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Collector Zombie_Head private msg quote post Address this user
Is it true Todd McFarlane won’t sign the Spawn Thank you book?
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Collector Darkseid_of_town private msg quote post Address this user
I would be surprised if that were the case, Todd has always been the perfewct gentleman about signing things and taking care of fans...but who knows, perhaps hes taking a page from the guy who doesn't draw feet
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COLLECTOR drchaos private msg quote post Address this user
Exactly the opposite, he will be happy to sign your Spawn book.

Todd is doing more shows than ever this year to promote Spawn # 300.
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Moderator Jesse_O private msg quote post Address this user
Actually, if you look at the CGC private signings with McFarlane, you will see a note similar to this: "Please note that Todd will not sign the following books: Venom #1 Retailer Variant, Venom #6 Variant cover and the Spawn Thank you cover."

I remember when the Thank You comic came out. Todd said that he would not sign it at that time. I've tried finding where he said that, but I've not been able to yet. His signature is printed in the comic.

I believe the reason had something to do with the fact that these were sent free to the retailers.
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Collector Wraith private msg quote post Address this user
Do a search .. will never ever find a ss of this book anywhere except for those not signed by todd .. I don't think he even signs unwitnessed

This is one book of mine i actually like the idea of having signed on the back cover .. oh well .
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Do a search .. will never ever find a ss of this book anywhere except for those not signed by todd .. I don't think he even signs unwitnessed

This is one book of mine i actually like the idea of having signed on the back cover .. oh well .


Yeah, I probably didn't make that clear. Those three books are books that Todd will not sign, ever. The CGC signings are just stating the rules that Todd has in place.
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Collector Zombie_Head private msg quote post Address this user
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Originally Posted by Jesse_O
Actually, if you look at the CGC private signings with McFarlane, you will see a note similar to this: "Please note that Todd will not sign the following books: Venom #1 Retailer Variant, Venom #6 Variant cover and the Spawn Thank you cover."

I remember when the Thank You comic came out. Todd said that he would not sign it at that time. I've tried finding where he said that, but I've not been able to yet. His signature is printed in the comic.

I believe the reason had something to do with the fact that these were sent free to the retailers.


The venom 1 he won’t sign is it the green cover or the white cover or both?
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Originally Posted by Jesse_O
Actually, if you look at the CGC private signings with McFarlane, you will see a note similar to this: "Please note that Todd will not sign the following books: Venom #1 Retailer Variant, Venom #6 Variant cover and the Spawn Thank you cover."

I remember when the Thank You comic came out. Todd said that he would not sign it at that time. I've tried finding where he said that, but I've not been able to yet. His signature is printed in the comic.

I believe the reason had something to do with the fact that these were sent free to the retailers.


The venom 1 he won’t sign is it the green cover or the white cover or both?


I'm fairly certain it is both.
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Collector Wraith private msg quote post Address this user
So ... this has appeared on eBay

Verified signed mcfarlane thanks edition

I can't seem to read the graders notes on the website.. there's no signature visible on front or back ..

I really hope cbcs hasn't identified the printed signature on the inside cover as an authenticated sig

https://www.ebay.com/ulk/itm/233357280168?ul_ref=https%253A%252F%252Frover.ebay.com%252Frover%252F0%252F0%252F0%253Fmpre%253Dhttps%25253A%25252F%25252Fwww.ebay.com%25252Fulk%25252Fitm%25252F233357280168%2526rvr_id%253D0%2526rvr_ts%253Dcdc32cac16d0ad319b66890cffee9c68
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Collector flanders private msg quote post Address this user
Doesn't the label usually list that the signature is on the inside interior of a specific page if it's not visible on the cover?

