Marvel Comics Shareholder Reports: A Marriage of Corporate and Creative

Spidey swings into the NYSE on the cover of the 1991 quarterly report

Thirty years ago today, on December 17, 1991, a bombshell exploded in the worlds of comics, Wall Street, and the media. After a spectacularly successful year in which, among other triumphs, Spider-Man #1 sold an unprecedented 2.5 million copies, owner Ronald Perelman launched an Initial Public Offering of Marvel Comics, raising more than $63,000,000. Gary […]

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RBML is hiring a Curator of Literature

We’re pleased to announce an opening here in Columbia University Libraries’ Rare Book & Manuscript Library for a new Curator of Literature. The ideal candidate is an accomplished and creative professional with an MLIS or PhD in English, American Literature or related fields. Primarily, the Curator develops, manages and actively promotes the use of RBML literature collections through programmatic […]

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Event | Roger Chartier on textual mobility

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 6pm, Room 523 in Butler Library On Wednesday, February 7, the RBML and Karla Nielsen, Curator of Literature and Lecturer in English and Comparative Literature, hosts Roger Chartier, Professor in the Collège de France and Annenberg Visiting Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Chartier will use Molière’s play, […]

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