The clock is ticking ... the deadline to pre-order Comic-Con 2016 T-shirts and merchandise is next Wednesday, July 6 at noon Pacific time! Pre-order now to lock in that shirt, size and style that you want!
GET THE SHIRT, SIZE AND STYLE YOU WANT BY PRE-ORDERING!
COMIC-CON 2016 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!
We've posted our first wave of Comic-Con 2016 Exclusives ... close to 100 companies and over 400 products!
COMIC-CON 2016 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!
Some of the big questions for this year's Comic-Con are how we plan to use the beautiful new Marriott Marquis convention facility, which features 2 big ballrooms, the Pacific and the Marriott Grand. Now we can answer those questions!
Comic-Con International's Inkpot Awards are given to individuals for their contributions to the worlds of comics, science fiction/fantasy, film, television, animation, and fandom services. In 2014, 27 people from comics, science fiction and fantasy, animation, films and television, were presented with Comic-Con's highest honor!
If you would like to participate in Comic-Con 2015 Attendee Preregistration, you must validate your Comic-Con 2014 Badge ID before October 15 (that's tomorrow!).
For many artists and writers, starting a new project can be the most exciting--and daunting--experience of comics creation. Steve Lieber offers some tips on what to consider when undertaking a new comics series.
Considering a career in comics? Maggie Thompson offers some advice on where to start ...
It's all up to YOU now ... Come to APE 2014 and be a part of the comics fun this weekend at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco!
Share the love for APE on social media: Use #APE2014 when posting and use #FortMasonCenter for your location maps!
Our Official Comic-Con App has been updated to include info for APE 2014: Exhibitors, maps, program and workshop schedules, special guests, and more!
APE 2014 features a giant Exhibit Hall with close to 340 exhibitors, including some of the finest publishers of independent and alternative comics!
On Thursday, Sept. 25, Comic-Con International co-sponsored a Banned Books Week event at the San Diego Central Library in downtown San Diego. Here's a report on Beware of Comics! Banned Book Weeks Conversation with Scott McCloud and Larry Marder.
APE 2014 showcases an amazing list of special guests, each featured in programs and signings in the Exhibit Hall!
The holidays are creeping up on us faster than you think! Visit APE 2014 to get your friends and family some one-of-a-kind gifts.
Bring a friend to APE 2014, and help them discover the wonderful world of comics! (It's not just spandex and capes, you know!)
APE 2014 will feature a full two-day schedule of workshops in a dedicated room at Fort Mason Center!
What's to eat? We've got you covered at APE 2014 at Fort Mason Center, with food trucks, a bar in the Exhibit Hal, and restaurants located in the Center!
The Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival (CCI-IFF) will begin accepting films for consideration for its 2015 festival on October 1, 2014.
APE moves to Fort Mason Center this year ... here's some info on parking options in and around the new venue!
Join us this Thursday at 7:00 pm for a special event at the San Diego Central Libary Downtown featuring Scott McCloud (Understanding Comics) and Larry Marder (Tales of the Beanworld)!
Katie Cook takes us down--way down--below the ocean to seek out the elusive mustached octopus!
APE will once again offer a FREE courtesy shuttle to Fort Mason Center with four stops in San Francisco!
Comic-Con International was named the leading entertainment industry event by BizBash!
The worldwide event, 24-Hour Comics Day, comes to APE 2014 on Saturday, October 4!
So WHERE exactly is APE, the Alternative Press Expo? In 2014, the show moves to its new (old) venue, Fort Mason Center!
APE 2014 celebrates the world of alternative, independent, and self-published comics and art ... find out why this is the comics show for you!
We start our series of Toucan Tips of the Day for APE 2014 with the event's program and workshop schedules!
Writer Marc Bernardin takes a personal turn this time around, as he recounts what happens "When the Real World Intrudes" on a fictional story.