CGC Grader Notes for Comics Now Available for Free with Associate and Higher Memberships

Posted on 12/16/2021

As a FREE service to all Associate and higher members, Grader Notes can be accessed through the Verify CGC Certification tool.

Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®) is excited to announce that as of December 16, 2021, all available Grader Notes for comics are provided for free to CGC Associate and higher members and Authorized Dealers.

In addition to full submission privileges, there are many great benefits to being a CGC Associate member or higher, and now access to all available Grader Notes for comic books is one of them. Previously, CGC Associate, Premium and Elite members received complimentary Grader Notes only for their own comic book submissions. With this update, whenever a comic book has Grader Notes, CGC Associate and higher members will be able to view them for free.

CGC Grader Notes are a valuable part of the grading process that provide more information about CGC-certified comic books. When CGC graders examine a book, they may enter comments about its condition that describe problems, indicate the quality of interior pages and help explain why a collectible received the grade it did.

Some examples of CGC Grader Notes include:

  • Right Center Front Cover Lite Fingerprints
  • Left Center Back Cover Moderate Erasure Mark
  • Top Spine Water Damage
  • Staple Rusted w/Rust Stained Interior
  • Interior Heavy Tanning

For more information about CGC Grader Notes, click here. Please note that Grader Notes will no longer be offered for sale individually.

How to access CGC Grader Notes

Log in to your CGC Associate, Premium or Elite account and go to the free Verify CGC Certification tool. Enter the CGC certification number for the comic that you would like to look up. If Grader Notes are available, they will be viewable here.

If you are not logged in to your account or you are not a CGC Associate member or higher, you will see a button if a book has Grader Notes, which will prompt you to sign in to your account or join CGC.

Join CGC today!

Now is a great time to join CGC as an Associate, Premium or Elite member. Not only are free Grader Notes available for at these membership levels, you get full submission privileges, 10% off at the CCG Store and a free CGC Shipping Kit Voucher if you are a new member. Also, the CGC Online Submission Form has been upgraded to make submitting collectibles faster and easier, and there’s much more to come as CGC continues to optimize and expand its services!

Memberships start at just $25/year. Join now >

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