The Harold E. Selesky Comic Collection contains 3428 comic books from the years 1949-1991. This encompasses the Silver and Bronze Ages of comics. The collection includes material from both mainstream and independent comics companies and ranges from superhero stories to children’s comics to illustrated histories and more. All the comics in this collection have been cataloged and can be found via Scout or the Classic Catalog.

For more on these and other similar holdings, take a look at our LibGuide page for Comics and Zines. There, you’ll find an alphabetical list of all titles in the collection.

Titles/series with substantial holdings include

  • Alpha Flight (Marvel)
  • Amazing Heroes (Fantagraphics)
  • American Flagg (First Comics)
  • Avengers (Marvel)
  • Batman (DC)
  • Brave and the Bold (DC)
  • Bugs Bunny
  • Captain America (Marvel)
  • Captain Marvel
  • Champions (Marvel)
  • Crisis on Infinite Earths (DC)
  • Daredevil (Marvel)
  • Dazzler (Marvel)
  • Defenders / New Defenders (Marvel)
  • Doctor Strange (Marvel)
  • Donald Duck
  • E-Man (First Comics)
  • Elementals (Comico)
  • Eternals (Marvel)
  • Fantastic Four (Marvel)
  • Flash (DC)
  • Fury of Firestorm (DC)
  • Ghost Rider (Marvel)
  • Hercules (Marvel)
  • Howard the Duck (Marvel)
  • Hulk (Marvel)
  • Infinity Inc (DC)
  • Inhumans (Marvel)
  • Invaders (Marvel)
  • Iron Fist (Marvel)
  • Iron Man (Marvel)
  • John Sable Freelance (First Comics)
  • Justice League (DC)
  • Ka-Zar (Marvel)
  • Legion of Super-Heroes (DC)
  • Looney Tunes
  • Marvel Team-Up
  • Marvel Two-in-One
  • Mickey Mouse
  • Micronauts (Marvel)
  • Ms. Marvel
  • New Mutants (Marvel)
  • Nexus (Dark Horse)
  • Nova (Marvel)
  • Porky Pig
  • Power Man (Marvel)
  • Rom (Marvel)
  • Roy Rogers
  • Sad Sack
  • Secret Wars (Marvel)
  • Spider-Man (Marvel)
  • Spider-Woman (Marvel)
  • Squadron Supreme (Marvel)
  • Super-Villain Team-Up (Marvel)
  • Superman (DC)
  • Teen Titans / New Teen Titans (DC)
  • Thor (Marvel)
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Uncle Scrooge
  • Vision and the Scarlet Witch (Marvel)
  • Walt Disney
  • West Coast Avengers (Marvel)
  • What If…? (Marvel)
  • Wonder Woman (DC)
  • Woody Woodpecker
  • X-Factor (Marvel)
  • X-Men (Marvel)