About

Behind the Press

At Basement Comics Pressing, we’re driven by our dedication to offer a superior, trusted service that fits anyone's budget. Our mission is to provide our clients with high quality workmanship with a turnaround time that is unbeatable.

From pressing services, to spine rolls and cleaning, we offer a wide range of services to improve the look of your paper collectibles. 

We never use heat in our pressing process, giving your books a smooth, clean look without frying the paper. We take our reputation seriously and will always be in touch with our clients every step of the way.

Get in touch with us to learn more about our services, or come visit us at a convention!

Who We Are
Basement Comics has been in existence since 1991 but Albert Stoltz, its co-founder and current president, has been in the business of buying, selling, and collecting comics since the early 1970's.  Albert is a recognized authority in the comic book and paper collectibles market and has been an advisor to the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide for over ten years.  From his office and warehouse in Edgewood, Maryland, he and his staff maintain the on-line Basement Comics presense (look for his virtual stores on eBay and Amazon) and prepare for shows all around the country.

To say that Albert has an interest in the preservation of paper collectibles is an understatement.  He's devoted years consulting with experts around the country and delving into the secrets of comic and magazine pressing and restoration.  It wasn't until he'd applied his newly-acquired knowledge to thousands of books from his own inventory to perfect his own technique that he decided to offer this unique service to the interested comic collector and retailer.

Visit our top rated eBay store with over 18,000 items here!

 

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