COMIC-CON 2016 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

Comic-Con 2016 Toucan Tip of the Day
Posted on Jun. 28, 2016

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!

WHOOOO WANTS TO DRAW AN OWL? WE DO!!!

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog!
Posted on Jun. 28, 2016

Katie Cook is back with a lesson on Who, What, When, and Where ... okay, actually just Whooooo!

COMIC-CON 2016 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

Comic-Con 2016 Toucan Tip of the Day
Posted on Jun. 27, 2016

Once again, Comic-Con International takes over a substantial portion of downtown San Diego for this year's event. See the 6 major venues we'll be utilizing for Comic-Con 2016!

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

Dilettante 021: Ten Ways to Add Life to a Page

Posted on Sep. 9, 2014

Artist Steve Lieber returns with advice to artists on how to liven up a "dead" comics page.

Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Club
RECOMMENDED SEPTEMBER READING!

Graphic Novel Book Club Notes

Posted on Sep. 5, 2014

The two branches of the Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Club met this week to talk about their September books!

APE 2014, the Alternative Press Expo
APE 2014 IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER!

Presenting Faith Erin Hicks' Amazing APE Art!

Posted on Sep. 4, 2014

The Alternative Press Expo (APE) is coming up fast ... and here's special guest Faith Erin Hicks' art for the 2014 Program Book and official promotional poster!

Comic-Con International Registration Update
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION UPDATE

Comic-Con Badge ID Validation is Now Open!

Posted on Sep. 2, 2014

If you would like to participate in Comic-Con 2015 Attendee Preregistration, you must validate your Comic-Con 2014 Badge ID before October 15, 2014!

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

Maggie's World 021: Timing

Posted on Sep. 2, 2014

Maggie Thompson looks back 100 years to the first group of comics creators and the age of everyone's Golden Age: 12.

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the only OFFICIAL SDCC Blog!
HAPPY LABOR DAY WEEKEND, AMERICA!

APE News, Comic-Con 2014 Photo Galleries!

Posted on Aug. 29, 2014

As we head into the last holiday weekend of Summer 2014, we update our next big show, APE, the Alternative Press Expo, and take a look back at Comic-Con 2014.

APE, the Alternative Press Expo, 2014
A WEEKEND-LONG CELEBRATION OF COMICS IN SAN FRANCISCO!

APE 2014 Badges Now On Sale Online!

Posted on Aug. 26, 2014

Love comics and live in the Bay Area? Then APE 2014 is the show for you! The Alternative Press Expo returns to San Francisco on Oct. 4 and 5 and you can buy your badges now online and save money for this great event!

A Happy Little Bonsai Tree!
DANCE, TREE, DANCE!

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 018: A Happy Little Bonsai Tree!

Posted on Aug. 25, 2014

Remember that little dancing tree in that mega-popular comic book movie? Well, this isn't THAT tree, but Katie Cook gives us the next big thing, and you can draw it, too!

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

Devourer of Words 019: Judge and Jury

Posted on Aug. 19, 2014

Marc Bernardin shares his time as a judge for this year's Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award, and what he learned about comic book shops.

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

Dilettante 020: The Art of Self-Promotion

Posted on Aug. 12, 2014

You've drawn the book, but the work isn't done. Steve Lieber talks about how you can successfully promote your work online and at conventions.

Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Clubs
CATCHING UP WITH OUR BOOK CLUBS!

July and August Book Club Reports!

Posted on Aug. 8, 2014

We catch up with both of the branches of our Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Clubs and see what's up for the months of July and August!

Comic-Con International Registration Update
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION UPDATE

Don't Toss Your Comic-Con 2014 Badge Just Yet, You're Going to Need It!

Posted on Aug. 7, 2014

If you would like to participate in Comic-Con 2015 preregistration, you will need information from your physical Comic-Con 2014 badge.

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC Blog!
MAGGIE'S WORLD BY MAGGIE THOMPSON

Maggie's World 020: Do It!

Posted on Aug. 5, 2014

Maggie Thompson reminds us that if there's something missing out there that you need ... make it yourself! It's a lot easier to do in this day and age.

WonderCon Anaheim 2015
JOIN US EASTER WEEKEND IN ANAHEIM!

WonderCon Anaheim 2015: April 3, 4, and 5!

Posted on Aug. 4, 2014

WonderCon Anaheim returns to the Anaheim Convention Center for another comics and pop culture filled weekend, April 3-5, 2015!

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the only OFFICIAL SDCC Blog!
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 IS NOW HISTORY!

Thank You for Making SDCC 2014 Such a Great Show!

Posted on Jul. 28, 2014

The Toucan is still dancing, after another great Comic-Con International!

Comic-Con 2014 Masquerade
40th ANNIVERSARY COMIC-CON MASQUERADE!

Comic-Con Masquerade 2014 Winners!

Posted on Jul. 27, 2014

All the winners from the 40th annual Comic-Con International Masquerade, presented by HBO!

Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards
COMICS' BIGGEST NIGHT!

2014 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Winners!

Posted on Jul. 26, 2014

The comic industry's biggest night was held Friday, July 25 at Comic-Con International! Here's a complete list of all the winners of the 2014 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards!

Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Awards
12 FINALISTS THIS YEAR!

Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award Finalists Announced!

Posted on Jul. 23, 2014

The judges have met and the 2014 field of 37 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Awards nominees has been narrowed down to 12 finalists! Who will be this year's award recipient?

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

#31/SDCC 2014: The Final Tip: Make it YOUR Best Comic-Con Ever!

Posted on Jul. 23, 2014

Okay ... here we go! It's Preview Night, the official start of Comic-Con International 2014. Now it's all up to you!

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

#30/SDCC 2014: Some Additional Tips and a Little Review!

Posted on Jul. 22, 2014

We've gone through 29 straight days of Toucan Tips, providing you with info about Comic-Con 2014. Now it's time for a little review along with some last-minute reminders!

A Lucky Kitty!
WHO DOESN'T LOVE A CAT ON THE INTERNET?

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 017: A Lucky Kitty!

Posted on Jul. 22, 2014

Let's take a break from all this Comic-Con stuff and break out the pencils and draw with Katie Cook!

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

#29/SDCC 2014: Keep Your Comic-Con 2014 Badge … Even After the Show is Over for 2015 Online Badge Preregistration!

Posted on Jul. 21, 2014

We've said it before, we'll say it again: Wear your Comic-Con 2014 badge at all times in the Convention Center, but also make sure you keep it after the show ... you'll need it for 2015 preregistration!

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

#28/SDCC 2014: San Diego Weather for Comic-Con Week!

Posted on Jul. 20, 2014

The weather in San Diego is usually sunny and warm in July ... sometimes downright hot! So what's the weather outlook for Comic-Con week?

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

#27/SDCC 2014: Coming to Comic-Con? Leave Your Car at Home and Take Public Transportation

Posted on Jul. 19, 2014

Coming to Comic-Con? There are many modes of transportation to get you here! We definitely recommend our FREE shuttle bus service to and from the Convention Center and our hotels, and public transportation! Avoid the parking hassle!

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the only OFFICIAL SDCC Blog!
MORE SCHEDULES AND INFO FOR COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014!

All of Our Schedules for Other Comic-Con Events Are Now Online!

Posted on Jul. 18, 2014

Anime, Autographs, Children's Film Festival, Games, Portfolio Review: They're all now LIVE on our website!