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#14: Comic-Con 2016 Publications

Once you get onsite at Comic-Con at the San Diego Convention Center, remember to go pick up your badge lanyard, your WB bag, and your copies of all 3 of Comic-Con’s publications, up in the Sails Pavilion on the upper level. These 3 publications are an indispensable part of your Comic-Con experience, guiding you throughout the show ... and best of all, they're all FREE! Here’s what to look for ...


Comic-Con International 2016 Souvenir Book

Wonder Woman art by Babs Tarr. Wonder Woman TM & © DC Comics. Click on the image for a larger view!

Comic-Con 2016 Souvenir Book

At 264 pages, this year’s full-color, paperback book is our biggest ever! This keepsake collectible features bios and photos of our special guests, plus articles and art dedicated to our special anniversary celebrations; there are 13 of them this year! The Souvenir Book includes coverage of our awards from 2015, plus the 2016 Eisner Award nominations list, and a look back at the pop culture luminaries we lost in the past year. There’s a ton of amazing art in the book this year, starting with special guest Babs Tarr’s Wonder Woman 75th anniversary cover (with it’s own special feature that you’ll have to see in the book itself). The book also features articles that delve into comics and pop culture history on topics ranging from Forry Ackerman’s centennial to Captain America’s 75th to Palookaville’s 25th and featuring noted comics and historians writers such as Paul Levitz, Tom Spurgeon, Douglas Wolk, R.C. Harvey, Andy Mangels, Jeff Smith and more! You’ll want to take this book home with you to keep after the big show!


Comic-Con International 2016 Events Guide

Star Trek art by Ty Mattson. TM & © 2016 CBS Studios Inc. STAR TREK and related marks are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Comic-Con 2016 Events Guide

This year’s Events Guide cover salutes the 50th anniversary of Star Trek with a spectacular portrait of Mr. Spock (the late Leonard Nimoy) by artist Ty Mattson, from the “Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years.” art exhibit. Inside the Events Guide, you’ll find the complete schedule for Comic-Con 2016, including individual descriptions for all the programs, and in-depth information on the Masquerade, Games, Autographs, Portfolio Review, and much more. Clocking in at around 200 pages, this book is your complete guide to the show.


Comic-Con International 2016 Quick Guide

Toucan art by Rick Geary. Click on the image for a larger view!

Comic-Con 2016 Quick Guide

In a hurry? The Quick Guide has you covered! This slim, full-color magazine-sized publication contains all the important info you need for Comic-Con 2016, including the Exhibit Hall map and list of Exhibitors, information and maps on all of our venues in the Comic-Con Campus, and the all-important schedule-at-a-glance Programming Grids. All in one handy-dandy, roll it up and put it in your back pocket (or shove it in your backpack) magazine!


Comic-Con 2016 Anime Guide

This full-color publication is available only in the Anime screening rooms (located this year in the Marriott Marquis hotel’s new convention facility, in the Marriott Grand Ballroom, adjacent to the North Tower of the hotel). Inside you’ll find complete descriptions of all the Anime screenings plus the schedule. (The schedule also appears in the Events Guide and the Quick Guide.)

Comic-Con Today Daily Newsletter

This full-color foldout newspaper offers updates on Comic-Con schedules (including autographs, booth signings, and programs) and includes news and photos from the previous day. You can pick up Comic-Con Today at kiosks throughout the Convention Center, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday mornings. It’s like your morning newspaper, only more fun (MUCH more fun)!

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