Pearl Scan offers a comic book scanning services to digitise old comics and magazines without damaging the original document. There is an increasing amount of collectors and publishers that wish to digitise their old comics and a comic book scanning service is the perfect way to do so.
Pearl Scan use top of the range overhead scanners (we invested in our latest one in April 2012) to scan rare and fragile documents, books, magazines and comics and graphic novels. Scanners like this are far more appropriate for publications of this nature as the scanning isn’t as harsh to the paper to ensure that the comics come back to you exactly how they left you once the process is completed.
Digitising classic comics safely
At Pearl Scan we use top of the range overhead scanners to scan rare and fragile documents, books, magazines, comics and graphic novels. We use our overhead scanners to scan all kinds of comics ranging from the exceptionally rare issues right up to modern editions.
The overhead scanners that we use to scan a comic book effectively only scan from a distance from the comic itself, while taking an image of around 50mp (mega-pixel), which is crisp, bright and colourful. Compared to a normal flatbed scanner, the exposure of light is significantly lessened due to the distance between the scanner and the paper but the image quality is still of the highest sizing that it can be. Scanning staff can complete the process fairly quickly thanks to the latest innovations that come with the scanner and excellent software especially developed for the equipment.
Once each comic is scanned, it can then be indexed by date or issue number and provided back to the client in high and low resolutions.
Our Overhead Scanners for Comic Scanning
Pearl Scan use the latest overhead scanners to scan rare and delicate documentation (we’re so proud, we even blogged about it). We take extra care in making sure that they are treated with the upmost respect that they deserve. Our scanning team always wear gloves and take immense care when handling the comics to ensure their condition remains as it was when it first arrived.
In conjunction with the EN BS ISO 9001:2005, 27001, 14001 and in-house implemented quality, security and compliance procedures allow us to deliver peace of mind scanning services to our client. We are an approved document scanning and data capture scanning service provider to many reputable health, education, manufacturing, financial, logistics etc. organisations.
Founded in 2003, with almost 15 years of valuable knowledge and expertise in delivering successful document scanning and data capture services through the UK to some of the most reputable and globally known organisations.
We operate from a custom built document scanning and data capture centre, which is built around security, safety and confidentiality. The site is monitored 24hours a day by security and CCTV systems.
The document scanning and data capture bureau is equipped with the state-of-the-art dedicated document, Microfilm media, Books and Large Format Plans scanning and capture technology; catering for a wide range of document types and sizes making us a one-stop service provider for scanning and digital conversion needs . We continually invest in our staff training and latest technology to ensure that we are delivering quality and innovations at all times.
Pearl Scan Group has the infrastructure to provide quick turnaround for urgent document scanning needs to taking on a large volume scanning and conversion of documents, microfilm media, books etc. projects. Our document scanning and data capture service centre always run at 80% of its productivity allowing 20% space and resources for on-demand, ad-hock projects.