CGC Private Signing - Walt & Louise Simonson

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CGC is excited to announce an In-House Private Signing event with one of the comic book industry’s most beloved couples, Walt and Louise Simonson. The two have earned a place in the comic book hall of fame, working on some of the biggest titles in the comic world. Walt wrote and illustrated the definitive run of Thor before moving on to several other characters, while Louise helped guide the X-Men franchise and wrote New Mutants along with X-Factor.

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In addition to signing, Walt also will be offering a limited amount of Remarques for purchase. See pricing information and details below.

Walt Simonson is an American comic book writer and artist, best known for the creator-owned work Star Slammers. He also has worked on other Marvel titles such as X-Factor and Fantastic Four. For DC Comics, he has worked on titles such as Detective Comics, Manhunter and Metal Man. In addition, Walt also has worked on The Avengers and Indestructible Hulk for Marvel and a graphic novel, The Judas Coin, for DC Comics.

Louise Simonson is a comic book writer and editor, best known for her work on comic book titles such as Power Pack, New Mutants, Superman: The Man of Steel, and Steel. In addition, she also has co-created many comic characters such as Cable, Rictor, Doomsday, and the X-Men villain, Apocalypse. Walt and Louise Simonson co-wrote the Havok and Wolverine: Meltdown limited series.

“We are so thrilled to be given the opportunity to host this CGC In-House Private Signing with two of the comic world's most influential contributors,” said Brittany McManus, CGC Signature Series Director. “Walt Simonson will also be offering a limited number of Remarques that fans are going to love, so be sure to submit as soon as possible. You do not want to miss this!”

For this exclusive event, ALL CGC members, including free CGC members, can submit books directly to CGC headquarters in Sarasota, Florida. CGC must receive all submissions for this event by Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

If the CGC In-House Private Signing needs to be rescheduled, CGC will securely store all submissions in its vault until the event can be rescheduled.

After Walt and Louise sign the submitted books, CGC will grade and encapsulate them with an estimated turnaround time of six weeks. If CCS pressing is also requested, the turnaround time is estimated at eight weeks. After grading and encapsulation, the collectibles will be shipped back to their owners.

The CGC Private Signing fee for Walt Simonson is $75 per item and includes:

  • Walt Simonson's signature
  • Estimated turnaround time of six weeks for CGC grading
  • Estimated turnaround time of eight weeks for CGC grading and CCS pressing (an additional $20 fee applies for CCS pressing)
  • Encapsulation with the iconic yellow CGC Signature Series label

The CGC Private Signing fee for Louise Simonson is $75 per item and includes:

  • Louise Simonson's signature
  • Estimated turnaround time of six weeks for CGC grading
  • Estimated turnaround time of eight weeks for CGC grading and CCS pressing (an additional $20 fee applies for CCS pressing)
  • Encapsulation with the iconic yellow CGC Signature Series label

The CGC Private Signing fee for a Walt and Louise Simonson duo signature is $100 per item and includes

  • Walt Simonson's signature
  • Louise Simonson’s signature
  • Estimated turnaround time of six weeks for CGC grading
  • Estimated turnaround time of eight weeks for CGC grading and CCS pressing (an additional $20 fee applies for CCS pressing)
  • Encapsulation with the iconic yellow CGC Signature Series label

The Private Signing fee for a Walt Simonson Remarque is $105 per item and includes:

  • Walt Simonson Remarque. The submitter may request the desired Remarque. Important: The final design and subject matter of the Remarque is at the artist’s discretion. CGC cannot guarantee Remarque requests. Remarques are limited to the first 50 submitters.
  • Walt Simonson’s signature
  • Estimated turnaround time of six weeks for CGC grading
  • Estimated turnaround time of eight weeks for CGC grading and CCS pressing (an additional $20 fee applies for CCS pressing)
  • Encapsulation with the iconic yellow CGC Signature Series label

Walt & Louise Simonson Submission Details

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