COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL

Comic-Con International
Posted on Jun. 15, 2018

Badge orders have started shipping from a galaxy far, far away. 

GET READY FOR COMIC-CON 2018!

Comic-Con 2018 Mondo Marvel Print
Posted on Jun. 12, 2018

The random selection process is over ... attendees can now check to see if they can purchase an exclusive Comic-Con 2018 Mondo print!

JESSE HAMM'S CAROUSEL

Jesse Hamm for Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the ONLY Official SDCC and WonderCon Blog
Posted on Jun. 12, 2018

Jesse Hamm explores the age-old artist's question: when to use photo reference.

Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award
NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE COMIC BOOK SHOP!

Call for Nominations for the 2018 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award

Posted on Jan. 18, 2018

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award. Nominate your favorite store by April 6, 2018!

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Registration Update
WONDERCON ANAHEIM 2018 REGISTRATION UPDATE

Don't Get Slimed, Buy Online!

Posted on Jan. 17, 2018

Peter Venkman, a scientist, is here with a note about WonderCon Anaheim badges. 

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Special Guests
WONDERCON WEDNESDAY!

WonderCon Anaheim Announces Seventh Wave of 2018 Special Guests!

Posted on Jan. 17, 2018

We're back for one final announcement (but you never know!) of WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Special Guests!

Marc Bernardin for Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
MARC BERNARDIN'S DEVOURER OF WORDS

Devourer of Words 052: Resolved

Posted on Jan. 16, 2018

Marc Bernardin looks back at his 2017 New Year's Resoulutions to see how he did.

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

Comic-Con Adds a Seventh Book Club in Balboa Park!

Posted on Jan. 11, 2018

What better way to start 2018 than with a new Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Club, this one in Balboa Park at the future site of the Comic-Con for Popular Culture!

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Special Guests
WONDERCON WEDNESDAY!

WonderCon Anaheim Announces Sixth Wave of 2018 Special Guests!

Posted on Jan. 10, 2018

Ring in the New Year with our first announcment of more WonderCon Anaheim 2018 special guests!

 

Steve Lieber for Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
DILETTANTE BY STEVE LIEBER

Dilettante 052: The Takeaway

Posted on Jan. 9, 2018

Steve Lieber wraps up his 5-year run on Toucan with his final column of advice for artists, "The Takeaway."

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
THE FUTURE IS NOW!

Welcome to 2018!

Posted on Jan. 5, 2018

Fly into 2018 as we give a sneak preview of what's coming up SOON here on Toucan, Comic-Con International's OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog!

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

Maggie’s World 057: Take Another Look

Posted on Jan. 2, 2018

Maggie Thompson starts the New Year with a look at the joys of rereading, and how it's so much easier to do so these days than in the past.

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL Blog of Comic-Con and WonderCon
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US!

Toucan Turns 5 Today!

Posted on Dec. 12, 2017

Five fateful years ago today, Toucan, the only OFFICIAL blog of Comic-Con International and WonderCon Anaheim, launched on this very website!

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

Tech World, Excellent!

Posted on Dec. 7, 2017

Ex-Squeeze me? Baking powder? It sounded like you said you have technical questions about Comic-Con 2018 Open Registration. 

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

Buddy the Elf joins the Professor to talk registration codes.

Posted on Dec. 6, 2017

The four main food groups for Toucans are candy, candy canes, candy corns, and registration codes. 

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Special Guests
WONDERCON WEDNESDAY!

WonderCon Anaheim Announces Fifth Wave of 2018 Special Guests!

Posted on Dec. 6, 2017

Four more great special guests for WonderCon Anaheim 2018, March 23–25 at the Anaheim Convention Center, in our last guests update for the year!

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Badges and Hotel Reservations
TEN GREAT HOTELS TO CHOOSE FROM!

Reserve Your WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Hotel Room Now!

Posted on Dec. 5, 2017

Here's the perfect holiday gift for your family or yourself: Book a fun-filled weekend at WonderCon Anaheim 2018, March 23-25 at the Anaheim Convention Center ... badges and hotel reservations are now available!

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

Comic-Con 2018 Open Registration FAQ

Posted on Dec. 4, 2017

Who better than Professor Toucan and Leslie Knope to answer some frequently asked questions about the upcoming badge sale! 

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

Purchasing Badges for Others

Posted on Nov. 30, 2017

Make a list, check it twice! Professor Toucan is back to explain how to purchase badges for those who've been naughty or nice. 

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

November Books from All Six Clubs!

Posted on Nov. 30, 2017

All six groups of the Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Clubs gathered to discuss new books!

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Special Guests
WONDERCON WEDNESDAY!

WonderCon Anaheim Announces Fourth Wave of 2018 Special Guests!

Posted on Nov. 29, 2017

As we skate towards the holidays, WonderCon Wednesday returns with 4 more great special guests for the 2018 show, March 23–25 at the Anaheim Convention Center!

Katie Cook for Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
HAVE THIS PENGUIN HEAD UP YOUR HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES!

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 052: How to Draw a Festive Penguin!

Posted on Nov. 27, 2017

With the holiday season upon us, it's time to start thinking about the perfect addition to your festivities ... like this Festive Penguin by Katie Cook!

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

Open Registration, kid. Open Registration

Posted on Nov. 27, 2017

Professor Toucan, archeologist and expert of the occult, is here with important information about Comic-Con 2018 Open Registration! 

Marie Severin, Comic-Con International's 2017 Icon Award Recipient
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2017 ICON AWARD

Marie Severin is the Latest Comic-Con Icon Award Recipient!

Posted on Nov. 27, 2017

Comics superstar Marie Severin joins Jack Kirby as the 2017 Comic-Con International Icon Award recipients!

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

Sign Up for Your Member ID Today

Posted on Nov. 22, 2017

Important information about participating in Comic-Con 2018 Open Registration.

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Special Guests
WONDERCON WEDNESDAY!

WonderCon Anaheim Announces Third Wave of 2018 Special Guests!

Posted on Nov. 22, 2017

Four more great special guests for WonderCon Anaheim 2018 (March 23–25 at the Anaheim Convention Center) brings our total up to an even dozen!

Marc Bernardin for Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
MARC BERNARDIN'S DEVOURER OF WORDS

Devourer of Words 051: Giving Thanks (and Answering Questions)

Posted on Nov. 21, 2017

Marc Bernardin takes to the Twitter-verse to thank the readers of his monthly Toucan column and to answer questions about writing.

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Registration Update
WONDERCON ANAHEIM 2018 REGISTRATION UPDATE

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Badges On Sale Now

Posted on Nov. 20, 2017

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 badges are on sale now! Purchase your badge by February 20, 2018 for advanced shipping.