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FSU’s Special Collections Robbed. Be on Alert


An alert has been sent out that 4,996 items were stolen from Florida State University’s Robert M. Ervin Jr. Collection. The items were stolen from FSU Special Collections & Archives between March 17th 2020 and February 10th, 2021. The collection contains comics, serials, and items related to superheroes, science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Items include comics from Marvel, DC, underground comix publishers, foreign language titles, pulp magazines, and Big Little Books. The release date of the items are from the 1950s through 1970s. Also taken were monographs and serials related to comic collecting, history, and criticism, as well as posters and prints.

Anyone that has information about the theft please use the information below to contact those working to get the items returned:

Katie McCormick
Associate Dean of Libraries for Special Collections & Archives
Florida State University Libraries
116 Honors Way, Rm 110D
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2047
Tel: (850) 644-6167

You can see a list of what was taken here.

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