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The following color microfiche titles are available for use in the Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room.  Due to their recent acquisition not all titles listed are reflected in the Library of Congress catalog.

The same procedures governing use of the original comic book issues apply to the color microfiche:all researchers must complete the comic book request form indicating the purpose of their research and the specific issues needed.  However, unlike their print counterparts, pages from the microfiche may be photocopied or scanned using the microform reader-printers in the Reading Room.The microfiche is not available for Interlibrary Loan.

For more information, please contact the Serial & Government Publications Division at 202-707-5690 or via Ask a Librarian.

The list is arranged by title, following by print publisher, enumeration and chronology of available issues, and acquisition source of microfiche indicator [ ].

Source of microfiche: 

           MC=Microcolour
           MW=Murray Ward


A-1 (Compix)  #6, 8  (1944, 1947)  [MW]

Abbott & Costello Comics (St. John) #1 (Feb1948)   [MW]

Ace Comics   (David McKay)  #5-6, 8, 10, 17-18, 20-23, 28-29, 31-34, 38, 44, 47-48, 51-52, 54, 57, 59, 62-63, 65, 68-69 (scattered dates:  Aug 1937-Oct 1943)  [MW]

Action Comics (DC Comics)  #1-100 (June 1938-Sept 1946)  [MC]

Adventure (National Periodical Pubs.) #32-137  (Nov 1938-Feb 1949)  [MC]

All American (National Periodical Pubs.) #1-30  (Apr 1939-Sept 1941)  [MC]

All American (National Periodical Pubs.)  #1-5, 7-28, 30-31, 35-37, 49, 53, 58, 61, 66-68, 70-77, 74, 79, 88, 94  (scattered dates:  Apr 1939-Feb 1948)  [MW]

All Flash (National Periodical Pubs.)#1-32  (Summer 1941-Dec/Jan 1947)  [MC]

All New Family Short Story Comics  (Family Comics/Harvey) # 1-2 (Jan-Mar1943)  [MW]

All Select (Timely/Daring) #1-11 (Autumn 1943-Autumn 1946)  [MC]

All Star (National Periodical Pubs.)#1-57  (Summer 1940-Feb/Mar 1943)  [MC]

All Winners (Marvel Comics) #1-21 (Summer 1941-Winter 1946/1947)  [MC]

America’s Greatest  (Fawcett Publications ) #1-8  (May 1941-Summer1943)  [MC]

Archie Comics (MLJ/Archie) #1-50 (Winter 1942-June 1951)  [MC]

Army & Navy  (Street & Smith) #1-5  (May 1941-July 1942)  [MW]

Astonishing (Marvel/Atlas Comics)  #3-6 (Apr 1951-Oct 1951)  [MC]

Batman  (National Periodical/Detective/DC Comics) #1-100  (Spring 1940-June 1956) [MC]

Best of Donald Duck  (Gold Key) #1  1949 [MW]

            Nov. 1965 reprint of Donald Duck Four Color #223 (April 1949)

Big-3 (Fox Features)  #1-3, 5-7  (Fall 1940-May 1941, Sept 1941-Jan 1942)  [MW]

Big… All American  (All-American/National Periodical)  Pts. 1 & 21944  [MW]

Black Hood (MLJ) #9-18 (Winter 1943-Spring 1946)  [MC]

Black Knight (Atlas) #1-5 (May 1955-Apr 1956)  [MC]

Blond Phantom (Marvel Comics) #12, 14-16  (Winter 1946, Summer 1947-Winter 1948)  [MC]

Blue Bolt  (Funnies Inc/Novelty Press/Premium Group)  v. 1 #1-9, 11-12, v. 2 #1-8, 11  (June 

1940-Feb 1941, Apr 1941-Jan 1942, Apr 1942  [MW]

Blue Ribbon (MLJ) #1-10 (Nov 1939-Mar 1941)  [MC]

Boy Comics  (Lev Gleason/Comic House) #3-25   (Apr 1942-Dec 1945)  [MC]

Captain America (Timely/Marvel Comics) #1-60  (Mar 1941-Jan 1947)   [MC]

Captain Battle (Lev Gleason/Magazine Press) #1-2  (Summer 1941-Fall 1941)  [MC]

Captain Marvel (Fawcett) #1-25  (1941-July 1943)   [MC]

Captain Marvel Special Edition  #1  (Aug 1940)  (aka Special Edition n.1 devoted to Captain

Marvel)  [MC]

Comic Cavalcade (All-American/National Periodical) #1-30 (Winter 1942-Jan 1949)  [MC]

