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MARC BERNARDIN'S DEVOURER OF WORDS
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Writer Marc Bernardin takes a personal turn this time around, as he recounts what happens "When the Real World Intrudes" on a fictional story.

SPECIAL EVENT AT THE SAN DIEGO CENTRAL LIBRARY DOWNTOWN!
Beware of Comics! A Banned Books Week Conversation with Scott McCloud and Larry Marder

Comic-Con International and the CBLDF present Beware of Comics! A Banned Books Week Conversation with Scott McCloud and Larry Marder, Thursday, September 25 at 7:00 pm at the San Diego Central Library. Admission is FREE!

STEVE LIEBER'S DILETTANTE
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Artist Steve Lieber returns with advice to artists on how to liven up a "dead" comics page.

RECOMMENDED SEPTEMBER READING!
Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Club

The two branches of the Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Club met this week to talk about their September books!

APE 2014 IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER!
APE 2014, the Alternative Press Expo

The Alternative Press Expo (APE) is coming up fast ... and here's special guest Faith Erin Hicks' art for the 2014 Program Book and official promotional poster!

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

If you would like to participate in Comic-Con 2015 Attendee Preregistration, you must validate your Comic-Con 2014 Badge ID before October 15, 2014!

MAGGIE'S WORLD BY MAGGIE THOMPSON
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Maggie Thompson looks back 100 years to the first group of comics creators and the age of everyone's Golden Age: 12.

HAPPY LABOR DAY WEEKEND, AMERICA!
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As we head into the last holiday weekend of Summer 2014, we update our next big show, APE, the Alternative Press Expo, and take a look back at Comic-Con 2014.

A WEEKEND-LONG CELEBRATION OF COMICS IN SAN FRANCISCO!
APE, the Alternative Press Expo, 2014

Love comics and live in the Bay Area? Then APE 2014 is the show for you! The Alternative Press Expo returns to San Francisco on Oct. 4 and 5 and you can buy your badges now online and save money for this great event!

DANCE, TREE, DANCE!
A Happy Little Bonsai Tree!

Remember that little dancing tree in that mega-popular comic book movie? Well, this isn't THAT tree, but Katie Cook gives us the next big thing, and you can draw it, too!

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