CGC Sponsoring Shortboxed LIVE 2024

Posted on 3/22/2024

Company reps are accepting comics, magazines, pulps, TCGs, sports cards, non-sports cards, video games and home video submissions at Shortboxed LIVE 2024 on May 5.

Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®) is excited to be a sponsor of Shortboxed LIVE 2024 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, on May 5, 2024. Representatives from CGC Comics™, CGC Cards™, CGC Video Games™ and CGC Home Video™ are accepting submissions at the event. CGC Signature Series will also be there, with an incredible creator lineup including Maria the Wolf, Kelley Jones, Mike Choi, John Beatty, Rose Besch and more.

"We are thrilled to be a part of the upcoming Shortboxed LIVE event," said CGC Signature Series Supervisor Josh Gray. "It's not just about attending; it's about the excitement, creativity and passion for comic books converging in one place. We are looking forward to an inspiring gathering that celebrates the magic of storytelling and the vibrant comic book community!"

About Shortboxed LIVE 2024

Shortboxed LIVE is the ultimate one-day comic con featuring the best dealers in the industry and amazing artists. The event is hosted by — a modern, mobile marketplace featuring a curated collection of comics from dealers and collectors all over the US, Canada and United Kingdom.

Get your Shortboxed LIVE 2024 tickets here.

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 representative. And you’ll get a Pristine 10 pin!

Here’s what to do:

  1. Become a CGC member here.
  2. Go to the online submission form for comicscardsvideo games or home video.
  3. Select “Mail-In or Show Drop-Off” to start your submission.
  4. Complete the submission form and print the packing slips.

    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.

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

All submissions will be transported to the companies’ 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 Cards services and fees, click here. To learn more about CGC Video Games services and fees, click here. To learn more about CGC Home Video services and fees for comics, click here.

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

Need more info?

All companies can be reached at 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 Cards, CGC Video Games and CGC Home Video. CGC Cards provides expert card grading for TCGs, sports cards and non-sports cards. CGC Video Games is dedicated to video game grading for the most popular consoles, including Nintendo, Sega, Atari, PlayStation and more. The newest division of CGC, CGC Home Video, provides expert VHS grading in addition to other types of home media.

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