CGC Accepting Submissions at Portsmouth Comic Con!

Posted on 4/10/2024

Submit your comic books, magazines and cards at the May 11-12 show.

Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®) is excited to be accepting submissions of comics, magazines and cards at Portsmouth Comic Con, being held at the Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth, England, on May 11-12, 2024.

In one of the oldest buildings in the city, Portsmouth Comic Con strives to emphasize the importance of community and celebrating the fans of geeky culture with their show. Some of this year's guests include: Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Tini Howard, Jordan Thomas and Cian Tormey.

Fans also won't want to miss lots of fun happening at CGC booth #14 all weekend long! Stay tuned for further email and social announcements about giveaway opportunities leading up to the show.

Looking to get books signed?

CGC Signature Series Witnesses will be available to observe your collectibles getting signed. Be sure to stop by the CGC booth prior to having your comics and magazines signed for grading.

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 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 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 (+44) (0) 20 3968 3848.

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 sports cards, TCGs 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. CGC Home Video provides expert VHS grading in addition to other types of videocassettes, DVDs, Blu-ray discs and more.

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