Martin from bcw discusses all of the comic bag options bcw has to offer and compares and contrasts specific comic book bags. One silver age bag can hold several modern age comics, which makes a stiff enough package that backing boards arent needed. For longterm storage that brings the percomic cost of mylar down to near that of normal bags, yet they are far better for your books. Made from 100% virgin material, these bags measure approx 2 mm thick and come in packs of 100. Regular bags are slightly smaller than silver age bags and fit silver age books as well. They are both made of the same archival polyester material, but they have two different flap styles. The bcw silver comic bags are an acid free, archival quality product made of crystal clear polypropylene. Bcw silver comic mylar bags 2 mil comics, comic books storage. To keep comic books preserved, theyre normally stored in bags with boards and youll want to get bags and boards sized appropriately for your collection. Dell silver age comic sleeve 712 x 1038 2 mil polyethylene. Bcwholds silver age comicsacidfree, safe storageresealable strip on back of baguse with bcw silver backing boardsexterior dimensions. From the golden and silver age through the current era, bcw has comic book supplies that will keep your collection safe.
Use the thick version of each size to store thicker comic books like annuals. Use this bag like a pro to protect and store your silver age comic books. Be a hero and keep your comics safe with comic book sleeves from bcw. Big fudge archival comic book sleeves current size pack of 50 comic book bags for current comic books, or 7. Mylar storage options are more expensive than poly options, however they last significantly longer, with claims you will not have to.
Silver age comic book supplies acid free bags, boards. Gerber, arklites 2 from bill cole or 4 mil thick mylite4 or archives from e. This listing is for 100ct silver comic bags and 100ct bcw silver backing boards. Made to protect the outer cardboard jacket, not the disc itself. Wrapping your collection in comic book bags will be more than enough to maintain its condition. Regular silver comic bags are sized for silver and bronze era comics. Mylar bags are universally considered to be the best material to store your precious comic books and paper products in. The silver age of comic books was followed by the bronze age. Well not all silver age, basically stuff from the mid 60s on.
Weve got comic book protectors of all kinds, including comic book storage boxes, comic boards and bags. When buying mylar, you typically can go from 1 mil thick called mylites at e. Pair these silver age mylar bags with bcw current size comic book extenders, and bcw silver age size boards, and you are good to go for decades of proper comic book archiving and collecting. Bcw boards are available in multiple sizes and designed for effortless use with bcw bags, for comprehensive protection, secure storage and effortless display. Ultra pro unisexs 714 x 1012 comic bagssilver age size 18. The open flap style rof has to be creased to form the flap and then folded over.
The bcw silver comic bags are an acid free archival quality product made of crystal clear polypropylene. Mar 09, 2014 bag thickness generally, thicker bags are better. Use this item to protect and store your collectible comic books. Bcw regularsilver bags are sized to hold your silver to bronze age comics. Sale 200 bcw silver age clear comic book bags sleeves. December 1958 february 1959 chip n dale silver age comic book published by dell comics no. All bags are pat tested for photo storage and preservation. Brand new bcw silver age comic book bags 7 18 x 10 12 qty. Bcw comic book backing boards, silver, 100 boards per pack. Lighter than their polyethylene counterparts, these bags are ideal for keeping your comics safe.
Bcw regular silver bags are sized to hold your silver to bronze age comics. Buy bcw silver comic mylar bags 2 mil comics, comic books storage collecting supplies, 7 14 x 10 12 50 pack. Fits in silvergolden age size comic sleeves, the rkival brand timextenders are a white 42 mil thick acid free backing boards. Available in 2 sizes so you can now fit your thickest silver comics into the appropriate bag. Lucky for you, bcw has comic book protectors of all kinds. Anything below the mid 60s is usually to big for regular. When in doubt, ask a comic book store worker for help. Dont forget the matching comic boards to complete the combo for best storage and protection.
Buy bags at your local comic or hobby shop or purchase them online, and when you do, keep these three main comic book sizes in mind. If youre not sure what size of bags and boards you need, please measure your comics. I bag all my comic books that are published prior to 1999 in these mylar bags for the best protection of my collection. If you get a bag that is too big or too small, you risk damaging your comic. What size of bags and boards do i need to protect my comic. Check out our selection below to see the comic bag products we currently. The demarcation is not clearly defined, but there are a number of possibilities. The silver age of comic books was a period of artistic advancement and widespread commercial success in mainstream american comic books, predominantly those featuring the superhero archetype. Mylar sleeves will not discolor, damage, or adhere to items they protect.
Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. Checkoutstore crystal clear current age comic book bags. Ultra clear, archivalsafe comic bags designed to fit silver age size comics. Accomodates silver, regular and some later golden age comic books in the 6. Fits in guardhouse silver comic book bags accommodation range from 6. Also, while comic books consistently kept a height of 10 12 inches 26. Following the golden age of comic books and an interregnum in the early to mid1950s, the silver age is considered to cover the period from 1956 to circa 1970, and was succeeded by the bronze and. Comic bags silver size ultimate guard premium protection. These acid free, archival safe bags come in current, silver, golden, and treasury sizes. Im not the ultimate authority on this issue, but i would say the mylar bags are good for highvalue books, but for an average book the poly bags should be fine. Standard silver age comic books are 7 wide x 1012 tall. Museum grade archival polyester comic book sleeves. Don t forget the matching comic boards to complete the combo for best storage and. I prefer the silver age size because it gives a little wiggle room and it easier to insert the boarded issue, and not have lots of pressure on the spine.
Bcw supplies 2 mil silver comic mylar 50 count pack. The beaded flap style bf has a third piece of polyester that is bead welded to the extended back of the sleeve, creating the flap. From the golden and silver age through the current era, we stock comic book supplies that will keep your collection safe. Mar 28, 2020 protect comic books in plastic book bags. Comic book storage supplies shop comic book sleeves and. Browse our selection of acidfree comic book sleeves below, with golden, silver and modern age options. Historian will jacobs suggests the silver age ended in april 1970 when the man who had started it, julius schwartz, handed over green lantern starring one of the first revived heroes of the era to the newguard team of denny oneil and neal. Current specs 6 78 x 10 12 w 1 14 flap regular specs 7 18 x 10 12 w 1 14 flap silver specs 7 14 x 10 12 w 1 1. Mar 29, 2019 also, while comic books consistently kept a height of 10 12 inches 26. High quality clear polypropylene bags for the protection and archival safe storage of silver age comics. Comic bags wholesale comic book sleeves to protect comic books. Silver age comic book supplies for comics from the mid 1950s to early 1970s. Flap can be folded over, tucked in, or taped closed.
Visual guide to mylar sizes comics general cgc comic book. The bright colors of the comic books will still stand out and your sales will only grow. For the purpose of bag and board sizes, bcw has simplified the sizes into three groups, or ages. Protect your comics in storage and handling with bcw comic bags and bcw comic boards. We also have two styles of 4 mil polyester sleeves. Our patented equipment was sold and used worldwide by the library of congress, and the comic conservation company. Available in two sizes so you can now fit your thicker silver comics into the appropriate bag.
High quality clear polypropylene bags for the protection and archival safe storage of. Comic book sleeves acid free comic book protectors bcw. Comic bags silver size comic bags regular size comic bags current size comic bags current big. We carry comic book protectors of all kinds, including comic boards and bags. Established in february 1991, in queens, ny, weve got a fantastic collection of vintage books, as well as the latest new releases. Get the best deal for collectible comics storage supplies from the largest online selection at. Premium comic bags archival stiffeners crystal clear bags. Jul 02, 2015 martin from bcw discusses all of the comic bag options bcw has to offer and compares and contrasts specific comic book bags. The bcw silver age comicbook bags are an acid free, archival quality product made of crystal clear polypropylene. The three typical sizes are golden age late 1930s to 1950s comic books, silver age. We stock comic bags made out of polyethylene, polypropylene, and polyester. What size of bags and boards do i need to protect my comic books. Comic bags x100 silver age comicare comicovers pe polyethylene supply 106. Use our comic book and magazine size cheat sheet chart to find out.
Crystal clear bags are acid free, archive quality and perfect for storage or retail packaging. Mar 12, 2018 unboxing my favorite boards and bags for comic books. The 2 mil sleeves are twice the thickness and 4 times the protection of 1 mil thick bags. We offer silver age poly bags, mylars, backer boards, showcases, screwdowns, album pages, and just about anything else a comic book collector would need to store and display silver age comics. Silver age comics is one of nycs oldest comic shops. Many comic books printed from the 1960 through the 1980s work with this bag. Resealable flap means no annoying tape is needed to seal the bag. Use this item to protect and store your collectible silver comics. Initially, when my silver age collection was limited i would just get around this 18 in. The number in parantheses refers to the width of the product group for instance all goldsized mylites, mylites2, and archives are 8 wide. Checkoutstore comic bags are made of crystal clear opp polypropylene a low cost storage solution.
Jul 22, 2018 the three typical sizes are golden age late 1930s to 1950s comic books, silver age. Aug 28, 2009 for this guide ill be focusing on the 5 primary comic book sizes. Resealable and nonresealable 2mil comic book poly bags. Then, combine your bags with boards and other comic book supplies for full protection and storage. Our comic book bags are also made with our crystal clear technology, so these are the clearest bags available today.54 597 1256 1077 538 1560 861 464 1496 973 1077 1097 1126 500 914 1543 1474 544 1580 548 452 347 1558 870 1090 372 617 1293 1199 418 279