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CGC Forums

Comic book collecting message boards


  1. Comics General

    A comic book collecting board for things related to comic books - creators, artists, writers, movies, pricing, etc.
  2. Newbie Comic Collecting Questions

    A place to ask the community any kind of questions about collecting comics - grading / buying / selling / pricing / rarity / packing / shipping / whatever.

  3. Comic Book Grading and Restoration Issues

    A message board for discussing comic book grading, conservation, and restoration issues.
  4. Hey buddy, can you spare a grade?

    A forum to ask other collectors to estimate the grade of a comic book from a scan.
  5. CGC Journals - Posts and Responses from Old Format

    Comic-related Journal entries posted by Collectors Society Members

    Try the New CGC Journals here!

    The journals below will be migrated to the new CGC journals section soon.

  6. The CGC Registry

    Forum for discussions related to the CGC Registry - an interactive web tool for displaying your comic collection and comparing it to other great collections.
  7. Comic Book Events

    A forum to post upcoming comic book events - comic book conventions, shows, etc. Posts should be created as calendar events also.
  8. The Signature Room

    A forum to discuss everything to do with collecting CGC Signature Series comic books and unwitnessed signatures.
  9. Permanent Comic Collecting Polls & FAQs

    Permanent comic book collecting polls kept open to build up data over time.
  10. Golden Age Comic Books

    A forum for discussing golden age comic books.
  11. Silver Age Comic Books

    A forum for discussing silver age comics.
  12. Bronze Age Comic Books

    A forum for discussing bronze age comics.
  13. Copper Age Comic Books

    A forum for discussing copper age comic books.
  14. Modern Age Comic Books

    A forum for discussing modern age comic books.
  15. Comic Magazines

    For the discussion of comic magazines and their grading.
  16. Original Comic Art

    A forum to discuss original art by comic artists.
  17. Ask CGC

    Questions will be reviewed and answered by CGC experts. Questions will only be approved if they are of general interest.
  18. Comics Market - Want To Buy!

    A forum for people to post comics and comic related items that they are looking to purchase. If you aren't SERIOUS ABOUT IT, please don't waste peoples time looking to see if they have it.
  19. Comics Market - Forum Only Selling Area

    A board specifically for direct selling offers to other board members without an intermediary (no ebay, or other outside sites, etc.), and for Want To Buy posts. We do not monitor buys and sells. Please check out your buyer or seller before you commit to a transaction. DISCUSSIONS IN THE MAIN FORUM - SALES POSTS IN THE SUB-FORUMS.
  20. Comics Market - Sales Advertising - Ebay, Dealers, etc.

    A message board for the purpose advertising comics for sale via ebay, or other venues or web sites. No anonymous posting is allowed. We do not monitor buys and sells. Please check out your buyer or seller before you commit to a transaction.
  • Upcoming Events

