Toucan Blog

MAGGIE THOMPSON

Maggie Thompson returns with advice on how to "Squeeze the Day" in your comics-loving life . . .  and get the most out of your experiences at conventions, your local comics shop, and more!

JUDGES' CHOICES AND NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

The 2013 Will Eisner Hall of Fame nominations and Judges' Choice inductees have been announced! You can vote for your choice of the 13 nominees. The deadline for voting is March 4, 2013.

THE TOUCAN INTERVIEW

Part two of our talk with one of the founders of comics fandom, writer/editor Maggie Thompson, includes the golden age of fanzines, how she and Don came to Comics Buyer's Guide, and her thoughts on the current world of comics.

BRING ON THE ART!

It's beginning to look a lot like Comic-Con! Information about 2013 Souvenir Book submissions and the Art Show rules and entry form are now available.

KATIE COOK JOINS TOUCAN!

Writer/cartoonist Katie Cook joins Comic-Con's Toucan blog with her first post, "Why I Love Comics."

THE TOUCAN INTERVIEW

Part one of the Toucan Interview with Maggie Thompson concentrates on how comics--along with Don Thompson--came into her life, plus the demise of the Comics Buyer's Guide.

MARC BERNARDIN JOINS TOUCAN!

Comics, television, and pop culture writer Marc Bernardin joins Toucan with his first column, "Why I Love Comics."

SPECIAL GUEST LIST GROWS!

WonderCon Anaheim adds Brent Anderson, Frank Cho, Amanda Conner, J.M. DeMatteis, Doug Mahnke, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Dan Slott to the show's growing special guests list!

STEVE LIEBER JOINS TOUCAN!

Eisner Award-winning artist Steve Lieber joins Comic-Con's Toucan blog with his first post: "Why I Love Comics."

FROM SKETCH TO COVER!

See the Comic-Con International 2012 Souvenir Book cover from John Romita Jr.'s original sketch to finished piece!

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