CGC Announces Third Annual In-House Private Signing Event with Veteran Comic Book Writer, Artist and Editor Al Milgrom

Posted on 5/12/2022

CGC welcomes back Al Milgrom for an exciting signing opportunity!

CGC is excited to announce an exclusive In-House Private Signing event with Inkwell Award-winning comic book writer, artist and editor, Al Milgrom! An industry veteran, he has worked for publishers like Marvel, DC and Archie Comics. In addition to signing, Milgrom will be offering Remarques for purchase. See pricing and details below.

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Milgrom began his career in the comic industry in the 1970s, working for Charlton Comics and Warren Publishing. He then joined Marvel Comics where he is best known for his work on series such as Captain Marvel, Marvel Fanfare, The Avengers, The West Coast Avengers, Secret Wars, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Spectacular Spider-Man, Fantastic Four and many more.

During his time with DC Comics, Milgrom co-created the character Firestorm and worked on series like Detective Comics, The Superman Family and Strange Adventures. Some of his most recent work has been for Archie Comics, where he has worked on titles like Archie, Archie’s Double Digest, Betty & Veronica and Betty & Veronica’s Double Digest

“The CGC Signature Series team can’t wait to have Al join us from another In-House Private Signing event,” said Brittany McManus, CGC Signature Series Director. “He is a true talent and has been a part of so many amazing series. We can’t wait to see the books that come in for this event!”

For this exclusive event, ALL CGC members, including free CGC members, can submit books directly to CGC headquarters in Sarasota, Florida. CGC must receive all submissions for this event by Friday, July 15, 2022. 

If the In-House Private Signing needs to be rescheduled, CGC will securely store all submissions in its vault until the event can be rescheduled. 

After Milgrom signs the submitted books, CGC will grade and encapsulate them with an estimated turnaround time of six weeks. If CCS pressing is also requested, the turnaround time is estimated at eight weeks. After grading and encapsulation, the collectibles will be shipped back to their owners.

The CGC In-House Private Signing fee for Al Milgrom is $75 per item and includes: 

  • Al Milgrom’s signature 
  • Estimated turnaround time of six weeks for CGC grading 
  • Estimated turnaround time of eight weeks for CGC grading and CCS pressing (an additional $20 fee applies for CCS pressing)  
  • Encapsulation with the iconic yellow CGC Signature Series label   

The CGC In-House Private Signing fee for an Al Milgrom Remarque is $130 per item and includes:

  • Al Milgrom’s illustrated Remarque. Submitters may request the desired Remarque. Important: The final design and subject matter of the Remarque is at the artist’s discretion. CGC cannot guarantee Remarque requests. 
  • Al Milgrom’s signature
  • Estimated turnaround time of six weeks for CGC grading
  • Estimated turnaround time of eight weeks for CGC grading and CCS pressing (an additional $20 fee applies for CCS pressing)
  • Encapsulation with the iconic yellow CGC Signature Series label 

Submission Instructions 

For this CGC Private Signing event, you can ship submissions directly to CGC with a FREE membership. Paid memberships are also available and include additional benefits. For more information and to join, visit

To submit books for the signing: 

  • Log onto your account or sign up for an account HERE.
  • Click Submit in the CGC website navigation and select Submission Forms
  • Next to Comics / Magazines, select Online Form.
  • Select Comic or Magazine from the drop-down menu, then select Private Signing and one of the following from the dropdown menu section:
  • Under Services, select Grading and, if you would like it, Pressing. Then hit Next in the top right section of the form.
  • Enter the information requested for your comic, and make sure to check the box next to AL MILGROM under Private Signing Details.
  • On the next screen, you can add one of CGC’s custom Marvel labels to your submission for qualifying books.
  • Select Add to Cart, and then repeat if there are additional books in your submission. If there are no additional books in your submission, click on the cart icon and proceed to checkout.
  • Note: If you want to submit magazines, please group them together on their own private signing form separate from comic submissions. The same rule applies for any custom labels. Please group them together on their own private signing form separate from non-custom labels. To see the available labels, click HERE.
  • Put ALL ungraded books in window bags or they will not be accepted. You can purchase window bags HERE.
  • Books that are already certified by CGC, including CGC Signature Series books, can be submitted for this event. CGC will remove a CGC-certified book from its holder for an additional $5 fee.
  • Carefully package books in a box for shipment. If you need a CGC shipping kit, they can be purchased HERE.
  • IMPORTANT: Please write AM on all sides of the outside of the box. You must initial outside of the box or we will not be able to honor the submission for this signing. 
  • Books will be received into the CGC system when they arrive and will be safely stored by CGC until the event. (Please note: Payments are processed as they normally are at the time of the collectibles’ arrival at CGC.)
  • Once books are signed, they will start an expedited CGC grading process. 


All submissions must be received by CGC no later than Friday, July 15, 2022, to qualify for this private signing event. No change requests will be accepted after Friday, July 15, 2022.

Membership credits cannot be applied to CGC Private Signings.

*No Multi-Sigs included with other signings.

**If you submit a CGC-graded collectible that needs to be removed from its original holder by CGC, the collectible will need to go through the certification and encapsulation process again, and there is no guarantee that it will receive the same grade.

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