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The APE FREE Courtesy Shuttle: Leave the Driving to Us!

Posted on Oct. 2, 2013

APE once again offers a FREE courtesy shuttle bus from three downtown locations to the Concourse Exhibition Center on both Saturday and Sunday!

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It's APE's 20th Birthday!

Posted on Oct. 1, 2013

It's APE's 20th birthday ... come to the show and help us celebrate!

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The Final Tip: Have a Great Comic-Con 2013!

Posted on Jul. 17, 2013

This is it ... it's Comic-Con time! Have a wonderful show!

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Make Someone's Day!

Posted on Jul. 16, 2013

Our penultimate tip advises you to be kind, courteous, and to make someone's day ... and maybe even a memory or two!

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New for 2013! The Lyceum Theatre is Our Newest Programming Space!

Posted on Jul. 15, 2013

The Lyceum Theatre in Horton Plaza joins the Comic-Con family of programming rooms, with an intimate, stage-theatre atmosphere!

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Oh, the Weather Outside Is ... Well, It IS San Diego in July!

Posted on Jul. 14, 2013

Wonder what the weather will be like for Comic-Con this week? So do we!

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New for 2013! The Xbox Lounge @ the Manchester Grand Hyatt

Posted on Jul. 13, 2013

The Xbox Lounge at the Manchester Grand Hyatt is the newest addition to Comic-Con's satellite locations!

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More Info Than You Can Possibly Imagine: The Quick Guide and Daily Newsletter and the Ins and Outs of MySchedule

Posted on Jul. 12, 2013

Our 2013 Quick Guide is now online, featuring maps, the program schedule grid, and much more! Plus learn about our onsite daily Newsletter and more info about MySchedule!

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Leave Your Car at Home and Take Public Transportation

Posted on Jul. 10, 2013

Two of the most important words to consider when you plan your trek to Comic-Con: PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION! We have you covered with some great advice.

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The Comic-Con Shuttle: Leave the Driving to Us!

Posted on Jul. 9, 2013

Bring us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses weighted down with incredibly cool stuff ... and the Comic-Con Shuttle will take you back to your hotel or near your parking lot! Best of all, it's FREE!

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Wear Your Badge When You Go Out to Eat!

Posted on Jul. 8, 2013

Check out our Comic-Con 2013 Restaurant Guide, and wear that badge when you go out to eat ... special offers are available in area restaurants!

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Remember the Hall H and Ballroom 20 Panel Playbacks!

Posted on Jul. 7, 2013

Missed that big panel you wanted to see in Hall H or Ballroom 20? Go to the nightly "Hall H and Ballroom 20 Panel Playback!"

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TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY #19

Almost There: The Comic-Con 2013 Program Schedule!

Posted on Jul. 6, 2013

With today's Saturday Program Schedule post, we'll be 3/4 of the way through Comic-Con 2013. Take time now to study the schedule and figure out what you want to see!

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MySchedule: Your Friendly Neighborhood Panel and Event Tracker

Posted on Jul. 5, 2013

As the complete CCI 2013 Programming Schedule rolls out, day by day, consider using MySchedule to track your favorite panels and events!

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Set That Alarm!

Posted on Jul. 4, 2013

You'll want to be reminded of all those panels, meetings, signings, lunches and dinners you have planned . . . set that alarm!

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TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY #16

Pre-schedule Your Blood Drive Visit!

Posted on Jul. 3, 2013

Take the time to donate the gift of life at Comic-Con. You can now pre-schedule an appointment to give blood at the Robert A. Heinlein Blood Drive.

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TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY #15

Pre-order Your Comic-Con T-Shirts for Onsite Pick-Up!

Posted on Jul. 2, 2013

The official Comic-Con International 2013 T-shirts are here, and you can pre-order them, but you MUST be attending Comic-Con to pick them up. No mail order!

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No Strollers in the Programming Rooms, Please!

Posted on Jul. 1, 2013

Bring the kids to your favorite programs, but leave the strollers behind or park it in one of our stroller parking areas!

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TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY #13

Pack Up Those Much-needed Supplies!

Posted on Jun. 30, 2013

Be prepared! You never know what treasured item you'll find at Comic-Con . . . pack those supplie to guarantee safe transport home!

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Where Did Your Favorite Company Go?

Posted on Jun. 29, 2013

There have been some changes in the vast metropolis known as the Comic-Con International Exhibit Hall. Study that map!

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Hang on to Your Badge!

Posted on Jun. 28, 2013

Write this one down . . . it's one of the most important tips we can give you about being at Comic-Con: HANG ON TO YOUR BADGE!

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Come to the Convention Center a Little Later!

Posted on Jun. 27, 2013

Want to avoid the massive morning line-up? Take your time getting to the Convention Center each day!

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Visit the Mezzanine for a Whole Different View of the Show!

Posted on Jun. 26, 2013

Today's Toucan Tip clues you in to a "not-so-secret entrance" to the Mezzanine and upstairs levels of the San Diego Convention Center!

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Take a Break and Go Outside!

Posted on Jun. 25, 2013

There's a great big world of fun and excitement outside of Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. Get out there and explore San Diego!

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Big-time Comics Fan? Go to the Eisner Awards!

Posted on Jun. 24, 2013

The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards will be presented in a gala event at Comic-Con on Friday night, July 19. Every comics fan in attendance should go to this presentation honoring the comics industry's finest!