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Adventure Comics #61 – A restoration star

This major key, the first appearance of Starman, had no where to go but up. It had been restored by an amateur a long time ago so it graded at an aproximate 1.5 extensive amateur which is almost worse case senerio.

Work performed was remove old restoration, wash cover and pages, leaf cast the cover and the first page, color touch cover and first page, clean staples and a final pressing.

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An All-Star restoration project – From 0.5 to 6.5!

What an amazing experience it was to work on this great DC key issue: All-Star #3 First Appearance of The Justice Society Of America!

It needed extensive work throughout, tape stains removed from cover and 1st page wrap, whole book washed, leaf casting to replace paper on cover and pages and color touch. View the progress of my work on the book below as I took it from a very poor condition that was literally falling apart all the way to a certified Fine+

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Showcase #8 – Restored in a FLASH!

Welcome to latest restoration case study, this time i’ve restored a copy of DC comics Showcase #8, which is the 2nd appearance of Silver Age Flash (and the 1st appearance of Captain Cold!)

The primary problem with this cover, was a large chunk missing from the back cover. I used a combination of leaf-casting, and grafting art from another cover to make this book complete.

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