Drew University Comic Book Archive

Our website serves as an archive and resource for Drew University students as well as local residents who could be lifelong comic book fans or even newcomers looking to get into the medium.


Comics Logged


Places to find Comics


Blog Posts w/ Scholarly Sources

Below is our chronological timeline tool created via Timeline JS listing the comics that Drew University currently has in its library- found via the Archives Catalog website.

Other Features We Provide:

“Comics Near Me”

A mapping tool (created via Google MyMaps) that provides viewers with locations and resources they can read or buy their own comic books within 20 miles of Drew University. We currently have 14 different locations– which consist of comic book shops, Barnes & Noble’s, etc– and encourage you to send us a message through our contact page if your shop is not included on our map!

Blog Posts

Blog Posts related to our research and comic book logging done in the Drew University Archives. We make frequent blog posts related to Drew’s collection and how it relates to the evolution of the comic book industry (ex/ When documenting Drew’s Conan the Barbarian Collection– we wrote “Conan the Barbarian and the different kinds of Masculinity in Comics” while also providing scholarly sources and resources Drew students could turn to if they want to learn more.

Reading Orders

We provide reading orders for your favorite characters from Marvel Comics, DC Comics and more! While it may seem exhausting to read for a character you are interested in, we provide an efficient and effective list to read and best understand your favorite characters— as well as the online resources where you can access these books!

Contact Page

A direct source for you to contact us with any concern you may have. We encourage shop owners, who are not included on our “Comics Near Me” page to send us a message so that we can add you immediately– as well as for Drew students to send us your requests as to what kinds of comics/graphic novels YOU would like to see added to Drew University’s Special Collections.