Comic-Con International
ELFQUEST, MILESTONE, AND SANDMAN ANNIVERSARIES HIGHLIGHTED!!

13 More Guests Added to the Comic-Con Line-up!

Posted on Apr. 26, 2013

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!

You Can Draw with Katie Cook
RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!

You Can Draw . . . with Katie Cook 004: A Monster Attacking a City!

Posted on Apr. 23, 2013

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!

Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards
THE EISNER AWARD JUDGES SPEAK!

Eisner Award Judges Talk About the 2013 Nominations Process

Posted on Apr. 19, 2013

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."

Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards
THE OSCARS OF THE COMIC BOOK INDUSTRY!

2013 Eisner Award Nominations

Posted on Apr. 16, 2013

The nominees for comics' highest honor are here: the 2013 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards!

Comic-Con International Toucan
HOW WRITERS BECOME COLLABORATORS!

Devourer of Words 004: The Collaborationist

Posted on Apr. 16, 2013

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!

Comic-Con International
YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE TO THE 2013 SOUVENIR BOOK!

Souvenir Book Deadline Looms!

Posted on Apr. 11, 2013

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!

Comic-Con's Toucan Blog
WORKING SMARTER

Dilettante 004: Using Photo Reference

Posted on Apr. 5, 2013

Artist Steve Lieber explains how to use photo reference to improve and energize your work.

Superman Cover
JIM LEE'S WONDERCON COVER FROM PENCILS TO PRINTED PIECE!

Friday Flashback 005: Superman!

Posted on Apr. 5, 2013

See Jim Lee's dynamic Superman cover for the WonderCon Anaheim Program Book from pencils all the way through to the finished printed version!

ARE YOU AN ACCUMULATOR OR A COLLECTOR?

Maggie's World 004: Accumulating and Collecting

Posted on Apr. 2, 2013

Maggie Thompson explores the finer points of keeping track of your collection, including how to keep lists of what you have and how to store it.

THE FINAL DAY IN PHOTOS!

Sunday Photos from WonderCon Anaheim!

Posted on Mar. 31, 2013

WonderCon Anaheim's final day was hopping like a bunny! Here's our final photo blog covering the three-day event at the Anaheim Convention Center.

MORE PHOTOS FROM DAY TWO!

WonderCon Anaheim Saturday Photos (Part Two)!

Posted on Mar. 31, 2013

Day two of our WonderCon Anaheim photo blog continues with pics from later in the day on Saturday and a tantalizing teaser look at the Masquerade!

THE STARS! THE HEROES! THE ATMOSPHERE!

WonderCon Anaheim Saturday Photos (Part One)!

Posted on Mar. 30, 2013

WonderCon Anaheim shined at the Anaheim Convention Center on Saturday, March 30, 2013! Here's a sampling of photos from in and around the show during the first part of the day.

MORE PHOTOS FROM WONDERCON ANAHEIM!

WonderCon Anaheim Friday Photos (Part Two)!

Posted on Mar. 30, 2013

More photos from Friday at WonderCon Anaheim!

FRIDAY--DAY ONE--PHOTO BLOG!

WonderCon Anaheim Friday Photos (Part One)!

Posted on Mar. 29, 2013

Photos from the first day--Friday, March 29--at WonderCon Anaheim 2013!

3-DAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY BADGES SOLD OUT!

Badge Sale Update: Friday is Now Sold Out!

Posted on Mar. 29, 2013

Friday badges for WonderCon Anaheim are now sold out; badges are not available for sale onsite.

OUR FIRST PHOTO BLOG FROM WONDERCON ANAHEIM!

WonderCon Anaheim Set-up Photos!

Posted on Mar. 28, 2013

Shhh...we're posting top secret photos of what's going on right now (or just a few moments ago) at WonderCon Anaheim. Don't tell anyone!

INFORMATION TO HELP YOU ENJOY THE BIG SHOW!

WonderCon Anaheim 2013 Tips for Attending the Show!

Posted on Mar. 27, 2013

WonderCon Anaheim is this weekend! Here are some tips and information to help you get the most out of your convention experience.

3-DAY AND SATURDAY BADGES ARE NOW SOLD OUT!

Update: WonderCon Anaheim 2013 Badge Sales!

Posted on Mar. 26, 2013

If you're planning on attending WonderCon Anaheim 2013 on March 29-31, purchase your badges now!

BWAH-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA!

You Can Draw . . . with Katie Cook 003: Evil Island Lair!

Posted on Mar. 26, 2013

Katie Cook is back with her second Toucan "You Can Draw . . ." tutorial! This time around: You can't be a great villain without an Evil Island Lair!

MOVIES! TV! ANIMATION! AND MORE!

Movies, Television, and Animation Programs at WonderCon Anaheim 2013

Posted on Mar. 25, 2013

WonderCon Anaheim's amazing programming schedule for 2013 features panels and events showcasing movies, television, animation, and much more!

WONDERCON ANAHEIM 2013

Much Ado About Nothing Panel Details Announced!

Posted on Mar. 22, 2013

Fan-favorite writer/director Joss Whedon brings his Much Ado About Nothing cast to WonderCon Anaheim on Sunday, March 31!

COMICS! COMICS! COMICS!

Comics Programs at WonderCon Anaheim 2013

Posted on Mar. 21, 2013

WonderCon Anaheim 2013 is all about comics as you can readily see from this incredible list of comics-oriented programs featured over all three days of the event.

OUR FINAL GROUP OF ATTENDEES TALK ABOUT WONDERCON ANAHEIM!

So . . . What's WonderCon Anaheim Really Like? (The Final Chapter!)

Posted on Mar. 21, 2013

Our final group of attendees from WonderCon Anaheim 2012 offer their observations about the convention and what they like best about it.

MAJOR WONDERCON ANAHEIM UPDATES!

More Schedules, Special Offers, Parking Info, and the Quick Guide!

Posted on Mar. 19, 2013

Major updates to the WonderCon Anaheim section of our website today includ: the Anime, Children's Film Festival, and Games schedules; additional Autograph signings for special events; special offers for attendees to Disneyland Resort and the UltraLuxe Anaheim Cinemas, Parking information, and the Quick Guide maps and schedule section of the WCA Program Book!

HERE'S THE PITCH . . .

Devourer of Words 003: The Wind-up Before the Pitch

Posted on Mar. 19, 2013

Toucan columnist Marc Bernardin offers solid advice to writers looking to pitch a concept to editors and publishers at conventions or other meetings. Sharpen that pitch!