    • 22 October 2017 02:00 PM Until 08:00 PM
      On October 22nd join us from 10-4 at the Hasbrouck Heights Holiday Inn, 283 Rt 17 South (directly on the highway).for the ONLY comicon in Bergen County, NJ! Access from Rts 3, 46, 80, the GSP and the NJ Tpk is quick and easy!
      Admission is only $3, or buy 5 show passes that can be used at either of our hotel shows for only $10 (Admission is still free for kids under 12 and non-collecting partners). Parking is on site, easy and free.
      We'll have tons of comics as always! Your favorite dealers will be there, including some that ONLY do this show…  And our good friend Bob Fox returns!
      Our notorious no minimum bid auction is at noon.  Bob Fox pulled a complete but crispy Hulk 181 from the rubble of the home he lost to the fire... it will be featured in the auction.
      More info is on our website at http://www.njcomicbookshows.com
      “Like us” on Facebook at NJ Comic Book Shows
      NJ’s ONLY monthly comicons since 1991!
      Seeya at the show!
      Other upcoming shows:
      Clifton 11/12
      Old Bridge 11/26
      Clifton 12/10
      Wayne 12/17
    • 29 October 2017 06:00 PM Until 30 October 2017 12:00 AM
      12th Vancouver Comic and Toy Show. 2 sold out halls with over 11,500 square feet of vintage and new comics, pop culture, toys, Star Wars, cosplay, and $1 blow out comics. Croatian Cultural Center at 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC. $8 general admission, kids under 13 free admission. Free parking or walk from Broadway skytrain station. Top door prizes will be two (2) $100 comics/toy gift cards. Local comic guests to be announced. More info and updates at Vancouver Comic Show & pics .
    • 04 November 2017
      Contact Person: Troy R. Kinunen
      Company Name: Pop Con Milwaukee
      Voice Phone Number: (414)-828-9990
      Email Address: troy@mearsonline.com
      Website URL: www.popconmilwaukee.com
      Celebrities, Artists, & Super Heroes Team Up With Pop Con To Raise Money For Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund
      With the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, the needs of the people of Houston are being aided by a team of real life superheroes. Celebrities such as Sam Jones, Pete Rose, Burt Ward, Lee Meriwether, Jackson Bostwick, Danny Seagren, Bobby Hull, Lydia Graber, Mike Grell, & Arvell Jones are appearing on November 4th – 5th in Milwaukee, WI for the 2nd Annual Pop Con Milwaukee Convention. Proceeds from every ticket sale along a portion of autographs sales, prints, and photo ops will be donated to the cause.
      Promoter Troy R. Kinunen proclaimed, “The response from the celebrities was like a real life comic book call to action. When the people of Houston were in need, our group of celebrities were quick to lend cash, autographs, and time to the cause”.
      Besides the diverse and impressive list of talent, over 300 quality vendors are attending which include artists, autograph dealers, breweriana, sports memorabilia, armor, comic, prints, toys, movie posters, mixed media, Victorian mourning inspired art, and more.
      Dealer attending will include Comic Wreck, Nuclear Mind, Tim Mirocha “The Hockey Manic”, MG Collectables & Appraisal, Dave Bednarz, US Cellular, Tim & Ryan Worden, Zombie Squad, Lexi Garza, XS Energy Drink, Martina’s Handmade Gifts, Toy Dimension, Reel Art, Patrick Sliwinski, Mobile Stress Unit, Eric Martin, Captain Nimoy Toys, 25th Hour Crafts, Remind Magazine, Armory Quest, Mister Memorabilia, All American Sports, Dust to Dust, Collectables Explosion, R2-D2 Builders Club, Memento Moira, Dillon Nelson Illustration, Jewell Walton, Time Warp Collectibles, Terrestrial Tarrots, Graveyard Records Memorial Sale, and many more..
      For those interested in selling, limited booth spaces remain. For this year, we have posted a map of the room with table numbers. Dealers get to pick their own spaces. Prices range from $25.00 – $75.00. Spots are filling up fast and are being offered on a first come, first served basis.
      Registration information can be found at Pop Con Dealer Registration
      Set up is Friday, November 3rd, 2017 only with move in starting at 12:00 PM (noon). NOTE: Vendors choosing the Concourse room will be available to set up at 6:00 PM CST.
      When asked about Pop Con 2017, founder Troy R. Kinunen replied “I am looking forward to witnessing the positive interaction of our growing fan base with the diverse personality and achievements of the celebrities in attendance and sharing the overall experience with the quality vendors which will be exhibiting their goods. Pop Con has created an intimate setting where collectors, dealers, and celebrities can meet. This is a throwback concept which embraces the “Good Ole Days” of collecting before the age of the internet. ”
      Hosted at Crowne the Plaza Hotel and Convention Center, located at 6401 South 13th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53221.The event will take place Saturday,  November 4th (10:00 AM – 6:00 PM CST) and Sunday, November 5th (10:00 AM – 3:00 PM CST.    Thanks, and lets have a good time at Pop Con Milwaukee    !!!
      Questions may be directed to Troy R. Kinunen at (414)-828-9990 or email troy@mearsonline.com
    • 18 November 2017 02:00 PM Until 05:00 AM
      November 18 from 9am to 2pm will be the inaugural Toys, Comics and Cards Show at Hixson High School in Tennessee.
      Vendor tables are only $20, and admission is a suggested $2.
      Interested vendors can contact Scott Hensley at scottchensley (at) yahoo.com or 931.247.7587 to inquire about tables.
      This event will be run in conjunction with the Scenic City Trios, a professional wrestling event held later that night.
      Hixson High School
      5705 Middle Valley Rd
      Hixson, TN  37343

    • 28 January 2018 05:30 PM Until 29 January 2018 01:00 AM
      The Twelve California Comic Convention ( CalComicCon ) will be held on Sunday, January 28th 2018.
      The show will be held in Orange County in Yorba Linda, held just miles from Disneyland and other attractions.
      We will continue to have a raffle that will have CGC graded comics, original artwork and sketches by guest artists.
      All paid admissions will receive a raffle ticket, extra ticket can be purchased at the show.
      Advance purchases will get three tickets, with a chance at a special online ticket holder only raffle.
      CGC will again be taking comic submissions and doing signature witnessing.
      This year the California Comic Convention will continue to place emphasis on vintage comic books. see dealers list and pics from past shows.
      Dealers and collectors from all over the country will be at the show.
      The show will be held from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM; tickets are only $10 and parking is free.
      For more info goto: CalComicCon