About CGC & CCS
CGC set the standard for third-party comic book, magazine, lobby card and vintage photograph grading, and its independent affiliate CCS performs expert pressing, restoration and restoration removal services for comic books.
Founded in 2000, Certified Guaranty Company (CGC) is the world’s first independent and impartial third-party comic book grading service. CGC’s commitment to integrity, accuracy and consistency has made it the leader in its field. The grading standards developed by CGC for comic books, magazines, lobby cards and vintage photographs are widely accepted by collectors and dealers. Certification by CGC gives buyers and sellers greater confidence and has been instrumental to the growth of the hobby.
Classic Collectible Services (CCS) is the world’s leading comic book pressing, restoration and restoration removal company. Formerly Classics Incorporated, the company was established as CCS in 2013 as part of its relocation to Sarasota, Florida. Its proven processes have successfully enhanced the appearance and desirability of many of the rarest and most valuable collectible comic books.