The CBCA annual membership is $20. The membership fee is for maintenance of the website, member events, promotional expenses and educational outreach. Membership includes voting rights.
Once admitted, you will be placed on probationary status for 90 days, then a full fledged member.
New members will receive a 'Welcome to the CBCA' confirmation e-mail upon membership approval, including Paypal directions and a payment due date no greater than 14 days from the time the confirmation e-mail is received.
The Comic Book Collecting Association (CBCA) is a non-profit international organization made up of comic book enthusiasts who share an appreciation for the history, artistic merit, and significance of the comic book medium as an important element of popular culture.
The mission of the CBCA is to promote the comic book art form and hobby of comic book collecting for people of all ages by encouraging fellowship among comic book enthusiasts, providing information and education to the public, and helping to facilitate the buying, selling, and trading of comic books and related material in an environment of trustworthiness and integrity.
Doug Braithwaite, Comic book artist Dan Cusimano, Flying Donut Trading Company Steve Eichenbaum, CEO CGC Danny Fingeroth, Writer, Historian, former Marvel Editor Jamie Graham, Graham Cracker Comics Tracey Heft, Restoration Expert John Haines, Rare Comics Dave Kapelka, North Coast Nostalgia Steve Korte, Group Editor, DC Comics Licensed Publishing John Jackson Miller, Comic book and game writer Josh Nathanson, ComicLink James Payette, Rare Books and Comics Dave Reynolds, Dave's American Comics Wayne Smith, VP Warner Bros. Entertainment John K. Snyder Jr., former President, Geppi's Entertainment Publishing & Auctions Jim Steranko, Comic book writer, artist, historian Bob Storms, High Grade Comics Doug Sulipa, Comic World Ted Van Liew, Superworld Comics J.C. Vaughn, Gemstone Publishing Joe Vereneault, JHV Associates Vincent Zurzolo, Metropolis Collectibles, Inc.
Board is composed of non-member advisers. Organizations are listed for affiliation purposes only.
February 22 - The CBCA is excited to announce the official formation of a Board of Advisors, which features some of the most well-known names within and around our community. From prominent dealers to industry executives to comic pros, the Board of Advisors is composed of individuals who have expressed a desire to associate and assist with our new effort, and provide valuable guidance as to how the CBCA can best serve the community.
We are also very pleased to welcome as our “first” new member: George Pantela of GPAnalysis.com. George has played a significant role in the community through his innovative reporting service, GPAnalysis.com. We envision a very strong partnership in the coming days and truly look forward to having George work with us to support our Mission.
CBCA's goal is to offer networking and educational opportunities for comic book enthusiasts. CBCA events are typically open to the public, however, CBCA members enjoy free or discounted admission. For more details regarding an event, visit the CBCA Forum.
BE ENGAGED IN YOUR HOBBY!
Membership in the CBCA means that you agree with the fundamental concept that fellowship, education and ethics will ensure the long-term growth and health of the hobby we all love.
The CBCA is for new collectors looking for opportunities to network and learn, as well as more seasoned collectors looking to assist with member events and help shape the direction of the hobby.
NEW YORK COMIC CON MEMBER EVENT
October 13, 2012 (New York City) - The CBCA is hosting a dinner after the New York Comic Con. For more details, click here.