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MARC BERNARDIN'S DEVOURER OF WORDS

Devourer of Words 018: They Just Said No

Posted on Jul. 15, 2014

Marc Bernardin has some sound advice for writers who get that dreaded rejection letter.

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#22/SDCC 2014: Introducing the Toucan Tracker Wristbands for Hall H’s First Panel of the Day!

Posted on Jul. 14, 2014

We introduce a new way of tracking your progress into Hall H each day, with our Toucan Tracker Wristbands!

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#21/SDCC 2014: Wrap It Up: I’ll Take It: the Sunday Programming Schedule is LIVE, Plus Our MySchedule Feature Returns!

Posted on Jul. 13, 2014

With the addition of Sunday, the complete Comic-Con 2014 Program Schedule is now online! And don't forget to use our MySchedule feature to track the panels and events you're interested in.

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#20/SDCC 2014: Introducing the Playback Room, plus the Saturday Programming Schedule is LIVE!

Posted on Jul. 12, 2014

Saturday's Program Schedule is now live, plus we introduce our new Playback Room at the Omni San Diego hotel!

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#19/SDCC 2014: Introducing the Horton Grand Theatre … plus the Friday Programming Schedule is LIVE!

Posted on Jul. 11, 2014

As the Friday Program Schedule goes live, we introduce you to our newest offsite programming room, the Horton Grand Theatre!

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#18/SDCC 2014: Here We Go! The Thursday Programming Schedule is LIVE!

Posted on Jul. 10, 2014

Comic-Con is two short weeks away and here's what you've been waiting for: the rollout of our OFFICIAL Program Schedule, starting with Thursday, July 24!

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#17/SDCC 2014: All the Fun Outside the Convention Center!

Posted on Jul. 9, 2014

There's a ton of things to do outside the Convention Center during Comic-Con International 2014! Visit these fun events and remember to always wear your Comic-Con 2014 badge!

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#16/SDCC 2014: Convention Center Navigation Tips!

Posted on Jul. 8, 2014

The San Diego Convention Center can be daunting to navigate during Comic-Con International ... here are some tips for moving around the convention and what to do with your strollers.

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the only OFFICIAL SDCC Blog!
STEVE LIEBER'S DILLETANTE

Dilettante 019: What Makes an Artist Say Yes to a Script?

Posted on Jul. 8, 2014

Steve Lieber explores how a pitch or a script can influence an artist to collaborate with a writer.

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#15/SDCC 2014: Grab the FREE Comic-Con Publications at the Show!

Posted on Jul. 7, 2014

When you get to Comic-Con International 2014, make sure you pick up copies of our publications! They'll help you to both navigate and remember the event!

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#14/SDCC 2014: Hall H and Plaza Park Lines!

Posted on Jul. 6, 2014

Thinking about lining up early for those Hall H panels? While Comic-Con discourages anyone from doing this, we do have some guidelines to keep in mind if you're entering Plaza Park next to the Convention Center early to line up.

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#13/SDCC 2014: Wearing a Costume to Comic-Con? Check Our Costume Weapons Policy First!

Posted on Jul. 5, 2014

Before you don that amazing costume you've spent the past year designing and constructing, please read our Costume Weapons Policy and make sure your weapon is in compliance with it!

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#12/SDCC 2014: Get to Know Our Special Guests!

Posted on Jul. 4, 2014

Each year, Comic-Con invites an amazing roster of special guests ... writers, artists, historians and scholars from the world of comics, and authors and artists famous for their work in the science fiction, fantasy, and horror genres. This year is no exception ... get to know our special guests!

Usagi Yojimbo by Stan Sakai
THE TOUCAN INTERVIEW

Comic-Con Special Guest Stan Sakai: 30 Years with Usagi Yojimbo

Posted on Jul. 4, 2014

Comic-Con International 2014 special guest Stan Sakai is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his signature character, Usagi Yojimbo! Read all about Stan, his Rabbit Ronin, and what's coming up for this beloved comics series, in this exclusive Toucan interview.

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#11/SDCC 2014: That Badge is Important: Wear it Always!

Posted on Jul. 3, 2014

You're going to want to hang on to that Comic-Con Badge you get when you check in at the Convention Center ... and here's why ...

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#10/SDCC 2014: Comic-Con 2014 Exclusive Are Now Online!

Posted on Jul. 2, 2014

Our first batch of Comic-Con 2014 Exclusives are now online, featuring 55 companies with 180 separate exclusives at launch!

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#09/SDCC 2014: Always Have a Back-up Plan!

Posted on Jul. 1, 2014

Comic-Con International is a big place and cell phones have that annoying habit of dying just when you need them most! Always have a back-up plan in place for where to meet your friends and family, when it's time to get together again!

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the only OFFICIAL SDCC Blog
MAGGIE'S WORLD

Maggie’s World 019: Comics Obsessives, Rejoice!

Posted on Jul. 1, 2014

Maggie Thompson talks about how we're living in the real Golden Age of comic book-oriented books and biographies ... a perfect time for us comic book obsessives!

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#08/SDCC 2014: SDCC 2014 Exhibit Hall Map and Exhibitor Lists Now Online!

Posted on Jun. 30, 2014

It's like a map to buried treasure! The Comic-Con International 2014 Exhibit Hall Map and the complete list of exhibitors are now online!

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#07/SDCC 2014: Take a Break and Get Outside and Visit San Diego!

Posted on Jun. 29, 2014

Comic-Con International takes place in one of the most naturally beautiful cities in the country, San Diego. Get outside during your visit to SDCC and see at least some of the sights that this wonderful city offers!

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#06/SDCC 2014: What Am I Gonna Wear?!

Posted on Jun. 28, 2014

San Diego weather is almost always summer-like, but here are some tips for navigating the sometimes-frigid Convention Center and offsite venues and staying comfortable!

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#05/SDCC 2014: Since You’ve Been Gone ...

Posted on Jun. 27, 2014

A lot can happen in a year in a major city and San Diego is no exception! We run down some of the new additions to downtown, within walking distance of the Convention Center.

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#04/SDCC 2014: Pre-Order Your Comic-Con 2014 T-shirts!

Posted on Jun. 25, 2014

Coming to Comic-Con 2014? Pre-order your OFFICIAL SDCC T-shirts now and pick them up onsite! You must have a 2014 badge, a Member ID, and coming to this year's show in order to pre-order shirts.

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

#03/SDCC 2014: The 2014 SDCC FREE Shuttle Schedule and Map!

Posted on Jun. 25, 2014

Information regarding our Comic-Con International 2014 FREE Shuttle Service is now online, including a PDF map showing all the stops, plus a complete schedule. The Shuttle runs 24 hours a day, continuously from Thursday morning through early Sunday evening!

Comic-Con International 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#02/SDCC 2014: Be a Superhero and Help Save Lives … Visit the Blood Drive!

Posted on Jun. 24, 2014

Take a short hour out from your Comic-Con visit and become a superhero: Donate blood and help save lives!