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MAGGIE'S WORLD
Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog

Maggie Thompson returns with a fun column that takes a 1920s Photoplay Plot Encyclopedia and applies its "36 dramatic situations" to comics.

AS THE CALENDAR PAGE TURNS ...
Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog

2014 is coming and along with it, we'll be resetting our website and introducing a new feature!

CCC PARTICIPANTS: TELL US ABOUT YOUR COMIC!
Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog

If you attended a Comic Creator Connection event at one our Comic-Con shows from 2010 through 2013 and met a collaborator and went on to publish a comic book, we want to hear from you!

JUST IN TIME FOR HALLOWEEN!
A Halloween Witch

Katie Cook returns with this month's drawing tutorial ... just in time for Halloween, it's how to draw a (cute, not scary) witch!

LOGOS ... WE GOT LOGOS ...
Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog

We take a trip back through Comic-Con's 44+-year history to take a look at the show through it's logos, including a peek at some great "Expo Boy" art by cartoonist Rick Geary!

OH, THE HORROR ... THE HORROR!
Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog

Writer Marc Bernardin returns to tell us of all the comic book genres, horror is the hardest.

APE 2013 DAY TWO!
APE 2013 Sunday Photo Gallery

Here's a look at Day Two of APE 2013, the Alternative Press Expo!

APE 2013 DAY ONE!
APE 2013

APE 2013 opened with a bang on Saturday, with big crowds, more exhibitors, and a packed programming and workshop schedule!

APE TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY #12
APE Toucan Tip of the Day

APE 2013 launches this weekend at the Concourse Exhibition Center in San Francisco! Come down on Saturday and Sunday and share the love of comics!

APE TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY #11
APE Toucan Tip of the Day

APE 2013 features two full days of hands-on workshops featuring various aspects of the craft of comics. Knowledge is power!

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