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Trade Paperbacks / Graphic Novels

Although collecting comics into trade paperbacks and graphic novels is a relatively recent practice, like single issue comics the format for trade paperbacks has varied a bit since they began. The size usually matches the size of the original comics being collected, though smaller digest-size editions are also sometimes printed. Older collections were printed on uncoated paper whereas newer volumes tend to use a gloss coating.

Modern Trade Paperbacks Gloss Coating Specifications Based on Industry Standards

Current Trade Paperbacks

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Vintage Trade Paperbacks Uncoated Specifications Based on Industry Standards

Older Trade Paperbacks

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