Arcana Studio Gets CGC'd

Posted: 8/17/2006

Capitalizing on a stellar two-year rise to power, Arcana makes CGC their official grading service.

August 16, 2006 – Arcana Studio, Canada's premier studio for comic books and character designs, and CGC, the premier collectibles grading company, today announced a deal which makes CGC the official grading service for all Arcana Studio titles including Ant, Kade, Erza, Dragon's Lair and 100 Girls.

Arcana began in 2004 as a design studio, not as a comic book company. But, in just over two years, Arcana have published over 60 comics and 7 books, reaching sales of nearly 750,000 books. They are found on 15 different countries and are translated into seven languages across the globe. Arcana had the honor to have been nominated for a Harvey Award and are proud to have won the Shuster Award for Top Publisher.

"We are thrilled to add Arcana Studio to the list of publishers that CGC is the official grading service of." said Steve Borock, President and Primary Grader of CGC. "We can't wait to provide their creators and fans the CGC certified product that they want."

"CGC is a great company that has always known the industry inside and out, from the rare revered classics to the most current hits." Said Sean O'Reilly, EIC of Arcana Studio, "I'm very excited as I'm proud to be working with CGC and I hope years down the road we will have published some of those rare revered classics."

"We can't wait to get started. Arcana Studio has a great track record in just 2 short years. Sean O'Reilly has put together a great studio and we are excited to offer Arcana a new collecting avenue for their fans. "Said Paul Litch, CGC Senior Grader and Modern Age Specialist.

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