I found this example:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Spider-Man-1-Aug-1990-Marvel-SIGNED-Todd-McFarlane-VERIFIED-CBCS-9-6/283637141390?epid=85425772&hash=item420a174f8e:g:FbEAAOSw-l9cvTYs
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Moderator Jesse_O private msg quote post Address this user
Well, I still haven't found where Todd himself said that he would not sign it. Perhaps he just won't sign it at a CGC signing. Maybe he will sign it at one of his public signings. Maybe he has changed his policy. I checked the graders notes and the signature was verified by Beckett. I'm not sure what to say about it other than I doubt they verified a preprinted signature.
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Collector Wraith private msg quote post Address this user
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Well, I still haven't found where Todd himself said that he would not sign it. Perhaps he just won't sign it at a CGC signing. Maybe he will sign it at one of his public signings. Maybe he has changed his policy. I checked the graders notes and the signature was verified by Beckett. I'm not sure what to say about it other than I doubt they verified a preprinted signature.
did it say location of the sig ? I read somewhere he doesn't sign them period and has a sign saying so for his lines at non witnessed events
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Collector flanders private msg quote post Address this user
I messaged the seller pretending to be interested in purchasing. I asked for info on the location of the signature and if there's photos of it pre-grade.
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Collector flanders private msg quote post Address this user
@Wraith it says nothing about the sig location in the grader's notes.
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Moderator Jesse_O private msg quote post Address this user
@flanders please let us know what he replies!!

@Wraith like flanders said, there is no location stated in the graders notes.
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Collector Wraith private msg quote post Address this user
The sig on the inside cover is pretty deceptive in that regard. It really looks like it could be drawn in pen , but then you compare to photos of other books and they are all the same ..

But damn ... I hope that's not what has been authenticated ...
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The sig on the inside cover is pretty deceptive in that regard. It really looks like it could be drawn in pen , but then you compare to photos of other books and they are all the same ..

But damn ... I hope that's not what has been authenticated ...


Well if so at least it passed, right?
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I messaged the seller pretending to be interested in purchasing. I asked for info on the location of the signature and if there's photos of it pre-grade.


Thomas is the seller’s name
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Collector flanders private msg quote post Address this user
Thanks for the info. I read a few other posts about it and it seems as if some people believe that every issue was personally signed by McFarlane. I'm sure whoever sent it in to be verified is unaware that it's printed if Beckett did in fact authenticate a printed signature. Seems hard to believe seeing as how they have decades of experience.
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Collector BrashSmurf private msg quote post Address this user



I really hope this is not the signature that got verified. It will be a bad look on cbcs since its printed in every issue
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Collector flanders private msg quote post Address this user
Maybe the seller will respond by the time I wake up around 2pm.
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Collector poka private msg quote post Address this user
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Maybe the seller will respond by the time I wake up around 2pm.


He is west coast
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COLLECTOR Wolverine private msg quote post Address this user
I asked him as well. Guess we’ll see what they say.
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COLLECTOR Wolverine private msg quote post Address this user
He just got back to me and said he signed it on the first page. Meaning CBCS verified a photographed signature 🤦🏻‍♂️
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Collector bythegram private msg quote post Address this user
I hope for CBCS’s sake this is somehow not true (maybe Todd actually signed it on the first page in addition to the printed signature?). It would be great if the seller provided a photo of the first page.
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Collector mattness private msg quote post Address this user
If the printed signature was the sig that was verified... well that is pretty ridiculous..however, I have seen this several times before.. There is a Peanuts collection book entitled, "The art of Charles M Schulz" that has a photostat (printed) signature and sketch on the first page. I have seen quite a few of these books sell as "with original sketch, signed, includes C.O.A" You'd be surprised at the company's that authentic photostat signatures. I would often ask the sellers, How did Mr. Schulz sign and sketch your book when it was published in October of 2001, When he passed on February 2000? With all of the technology used to verify pen-strokes, etc you think an Authentication company would be able to tell ink from print.

When I see stuff like this I remind myself that (in this case, IF) Beckett was the one that did the verification, not CBCS. Unfortunately, CBCS's name is on the label.



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Collector Zombie_Head private msg quote post Address this user
Well I’ve said it before verified autographs are not reliable. Can’t tell real Stan Lee autographs from fake and if this is true then they can’t tell real ink from printed ink.

I also asked about the autograph and here is his response.
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Collector BrashSmurf private msg quote post Address this user
Yeah I have a McFarlane that I know is signed and this is preventing me from getting it verified

I never plan on selling it. I'll just keep it bagged and in a top loader
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Collector flanders private msg quote post Address this user
@BrashSmurf you should send your photo above to his hotmail and ask if that's the same signature. I assumed the first page of a comic is the first page of the story, not the interior of the front cover.
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