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Re: [BKARTS] Use Bookpress on Comic Books to get wrinkles/folds out?



Connie,

Lightly moisten the wrinkle with cotton swab or a
steamer if the page is rumpled. Put blotters on either
side and press for about a day. It works for me.

Ed
http://www.bookrestoration.net/
--- Stuff <stuff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> First of all, thanks to all of you who contribute to
> this listserv! I've
> been lurking for a year now and have learned so
> much. Call me crazy, but I
> find it very relaxing to sit back on the weekends
> and go through the
> accumulated emails I get from here.
>
> This is the first time I have asked a question.
>
> I have a customer who has several comic books that
> are wrinkled from use. No
> damage due to water, just everyday use and he is
> wanting to sell them on
> e-bay, etc.
>
> I've searched the archives and either use the wrong
> keyword of 'comic' to
> get any results or this question hasn't been asked
> before. Although I
> enjoyed one posting that reads:
>
> On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Anne Lane wrote:
>
> > Do you use funny bones when rebinding comic books?
>
> No, it is preferable to use the humerus. It can be
> very disarming.
>
> R*
>
> Any suggestions and information on how to press the
> wrinkles and folds out
> will be appreciated. Seems to me it should be
> straightforward, which means
> it probably isn't!
>
> Thank You,
>
> Connie Peabody
>
>
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