The Comic Magazine/Funny Pages (Comics Magazine Inc.) #1-5  (May 1936-Sept 1936)  [MC]

Crack   (Quality Comics) #1-13  (May 1940-June 1941)  [MW]

Crackajack Funnies   (Dell) #1, 3-24  (June 1938, Aug 1938-June 1940)  [MW]

Daredevil (Lev Gleason ) #1-10 (July 1941-May 1942)   [MC]

Daring Mystery (Timely) #1-8  (Jan 1940-Jan 1942)  [MC]

Detective (National Periodical/DC Comics) #1-100  (Mar 1937-June 1945)  [MC]

Doll Man (Comic Favorites)  #1-8, 10-11, 13-18, 27, 30-32, 36-37, 43-46  (scattered dates: 

            Autumn 1941-June 1953)  [MW]

Face (Columbia Comics/St. Clair Shores) #1-2 (1941, 1943)  [MW]

Fight  (Fiction House)  #1-13 (Jan 1940-June 1941)  [MW]

Flash (National Periodical/All-American)  #1-104  (Jan 1940- Feb 1949)  [MC]

4Most   (Novelty/Star)  v. 1 #1-4, v. 2 #2, 4, v. 3 #1  (Winter 1941-Autumn 1942, Spring-Fall

            1943, Win 1944)  [MW]

Funnies (Dell Publishing)  #1, 3-5  (Oct, Dec 1936-Feb 1937)  [MW]

Funny Pages (Comics Magazine/Ultem) #6-42  (Oct 1936-Oct 1940)  [MC]

Green Lantern (National Periodical/All-American) #1-42  (Autumn 1941-May/June 1949) [MC]

Hangman (MLJ) #2-8 (Spring 1942-Autumn 1943)  [MC]

Human Torch (Marvel Comics) #2(=#1)-30 (Autumn 1940-May 1948)  [MC]

Jackpot (MLJ) #1-9  (Spring 1941-Spring 1943)  [MC]

Joe Palooka (Harvey)  #1  (1942)  [MW]

Jumbo Comics (Fiction House)  #11-20  (Dec 1939/Jan 1940-Oct 1940)  [MC]

Jungle Comics  (Fiction House)  #1-15   (Jan 1940-Mar 1941)  [MC]

Jungle Comics (Fiction House)  #1-16  (Jan 1940-Apr 1941)  [MW]

Leading Comics (National Periodical) #1-14  (Winter 1941/1942-Spring 1945)  [MC]

Major Victory (H.C. Glover/Service Pubs./Harry ‘A’ Chesler)  #1-3 (1944-Summer 1945)  MW]

Man of War  (Centaur Pubs.)  #1-2  (Nov 1941-Jan 1942)  [MW]

Marvel Boy (Marvel Comics)  #1-2  (Dec 1950-Feb 1951)  [MC]

Marvel Comics  (Timely)  #1 (Nov 1939)  [MW]

Marvel Family  (Fawcett)  #1-2, 4, 6, 8, 10 (Dec 1945, June, Sept, Nov 1946, Feb, Apr 1947) [MW]

Marvel Mystery (Timely) #2-50 (Oct/Nov 1939-Dec 1943)  [MC]

Marvel Mystery  (Timely Comics)  #1-17, 29-32 (Nov 1939-Mar 1941, Mar 1942-June 1942) 

            (#1=Marvel Comics)  [MW]

Masked Marvel  (Centaur Pubs.)  #1-3  (Sept 1940-Dec 1940)  [MW]

Master  (Fawcett)  #1 (May 1940)  [MW]

Men’s Adventures (Marvel Comics/Atlas) #27-28  (May 1954-July 1954)  [MC]

Mickey Mouse Birthday Party  (Dell) #1  (1953)  [MW]

Military Comics (Quality Comics) #1-43  (Aug 1941-Oct 1945)  [MC]

Minute Man  (Fawcett) #1-3  (Summer 1941-Spring 1942)  [MW]

Miracle  (Hillman)  #1-4  (Feb 1940-Mar 1941)  [MW]

Moon Girl (E.C. Comics)  #1-5, 7 (Fall 1947-Fall 1948, May 1949)  [MW]

More Fun  (National Periodical)   #8-106  (Feb 1936-Nov/Dec1945)  [MC]

Mystery  (W.H. Wise)  #1-4 (1944)  [MW]

Mystic (1st series) (Timely) #1-10  (Mar 1940-Aug 1942)  [MC]

National Comics (Quality) #18, 20, 22, 25, 26  (Dec 1941, Feb, Apr, Oct, Nov 1942)  [MC]

National  (Comic Magazines)  #1-17, 19 (July 1940-Nov 1941, Jan 1942)  [MW]

