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!

You Can Draw with Katie Cook ... An Idea!
KATIE COOK HAS AN IDEA!

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 016: How to Draw an Idea!

Posted on Jun. 24, 2014

Ever stuck for an idea? You won't be once Katie Cook shows you how to draw one!

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

#01/SDCC 2014: Let the Planning Begin!

Posted on Jun. 23, 2014

Our Toucan Tip of the Day feature returns with the first of 30 great tips to help you better enjoy Comic-Con International 2014!

Comic-Con International 2014 Souvenir Book Cover
COMIC-CON'S 2014 SOUVENIR BOOK COVER!

Jim Lee Covers the Comic-Con International 2014 Souvenir Book!

Posted on Jun. 18, 2014

We reveal the cover to our 2014 Comic-Con International Souvenir Book by Jim Lee, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Dark Knight, Batman!

2014 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award Nominees
37 STORES FROM THE AROUND THE GLOBE!

2014 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award Nominees!

Posted on Jun. 17, 2014

The 2014 nominees for the Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award have been announced ... 37 stores from around the globe!

Comic-Con International's Toucan, the OFFICIAL SDCC Blog
MARC BERNARDIN'S DEVOURER OF WORDS

Devourer of Words 017: A Non-Compete Agreement

Posted on Jun. 17, 2014

Marc Bernardin reminds his fellow writers--both professional and aspiring--that they're all members of the same tribe.

Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL!

2014 Film Festival Schedule and Judges Announced!

Posted on Jun. 12, 2014

The 2014 schedule for the CCI-IFF, the Comic-Con International Indepedent Film Festival, is now online, along with bios and photos of our 2014 judges!

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the only OFFICIAL SDCC BLOG
GET READY FOR COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014!

Comic-Con 2014 Coverage Starts Now!

Posted on Jun. 11, 2014

Comic-Con International 2014 coverage kicks off today on Toucan with a look at some of the things coming your way over the next month and a half, as we count down to SDCC on July 24–27!

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the OFFICIAL SDCC Blog
STEVE LIEBER'S DILETTANTE

Dilettante 018: Make No Mistake

Posted on Jun. 10, 2014

Steve Lieber's last Toucan post generated a lot of feedback from his fellow comics creators. Here's some more great advice for creative people on how to avoid career and business mistakes.

Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Club
THIS MONTH'S BOOK REPORTS!

Graphic Novel Book Clubs' June Discussions

Posted on Jun. 6, 2014

The Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Clubs met this week to discuss their June book choices: Locke and Key Vol. 1: Welcome To Lovecraft and Fables Vol. 1: Legends in Exile!

APE, the Alternative Press Expo
OCTOBER IS CLOSER THAN YOU THINK!

APE 2014 Announces Special Guest List!

Posted on Jun. 3, 2014

APE, the Alternative Press Expo, returns to San Francisco October 4 and 5 in a brand new venue: the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason Center!

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MAGGIE'S WORLD

Maggie's World 018: Spread the Word!

Posted on Jun. 3, 2014

Maggie Thompson reminds us that there are a whole lot of people out there yet to become comics fans ... and offers some suggestions on how to spread the word about the medium we love so much!

A Classy Narwhal!
LET'S DRAW A NARWHAL! WAIT ... WHAT'S A NARWHAL?

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 015 ... A Classy Narwhal!

Posted on May. 27, 2014

Katie Cook is back with this month's drawing lesson ... a classy Narwhal!

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the OFFICIAL SDCC Blog
MARC BERNARDIN'S DEVOURER OF WORDS

Devourer of Words 016: Revisionary Thinking

Posted on May. 20, 2014

Marc Bernardin with sound advice for writers on how to deal with editors and revisions.

Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Club
YOUR MONTHLY BOOK REPORT(S)!

Graphic Novel Book Clubs' May Discussions

Posted on May. 15, 2014

The May meetings of Comic-Con's two Graphic Novel Book Clubs discussed Bandette and Locke and Key, vol. 1!

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the OFFICIAL SDCC Blog
STEVE LIEBER'S DILETTANTE

Dilettante 017: Mistakes Were Made

Posted on May. 13, 2014

Steve Lieber offers some solid advice for artists on how to recognize your mistakes and deal with them.

Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards
EISNER JUDGES SPEAK OUT!

Judges’ Comments on the 2014 Eisner Award Nominations

Posted on May. 9, 2014

The judging is over, the nominations are out; now learn what the 2014 Eisner Award judges have to say about their experiences!