Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and MuseumBilly Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum

Ohio State nav bar

Skip to main content


Research during COVID-19

Although the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum is temporarily closed, you can explore the collections online for your research or enjoyment: *Search over 300,000 records of original art in the Art Database *Explore over 20,000 high-quality images in the Digital Collections *Browse artist and cartoonist organization Collection Inventories and find descriptions of items from correspondence […]

BICLM galleries, reading room and offices closed until further notice

In an effort to keep our communities safe and following university coronavirus (COVID-19) protocols, the BICLM galleries and reading room are closed until further notice. Public programming events that we had planned to host through April 20 are being canceled or postponed. In addition, we will not be accepting donations until further notice. Since the […]


Found in the Collection: Unfinished art by Osamu Tezuka

Shown here is an unfinished and most likely unpublished work from the “Godfather of Manga,” Osamu Tezuka (1928-1989). It is a story set during the U.S. Occupation of Japan, and the story behind its purchase is on par with the fascinating narrative of the piece itself.   In 2001, our then-Japanese Language librarian by the [Read More...]

Popular Resources


Tweets by @CartoonLibrary