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Meet Our APE 2013 Special Guests!

Posted on Oct. 6, 2013

APE features a great line-up of special guests from the world of comics!

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Enjoy the San Francisco Cuisine ... and San Francisco!

Posted on Oct. 5, 2013

APE takes place in one of the greatest cities in the world ... San Francisco! Get out there during your visit to APE to experience all this amazing city has to offer!

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Go to a Program or Workshop at APE 2013!

Posted on Oct. 4, 2013

APE once again features two full days of great programs and hands-on workshops!

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Get A Head Start on Holiday Shopping at APE!

Posted on Oct. 3, 2013

The holiday season is right around the corner ... here's your chance to shop for amazing, one-of-a-kind comics and art items at APE, the Alternative Press Expo!

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The APE FREE Courtesy Shuttle: Leave the Driving to Us!

Posted on Oct. 2, 2013

APE once again offers a FREE courtesy shuttle bus from three downtown locations to the Concourse Exhibition Center on both Saturday and Sunday!

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It's APE's 20th Birthday!

Posted on Oct. 1, 2013

It's APE's 20th birthday ... come to the show and help us celebrate!

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MAGGIE'S WORLD

Maggie's World 010: Under the Influence

Posted on Oct. 1, 2013

Maggie Thompson talks about the importance of the influences in our lives.

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Buy Your Badges Now Online and Save Money!

Posted on Sep. 30, 2013

Our popular series of Toucan Tips returns with new entries focusing on APE, the Alternative Press Expo, October 12 and 13 at the Concourse Exhibition Center in San Francisco!

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PANELS! WORKSHOPS! SCHEDULES!

APE 2013 Programs and Workshops Schedule Posted!

Posted on Sep. 27, 2013

The complete APE programming and workshop schedule for 2013 is now online!

A Witch's Poison Apple!
JUST DRAW IT ... DON'T EAT IT!

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 008: A Witch's Poison Apple!

Posted on Sep. 24, 2013

Fall into fall with Katie Cook's latest Toucan drawing tutorial ... a witch's poison apple! It's fun to draw, not so much to eat.

Bandette
THE TOUCAN INTERVIEW

APE Special Guest Colleen Coover, Part Two

Posted on Sep. 20, 2013

Part two of the exclusive Toucan Interview with APE special guest Colleen Coover concentrates on her Eisner Award winning co-creation, Bandette!

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog
WHEN THE STUDIOS COME A'CALLIN'...

Devourer of Words 008: Hollywood State of Mind

Posted on Sep. 17, 2013

Writer Marc Bernardin with sound advice on what to do when Hollywood comes knocking on your door for your incredible comic book series.

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THE TOUCAN INTERVIEW

APE Special Guest Colleen Coover, Part One

Posted on Sep. 13, 2013

APE 2013 Special Guest Colleen Coover talks about her love for comics, how she met husband/collaborator Paul Tobin, and much more in Part One of our exclusive Toucan Interview!

APE, the Alternative Press Expo
IT'S ALL ABOUT APE FOR THE NEXT MONTH!

Newest Additions to the APE Website!

Posted on Sep. 12, 2013

APE 2013 is just a month away, and four new updates to our website focus on the upcoming show!

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SAVE MONEY! BUY YOUR APE 2013 BADGES ONLINE NOW!

APE 2013 Badges On Sale Now!

Posted on Sep. 10, 2013

Badges for the Alternative Press Expo 2013 are now on sale online! Save money by buying your badges in advance!

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STEVE LIEBER'S DILETTANTE

Dilettante 009: Forming A Studio

Posted on Sep. 10, 2013

Steve Lieber talks about forming an artists' studio and the advantages of working together.

APE 2013 Poster Art
BANDETTE RIDES AGAIN!

Colleen Coover's APE 2013 Poster Art!

Posted on Sep. 6, 2013

We reveal Eisner Award winner Colleen Coover's exclusive art for the APE 2013 poster!

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MAGGIE'S WORLD

Maggie's World 009: Research, Obsession, and Obsessive Research

Posted on Sep. 3, 2013

Maggie Thompson chronicles the joys of comics history research.

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MEANWHILE, BACK AT COMIC-CON 2013, PART 3

2013 Comic-Con Masquerade Photo Gallery Now Online!

Posted on Aug. 29, 2013

We return to Comic-Con 2013 with a look back at the Saturday night big event: The 39th Annual Masquerade!

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THIS DOES COMPUTE ... THIS DOES COMPUTE ...

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 007 ... A Happy-Go-Lucky Robot!

Posted on Aug. 27, 2013

Katie Cook returns with a brand new drawing lesson to end the month of August! Grab those pencils and start drawing!

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Inkpot Awards Gallery, Hall of Fame Updated!

Posted on Aug. 26, 2013

A look back at this year's Inkpot Award winners in a brand new photo gallery, plus the 2013 Will Eisner Hall of Fame inductees have been added to our website!

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2013 Eisner Awards Photo Gallery!

Posted on Aug. 23, 2013

Toucan powers up the Wayback Machine to take a short jaunt back to the 2013 Eisner Awards on July 19. Explore the first of our photo galleries from this year's Comic-Con International.

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WRAPPING UP COMIC-CON 2013

Devourer of Words 007: What We Take Away

Posted on Aug. 20, 2013

Marc Bernardin wraps up his Comic-Con 2013 experiences and offers some suggestions on what to take away from your own convention-going.

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AN 11-YEAR-OLD'S EXPERIENCES AT THE BIG SHOW!

My First Comic-Con

Posted on Aug. 16, 2013

Remember your first Comic-Con? (Maybe it was this year, too!) Here's an 11-year-old's take on her first visit to the big event.

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HOW ARTISTS SHOULD READ A SCRIPT!

Dilettante 008: Reading a Script

Posted on Aug. 13, 2013

Artist Steve Lieber offers tips on how comic artists should approach and read each new script that they get.