Alternate methods for storing/preserving comics?

#1 Posted by BraveKnight99 (85 posts) - - Show Bio

I live in Dubai which has no 'local comic book store' (or any comic book dedicated store actually), so I can't get my comics bagged or boarded or buy comic book boxes. I also can not, due to circumstances, purchase any of the previously mentioned online. So, are there any methods to effectively store/preserve comic books with household items or materials? Are there items and materials that can be bought at other stores that can be used?

#2 Edited by Veshark (9058 posts) - - Show Bio

I live in Dubai which has no 'local comic book store' (or any comic book dedicated store actually), so I can't get my comics bagged or boarded or buy comic book boxes. I also can not, due to circumstances, purchase any of the previously mentioned online. So, are there any methods to effectively store/preserve comic books with household items or materials? Are there items and materials that can be bought at other stores that can be used?

You can improvise with plastic sleeves (like those used in folders to store papers) and cardboard backing - though for long-term use, you should ensure that these are acid-free. Keep them in cool environments, away from sunlight too.

#3 Edited by BraveKnight99 (85 posts) - - Show Bio

@veshark: That is a brilliant idea! Thank you so much for your help! I will get on that immediately.

Anyone else got brilliant ideas? The more the merrier!

#4 Posted by Veshark (9058 posts) - - Show Bio

@veshark: That is a brilliant idea! Thank you so much for your help! I will get on that immediately.

Anyone else got brilliant ideas? The more the merrier!

Yeah, I come from a country where comic-book stores are rare, so I've learned to improvise ;)

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