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    Collector is an understatement.

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  1. Yes that's it. The pictures are a bit deceiving. It's huge.
  2. This happens because most scanners use a CIS sensor and will only scan anything pressed right up on the glass. A CIS sensor lacks the depth of field required to scan a comic inside a slab which is lifted a bit from the glass when placed in the scanner. The best scanners to use for scanning slabs are any scanner with a CCD sensor which is capable of scanning items that not only press against the glass but also slightly off the glass as well. I found a really good article that discusses the differences here: http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/artjan13/dw-scanner-type.html