Not a CBCS member yet? Join now »
CBCS Comics
Not a CBCS member yet? Join now »
Collector Paint_Monk private msg quote post Address this user
Mine were submitted June 1st at Lost Nation and I too am waiting - relatively patiently - for now. I keep telling myself that good things come to those who wait...
Post 701 IP   flag post
Collector BrandonM317 private msg quote post Address this user
I submitted a book for pressing at FanExpo Dallas and the book was processed on 5/10. I used one of the complimentary Fast Passes from my membership enrollment to speed the process up after it went through standard pressing. If a book was submitted to pressing around 5/10 (9 weeks ago), when should I bee looking for it to move to fast pass grading?
Post 702 IP   flag post
Collector xkonk private msg quote post Address this user
@BrandonM317 see two posts above yours

Quote:
Originally Posted by SteveRicketts
@Wyldchyld About 16 weeks on books we are pressing. For orders submitted today, it will be around 10 weeks.
Post 703 IP   flag post
Collector Poseidon5421 private msg quote post Address this user
My regular submissions were received by CBCS on May 31st, but my order for comics to be pressed weren't received until June 25th. All were shipped out on the same day. I had hopes that they had been pressed and shipped back for grading, as my unpressed books were done in just under 3 weeks (which is amazing). However, these posts tell a much different story. Could the nearly 4 week delay have been due to a large volume of books to be pressed ahead of mine?
Post 704 IP   flag post
Collector Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
@SteveRicketts I have an inquiry for you and/or your team. I have a few Incredible Hulk 393 and on the back cover (more of the cardboard stock due to front foil cover) there appears to be a uniform manufacturing flaw. Please see right below the glare for the wrinkle. As there is no color break, would your pressing genius work on this comic? Thanks much for your time and guidance.

Post 705 IP   flag post


Collector Johnjakewish private msg quote post Address this user
FYI, My books were submitted at ECCC marked received April 1st (so 15 weeks) and have not started progressing through the process yet. Based off the posts here, I think I will see some movement in the next week or two.
Post 706 IP   flag post
COLLECTOR dielinfinite private msg quote post Address this user
I’m at about week 11 on a couple books submitted at Awesome Con at the end of April
Post 707 IP   flag post
Collector teacha777 private msg quote post Address this user
Fast Press is legit! I sent 5 books received 6/13. I also sent them directly to FL. They are in labels already! might get'em this week but definitely next week. Wow CBCS turned the ship around rather fast and it's maintaining even with all the Con's going on. Finally Beckett is paying off! I remember when things were at their worse it took 8 months to get my order of 20-30 books with only 6 or 7 getting presses.

FYI this wasn't submitted at a Con.
Post 708 IP   flag post
Collector Wyldchyld private msg quote post Address this user
I submitted books at Heroes Con and just checked my dashboard and they have gone to grading. Much quicker than I expected. I still have a few that are being pressed, hopefully it will not be to much longer for those.
Post 709 IP   flag post
Collector BrandonM317 private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wyldchyld
I submitted books at Heroes Con and just checked my dashboard and they have gone to grading. Much quicker than I expected. I still have a few that are being pressed, hopefully it will not be to much longer for those.



Regular pressing or fast track pressing? I turned my book in at Fan Expo Dallas in May and there’s no update but you’re saying your books from a con in mid-June are already in grading? Jesus why does CBCS hate me so...
Post 710 IP   flag post
Collector Wyldchyld private msg quote post Address this user
No pressing or fast pass on the ones that have gone to grading. The ones that I am waiting on are getting pressed with no fast pass. I submitted books for pressing back in January and didn't get those back until June. So about 6 months with press. I think that the press time is running around 12 to 16 weeks currently.
Post 711 IP   flag post
Collector Johnjakewish private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by Johnjakewish
FYI, My books were submitted at ECCC marked received April 1st (so 15 weeks) and have not started progressing through the process yet. Based off the posts here, I think I will see some movement in the next week or two.


Moved into grading today!
Post 712 IP   flag post
Collector timjr private msg quote post Address this user
I selected press screening (and pressing) for my five books.

Today, I received an e-mail notifying me that the books are being held in a vault until they "enter the grading process", but nothing about pressing or screening to see if pressing is appropriate. I was also charged for the grading & press screening, but not pressing. How can you tell if books were or will be pressed if the hyperlinked information on the dashboard is not updated with information about screening to be potentially pressed or for pressing itself?

Please forgive my confusion. Any information would be appreciated as I am relatively new to comic grading and comic pressing through CBCS. Please enlighten me based on your experience. Thank you.
Post 713 IP   flag post
Collector KatKomics private msg quote post Address this user
Anyone know if pressing still adds about 8 to 10 weeks to an order??
Post 714 IP   flag post
Collector AaronDodd private msg quote post Address this user
I'm sitting at 15+ weeks. Submitted at Planet Comicon and recieved April 15th. Processing ever since.
Post 715 IP   flag post
Collector KatKomics private msg quote post Address this user
@AaronDodd My last order sat at processing/submitted and then whipped through to shipped in about 2 or 3 days and was on track for the stated TAT at the time plus 10 weeks for pressing. If you are at 15 I wouldn't worry too much, I would expect in a week or so for some movement.

