You Can Draw with Katie Cook ... A Hipster Kiwi
IT'S A BIRD! IT'S A FRUIT! IT'S BOTH!

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 029 ... A Hipster Kiwi!

Posted on Sep. 22, 2015

Katie Cook shows us how to draw a Kiwi ... both the fruit and the wingless bird!

Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Club
GRAPHIC NOVEL BOOK CLUB UPDATE!

September Book Club Selections!

Posted on Sep. 16, 2015

The Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Clubs read 8 separate books for September!

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MARC BERNARDIN'S DEVOURER OF WORDS

Devourer of Words 031: Choosing Whom to Write For

Posted on Sep. 15, 2015

Marc Bernardin offers writers advice on how to pick the best route: Creator-owned or work-for-hire.

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STEVE LIEBER'S DILETTANTE

Dilettante 032: Revisiting Alison Bechdel's Fun Home

Posted on Sep. 8, 2015

Steve Lieber looks at Alison Bechel's Fun Home, the multi award-winning graphic novel which is now a hit play on Broadway!

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MAGGIE'S WORLD BY MAGGIE THOMPSON

Maggie’s World 032: 55 Years and Counting

Posted on Sep. 1, 2015

Maggie Thompson looks back on 55 years worth of Septembers and how they helped shape her life.

You Can Draw with Katie Cook: A Hammerhead Shark
SHARK!!! OH, RELAX ... IT'S JUST A DRAWING!

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 028: A Hammerhead Shark!

Posted on Aug. 25, 2015

No reason to get out of the water ... Katie Cook draws a cute and cuddly (if somewhat slippery) hammerhead shark! Keep those crayons and paper dry, kids!

The Art of Comic-Con Gallery Exhibition
YOUR LAST CHANCE TO SEE OUR FIRST-EVER EXHIBITION

The Art of Comic-Con Ends This Sunday!

Posted on Aug. 20, 2015

We're extending The Art of Comic-Con gallery exhibition for one extra week, until Labor Day weekend! Your last chance to see the show is Sunday, Sept. 6th.

Comic-Con International 2016 Professional Registration Update
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2016 PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION UPDATE

The Professional Application Period Is Now Open!

Posted on Aug. 19, 2015

The Comic-Con 2016 application period for professionals will be open until October 31, 2015.

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MARC BERNARDIN'S DEVOURER OF WORDS

Devourer of Words 030: Jumping off the Cliff

Posted on Aug. 18, 2015

Marc Bernardin talks about stories not ready to tell ... and when you should tell them!

Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Clubs
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL GRAPHIC NOVEL BOOK CLUBS!

Our Book Clubs' August Reads!

Posted on Aug. 13, 2015

Comic-Con's four branches of the Graphic Novel Book Club got back into the swing of things this month, with new books being tackled by each group!

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STEVE LIEBER'S DILETTANTE

Dilettante 031: More Advice on Writing for an Artist

Posted on Aug. 11, 2015

Artist Steve Lieber offers more advice for writers working with artists!

Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2015 Photos
2015 EISNER AWARDS PHOTOS!

A Few Moments from the 2015 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards!

Posted on Aug. 6, 2015

Here are a few moments from the 2015 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards ceremony, held Friday, July 10 at Comic-Con International!

Comic-Con International 2016 Registration Update
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2016 REGISTRATION UPDATE!

Comic-Con Badge Number Validation is Now Open!

Posted on Aug. 5, 2015

If you would like to purchase a badge for Comic-Con 2016, your first step starts here!

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MAGGIE'S WORLD BY MAGGIE THOMPSON

Maggie’s World 031: Comic-Con Takeaways

Posted on Aug. 4, 2015

Maggie Thompson tells us about her own experiences at this year's Comic-Con International!

The Art of Comic-Con Exhibition at the San Diego Central Library
GALLERY EXHIBIT RUNS THROUGH AUGUST 30th!

The Art of Comic-Con Exhibition Continues at the San Diego Central Library!

Posted on Jul. 30, 2015

Still going through Comic-Con 2015 withdrawal? We feel your pain ... but you can still visit the San Diego Central Library's Gallery for a little taste of the show with The Art of Comic-Con exhibition. But hurry ... it closed August 30!

Comic-Con International 2016 Registration Update
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2016 REGISTRATION UPDATE!

Badge Number Required for 2016 Attendee Preregistration!

Posted on Jul. 30, 2015

Your Comic-Con badge is more than just a keepsake, you will need it to qualify for Attendee Preregistration!

Comic-Con International 2015
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2015 REPORT!

Reginald Hudlin and Joss Whedon Are the Latest Comic-Con Icon Award Recipients!

Posted on Jul. 29, 2015

Joss Whedon and Reginald Hudlin become the ninth and tenth Comic-Con International Icon Award recipients!

Comic-Con International 2015 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2015 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#30 The Final Tip: Now It’s in Your Hands!

Posted on Jul. 7, 2015

It's the end of the road as Comic-Con 2015 is almost finally here! Now it's in your hands ... make the most of your own Comic-Con experience!

Raina Telgemeier at the San Diego Central Library
SPECIAL FREE PRE-COMIC-CON EVENT!

Join Raina Telgemeier Tonight at the San Diego Central Library!

Posted on Jul. 7, 2015

Comic-Con starts early with "An Evening with Raina" at the San Diego Central Library at 6:00 PM tonight!

Comic-Con International on Instagram
THE ONLY OFFICIAL COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNT ON INSTAGRAM!

Follow Comic-Con on Instagram!

Posted on Jul. 6, 2015

Now you can follow us--the only OFFICIAL Comic-Con International account--on Instagram!

Comic-Con International 2015 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2015 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#29 Some Additional Tips and a Little Review!

Posted on Jul. 6, 2015

We're almost there ... but before we complete this year's round of Toucan Tips, let's review a bit, shall we?, to get you ready for Comic-Con 2015!

Comic-Con International 2015 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2015 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#28 San Diego Weather for Comic-Con Week!

Posted on Jul. 5, 2015

We don't want to sound like a broken record, but the weather mantra for the next week? "Partly cloudy, low 70s" can be repeated again and again and again...

Comic-Con International 2015 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2015 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#27 Wearing a Costume to Comic-Con? Check Our Costume Weapons Policy First!

Posted on Jul. 4, 2015

Coming to Comic-Con in costume? If it includes a weapon of any kind--guns, bazookas, cannons, knives, swords, bow and arrows, just as an example--you'll have to get it inspected and tagged at our Costume Weapons Check Desk!

Official Comic-Con International App
OUR OFFICIAL COMIC-CON APP IS FULLY UPDATED AND READY TO GO!

C'mon Get ‘Appy: Download the Updated OFFICIAL Comic-Con App NOW!

Posted on Jul. 3, 2015

How about an amazing tool that helps keep you updated during Comic-Con and features maps, schedules, special guest bios, and more? It's available noe for you ... the OFFICIAL Comic-Con App!

Comic-Con International 2015 Toucan Tip of the Day
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2015 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY!

#26 Quick Guide Online Plus Other Comic-Con FREE Publications!

Posted on Jul. 3, 2015

The 2015 Quick Guide is here! Check out our complete 54-page publication online, which includes maps, programming grids, and much more!