JUDGES' CHOICES AND NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

Eisner Hall of Fame Voting Now Open

Posted on Feb. 4, 2013

The 2013 Will Eisner Hall of Fame nominations and Judges' Choice inductees have been announced! You can vote for your choice of the 13 nominees. The deadline for voting is March 4, 2013.

THE TOUCAN INTERVIEW

Maggie Thompson: A Four-Color Life, Part Two

Posted on Feb. 1, 2013

Part two of our talk with one of the founders of comics fandom, writer/editor Maggie Thompson, includes the golden age of fanzines, how she and Don came to Comics Buyer's Guide, and her thoughts on the current world of comics.

BRING ON THE ART!

Comic-Con Souvenir Book Submissions and Art Show Entry Form

Posted on Jan. 30, 2013

It's beginning to look a lot like Comic-Con! Information about 2013 Souvenir Book submissions and the Art Show rules and entry form are now available.

KATIE COOK JOINS TOUCAN!

You Can Draw ... with Katie Cook 001: Why I Love Comics

Posted on Jan. 28, 2013

Writer/cartoonist Katie Cook joins Comic-Con's Toucan blog with her first post, "Why I Love Comics."

THE TOUCAN INTERVIEW

Maggie Thompson: A Four-Color Life, Part One

Posted on Jan. 24, 2013

Part one of the Toucan Interview with Maggie Thompson concentrates on how comics--along with Don Thompson--came into her life, plus the demise of the Comics Buyer's Guide.

MARC BERNARDIN JOINS TOUCAN!

Devourer of Words 001: Why I Love Comics

Posted on Jan. 21, 2013

Comics, television, and pop culture writer Marc Bernardin joins Toucan with his first column, "Why I Love Comics."

SPECIAL GUEST LIST GROWS!

WonderCon Anaheim Adds 7 New Guests

Posted on Jan. 18, 2013

WonderCon Anaheim adds Brent Anderson, Frank Cho, Amanda Conner, J.M. DeMatteis, Doug Mahnke, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Dan Slott to the show's growing special guests list!

STEVE LIEBER JOINS TOUCAN!

Dilettante 001: Why I Love Comics

Posted on Jan. 14, 2013

Eisner Award-winning artist Steve Lieber joins Comic-Con's Toucan blog with his first post: "Why I Love Comics."

FROM SKETCH TO COVER!

Friday Flashback 003: Cover Story

Posted on Jan. 11, 2013

See the Comic-Con International 2012 Souvenir Book cover from John Romita Jr.'s original sketch to finished piece!

MAGGIE'S WORLD

Maggie's World 001: Why I Love Comics

Posted on Jan. 7, 2013

Maggie Thompson launches her new Toucan blog feature "Maggie's World," with her first installment titled "Why I Love Comics."

COMIC-CON'S VERY FIRST PROGRAM BOOK!

Friday Flashback 002: A Blast from the Past!

Posted on Jan. 3, 2013

This Friday we go all the way back to March 1970 and take a look at the very first Comic-Con program book!

INTRODUCING

The Toucan Team of Monthly Columnists

Posted on Dec. 31, 2012

Comic-Con's Toucan blog introduces its team of monthly columnists: Maggie Thompson, Steve Lieber, Marc Bernardin, and Katie Cook!

NOW ONLINE!

Will Eisner Hall of Fame

Posted on Dec. 28, 2012

The Will Eisner Hall of Fame is now online!  Explore over 120 of the greatest comic book and strip creators in the history of the medium.

THE TOUCAN INTERVIEW

Mark Waid: A Banner Year Part Two

Posted on Dec. 26, 2012

Part two of our first-ever Toucan Interview with Eisner Award-winning writer Mark Waid!

RARE PHOTOS AND ART FROM THE COMIC-CON ARCHIVES

Friday Flashback 001: Comic-Con Team-Up!

Posted on Dec. 20, 2012

Our first Friday Flashback showcases great creators in rare photos from the Comic-Con archives!

THE TOUCAN INTERVIEW

Mark Waid: A Banner Year Part One

Posted on Dec. 18, 2012

Our very first Toucan Interview features a career-spanning conversation with Eisner and Inkpot Award winning writer Mark Waid!

WHY A TOUCAN?

Toucan: The Origin of the Species

Posted on Dec. 13, 2012

Now it can be told: The "secret origin" of Comic-Con International's Toucan and why we've brought back the fondly-remembered bird as the title of our new blog!

INTRODUCING

Toucan: the Official Blog of Comic-Con International, WonderCon Anaheim, and APE, the Alternative Press Expo!

Posted on Dec. 10, 2012

Toucan is the new, official blog for the Comic-Con International family of conventions. Toucan is your first and best source for information regarding all of our shows, plus new, exclusive content updated each week!