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Tim Barela Leonard and Larry comic strips

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-018

Original ink comic strips and cover art from Leonard & Larry, 1983-2003, a gay comic strip created and written by Tim Barela. Leonard & Larry debuted in the pages of Gay Comix in 1984, and was regularly featured in the Advocate (1988-1990) and Frontiers (1990-2002) magazines.

Dates: 1983 - 2003

Abraham Z. Hoffman papers

Identifier: 7090
Content Description

Dr. Hoffman's papers include many historical organization journals and books, many including essays by Hoffman; his research materials, much literature related to the society E Clampus Vitus, newsletters and ephemera pertaining to Hollywood's Magic Castle, and a small trove of underground comic books ("comix"). There are also some materials pertaining to the Los Angeles Corral of Westerners, of which Dr. Hoffman is a prominent member.

Dates: 1960 - 2019

John F. Merritt Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collection

Identifier: 7103

A collection of Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collected by John F. Merritt, founder of Californians for Preservation Action and its successor organization, California Preservation Foundation (CPF). The collection contains postcards, pamphlets, magazines, produce crate labels, prints, comic books, illustrations, and countercultural political materials created between 1899 and 2005, with the bulk of the collection spanning from 1910 to 1970.

Dates: 1899 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1970

David Tierney alternative comics

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-009

A collection of ten David Teirney alternative comics produced between 1989-1991. Selling for 3 dollars each, the erotically-oriented stories consist of black ink drawings and text on white paper, each being about 20-25 pages long and having a unique solid-color cardboard cover.

Dates: 1989-1991