CGC Accepting Submissions at C2E2!

Posted on 3/14/2024

Submit your comic books, video games, home video collectibles and cards at the April 26-28 show in Chicago.

Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®) is excited to be accepting submissions of comics, video games, home video collectibles and cards at C2E2, being held at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, on April 26-28, 2024.

C2E2 features comics, cosplay, gaming and anime in the heart of Downtown Chicago! The convention gathers celebrities, unique exhibitors, incredible comic artists and literary authors into one place to celebrate the fandoms you love. Some of the guest appearances this year include Chip Zdarsky, Jenny Frison, James Tynion IV, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Rachael Leigh Cook. 

Fans also won't want to miss lots of fun happening at CGC booth #1007 all weekend long! In addition to our popular pin giveaway, we will have the new limited-edition pins to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Wolverine and the 85th anniversary of Batman. Plus, we'll be offering giveaway prize opportunities with our Scavenger Hunt and more. Stay tuned for further email and social announcements about giveaway opportunities leading up to the show.

Looking to get books signed?

Be sure to get your books prepped with the updated Signature Series Online Submission Form to save you a lot of time at the show! Watch this short video to learn how to get this process started:

Preparing submissions for the show

To spend more time enjoying the show, submit your prepared collectibles through the Express Drop-off Service, which enables you to skip the line and quickly hand off your prepared submission to a CGC representative.

Please take the following steps before arriving:

  1. Create a CGC account here. All it takes is a free account to submit, and paid members get additional discounts and benefits.
  2. Go to the online submission form for comics, video games, home video or cards.
  3. Select “Mail-In or Show Drop-Off” to start your submission.
  4. Complete the submission form and print the packing slips.
  5. Important: To ensure that your submission process stays on schedule, please place your collectibles in the order listed on the packing slip. Please bring BOTH copies of the packing slip with your collectibles to the show drop-off. Failure to do so will result in delays.

  6. Keep your collectibles safe and secure until you drop off your submission (including the packing slip) with a representative.
  7. Go to the Express Drop-off sign to finalize your submission.

All submissions will be transported to CGC’s headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, for authentication, grading and encapsulation.

  • To learn more about CGC services and fees for comics, click here.
  • To learn more about CGC services and fees for video games, click here.
  • To learn more about CGC services and fees for home video, click here.
  • To learn more about CGC services and fees for cards, click here.

Tablets will be provided at the booth for submitters to use for sign-up and submission purposes.

Need more info?

All CGC services can be reached at (+1) 855-GRADE10 (855-472-3310).

About CGC

Since revolutionizing comic book grading in 2000, CGC has grown to include certification services for a vast variety of pop culture collectibles. These divisions include CGC Video Games, CGC Home Video and CGC Cards . CGC Video Games is dedicated to video game grading for the most popular consoles, including Nintendo, Sega, Atari, PlayStation and more. CGC Home Video provides expert VHS grading in addition to other types of videocassettes, DVD, blu-ray and more. CGC Cards provides expert card grading for sports cards, TCGs and non-sports cards.

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