RE: RARA-AVIS: Re: A twofer by Gil Brewer from Stark House

From: Ed Lynskey (
Date: 08 Mar 2008

I know little about scanned technology. Is it possible to proofread/fis the text once it has been scanned from the original?

And I agree on the impressive production values on the small press titles.


--- Ron Clinton <> wrote:
> I do wish the Gryphon releases were of a higher quality. I
> just picked up five releases -- four Harry Whittingtons and
> one SIN PIT -- and the covers looks to be done by ink- or
> laser-jet printer, and the text is scanned, not reset. Where
> original, there are some typos -- I haven't checked the other
> three Whittingtons, but the one I'm reading has the wrong
> series number on the interior (should be 22, as per the
> cover, not 2) and misspellings like "...get a does of sudden >
death!" Not a big deal in the scheme of things, and I'm
> thrilled *someone's* reprinting Whittington, but for $16 a
> pop, I do wish the quality was better. But, as mentioned,
> since no one's reprinting Whittington, I suppose beggars
> can't be choosers.
> The other presses mentioned do put a very professional
> product, though I find Stark House's brilliant white pages
> with comparatively small print rather difficult to read for
> long stretches.

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