This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
You do understand that a browser makes a separate request for every image in a page, right? You can't serve image data INLINE in a JSP, you can only insert a source reference. That reference can be to a servlet that responds with the binary image data. Bill