Comic Book Artist Aaron Bartling Joins CGC for an In-House Private Signing

Posted on 6/26/2024

CGC welcomes Aaron Bartling!

CGC Signature Series is thrilled to announce an exclusive Private Signing with comic book artist Aaron Bartling, best known for his work on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin and other TMNT titles. He has done cover work for many publishers in the industry including DC comics, Image Comics, BOOM! Studios, IDW, Dynamite, and Dark Horse Comics. Fans can find his captivating work on covers of series like Cowboy Bebop, Crossover, Good Boy, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Something is Killing the Children and W0rldtr33. In addition to signing, Bartling will be offering Small and Large Remarques as well as a limited number of Painted Head Sketch options. See pricing and details below. 


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For this exclusive signing, 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, August 23, 2024. 

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 Bartling signs the submitted books, CGC will grade and encapsulate them with an estimated turnaround time of six weeks. If CGC 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 Private Signing fee for Aaron Bartling is $70 per item and includes: 

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

The CGC Private Signing fee for an Aaron Bartling Small Remarque is $145 per item and includes:

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

The CGC Private Signing fee for an Aaron Bartling Large Remarque is $220 per item and includes:

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

The CGC Private Signing fee for an Aaron Bartling Painted Head Sketch is $360 per item and includes:

  • Aaron Bartling’s illustrated Painted Head Sketch. Important: The final design and subject matter of the sketch is at the artists’ discretion. CGC cannot guarantee sketch requests. Submissions must be a blank sketch cover. Limited to the first 5 submitters.
  • Aaron Bartling’s signature
  • Estimated turnaround time of six weeks for CGC grading
  • Estimated turnaround time of eight weeks for CGC grading and CGC pressing (an additional $20 fee applies for CGC 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:
    AARON BARTLING, SIGNATURE; AARON BARTLING, SMALL REMARQUE; AARON BARLTING, LARGE REMARQUE; AARON BARTLING, PAINTED HEAD SKETCH.
  • 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 AARON BARTLING 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. 
  • IMPORTANT: Please write AB 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, August 23, 2024, to qualify for this private signing event. No change requests will be accepted after Friday, August 23, 2024.

Membership credits cannot be applied to CGC Private Signings.

*Cannot be combined with other CGC Private Signing events.

**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.

***Paid membership discounts do not apply to In-House Private Signings.

****Marker color requests are welcome, but not guaranteed. Marker color choice and signature placement is at the final discretion of the signer. 


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