Toucan Blog

APE 2013 ANNOUNCES SPECIAL GUESTS!
APE, the Alternative Press Expo

The Alternative Press Expo--fondly known as APE--returns to the Concourse Exhibition Center on October 12 and 13, 2013!

GET OUT THERE AND SELL YOUR BOOK!
Comic-Con International's Toucan

Marc Bernardin takes writers throught the next step on their journey to being published: Promoting your book on a personal level.

WHO WINS THIS YEAR'S AWARD?
Bill Finger by Jerry Robinson

Mark Evanier and his blue-ribbon committee have decided who will receive this year's Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing.

WRITERS & ARTISTS: BUILDING A BETTER COLLABORATION
Comic-Con International's Toucan

Artist Steve Lieber talks about how writers can better deal with their artist collaborators, including debunking the old myth: "Comics have an unlimited budget."

WHO IS THIS YEAR'S PROMISING NEWCOMER?
Russ Manning

Announcing this years nominees for the Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award. This year's recipient will be announced as part of the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards on Friday, July 19, during Comic-Con International.

WORKING WITH YOUR COLLECTION
Comic-Con International's Toucan

Maggie Thompson continues her discussion on dealing with your collection, including the three "Bs": Bagging, Boarding, and Boxing.

THE TOUCAN INTERVIEW
Comic-Con International's Toucan

Part two of our interview with Strangers in Paradise creator Terry Moore spotlights his later series, Echo and Rachel Rising.

THE TOUCAN INTERVIEW
Comic-Con International's Toucan

The Toucan Interview returns with a career-spanning talk with Comic-Con 2013 special guest Terry Moore. The fan-favorite writer/artist is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his signature creation Strangers In Paradise and this first part of the interview focuses on Katchoo, Francine, and SIP!

ELFQUEST, MILESTONE, AND SANDMAN ANNIVERSARIES HIGHLIGHTED!!
Comic-Con International

Thirteen more guests have been added to Comic-Con International 2013's stellar line-up, including creators involved with the Elfquest, Sandman, and Milestone anniversaries!

RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!
You Can Draw with Katie Cook

It's time for this month's drawing lesson with Katie Cook! Don't be scared! Even though it's a bit MONSTERous, it's fun, too!

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