Unfortunately, early experiments with the jpeg format could only produce a resolution of 4 pixels per inch, rendering comic books two-dimensional and unintelligible, as shown belowat this low image quality, even true fans can't discern the difference between Dr. Strange and Incredible Hulk comic books!:
Panel from Incredible Hulk Annual #6 (November 1977), plot by Len Wein, plot and script by David Anthony Kraft, pencils by Herb Trimpe, inks by Frank Giacoia and Mike Esposito, colors by Janice Cohen, letters by Gaspar Saladino
So once again, Scans_Daily is thwarted...and the safety of comic book copyright is preserved safely from rabid fans intent on sharing files illegally. But for how long... for...how...long?
Next time, on The History of Comic Book Sharing...Enter the Mimeograph!