CGC Announces Paul Dini’s Final In-House Private Signing Event

Posted on 8/5/2022

CGC will be hosting award-winning producer, screenwriter and comic book creator, Paul Dini for his last signing, ever!

CGC is excited to announce that the Signature Series team will be hosting Emmy, Eisner, Harvey and Inkpot Award-winning producer, screenwriter and comic book creator, Paul Dini for his final exclusive In-House Private Signing event! Dini has stated that this will be his final signing event ever, making this the last chance for fans to acquire a signature or Remarque from the comic book legend. See pricing and details below. 

Paul Dini Remarque Example. Click image to enlarge.

Dini’s career began as a writer for animated TV series. Some of his most famous work was for Warner Bros. Animation, where he earned five Emmy Awards, working on smash-hit series like Batman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, Superman: The Animated Series, The New Batman/Superman Adventures and Krypto the Superdog. During this time, he also co-created fan favorite characters, Harley Quinn and Terry McGinnis for DC. After animation, Dini went on to write comics for publishers like DC, Marvel and Oni Press. Some of his most notable works include the Eisner Award winning books, The Batman Adventures: Mad Love and Batman Adventures Holiday Special. He has also written on series such as Batman: Arkham City, Detective Comics and Gotham City Sirens. In 2013, he received an Inkpot Award for his outstanding contributions to animation and comics. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Dini’s co-created character Harley Quinn, and to coincide with the anniversary he is the main writer on the upcoming title, Harley Quinn 30th Anniversary Special #1, releasing this September!

“The CGC Signature Series team is honored to have a talent such as Paul Dini join us for his last In-House Private Signing event,” said Brittany McManus, CGC Signature Series Director. “His work for Warner Bros. Animation introduced a whole new generation to superheroes and created life long comic fans. We’re really looking forward to having him join us for this special signing 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, September 16, 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 Dini 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 Paul Dini is $125 per item and includes: 

  • Paul Dini’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 a Paul Dini Remarque is $180 per item and includes:

  • Paul Dini’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. Limited to the first 150 submitters.
  • Paul Dini’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 CGCcomics.com/join

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:
    PAUL DINI, PRIVATE SIGNING; PAUL DINI, REMARQUE.
  • 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 PAUL DINI 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 PD 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. 

PLEASE NOTE:

All submissions must be received by CGC no later than Friday, September 16, 2022, to qualify for this private signing event. No change requests will be accepted after Friday, September 16, 2022.

*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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