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JESSE HAMM

We are shocked by the news of the passing of Jesse Hamm, but perhaps more so, we are deeply saddened. Jesse was a brilliant part of the Comic-Con team with his regular column Carousel on the Toucan Blog of the Comic-Con website, where he gave his valuable opinion and instruction on so many aspects of “cartooning.” It is difficult to find appropriate words at this heartbreaking moment, but we extend our deepest sympathy to his wife, family, friends, and fans, and take solace in knowing that his legacy will live on in the art he created and lives of the people he touched.

MAGGIE'S WORLD BY MAGGIE THOMPSON

Maggie Thompson for Comic-Con's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
Posted on Jun. 8, 2021

Maggie Thompson assesses the damages

COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL UPDATE

Comic-Con International Volunteer Update
Posted on Jun. 7, 2021

Make a difference in your community by volunteering for a local organization.

COMIC-CON GRAPHIC NOVEL BOOK CLUBS

Comic-Con Graphic Novel Book Clubs
Posted on Jun. 1, 2021

May brought some San Diego sunshine and some amazing comic reads!

BRAND NEW SLATE OF COMIC-CON EDUCATIONAL PANELS

May Comic-Con Educational Series!

Posted on May. 20, 2021
Jesse Hamm for Comic-Con's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
CAROUSEL BY JESSE HAMM

Carousel 033: J.P. LEON: An Appreciation

Posted on May. 18, 2021

The comics medium recently lost an immense talent. Today’s Carousel Column explores the impressive artistry of the late John Paul Leon.

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Comic-Con Museum Events

d4: Tabletop Creative Conference Takes Shape!

Posted on May. 11, 2021

Learn more about The Comic-Con Museum’s 2-day educational virtual event that celebrates the tabletop gaming industry!

Maggie Thompson for Comic-Con's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
MAGGIE'S WORLD BY MAGGIE THOMPSON

Maggie's World 091: Remembering the Forgotten

Posted on May. 11, 2021
Maggie Thompson reflects on some "forgotten" comics series
Comic-Con Graphic Novel Book Clubs
COMIC-CON GRAPHIC NOVEL BOOK CLUBS

April showers bring ma...ny new books

Posted on May. 4, 2021

April showers bring ma...ny new books! Check out what the Comic-Con Graphic Novel Book Clubs have been digging into!

Jesse Hamm for Comic-Con's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
CAROUSEL BY JESSE HAMM

Carousel 032: Cropping Panels

Posted on Apr. 20, 2021

How does the cartoonist decide what to include in a panel, and what to leave out? When to zoom in on a subject, and when to pull back? Jesse Hamm answers these questions in today’s Carousel Column on CROPPING PANELS!

BRAND NEW SLATE OF COMIC-CON EDUCATIONAL PANELS

April Comic-Con Educational Series!

Posted on Apr. 15, 2021

We are proud to present the next group of panels as a part of the Comic-Con Educational Series. Check back the third Thursday of each month for a new slate of online panels focused on a wide variety of education topics.

Maggie Thompson for Comic-Con's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
MAGGIE'S WORLD BY MAGGIE THOMPSON

Maggie's World 090: 1961

Posted on Apr. 13, 2021

Maggie Thompson looks back at milestones.

Comic-Con Graphic Novel Book Clubs
COMIC-CON GRAPHIC NOVEL BOOK CLUBS

Spring Forward with Great Reading!

Posted on Apr. 5, 2021

Spring is a great time for reading comics steeped in mythology and science fiction!

Comic-Con International
WonderCon@Home

WonderCon@Home SuperVolunteers: Round 5

Posted on Mar. 29, 2021

Our final round of WonderCon@Home's SuperVolunteer Series is here!

WonderCon@Home Update
WonderCon@Home Update

WonderCon@Home Adds ASL Interpretation

Posted on Mar. 25, 2021

New ASL Features Added to Select Panels!

Comic-Con International
WonderCon@Home

WonderCon@Home SuperVolunteers: Round 4

Posted on Mar. 24, 2021

The fourth round of SuperVolunteers for WonderCon@Home 2021 has arrived!

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WonderCon@Home

WonderCon@Home Exhibitor Preview!

Posted on Mar. 23, 2021

With some of the largest names in comics publishing and more, you won't want to miss taking a virtual stroll through our online Exhibit Hall!

Comic-Con International
WonderCon@Home

WonderCon@Home SuperVolunteers: Round 3

Posted on Mar. 22, 2021

Thank you for joining us for round three of WonderCon@Home's SuperVolunteer Series!

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WonderCon@Home

WonderCon@Home Cosplay Challenge

Posted on Mar. 18, 2021

The WonderCon@Home Cosplay Challenge is quickly approaching!

Comic-Con International
WonderCon@Home

WonderCon@Home SuperVolunteers: Round 2

Posted on Mar. 17, 2021

The second round of SuperVolunteers for WonderCon@Home 2021 has arrived! 

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WonderCon@Home

The New Comic-Con Merch Shop is Open!

Posted on Mar. 17, 2021

Read on to learn all about our exciting WonderCon and WonderCon@Home gear!

Jesse Hamm for Comic-Con's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
CAROUSEL BY JESSE HAMM

Carousel 031: Drawing What You See

Posted on Mar. 16, 2021

Artists are often advised to “draw what you see, not what you think you see.” But how do we distinguish between those options? This month’s Carousel column explains the difference!

Comic-Con International
WonderCon@Home

WonderCon@Home SuperVolunteers: Round 1

Posted on Mar. 15, 2021

Welcome to the first round of SuperVolunteers for WonderCon@Home 2021!

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WonderCon@Home

SuperVolunteers, assemble!

Posted on Mar. 10, 2021

The WonderCon@Home SuperVolunteer Challenge is back and we need your help!

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MAGGIES WORLD BY MAGGIE THOMPSON

Maggie's World 089: Looking for Laughs

Posted on Mar. 9, 2021

Maggie Thompson discussed gag cartoons in Maggie’s World 071. Now, as we look for cheer in the year ahead, she considers comics gags again.

Comic-Con Graphic Novel Book Clubs
COMIC-CON GRAPHIC NOVEL BOOK CLUBS

Celebrate with Our Love for Comics!

Posted on Mar. 2, 2021

Love was in the air in February, and what better way to celebrate than with our love for comics!

Comic-Con Educational Series
BRAND NEW SLATE OF COMIC-CON EDUCATIONAL PANELS

February Comic-Con Educational Series!

Posted on Feb. 18, 2021

We are proud to present the next group of panels as a part of the Comic-Con Educational Series. Check back the third Thursday of each month for a new slate of online panels focused on a wide variety of education topics.

NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE COMIC BOOK SHOP!

2021 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award

Posted on Feb. 17, 2021

If you take part in this weekly journey to comic book heaven, you probably have a favorite store you visit. If so, consider nominating that store for the comic industry’s most prestigious retail award: The Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award!

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MAKE A FRIEND FOR VALENTINE'S DAY

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 078: How to Draw a Valentine's Day Friend!

Posted on Feb. 16, 2021

Hey it’s almost Valentine’s Day. Here’s how to draw a new friend for this momentous occasion!