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“To Tape” or “Not to Tape” Your Polyester (Mylar) Comic Sleeves Closed

Let’s talk about why people use polyester sleeves to protect their comics. They’re expensive, and people often think of comic supplies as disposable items. It’s only a bag (box)…but what you store your comic...

Treasury Edition Comic Polyester (Mylar) Sleeve

NEW: Treasury Edition Comic Polyester (Mylar) Sleeve Why we added this to our line: Polyester (Mylar) is the only material approved by the Library of Congress for permanent archival storage. We manufacture our Polyester sleeves...

Glossary Term: Bleed

Images that run outside the border of the panel, running off the page are in the 'Bleed'. When an image runs outside the panel on all four sides, it is called a full bleed....

New Dell/Silver Age Invisiboard Comic Backings!

When collecting comics one of the most important things you can do is keep them preserved. Most comic backing boards will make sure none of your corners get bent but in order to see...

Keep Your Comics Preserved

Almost better than reading comics is looking at a comic cover. We have two outstanding products that keep your comics in a safe environment and allow easy cover viewing at the same time. Crystal-clear,...

‘Thumbs Up’ Comic News Vol. 13 by Jay Katz

Thumb scrolling. News from my phone. More 'Thumbs Up' Bio: Jay Katz, a comic book collector since 1983 and is the owner/creator of InvestComics LLC since 2005. InvestComics LLC was originally a magazine in 2005 before...

Glossary Term: Whiteness Level

Collection Connections is starting a new series of Glossary Terms. Each newsletter we will add a new word, ultimately building a glossary of Comic Terminology. An OWL card (Overstreet Whiteness Level) has several different page colors...

#VisibleWomen in Comic Books

It was a good day (August 20th) for Marvel to announce that Eve Ewing was the writer on a newly launching Riri Williams: Ironheart series. Kelly Sue DeConnick and many more are supporting another round of the #VisibleWomen hashtag today for women comic...

Comic Collection Protection Tips

When collecting comics one of the most important things you can do is keep them preserved. Most comic backing boards will make sure none of your corners get bent but in order to see the back, which often has more artwork or old ads, you have to take the comic out of the bag. With INVISIBOARD® the crystal clear backing allows...

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