Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Clubs
OCTOBER BOOK CLUB NOTES!

Hellboy and Chew Top Our October Reading!

Posted on Oct. 20, 2014

October brought a hint of Fall as the Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Clubs tackled Hellboy and Chew!

Comic-Con International 2014 Inkpot Awards
COMIC-CON 2014 INKPOT AWARD WINNERS!

2014 Inkpot Award Winners Photo Gallery

Posted on Oct. 15, 2014

Comic-Con International's Inkpot Awards are given to individuals for their contributions to the worlds of comics, science fiction/fantasy, film, television, animation, and fandom services. In 2014, 27 people from comics, science fiction and fantasy, animation, films and television, were presented with Comic-Con's highest honor!

Comic-Con International Registration Update
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION UPDATE!

Comic-Con 2014 Badge ID Validation Closes Tomorrow!

Posted on Oct. 14, 2014

If you would like to participate in Comic-Con 2015 Attendee Preregistration, you must validate your Comic-Con 2014 Badge ID before October 15 (that's tomorrow!).

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC Blog
STEVE LIEBER'S DILETTANTE

Dilettante 022: Starting a New Project with a Collaborator

Posted on Oct. 14, 2014

For many artists and writers, starting a new project can be the most exciting--and daunting--experience of comics creation. Steve Lieber offers some tips on what to consider when undertaking a new comics series.

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the only OFFICIAL SDCC Blog
MAGGIE'S WORLD BY MAGGIE THOMPSON

Maggie’s World 022: Comics Careers

Posted on Oct. 7, 2014

Considering a career in comics? Maggie Thompson offers some advice on where to start ...

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
APE 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#15/APE 2014: Now It’s YOUR Turn: Come to APE 2014!

Posted on Oct. 3, 2014

It's all up to YOU now ... Come to APE 2014 and be a part of the comics fun this weekend at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco!

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
APE 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#14/APE 2014: Use #APE2014 and #FortMasonCenter When You Talk About the Show on Social Media!

Posted on Oct. 2, 2014

Share the love for APE on social media: Use #APE2014 when posting and use #FortMasonCenter for your location maps!

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
APE 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#13/APE 2014: Use the OFFICIAL Comic-Con App to Navigate APE 2014!

Posted on Oct. 1, 2014

Our Official Comic-Con App has been updated to include info for APE 2014: Exhibitors, maps, program and workshop schedules, special guests, and more!

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
APE 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#12/APE 2014: Check Out Our Exhibit Hall!

Posted on Sep. 30, 2014

APE 2014 features a giant Exhibit Hall with close to 340 exhibitors, including some of the finest publishers of independent and alternative comics!

Beware of Comics! Banned Book Weeks Conversation with Scott McCloud and Larry Marder
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL'S LIBRARY EVENT!

Beware of Comics! Banned Book Weeks Conversation with Scott McCloud and Larry Marder

Posted on Sep. 29, 2014

On Thursday, Sept. 25, Comic-Con International co-sponsored a Banned Books Week event at the San Diego Central Library in downtown San Diego. Here's a report on Beware of Comics! Banned Book Weeks Conversation with Scott McCloud and Larry Marder.

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
APE 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#11/APE 2014: Get to Know Our Special Guests for 2014!

Posted on Sep. 29, 2014

APE 2014 showcases an amazing list of special guests, each featured in programs and signings in the Exhibit Hall!

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
APE 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#10/APE 2014: Get a Head Start on Holiday Shopping!

Posted on Sep. 28, 2014

The holidays are creeping up on us faster than you think! Visit APE 2014 to get your friends and family some one-of-a-kind gifts.

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
APE 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#09/APE 2014: Bring a Friend!

Posted on Sep. 27, 2014

Bring a friend to APE 2014, and help them discover the wonderful world of comics! (It's not just spandex and capes, you know!)

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
APE 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#08/APE 2014: Learn the Craft of Comics at APE 2014!

Posted on Sep. 26, 2014

APE 2014 will feature a full two-day schedule of workshops in a dedicated room at Fort Mason Center!

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
APE 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#07/APE 2014: Your Guide to Food at APE 2014 and Fort Mason Center

Posted on Sep. 25, 2014

What's to eat? We've got you covered at APE 2014 at Fort Mason Center, with food trucks, a bar in the Exhibit Hal, and restaurants located in the Center!

Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival
FILMMAKERS ... GET READY FOR 2015!

Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival 2015 Call For Entries Opens Oct. 1!

Posted on Sep. 24, 2014

The Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival (CCI-IFF) will begin accepting films for consideration for its 2015 festival on October 1, 2014.

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
APE 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#06/APE 2014: Parking at Fort Mason Center for APE 2014

Posted on Sep. 24, 2014

APE moves to Fort Mason Center this year ... here's some info on parking options in and around the new venue!

Banned Books Week Event: Beware of Comics!
THIS THURSDAY NIGHT AT THE SAN DIEGO CENTRAL LIBRARY DOWNTOWN!

A Special Banned Books Week Event: Beware of Comics!

Posted on Sep. 23, 2014

Join us this Thursday at 7:00 pm for a special event at the San Diego Central Libary Downtown featuring Scott McCloud (Understanding Comics) and Larry Marder (Tales of the Beanworld)!

A Mustached Octopus!
OCTOPI WITH FACIAL HAIR? IT COULD HAPPEN.

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 019: How to Draw a Mustached Octopus!

Posted on Sep. 23, 2014

Katie Cook takes us down--way down--below the ocean to seek out the elusive mustached octopus!

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
APE 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#05/APE 2014: APE’s FREE Courtesy Shuttle: Leave the Driving to Us!

Posted on Sep. 23, 2014

APE will once again offer a FREE courtesy shuttle to Fort Mason Center with four stops in San Francisco!

Comic-Con International: San Diego
COMIC-CON MAKES THE TOP OF THE LIST!

Comic-Con International Named Leading Entertainment Industry Event

Posted on Sep. 22, 2014

Comic-Con International was named the leading entertainment industry event by BizBash!

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
APE 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#04/APE 2014: 24-Hour Comics Day at APE 2014: The IRONHAND Triathlon!

Posted on Sep. 22, 2014

The worldwide event, 24-Hour Comics Day, comes to APE 2014 on Saturday, October 4!

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
APE 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#03/APE 2014: WHERE Exactly is APE This Year?

Posted on Sep. 21, 2014

So WHERE exactly is APE, the Alternative Press Expo? In 2014, the show moves to its new (old) venue, Fort Mason Center!

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
APE 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#02/APE 2014: Why You Should Go to APE!

Posted on Sep. 20, 2014

APE 2014 celebrates the world of alternative, independent, and self-published comics and art ... find out why this is the comics show for you!

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
APE 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#01/APE 2014: Get Ready for the Alternative Press Expo 2014!

Posted on Sep. 19, 2014

We start our series of Toucan Tips of the Day for APE 2014 with the event's program and workshop schedules!