We launch our new "Toucan Tip of the Day" feature with the most obvious bit of advice for your Comic-Con visit: START. PLANNING. NOW.
Marc Bernardin offers his own thoughts on convention season, including his love/hate relationship with cons.
Comic-Con International 2013 is one month away . . . get ready for an avalanche of information as we gear up for the big event!
We kick off our Comic-Con 2013 Toucan coverage with comics journalist Tom Spurgeon's tips for attending the big show!
Steve Lieber talks about that most wonderful time of the year . . . comic convention season!
Part two of the Toucan Interview with Eisner Award nominated Best Penciler/Inker Chris Samnee focuses on his work on Daredevil, cover art, and his recent Adventures of Superman tale!
Maggie Thompson offers tips on how to be a fan and maximize your convention experience.
Chris Samnee, the Eisner-nominated Best Penciler/Inker of Daredevil and Comic-Con special guest, talks about the beginnings of his career in part one of the Toucan Interview!
Katie Cook returns with this month's drawing lesson: a cute baby dragon, live from a hotel room at a comic book convention somewhere in this great land of ours!
The Alternative Press Expo--fondly known as APE--returns to the Concourse Exhibition Center on October 12 and 13, 2013!
Marc Bernardin takes writers throught the next step on their journey to being published: Promoting your book on a personal level.
Mark Evanier and his blue-ribbon committee have decided who will receive this year's Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing.
Artist Steve Lieber talks about how writers can better deal with their artist collaborators, including debunking the old myth: "Comics have an unlimited budget."
Announcing this years nominees for the Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award. This year's recipient will be announced as part of the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards on Friday, July 19, during Comic-Con International.
Maggie Thompson continues her discussion on dealing with your collection, including the three "Bs": Bagging, Boarding, and Boxing.
Part two of our interview with Strangers in Paradise creator Terry Moore spotlights his later series, Echo and Rachel Rising.
The Toucan Interview returns with a career-spanning talk with Comic-Con 2013 special guest Terry Moore. The fan-favorite writer/artist is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his signature creation Strangers In Paradise and this first part of the interview focuses on Katchoo, Francine, and SIP!
Thirteen more guests have been added to Comic-Con International 2013's stellar line-up, including creators involved with the Elfquest, Sandman, and Milestone anniversaries!
It's time for this month's drawing lesson with Katie Cook! Don't be scared! Even though it's a bit MONSTERous, it's fun, too!
The nominations for the 2013 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards are out! Now read what the blue-ribbon panel of judges has to say about the process of judging and spending a weekend in "Comic Book Heaven."
The nominees for comics' highest honor are here: the 2013 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards!
You've been hired by a publisher to write a comic book series. Now Marc Bernardin tells you how to deal with editors and artists. The key word is collaboration!
The deadline for the Comic-Con International 2013 Souvenir Book is almost upon us! Read this article on how to contribute to this year's anniversary celebrations and possibly see your art or article presented to over 130,000 comics and pop culture fanatics!
Artist Steve Lieber explains how to use photo reference to improve and energize your work.
See Jim Lee's dynamic Superman cover for the WonderCon Anaheim Program Book from pencils all the way through to the finished printed version!