Comic-Con International Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#06: Since You’ve Been Gone: A San Diego Recap

Posted on Jun. 13, 2015

It's a year later and here we are again ... let's review some new things in and around the San Diego area, shall we?

Comic-Con International 2015 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2015 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#05: Attending Comic-Con 2015? Pre-Order Your Official T-shirts NOW!

Posted on Jun. 12, 2015

Pre-ordering for our 2015 Comic-Con International T-shirts is now open! You must have a Comic-Con 2015 badge to pick up your shirts ... no mail orders!

Art of Comic-Con Gallery Exhibition
SNEAK PEEK AT HARVEY KURTZMAN ART IN THE EXHIBITION!

The Art of Comic-Con at the San Diego Central Library Downtown Opens in One Week!

Posted on Jun. 12, 2015

Our very first gallery exhibition, The Art of Comic-Con, is one short week away from its premiere! Here's this week's sneak peek at another great piece of art featured in the show ... this time by comics legend Harvey Kurtzman!

Comic-Con International 2015 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2015 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#04: Don’t Be Scammed by Companies or Individuals Selling Fake Badges for Comic-Con 2015!

Posted on Jun. 11, 2015

The only REAL Comic-Con International 2015 Badge is one purchased directly from us. Do not fall for scammers, fake badges, and vendors claiming to have badges for sale. Read this Tip of the Day for complete info on how to avoid being scammed!

Comic-Con International 2015 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2015 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#03: Comic-Con 2015 Exhibit Hall Map and Exhibitor Lists Now Online!

Posted on Jun. 10, 2015

The complete list of Comic-Con International 2015 Exhibitors (including Artists' Alley, Small Press, and Fan Tables) is now online, along with the Exhibit Hall Map!

Comic-Con International 2015 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2015 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#02 The Comic-Con 2015 FREE Shuttle Schedule and Map!

Posted on Jun. 9, 2015

Comic-Con International's 2015 FREE Shuttle Service schedule and map is here! Avoid trying to find parking downtown and leave the driving to us!

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STEVE LIEBER'S DILETTANTE

Dilettante 030: Comics Convention Memories

Posted on Jun. 9, 2015

As we get ready for Comic-Con 2015, Steve Lieber (and friends) offer up some of their favorite convention memories.

Comic-Con International 2015 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2015 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

01: Let's Get Ready for Comic-Con 2015!

Posted on Jun. 8, 2015

With Comic-Con just 30 short days away, we launch our 2015 series of Toucan Tips of the Day!

Raina Telgemeier at the San Diego Central Library July 7, 2015
FREE EVENT AT THE LIBRARY TUESDAY BEFORE COMIC-CON!

Get Ready for Comic-Con with Raina Telgemeier at the San Diego Central Library!

Posted on Jun. 5, 2015

Comic-Con special guest Raina Telegemeier in a special FREE event at the Downtown Central Library Auditorium, Tuesday, July 7 at 6:00 pm!

The Art of Comic-Con Gallery Exhibition at the San Diego Central Library
SNEAK PEEK AT JIM LEE ART IN THE EXHIBITION!

The Art of Comic-Con at the San Diego Central Library Downtown

Posted on Jun. 4, 2015

Our first-ever gallery show, The Art of Comic-Con, is just 2 weeks away from its debut reception on Saturday, June 20!

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MAGGIE'S WORLD BY MAGGIE THOMPSON

Maggie’s World 030: Comic-Con Memories

Posted on Jun. 2, 2015

Maggie Thompson offers some Comic-Con memories from her own personal history of going to the event.

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IT'S JUNE ... AND COMIC-CON 2015 IS LOOMING!

Get Ready for Comic-Con 2015!

Posted on Jun. 1, 2015

One month (and change) and counting! Comic-Con is looming large on the pop culture horizon. We launch our 2015 coverage today!

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MARC BERNARDIN'S DEVOURER OF WORDS

Devourer of Words 028: Vision and Compromise

Posted on May. 19, 2015

Marc Bernardin gives advice for when you're pitching that weird project--for comics, movies, or TV--on how to maintain that weirdness.

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MAY SHOWERS BRING GREAT GRAPHIC NOVELS!

May Book Club Reports!

Posted on May. 15, 2015

All 4 branches of the Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Clubs met in early May and had lively discussions on a number of graphic novels!

The Art of Comic-Con Gallery Show, June 20-Aug. 30, 2015
IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SAN DIEGO PUBLIC LIBRARY

Comic-Con International Presents “The Art of Comic-Con” Gallery Exhibit

Posted on May. 12, 2015

Announcing The Art of Comic-Con Gallery Show, opening Saturday, June 20, 2015 in the Art Gallery on the 9th Floor of the San Diego Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common at 330 Park Blvd. in downtown San Diego.

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STEVE LIEBER'S DILETTANTE

Dilettante 029: Sustaining Career Momentum

Posted on May. 12, 2015

Steve Lieber offers advice to creators on how to sustain career momentum.

Comic-Con International 2015 Special Guests
COMIC-CON 2015 SPECIAL GUEST MONDAY!

Fourteenth—and Final!—Wave of Comic-Con International 2015 Guests Announced!

Posted on May. 11, 2015

This is it! The final announcement of 5 special guests for Comic-Con International 2015!

2015 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards
THE JUDGES HAVE SPOKEN!

2015 Eisner Awards Judges' Comments

Posted on May. 8, 2015

This year's Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards judges talk about their experiences picking the nominations!

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MAGGIE'S WORLD BY MAGGIE THOMPSON

Maggie’s World 029: Uncovering Comics

Posted on May. 5, 2015

Maggie Thompson reminds us that you can't judge a book--especially a comic book!--by it's cover.

Comic-Con International 2015 Special Guests
COMIC-CON SPECIAL GUEST MONDAY ... THE PENULTIMATE EDITION!

Thirteenth Wave of Comic-Con International 2015 Special Guests!

Posted on May. 4, 2015

It's May and we're still going strong with our 2015 Special Guests announcements! Here are 5 more talented creators who will be appearing at Comic-Con this year.

A Nerdy Cat
THERE AREN'T ENOUGH CATS ON THE INTERNET!

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 026: How to Draw a Nerdy Cat!

Posted on Apr. 28, 2015

Katie Cook takes the risky step of drawing a cat on the Internet! Do you think it will be popular?

Comic-Con International 2015 Special Guests
COMIC-CON SPECIAL GUEST MONDAY!

Twelfth Wave of Comic-Con International 2015 Special Guests!

Posted on Apr. 27, 2015

We're coming down the home stretch with our Comic-Con International 2015 Special Guests announcements ... here are 5 more guests for this year's big show!

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MARC BERNARDIN'S DEVOURER OF WORDS

Devourer of Words 027: Should You Read the Comments?

Posted on Apr. 21, 2015

Marc Bernardin offers some advice on how to deal with critics on the Internet.

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COMIC-CON SPECIAL GUEST MONDAY!

Eleventh Wave of Comic-Con International 2015 Special Guests!

Posted on Apr. 20, 2015

It's Monday, which means we have 5 more great special guests for Comic-Con 2015!

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STEVE LIEBER'S DILETTANTE

Dilettante 028: Things I Learned from Benjamin Dewey's "The Tragedy Series"

Posted on Apr. 14, 2015

Steve Lieber returns with a look at the work of another cartoonist whose work he admires: Benjamin Dewey's The Tragedy Series.