My comic got printed on its backing board
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Haven't taken the comic out in more than 20 years and was kept in a hot and humid storage. I doubt these were acid free backing boards and bags

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I was keeping this one as a reminder to check bags and boards, but yours is much prettier!

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Man

That sucks

And at the same time it doesnt

Was the comic attached to the board

Or was the extraction effortless?

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This is common with cheap backing boards used for a long period of time. 

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50 minutes ago, Hollywood1892 said:

Man

That sucks

And at the same time it doesnt

Was the comic attached to the board

Or was the extraction effortless?

the extraction seemed effortless,

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Nice. Brings back memories of going through my childhood collection that somebody shoved to the back of the attic to sit for 15-20 years. 

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I dont think there was any damage or ink transfer-for example the black areas on comic are white areas on backing board-which means contact with black ink delayed board tanning and the other inks delayed tanning to different degrees resulting in an image being formed.

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I wonder how much that backboard would sell for.. hm can go to someone missing a back cover :idea:

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1 minute ago, Dark Knight said:

I wonder how much that backboard would sell for.. hm can go to someone missing a back cover :idea:

On a $1/2 comic. lol

:flipbait:

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I'm putting backing boards between all pages and cover of my Action #1 immediately!

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5 minutes ago, theCapraAegagrus said:

On a $1/2 comic. lol

:flipbait:

Sure you never know! I've seen people buy used staples, so anything can happen lol

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1 minute ago, Dark Knight said:

Sure you never know! I've seen people buy used staples, so anything can happen lol

I sold my Action #1 staple signed by Stan Lee!

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1 minute ago, kav said:

I sold my Action #1 staple signed by Stan Lee!

I'm sure it sold for more than a $1?

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Just now, Dark Knight said:

I'm sure it sold for more than a $1?

That baby sold like a hot cake.

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41 minutes ago, kav said:

I dont think there was any damage or ink transfer-for example the black areas on comic are white areas on backing board-which means contact with black ink delayed board tanning and the other inks delayed tanning to different degrees resulting in an image being formed.

Just like the Shroud of Turin?

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2 minutes ago, lizards2 said:

Just like the Shroud of Turin?

:whatthe:

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