 23-29.

14-18 Reel 188
23-29 Reel 108

Human Torch (1st Series).  Issues 1-25.

1 Reel 29
2-3 Reel 103
6-9 Reel 104
12-17 Reel 223
18-24 Reel 169

Jackpot.  Issues 2-8. Reel 124

Jumbo.  Issues 88-102.

88-91 Reel 103
92-102 Reel 158

Jungle.  Issues 71-75, 111-114, 119-128.

71-75 Reel 119
111-114 Reel 117
119-128 Reel 119

Keen Detective Funnies.  Issues 21-24. Reel 169

King.  Issues 46-53. Reel 169

Mad Comics.  Issue 1. Reel 29

Magic.  Issues 1-10. Reel 117

Marvel Family.  Issues 20-31, 45-50.

20-31 Reel 59
45-50 Reel 76

Marvel Mystery.  Issues 1-69, 76-92.

1-4 Reel 123
7-8 Reel 80
11-18 Reel 15
21-24 Reel 72
26-30 Reel 68
31-35 Reel 54
36-40 Reel 90
41-45 Reel 76
46-50 Reel 71
51-55 Reel 103
57-62 Reel 68
63-68 Reel 71
76-81 Reel 51
82-87 Reel 52
88-91 Reel 89

Mary Marvel.  Issues 1-8, 15-28.

1-5 Reel 59
15-28 Reel 72

Military.  Issues 1-7.

1 Reel 29
2-3 Reel 121

Minute Man.  Issues 1-3. Reel 116

More Fun.  Issues 96-107.

96-101 Reel 47
102-107 Reel 76

Mystery Men.  Issues 27-31. Reel 223

National.  Issues 16-20, 42-46.

16-20 Reel 47
42-46 Reel 122

New York World’s Fair.  1939-1940. Reel 13

Pep.  Issue 1. Reel 29

Planet.  Issues 45-63.

45-49 Reel 82
50-56 Reel 90
57-62 Reel 91

Plastic Man.  Issues 12-17. Reel 89

Police.  Issues 1, 36-46, 56-61.

1 Reel 29
36-40 Reel 116
56-60 Reel 91

Popular.  Issues 47-49, 61-67.

47-49 Reel 117
61-65 Reel 121

Prize.  Issues 34-42, 49-53.

24 Reel 29
35-42 Reel 91
49-53 Reel 109

Rangers.  Issues 35-42. Reel 109

Sensation.  Issues 26-36, 51-62.

22-26 Reel 112
27-36 Reel 103
51-56 Reel 83
57-62 Reel 98

Shield Wizard.  Issues 2-10. Reel 122

Silver Streak.  Issues 20-21. Reel 188

Speed.  Issues 30-34. Reel 223

Spy Smasher.  Issues 2-5. Reel 123

Startling.  Issues 15-21. Reel 158

Star Spangled.  Issues 47-53, 119-123.

47-53 Reel 38
119-123 Reel 223

Sub-Mariner.  Issues 1-20.

1-5 Reel 124
6-10 Reel 158
11-15 Reel 189
16-20 Reel 121

Superman.  Issues 1-100.

1-5 Reel 58
6-10 Reel 59
11-15 Reel 38
16-26 Reel 51
27-32 Reel 89
33-40 Reel 98
41-47 Reel 51
48-54 Reel 50
55-61 Reel 49
62-68 Reel 52
69-81 Reel 48
82-89 Reel 123
90-100 Reel 139

Target.  Volume 1, Issue 11. Reel 29

Top Notch.  Issues 2, 4-5, 11-13.

2, 4-5 Reel 189
11-13 Reel 188

Thrilling.  Issue 19. Reel 29

Thun’da.  Issue 1.  Reel 29

U.S.A.  Issues 1-10. Reel 108

Whirlwind.  Issues 1-3.  Reel 119

Whiz.  Issues 11-13, 20-32, 67-82, 137-143.

11-13 Reel 109
20-25 Reel 13
26-30 Reel 76
67-82 Reel 58
137-143 Reel 89

Wings.  Issues 90-94. Reel 82

Wonder Woman.  Issues 12-18. Reel 82

World’s Finest.  Issues 1-20.

1-5 Reel 53
9-12 Reel 80
13-16 Reel 71
17-20 Reel 38

Wow.  Issues 26-29, 41-47.

26-29 Reel 83
41-45 Reel 83

Young Allies.  Issues 1-16.

1-10 Reel 15
11-16 Reel 68