New Adventure (National Periodical)  #12-31  (Jan 1936-Oct 1938)  [MC]

New Comics (National Periodical) #1-11  (Dec 1935-Dec 1936)  [MC]

New Fun (National Periodical)   #2-5 (Mar -Aug1935)  [MC]

New York World’s Fair (National Periodical) #1-2  (1939, 1940)  [MC]

Nickel  (Fawcett)   #1-8  (May 17-Aug 23 1940)  [MW]

Pep (MLJ/Archie) #1-50  (Jan 1940-Spet 1944)  [MC]

Planet Comics (Fiction House)  #1-73 (Jan 1940-Nov 1953)  [MC]

Plastic Man (Vital Pubs/Quality Comics) #1-15  (Summer 1943-Jan 1949) [MC]

Pocket Comics  (Harvey ) #1, 4  (Aug 1941, Jan 1942)  [MC]

Police (Quality Comics) #1-45  (Aug 1941-Aug 1945)  [MC]

Police (Quality Comics)  #1-14 (Aug 1941-Dec 1942)  [MW]

Punch  (Harry ‘A’ Chesler)  #1, 9-13, 16, 18-19, 22  (Dec 1941, scattered dates: July 1944-Nov.

1946)  [MW]

Rangers (Fiction House) #8 (Dec 1942) (continues Rangers of Freedom)  [MW]

Rangers of Freedom (Fiction House)  #1-7  (Oct 1941-Oct 1942) (continued by Rangers)  [MW]

Samson (Fox Features)  #1-6  Fall 1940-Sept 1941)  [MW]

Science (Fox Features)  #1-8  (Feb 1940-Sept 1940)  [MW]

Scoop (Harry ‘A’ Chesler) #1-3Nov 1941-Mar 1943  [MW]

Sensation (National Periodical/All-American)  #1-25    (Jan 1942-Jan 1944)  [MC]

Sensation  (National Periodical/All-American)  #11-2, 14-16, 19-21, 30, 35, 38, 41, 43, 45-46,

48-49  (scattered dates:  Nov 1942-Jan 1946)  [MW]

Showcase  (National Periodical/DC Comics)  #1-20  (Mar/Apr 1956 –May/June 1959)  [MC]

Silver Streak (Your Guide Pubs/New Friday Publications/comic House)  #1-12, 15, 19, 20  (Dec

1939-July 1941, Oct 1941, Mar-Apr 1942)  [MW]

Slam Bang   (Fawcett)  #1-7  (Mar 1940-Sept 1940)  [MW]

Slave Girl (Avon Periodicals/Eternity Comics) #1-2  (Feb 1949-Apr 1949)  [MW]

Smash  (Quality)  #1, 3-6, 8-16, 18, 20, 23, 26-28, 34  (scattered dates: Aug 1939-July 1942)

[MW]

Space Adventures  (Capitol Stories/Charlton Comics)  #5-9  (Mar 1953-Winter 1954)  [MW]

Sparkler (United Features) #1, 3-10, 12-15  (July, Sept 1941-May 1942, July-Oct 1942)  [MW]

Special Edition  see:  Captain Marvel 1940

Speed (Bookwood/Speed/Harvey) #1-12, 14-17  (Oct 1939-Mar 1941, Sept 1941-Apr 1942) 

[MW]

Spitfire (Harvey):  #1  (Aug 1941)  [MW]

Spotlight (Harry ‘A’ Chesler)  #1-3  (Nov 1944-Mar 1945)  [MW]

Spy Smasher  (Fawcett)  #1-2, 5-10  (Fall-Winter 1941, June 24, 1942-Jan 1943)  [MW]

Star (Ultem/Harry ‘A’ Chelser/Centaur) #1, 4, 12, 15  (Feb 1937, May, Nov 1938-May 1939)

            [MC]

Star Spangled (National Periodical) #1-10  (Oct 1941-July 1942)  [MC]

Star Spangled  (National Periodical)  #2-7, 11-12  (Nov 1941-Apr 1942, Aug-Sept 1942)  [MW]

Star Studded (Cambridge House/Superior)  #1  (1945)  [MW]

Startling  (Better)  #1-3, 5-14  (June 1940-Oct 1940, Feb 1941-Apr 1942)  [MW]

Strange Adventures (National Periodical) #1-10 (Aug 1950-July 1951)  [MC]

Strange Adventures   (National Periodical)  #1-4  (Aug 1950-Jan 1951)  [MW]

Strange Tales (Atlas) #1-50 (June 1951-Sept 1956)  [MC]

