COMIC PRESSING

Do you have a favorite comic that could use some sprucing up? Jesse James Comics now offers a pressing service to help freshen them up!

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It is important to note that pressing is NOT restoration. Pressing is simply a common method used by applying even heat and pressure through various techniques as an attempt to remove or diminish slight non-color-breaking defects on a comic book to help improve its overall appearance.

DAMAGE OR FLAWS PRESSING WILL NOT REMOVE:

  • Creases that break color

  • Missing chips or pieces

  • Tears

  • Stains

  • Detached staples or staple tears

  • Spine stresses that break color

  • Fading

  • Fingerprints or smudges

  • Dust shadows or sun shadows

  • Rusted staples or rust stains

  • Rounded or blunted corners

  • Pen markings or printer ink

  • Cover veins

  • Brown or brittle cover or pages

DAMAGE OR FLAWS PRESSING CAN REMOVE OR DIMINISH:

  • Dents

  • Bends

  • Folds

  • Light Creases

  • Minor spine stresses

  • Impacted corners or edges

  • Slight warping

  • Ripples (with no stains present)

  • Spine rolls

  • Waviness

  • Stacking bends

  • Light cover impressions

EXAMPLE BEFORE PRESSING:

EXAMPLE AFTER PRESSING: