Interesting finds from our Vicki Mitchell Science Fiction Collection.

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Stan Lee (1922-2018)

Remembering Stan Lee (1922-2018), the man who helped bring us some of our favorite superheroes. In 1968, Stan Lee, Jim Steranko, Joe Sinnott, and Tom  Palmer produced three special issues of Captain America. This 1984 Special Edition of Captain America took those stories and published them in full color on... [Read More]

Happy Halloween

The Bad Tempered Ghost
University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives wishes all a very Happy Halloween! We’re featuring V.E. Mitchell’s book The Bad Tempered Ghost based on the popular television series Are You Afraid of the Dark featured on Nickelodeon. To make things spooktacular for readers, the cover glows in the dark!... [Read More]

Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asmiov's Science Fiction Magazine
Happy Birthday to the late great Isaac Asimov, born January 2nd, 1920. We have many works created by or related to him in our new science fiction collection, including a large assortment of Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine. In 1977 he lent his name to the magazine and wrote material... [Read More]

things are getting pretty spooky

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Things are getting pretty spooky around Special Collections as we continue our work on processing a large science fiction and fantasy collection! H.P. Lovecraft, The Lurking Fear and other stories. (New York, NY: Ballantine Books.1973.) H.P. Lovecraft, The Shuttered Room and other tales of horror. (New York, NY: Ballantine Books.... [Read More]

Victoria (Vicki) E. Mitchell Science Fiction Collection

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#scifidaho Introducing our newest large collection! This summer, Special Collections received a large personal collection of science fiction materials owned by University of Idaho alumna and long-time Moscow, ID resident Victoria (Vicki) E. Mitchell. Mitchell (along with her soon-to-be husband Jon Gustafson) was a member of the Palouse Empire Science... [Read More]