Comic Book Pressing and Cleaning.

Avery Comic pressing, LLC. is owned and operated by Joshua Avery. Avery Comic pressing LLC is fully insured by collectibles insurance services. Josh is a CGC, CBCS dealer, and a CBCS facilitator.

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Results That Show.

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Pressing: can remove mirror flaws or defects such as dents, bends, rippling due to moisture, non-color break stress. Spine rolls. Pressing uses heat, pressure, and humidification when it is beneficial to the book to remove these issues.

Cleaning: Removes dirt, grime, and some surface staining. Foxing, ink, or water stains can not be cleaned. 

Results That Matter.

Highest Quality Pressing

Josh Avery uses only the best tools and techniques to press and/or clean your comic book.

Discount On Grading

Josh Avery works with the industry leading CGC and CBCS to offer a discount to his customers.

Inspection. Repair. Grade.

Josh Avery will inspect your comic books and let you know if pressing or cleaning is possible and worth it. Josh will bring back your comic book to its glory without using any restoration. After your services are finished you can have Josh send your comic book to a 3rd party grading company.

Comic Services

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The complete book is pressed more than one time if needed. Books with signatures can also be pressed.

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Dry cleaning removes dirt, grime, and some surface staining. Foxing, ink, or water stains can not be cleaned. Spot tacking is done when needed.

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Grading Submissions

Josh can send out your comic book to get graded by CGC, CBCS, or any other location you choose.


Customer Feedback

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