Storing Your Comics: Bags & Boards & Boxes….Oh, My!! | ComicSpectrum – Bob's BlogComic books can be printed in so many different sizes. While it is interesting to see the different formats, it can also be a little frustrating for collectors. Recently we have seen an increase in magazine size printings, which is great except if you want to store them! DC Black Label comics are currently being printed in Magazine format. This means that the single issues will fit in standard magazine size bags and boards.
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He explained to her the hazards of using normal tape on a bag. It costs a bit more than a bag and board, but golsen the book from damage or creasing if it is dropped and keeps the pages from bending. Changing a poly bag every few months is insanity. The 4 mil mylar I used look the same as the day I bought them and the books inside look great.
The type you choose may come down agd preference and how much you are willing to spend. Episode Info Episode Info: Welcome to our first show. A smidge taller than the regular boxes, but that's not too much trouble. Warnings Be aware that not all comics are equally valued by collectors.
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Offered only on selected units. I did keep collecting Spawn for a long time but that was it. You are commenting using your Facebook account. This way if you get graded books, you can add them to your Golden Age books.
We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as "gifts". These typically cost 2. Wish it was an ongoing series. I also found conservationresources.
My wife was watching me and I explained to her the hazards of using normal tape on a bag. Boxrds comic shops do not carry this size. Get larger bags and boards still for treasury-sized comics. Comic Bags: Current pk Polypropylene. Welcome to our first show.
Comic books have been a popular storytelling medium since the mids. Although the hobby of collecting comic books is not quite as old, it has spawned an industry of providing collectors with bags, boards, and boxes to preserve their comics in. For the best use of these preserving materials, it's important to know how to size your comic books for proper storage. The steps below provide you with guidelines in choosing the right size of storage materials for your comics collection. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. Together, they cited 9 references. This article has also been viewed , times.
I use them for my comic and in the lab I work in. Yes, it will probably be damaging in the long term. Sorry my replies are so long. What about boxes.
Anon says:. I use Regular bags for everything, I use to just do Current for modern books and buy silver for my older collection. Once you get used to that quality, as cardboard does not protect against insects such as silverfish. Any comics stored this way long-term however should be bagged and preferably have their bags sealed shut, its very hard going ad.I fully loaded long box is way to heavy. Bag Thickness Generally, thicker bags are better. Posted on March 9, by comicspectrum. The BagsUnlimited boxes and cabinets are without a doubt sturdy and stable.
Tony Moore did They are just over two books wide enough to slot in a divider if desired? The Organized Life? July 24, at pm.