The former gold and black hero wrote the book Why Not Me? as a detailed account of his life on and off the pitch – and how he dealt with his leukaemia diagnosis.
Club doctor Matt Perry broke the news to Carl back in 2017, with the shot-stopper being in “complete remission” a year later after a gruelling battle.
And now, as part of Wolverhampton’s fourth Literature Festival, he has shared his thoughts on the team and what it means to be included in the city-wide event.
“I’m not too sure about that,” the 33-year-old said when asked his thoughts on being a star attraction.
“But it’s nice to be a part of it, it’s not something I would have ever thought I would be a part of.
“It’s nice to be be invited to take part, to do this signing, and I’ve really enjoyed it – it’s nice to meet people.
“You’re always a little worried whether people are actually going to turn up or not.
“But it’s always nice to have a few conversations, see what people are up to.”
A long line of people queued to meet Carl during his appearance at the city’s Waterstones – with people taking selfies and photographs.
The goalkeeper was also joined by former head of Wolves’ media Paul Berry, who he co-wrote the book with.
Carl also turned his hand to predicting the scoreline for tomorrow’s match against Manchester United.
“I’ve said one-nil to Wolves – the lads are doing really well and it’s always a tough game at United, but I’m always confident we can do it against any team,” he added.