Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award
NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE COMICS SHOP!

Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award Call for Nominations!

Posted on Dec. 16, 2013

You can nominate your favorite comics store for the Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award for 2014!

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US!

Toucan's One-Year Anniversary!

Posted on Dec. 12, 2013

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog is one year old today!

WonderCon Anaheim 2014
ANOTHER "WONDERCON WEDNESDAY" POST!

WonderCon Anaheim's Second Wave of Guests Announced!

Posted on Dec. 11, 2013

Hot on the heels of our first announcement of 8 special guests for WonderCon Anaheim 2014, here's 8 more incredible creators who will be featured at the event, April 18-20 at the Anaheim Convention Center!

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STEVE LIEBER'S DILETTANTE

Dilettante 012: A Tale of One Wise Guy by One Wiseman

Posted on Dec. 10, 2013

Steve Lieber uses one of his favorite holiday stories to reveal a not-so-hidden lesson in storytelling.

Registration Update
HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM COMIC-CON!

Comic-Con International 2014 Registration Update #2

Posted on Dec. 9, 2013

Here's an update on Comic-Con International 2014 Badge Preregistration, and the improvements we hope to make to the registration process.

WONDERCON ANAHEIM HEATS UP!

WonderCon Anaheim First Wave of Guests Announced!

Posted on Dec. 4, 2013

WonderCon Anaheim 2014 announces its first wave of guests, featuring some of the top talents working in comics today!

MAGGIE'S WORLD

Maggie's World 012: It's a Gift!

Posted on Dec. 3, 2013

Maggie Thompson shares her favorite holiday comics and her own comic book "tis the season" traditions!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING, AMERICA!

Check out our WonderCon Anaheim 2013 Photo Gallery!

Posted on Nov. 27, 2013

Here's a little something special to look at after you've OD'ed on too much turkey, football, and shopping: our WonderCon Anaheim 2013 Photo Gallery!

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary at Comic-Con 2013
FIFTY YEARS OF WHO? DOCTOR WHO, THAT'S WHO!

Friday Flashback 007: Happy 50th, Doctor Who!

Posted on Nov. 22, 2013

November 23rd marked the 50th anniversary of the debut of Doctor Who on the BBC! We join the celebration of this pop culture phenomenon with an exclusive photo gallery of Whovian goings-on at Comic-Con 2013!

Registration Update
HERE'S SOMETHING ON SANTA'S WISHLIST!

Comic-Con International 2014 Registration Update #1

Posted on Nov. 21, 2013

Here's an important update for everyone waiting for information about Comic-Con International 2014 Preregistration!

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog
MARK BERNARDIN'S DEVOURER OF WORDS

Devourer of Words 010: Five Writers I'm Thankful For

Posted on Nov. 19, 2013

Marc Bernardin returns with five of his favorite writers and why they make his list of comics' greats!

Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards
IT'S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE ... A NEW YEAR!

2014 Eisner Award Judges Announced!

Posted on Nov. 14, 2013

The 2014 judges for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards have been announced, with six comics experts on the nominating committee!

WonderCon Anaheim 2014
SPEND EASTER WEEKEND IN ANAHEIM!

WonderCon Anaheim 2014: April 18-20!

Posted on Nov. 12, 2013

WonderCon Anaheim returns to the Anaheim Convention Center on April 18-20, 2014!

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog
STEVE LIEBER'S DILETTANTE

Dilettante 011: Thinking About Style

Posted on Nov. 12, 2013

Steve Lieber returns with some advice on how to develop your own style as an artist.

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MAGGIE'S WORLD

Maggie’s World 011: It’s a Plot!

Posted on Nov. 5, 2013

Maggie Thompson returns with a fun column that takes a 1920s Photoplay Plot Encyclopedia and applies its "36 dramatic situations" to comics.

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog
AS THE CALENDAR PAGE TURNS ...

Get Ready for 2014!

Posted on Nov. 1, 2013

2014 is coming and along with it, we'll be resetting our website and introducing a new feature!

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CCC PARTICIPANTS: TELL US ABOUT YOUR COMIC!

Comic Creator Connection Success Stories: We Want to Hear From You!

Posted on Oct. 29, 2013

If you attended a Comic Creator Connection event at one our Comic-Con shows from 2010 through 2013 and met a collaborator and went on to publish a comic book, we want to hear from you!

A Halloween Witch
JUST IN TIME FOR HALLOWEEN!

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 009 ... A Halloween Witch!

Posted on Oct. 22, 2013

Katie Cook returns with this month's drawing tutorial ... just in time for Halloween, it's how to draw a (cute, not scary) witch!

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog
LOGOS ... WE GOT LOGOS ...

Friday Flashback 006: The History of Comic-Con (and then-some!) Through Logos

Posted on Oct. 18, 2013

We take a trip back through Comic-Con's 44+-year history to take a look at the show through it's logos, including a peek at some great "Expo Boy" art by cartoonist Rick Geary!

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog
OH, THE HORROR ... THE HORROR!

Devourer of Words 009: H is for Horror

Posted on Oct. 15, 2013

Writer Marc Bernardin returns to tell us of all the comic book genres, horror is the hardest.

APE 2013 Sunday Photo Gallery
APE 2013 DAY TWO!

Sunday Photo Gallery

Posted on Oct. 13, 2013

Here's a look at Day Two of APE 2013, the Alternative Press Expo!

APE 2013
APE 2013 DAY ONE!

Saturday Photo Gallery

Posted on Oct. 12, 2013

APE 2013 opened with a bang on Saturday, with big crowds, more exhibitors, and a packed programming and workshop schedule!

APE Toucan Tip of the Day
APE TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY #12

APE 2013 Premieres Tomorrow!

Posted on Oct. 10, 2013

APE 2013 launches this weekend at the Concourse Exhibition Center in San Francisco! Come down on Saturday and Sunday and share the love of comics!

APE Toucan Tip of the Day
APE TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY #11

Learn the Craft of Comics at APE 2013!

Posted on Oct. 10, 2013

APE 2013 features two full days of hands-on workshops featuring various aspects of the craft of comics. Knowledge is power!

APE Toucan Tip of the Day
APE TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY #10

Bring a Friend to APE 2013!

Posted on Oct. 9, 2013

You know that friend of yours that knows nothing about comics? Bring them along to APE 2013! It's the perfect event to show them what comics are all about!