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If I displayed my comics on a windowless room, what type of light would be9518

Collector Ladic private msg quote post Address this user
recommended as to not fade the comics overtime? would LED be best?
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Collector xkonk private msg quote post Address this user
From reading other threads here in the forum, that's what I went with.
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Collector GanaSoth private msg quote post Address this user
Non uv.
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Collector doog private msg quote post Address this user
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I recommend my method. Do not give a darn.
10 years, have not noticed any discernible fading, but I avoid fluorescent and direct natural, could have faded a little, or maybe not at all
I would be scared of led, I know fluorescents fade them. Led kinda reminds me of that light, no history to test
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Use this


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Collector Darkseid_of_town private msg quote post Address this user
One thing that should be stated here .the interaction of comics and light can be affected based on light sources ..exposure amounts and such but at the end of the day the effect is Like any other physical interaction. It is happening...it is damaging
the comic and it is highly accumulative. You might be unable to.visually detect damage.occurring to the paper but physics doesn't just stop for your conveinance. Often years after removing the comic from the wall it will continue fading ...yellowing and turning brittle. Display if you choose..they are your comics..but be realistic what the effects are
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Originally Posted by doog
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I recommend my method. Do not give a darn.
10 years, have not noticed any discernible fading, but I avoid fluorescent and direct natural, could have faded a little, or maybe not at all
I would be scared of led, I know fluorescents fade them. Led kinda reminds me of that light, no history to test


I think you give a little bit of a darn
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Collector MR_SigS private msg quote post Address this user
LED unless you have night vision goggles.
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Collector BrianGreensnips private msg quote post Address this user
I hate when I see valuable comic books on display at an LCS and they are all faded.
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Collector OGJackster private msg quote post Address this user
I just went through this in my room. As posted above, don't use UV emitting bulbs. I went with this.

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Originally Posted by BrianGreensnips
I hate when I see valuable comic books on display at an LCS and they are all faded.

Agreed. They should take hi res scans of the comics, and put those on the wall. Keep the comics safe in the back.
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Collector VisceralDreams private msg quote post Address this user
I really want to get a uv resistant film and apply it directly to my slabs but at the rate im moving around my collection the books may not be mine for long lol
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