The Certificate of Authenticity
Each print is stamped on the back with Curio & Co.’s own verification
stamp. That stamp – which is kept under lock and key at the Curio &
Co. headquarters – lets you know that your piece has gone through Curio
& Co.’s rigorous verification process. Only one person in the world
has access to that stamp, so when you see it, you know you’ve got the real
deal right there.
Keeping A Catalog
We carefully catalog each piece in our archives, and once released, it will come with its own Certificate of Authenticity. This certificate provides all of the information a collector needs to do their own registration, and includes details about the rarity of the piece and information we’ve unearthed that the uninitiated won’t know. (Feel free to show off your extensive knowledge in front of your friends.) Finally, the certificate is embossed with the company’s seal, featuring our motto, “Ludus, Sinceritas, Novitas”.
Louis Smeedley, our Head of Archives, recommends you keep your certificate in a secure place such as a document safe, safety deposit box or combination-secured card catalog cabinet. (He’s fussy about protecting investments.)
This giclée of the 1986 Roger Believe cover of Restoration by Night (Restauro Notturno) is...
Monday, Jul 21, 2014
by Ned Wazowski
Join Curio & Co, for a look at Horror Stories of Creating Comics.
We are thrilled to be organizing a discussion panel at Comic-Con this year, and we hope you can join us.
The panel, called ‘Horror Stories of Creating Comics: How to produce tricky books’, will be chock-full of behind-the-scenes stories of making some of the most interesting books around. We’ll be discussing the red flags to watch out for on the long journey to get the details right… with our friends Calista Brill (Senior Editor, First Second Books), Peter Maresca (Editor, Sunday Press Books) and Dave Marshall (Editor, Dark Horse Comics) and sharing hilarious stories of where things went wrong.
Producing complicated and unusual books takes more than just ink and paper – sometimes it takes blood, sweat and tears. For anyone who’s ever been interested in making their own books, join us for this funny but informative discussion!
Thursday July 24th from 8-9PM in Room 30 CDE at the San Diego Convention Center.
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