Toucan Blog

THE TOUCAN INTERVIEW
Comic-Con International's Toucan

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!

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

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!

RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!
You Can Draw with Katie Cook

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 EISNER AWARD JUDGES SPEAK!
Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards

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

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

HOW WRITERS BECOME COLLABORATORS!
Comic-Con International Toucan

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!

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

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!

WORKING SMARTER
Comic-Con's Toucan Blog

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

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

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 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.

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