Sig Series Submission - Quick Question re: backing Boards and Covers
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Hi Everyone,

I am putting together my first submission for the Sig Series with Todd McFarlane.

Quick question: Should I add a backing board behind the front cover to prevent the signature from imprinting the book's pages?

Any help / suggestions are appreciated.

 

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On 9/27/2022 at 8:46 AM, DavidNL said:

Hi Everyone,

I am putting together my first submission for the Sig Series with Todd McFarlane.

Quick question: Should I add a backing board behind the front cover to prevent the signature from imprinting the book's pages?

Any help / suggestions are appreciated.

 

@DavidNL No, that is not necessary as the ink doesn't go through the front cover. Back when people used to have the first page signed instead of the cover, you did see bleed-through on the other side when a Sharpie was used but when the cover is signed you don't. Also, in case you didn't know, CGC asks that you put your books in "window" bags. Here is a thread which explains how to do it:

 

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