The most trusted grading company...

CGC is the first independent, impartial, expert third-party grading service for collectible comic books, magazines, photographs, lobby cards and more.

Lobby cards, vintage photographs, magazines and comics graded by CGC

CGC Comics

More than 100,000 comic books are submitted to CGC every year, to be graded by the hobby’s most experienced and trusted team. All CGC-certified books are encapsulated in our state-of-the-art, tamper-evident holder with a distinguished CGC label. Learn more >

CGC Magazines

CGC is the only expert, impartial, third-party magazine service, committed to helping you add value to your collection. We’ll encapsulate your prized magazine with its CGC grade, as well as any pertinent information about the particular issue. Learn more >

CGC Lobby Cards

We’ve applied our expert grading standards and proven certification process to the world of collectible film and movie lobby cards. We evaluate single lobby cards, as well as eight-piece sets, making it more secure to buy and sell these collectibles.
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CGC Photos

CGC also provides grading services for celebrity and character photos. Every CGC-certified photo is encapsulated in a heavy-gauge, archival plastic holder with our label guaranteeing authenticity. Learn more >


CGC offers witnessed signature authentication for comics, magazines and photos. Learn more about CGC Signature Series >