How To Get Your Comics Graded?

Follow the steps below to submit to CGC and CCS.

  • Become. a Member. Join CGC to get direct submission privileges, 24/7 order tracking and more. Join Now.
  • Select a. Grading Tier. Choose a tier based on comic value and turnaround time. Select additional services that apply.
  • Submit. Your Comics. Fill out the CGC submission form.

How much does it cost to have a comic book graded?

HOW MUCH DOES CGC GRADING COST?

Grading Service Notes Price Per Book
Standard Maximum value of $1,000 per book $65
Modern Limited to books published 1975 to the present. Maximum value of $200 per book $20
Modern Fast Track FastTrack reduces its corresponding tiers turnaround time. $30
Economy Maximum value of $400 per book $38

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Is it worth getting comics graded?

But as a rule of thumb, as I’m deciding which comics to submit for grading I always estimate the true cost of having a Modern Tier comic being graded by CGC to be $25.

THE COST OF CGC GRADING.

Item Cost Notes
True Cost / Book $25.23 $126.15 / 5 comics

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How can you tell if a comic book is worth money?

The easiest way to determine if your comics fall into the “good” category is by looking at the cover price. Almost all comic books have the retail cover price at the time of publication on the cover. The valuable ones will have 10c, 12c, 15c, 20c, or 25c on the cover.

How do I become a certified comic book grader?

A professional grader must hold these qualifications:

  1. Hold a BS in science and history.
  2. Hold a MS in chemistry and physics.
  3. Have had a minimum 10 year apprenticeship at the Louvre’s restoration labs.
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Is collecting comic books worth it?

As a general rule, most comic books will go up in value. A true “investor” in comics will also need a bit of detachment from their collection. I have comics that are worth some money and others that are worth not much at all, but I wouldn’t trade or sell them for anything because of their emotional value to me.

What is the most rare comic book?

An original copy of the Action Comics #1 that initially cost 10 cents and introduced Earth to Superman became the world’s most expensive comic book Sunday when it raked in $3.2 million on eBay.