CGC Grading On Site at Wizard World Philadelphia

Posted on 5/7/2013

On-site comic book grading, as well as regular submissions and Signature Series witnessed signature authentication services, will be available May 30–June 2 in Philadelphia.

CGC will be at Wizard World Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Penn., May 30–June 2, 2013.

CGC will be grading on site for all service levels. These include Modern*, Economy, Standard, Express and more! Stop by the CGC booth to submit comic books for on-site grading or to request a Signature Series witness.

On-site certification will occur during the weekend of the show and your books will be returned to the booth by the end of the show on Sunday.

On-site Comic Tier Pricing:

  • Modern (comics 1980–present, valued US $200 or less) — US $25
  • Economy (comics valued US $300 or less) — US $50
  • Standard (comics valued US $1,000 or less) — US $85
  • Express (comics valued US $3,000 or less) — US $140
  • WalkThru (comics any value) — 3% FMV - Min $225, Max $3,000
  • Signature Series Services for on-site grading — Modern Tier grading fee + $11; for all other tiers, add $10 to grading fee (per signature)

This show is packed with exciting artists and guests, such as Stan Lee, Eisner Award Hall of Famer and creator of Spider-Man, X-Men, Avengers, Fantastic Four; Bryan Hitch, artist on America’s Got Powers,The Punisher, Wolverine, Kick-Ass; Eisner Award Winning artist Salvador Larroca, known for Avengers vs. X-Men, Iron Man, Captain America, Thor; Bob Layton, writer/artist on Iron Man, Uncanny X-Men, Avengers, Captain America, Batman, and Valiant Comics; Emmy Award winner William Shatner; Micheal Rooker and Norman Reedus from The Walking Dead. Check the convention website for a full list of attending guests.

Get a head start on preparing your submissions by filling out your submission form in advance. Find a link to the form on the CGC events page.

Come by the show to meet these creators and stars, submit books to CGC and even have a few books witnessed under the prestigious Signature Series designation. Stop by the booth first for details about this program or you can make arrangements in advance on our Chat Boards.

Signature Series requests can be made for on-site grading. However, if CGC and its affiliates are unable to obtain the artist(s) signature(s) by Saturday early afternoon, the books will not be able to be submitted for on-site certification and will have to be brought back to CGC’s facility for regular tiers of certification. You will be responsible for all costs associated with the grading and shipping of this comic in order for it to retain its Signature Series designation.

Visit our booth to get answers to any questions about the services offered by CGC. Please remember that CGC does not provide opinions or free evaluations at trade shows.

Collector Society members: You must fill in your Collectors Society number on the submission form. We cannot add this information after your order is submitted.

*Modern tier is for comic books published 1980–present, valued at $200 or less per book.

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