Their system really doesn't update each change in status.

Seems like grading TAT is under control...would be sweet to reduce the pressing line-up!!!
Post 716 IP   flag post
Collector AaronDodd private msg quote post Address this user
Oh I'm good, I was only letting you know the TAT's. I'm in no hurry to get mine back. I'd rather have them take longer than be rushed thru.
Post 717 IP   flag post
Collector xkonk private msg quote post Address this user
@KatKomics I'm also at about 15 weeks. Two weeks ago (see previous page in thread) Ricketts said that current orders are at around 10 weeks.
Post 718 IP   flag post
Collector teacha777 private msg quote post Address this user
Got my books today, they missed 1st app of Old Woman Laura in the labels though still happy




Post 719 IP   flag post
Collector Paint_Monk private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by AaronDodd
I'm sitting at 15+ weeks. Submitted at Planet Comicon and recieved April 15th. Processing ever since.


Good grief. I submitted on June 1st at a con - if you're still waiting, I guess I should forget about mine until Christmas.
Post 720 IP   flag post
Collector BrandonM317 private msg quote post Address this user
12 weeks here so far, dropped off at Fan Expo Dallas on 5/3, processing as of 5/10 and been that way ever since. I'll get it back someday. I hope.
Post 721 IP   flag post
Collector KatKomics private msg quote post Address this user
@BrandonM317 i would expect 10 weels pressing and 5 weeks grading. If you are at 12 weeks i would guess another 3 at least!!

I dropped of 11 books early June so....mid September is looking promising??
Post 722 IP   flag post
Collector xkonk private msg quote post Address this user
My books hit 16 weeks in pressing tomorrow.
Post 723 IP   flag post
Collector KatKomics private msg quote post Address this user
@xkonk With some luck you will see movement soon??
My last order went from no movement to shipped in less than a week - really not good at updating order status!!
Post 724 IP   flag post
Collector xkonk private msg quote post Address this user
@KatKomics fingers crossed. I have press screen on the order but haven't been billed for any pressing, so if it's further ahead than the dash says it means billing is behind. I would be shocked if billing is behind. Even with the quick grading times I don't expect to see my books until sometime in September.
Post 725 IP   flag post
Collector BrandonM317 private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by KatKomics
@BrandonM317 i would expect 10 weels pressing and 5 weeks grading. If you are at 12 weeks i would guess another 3 at least!!

I dropped of 11 books early June so....mid September is looking promising??



Except that I used the complimentary fast track from my membership renewal this year for the grading so by that math it would be due if you’re saying 10 weeks on pressing. I’m hoping to see something, ANYTHING, as an update on my dashboard eventually.
Post 726 IP   flag post
Collector IronMan private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by timjr
I selected press screening (and pressing) for my five books.

Today, I received an e-mail notifying me that the books are being held in a vault until they "enter the grading process", but nothing about pressing or screening to see if pressing is appropriate. I was also charged for the grading & press screening, but not pressing. How can you tell if books were or will be pressed if the hyperlinked information on the dashboard is not updated with information about screening to be potentially pressed or for pressing itself?

Please forgive my confusion. Any information would be appreciated as I am relatively new to comic grading and comic pressing through CBCS. Please enlighten me based on your experience. Thank you.


I//we could answer your question better if we knew the time frames involved.

IF you sent the books in just recently - a week or three - then I'd say everything is normal. CBCS has charged your credit/debit card for the services they are CERTAIN they will be providing. Screening for pressing and grading. You'll be charged for pressing later ONLY IF and for the books that pass the pressing screening.

If you sent the books in a couple of months ago, it sounds like your books were determined not to be good pressing candidates.

My best guess is the first scenario is most likely
Post 727 IP   flag post
Collector Paint_Monk private msg quote post Address this user
I'm happy for all of you experiencing great turnaround times, but seeing books submitted weeks ago being shipped back already quite frankly ticks me off. In fairness, many of the books being shipped so quickly apparently don't include pressing.

Sept. 1st will mark 16 weeks from my submission on June 1st and I was told last week the books are still in pressing. I'm just hoping I experience the "fast turnaround" once the pressing slog is over.

It's really discouraging to read that people who submitted a month before I did still are hearing nothing either.
Post 728 IP   flag post
Collector xkonk private msg quote post Address this user
@Paint_Monk I don't think the people I've seen commenting are using pressing. I know for sure that some aren't. My books were received for pressing April 17, so you can keep an eye on my updates for an idea of where you're at.
Post 729 IP   flag post
Collector Paint_Monk private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by xkonk
@Paint_Monk I don't think the people I've seen commenting are using pressing. I know for sure that some aren't. My books were received for pressing April 17, so you can keep an eye on my updates for an idea of where you're at.


Thanks! I will keep an eye out.
Post 730 IP   flag post
289681 962 30
Log in or sign up to compose a reply.
destitute