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CGC 2020 Private Signings

Collectors who are missing out on getting books signed due to COVID-19 related show cancellations are being provided some opportunities by the third party grading companies. We recently reported on some CBCS Mail-in Private Signings, and now CGC has made some awesome announcements as well.

Check out the following Insta posts from CGC for details on their first announced private signings, with Clayton Crain and Frank Miller. These signings are scheduled to take place around the time of MEGACON Orlando, which has been rescheduled for June 4-7.

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CGC is excited to announce another CGC In-House Private Signing— this time with @claytoncrain ! Crain is an American comic book artist known for his work with Marvel Comics, including Ghost Rider, Spider-Man, Carnage and Venom. He has also drawn for Valiant (Rai) and DC Comics. “I enjoy meeting everyone at the comic conventions and look forward to seeing you all again soon. Until then, we can pass the time, in our long distance relationship, with an in-house signing,” says Crain. For this event, ALL CGC members — including free CGC members — can submit collectibles directly to CGC headquarters in Sarasota, Florida. CGC will coordinate with Crain to have the collectibles signed around the time of MEGACON Orlando, which has been rescheduled for June 4-7. Many guests have already confirmed their attendance at the popular event. If the CGC Private Signing needs to be rescheduled due to show postponements or cancellations, travel restrictions or other reasons, CGC will securely store all submissions in its vault until the event can be rescheduled. After Crain signs the collectibles, CGC will grade and encapsulate them with an expedited turnaround time of only three weeks. If CCS pressing is also requested, the expedited turnaround time will be six weeks. Once graded and encapsulated, the collectibles will be shipped back to their owners. CGC will provide signing and scheduling updates via e-blasts and on all social media channels. The fee for the CGC In-House Signing is $70 per item, which includes: Clayton Crain’s signature expedited turnaround time of three weeks for CGC grading expedited turnaround time of six weeks for CGC grading and CCS pressing (an additional $20 fee applies for CCS pressing) encapsulation with CGC’s iconic yellow Signature Series label Books need to be received by CGC no later than Monday, May 25, 2020, to be eligible for this event. #cgccomics #claytoncrain #cgcinhouseprivatesigning #signatureseries

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Comic Book Industry Legend Frank Miller Agrees to CGC In-House Private Signing Comic book industry legend Frank Miller has agreed to do a CGC In-House Private Signing, giving fans the incredible opportunity to have their collectibles autographed by the writer, artist, director and producer. Miller’s most famous works include Ronin, Daredevil: Born Again, The Dark Night Returns, Batman: Year One, Sin City and 300, which all display his hallmark film noir style. “I’m really looking forward to signing for fans, and I can’t wait to see which books they submit,” said Miller. “The CGC In-House Private Signing is great because it makes it convenient for fans to get an autograph and for me to give them.” For this event, both free and paid CGC members can submit collectibles directly to CGC headquarters in Florida. CGC will coordinate with Miller for the collectibles to be signed around the time of MEGACON Orlando. The fan-favorite event has been rescheduled for June 4-7, and many of the biggest names in the comic book industry have confirmed their attendance for the new dates. If the CGC In-House Private Signing needs to be rescheduled due to show postponements or cancellations, travel restrictions or other reasons, CGC will securely store all submissions in its vault until the event can be rescheduled. After Miller signs the collectibles, CGC will grade them with expedited turnaround times of three weeks for grading or six weeks for grading and pressing. Collectibles are then shipped back to their owners. The CGC In-House Private Signing fee of $130 per item includes: Frank Miller’s signature expedited turnaround time of 3 weeks for CGC grading expedited turnaround time of 6 weeks for CGC grading and CCS pressing (an additional $20 fee applies for CCS pressing) encapsulation with CGC’s iconic yellow Signature Series label. CGC must receive all submissions at its Florida headquarters by Friday, May 29, 2020. Visit www.cgccomics.com for more submission instructions. #cgccomics #frankmiller #inhouseprivatesignings #signatureseries #cgcsignatureseries #cgcgrading

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We’ll be on the lookout for more announcements and post them as they come, so check back soon!!

Gary Govel
Gary Govel is a life-long fan and collector of comics, with a particular interest in Marvel Bronze and Copper Age books. He recently launched Collector Syndicate to give fellow enthusiasts a place to show off their collections, and share their experiences about the hobby.
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