The most often submitted publishers to CGC, as of the January 17, 2017 CGC Census. To date, at least one submission has been made for 2,476 different publishers.
58% of all submissions are Marvel comic books, and 20% are D.C. Comics. Marvel can also claim another 0.4% each for Timely and Atlas titles, while D.C. also adds 0.6% for Vertigo titles.
Image Comics has also published as Skybound and Top Cow, to total more than 6% of CGC submissions. Only two other publishers total at least 1% of CGC submissions, Dell Publishing and Valiant Comics.
The most popular submissions to CGC for 1990s comic books by the top four 1990s publishers, Marvel, D.C., Valiant, and Image.
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The purchase of 1990s publisher Valiant Comics intellectual property in 2005, the announcement of the return of Valiant Comics in 2007, and the return to regular publishing in 2012 had impacts on the number of CGC submissions for 1990s Valiant Comics. The chart below shows the percentages of all 1990s Valiant Comics submission by the date they were submitted to CGC.
The above chart for Valiant Comics should be compared to the percentages for all 1990s comic books submitted to CGC to see the differences specific to the Valiant titles.
Though the announcements in 2005 certainly impacted CGC submissions for 1990s Valiant Comics more than the average for other 1990s comics, it should be noted that Valiant Comics (published by Valiant Entertainment, Inc.) announced an investment from DMG for publications and movies in March 2015. The increases in CGC submissions beginning in 2015 for Valiant, even above the overall 1990s percentages, are likely attributed to that announcement. In the fall of 2016, Valiant announced a web-based live action series beginning in 2017.