Strong Man  (Magazine Enterprises)  #1-2  (Mar/Apr 1955-May 1955)  [MW]

Stuntman   (Harvey)  #1  (Apr/May 1946)  [MW]

Sub-Mariner (Timely/Marvel Comics) #1-25 (Spring 1941-Spring 1948)  [MC]

Super  (Dell)  #1-5, 8-10, 12-41, 48-53, 55-61 (scattered dates:  May 1938-June 1943)  [MW]

Superboy (National Periodical/DC Comics) #1-10  (Mar/Apr 1949-Sept/Oct 1950)   [MC]

Superman (National Periodical/DC Comics) #1-100 (Summer 1939-Sept 1955) [MC]

Sure Fire  (Ace)  #1-4 (June 1940-Oct 1940)   [MW]

Target   (Funnies Inc/Novelty Pubs/Star Pubs)  v. 1 #1-4, 6-12, v. 2 #1, 3-12, v. 3 #10-11, v. 4

#6-9, 12, V. 5 #2, 4, 6-8, v. 6 #1-4, 6-10, v. 7 #2, 4-11  (scattered dates: Feb 1940-Jan 1947)  [MW]

Thrilling  (Better Pubs/Nedor/Standard)   #1-19, 21-23, 25-26, 30, 34, 37  (scattered dates:  Feb

1940-Aug 1943)   [MW]

Tip top  (United Features)  #2, 9, 13-17, 20-23, 25  (scattered dates:  1936-May 1938)   [MW]

Top Notch  (MLJ)  #1-12, 14-16, 10-21, 26  (scattered dates:  Dec 1939-Apr 1942)  [MW]

True  (True Comics/Parents’ Magazine)  #1  (April 1941)  [MW]

USA (Timely)  #1-10 (Aug 1941-Sept 1943)  [MC]

USA  (Timely)  #1-3, 5-6, 9-10, 13, 16, 17  (scattered dates:  Aug 1941-Fall 1945)  [MW]

USA is Ready  (Dell)  #1  (1941)  [MW]

Uncle Sam  (Quality Comics)   #1-5  (fall 1941-Winter 1942)  [MW]

V… Comics (Fox Features)  #1-2  (Jan 1941-Mar 1942)  [MW]

Victory (Hillman)   #1-3  (Aug 1941-Nov 1941)  [MW]

Walt Disney Christmas Parade  (Dell)  #1-2  (1949-1950)  [MW]

Walt Disney Vacation Parade  (Dell)  #1, 3  (1950, 1952)  [MW]

Walt Disney's Comics & Stories  (Dell)  #1-24, 27-31, 37, 42-73, 75-77, 81-83, 85-86, 88, 90-

124, 126-133, 135-184  (scatted dates: Oct 1940-Jan 1956)  [MW]

Whiz Comics (DC Comics) #1-50  (Feb 1940-Jan 1944)  [MC]

Wings (Fiction House)  #1-20  (Sept 1940-Apr 1942)  [MC]

Wonder (Great/Nedor/Better) #1, 3-5, 9-11, 13-15, 18 (scattered dates: May 1944-June 1948)

[MW]

Wonder Woman (DC Comics) #1-30  (Summer 1942-Jul/Aug 1948)  [MC]

Wonder Comics  (Fox Features)  #1  (May 1939)  (continued by Wonderworld)  [MW] 

Wonderworld   (Fox Features)  #2-4, 6-24, 26-27, 29-30, 33 (scattered dates June 1939-Jan 1942)

            (formerly Wonder Comics)  [MW] 

World’s Best Comics (National Periodicals)  #1 (Feb 1941)  (continued by World’s Finest

Comics)  [MW] 

World’s Finest (DC Comics) #1-30  (Feb 1941-Sept/Oct 1947)  [MC]

World's Finest   #2-4, 6-7, 9-10, 12-13, 15-43  (formerly World’s Best Comics)  [MW]

Wow   (Fawcett)  #1-8, 11-14, 16, 22, 24-25, 27-28, 31, 34-36, 39-40, 42-44, 46, 51, 53-59,

63-64   (scattered dates 1940-Mar 1948)  [MW]

Yankee  (Harry ‘A’ Chesler)  #2 (Nov 1941)  [MW]

Yellow Claw (Atlas)  #1-4  (Oct 1956-Apr 1957   [MC]

Young Allies (Timely) #1-5  (Summer 1941-Autumn 1942)  [MC]

Young Man (Marvel Comics/Atlas) #24-28  (Dec 1953-June 1954)  [MC]

Zip (MLJ) #1-10  (Feb 1940-Jan 1941)  [MC]

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