Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of comics collected by comics editor and author, Christopher Murrin, and spans several decades, beginning in the mid-1960's, and ending in the early 2000's. It is not restricted to one comic universe - comics from both DC (Superman, Batman, etc.) and Marvel (Spiderman, The Avengers, etc.) are included - but includes a wide range of styles and publishers.
Some items of special interest are autographed copies of X-Men #1, two comics signed by Scot Eaton, and several issues of the Flash signed by Doug Hazelwood.
- Murrin, Christopher (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Christopher Murrin is an editor for FX Networks in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Murrin also edits comics, and several of his own comics have appeared in comic anthologies. Included among Murrin own works are Unlawful Good, Killer Queen, Gangs of Camelot, and Mythos. He has worked as an editor on Archblue Comics, LawDog Comics, and Atomic Tiki Studio.
31 linear feet (62 containers)
Collection is comprised of comics collected by comics editor and author, Christopher Murrin.
The arrangement of this collection was derived from the collections creator. Items are arranged alphabetically by the shortened, "colloquial" title of the comic. For this reason, Superman, Volume 36, number 276, whose full title is The Adventures of Superman, appears in the inventory after Action, number 783 .
Collection processed by Anna Fleming, 2015-2016.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Specimens Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Comics Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
- Science fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Christopher Murrin comic collection
- Complete Description
- Finding aid prepared by Rachel Lilley.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.