Early Releases and First Releases Cutoff Dates

The Early Releases and First Releases designations are used by CGC in select cases to capture the excitement of a newly issued collectible.

If a collectible is eligible for these designations, it will be listed in the chart below. Currently, Early Releases and First Releases are offered only for “foils,” precious metal replicas of certain comic books and movie posters.

To qualify for Early Releases or First Releases, the collectibles must generally be received by CGC within the first 30 days of the first release of that collectible. The cutoff dates for Early Releases or First Releases are listed in the chart below.

Early Releases is the default designation for eligible collectibles received before the cutoff date. If you would prefer the First Releases designation or no designation, please indicate that request on the CGC Submission Form.

MARVEL COMICS FOILS

For Marvel Comics Foils, follow the instructions here.

Foil Name Label Early/First Releases Cut-off
Marvel Comics 2018 Amazing Fantasy #15 Pure Silver Foil
Standard blue label*
December 18, 2018

* A special Marvel label is available exclusively for foils sold through Harvestor Investments.

DC COMICS, STAR TREK AND STAR WARS FOILS

For DC Comics, Star Trek and Star Wars Foils from the New Zealand Mint, follow the instructions here.

Foil Name Label Early/First Releases Cut-off
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
Star Trek logo
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Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Premium Silver Foil
Star Wars logo
December 11, 2018
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Pure Silver Foil
Star Trek logo
October 22, 2018
Batman #1 Pure Silver Foil
DC logo
October 8, 2018
Detective Comics #27 Pure Silver Foil
DC logo
August 20, 2018
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Premium Silver Foil
Star Wars logo
August 27, 2018
Star Trek: The Motion Picture Pure Silver Foil
Star Trek logo
July 30, 2018
Superman #1 Pure Silver Foil
DC logo
June 13, 2018
Action Comics #1 Pure Silver Foil
DC logo
May 18, 2018
Star Wars: A New Hope Premium Silver Foil
Star Wars logo
May 2, 2018


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