LET'S GO GOLDFISHIN'!

Katie Cook for Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC Blog
Posted on Aug. 23, 2016

Katie Cook brings the summer to a close with a tutorial on how to draw the perpetually sunny goldfish!

MARC BERNARDIN'S DEVOURER OF WORDS

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
Posted on Aug. 16, 2016

You went to Comic-Con, you met some editors, you pitched your writing. Now what happens? Marc Bernardin has some sage advice on how to proceed...

COMIC-CON GRAPHIC NOVEL BOOK CLUBS

Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Clubs
Posted on Aug. 12, 2016

The Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Clubs hit the ground running after Comic-Con 2016 with a new quartet of books and discussions!

Comic-Con and CBLDF Present: Comic Book Club Handbook
COMIC-CON AND CBLDF TEAM UP ON NEW BOOK!

Expand Your Comics Conversation with The Comic Book Club Handbook!

Posted on Jun. 26, 2015

Want to start your very own comic book reading group or book club? It's easy, and this new publication from Comic-Con International and CBLDF will tell you everything you need to know to get started!

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

#19 The Friday Program Schedule Is Here!

Posted on Jun. 26, 2015

Here we go, Friday, here we go! (Okay ... that's the last time we'll do that, we promise). The Friday Program Schedule is here!

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

#18 The Thursday Program Schedule Is LIVE! (And Wednesday, too!)

Posted on Jun. 25, 2015

The Wednesday and Thursday Program Schedules are LIVE! Plus, a friendly reminder of the newest addition to our Comic-Con Campus of programming rooms, the San Diego Central Library!

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

#17 Get Ready for the Comic-Con 2015 Programming Schedule!

Posted on Jun. 24, 2015

We know you've been waiting patiently for the Comic-Con 2015 Programming Schedule, and it's coming ... we promise! But before we reveal four amazing days of magic, let's review some info on attending programs at the big event.

An Evening With Raina, July 7th at the San Diego Central Library
COMIC-CON 2015 STARTS EARLY WITH THIS SPECIAL FREE EVENT!

Spend an Evening with Raina Telgemeier, July 7th at the San Diego Central Library!

Posted on Jun. 24, 2015

Join us for a special pre-Comic-Con event at the San Diego Central Library on Tuesday, July 7th, with Raina Telgemeier, comics' leading YA graphic novelis!

The Art of Comic-Con Gallery Exhibition
OUR GALLERY SHOW RECEPTION WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!

Gallery Show Opening Reception Photos!

Posted on Jun. 24, 2015

Photos from the opening reception of The Art of Comic-Con Gallery Exhibition!

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

#16 Get Ready for Some Big Fun OUTSIDE of the Convention Center!

Posted on Jun. 23, 2015

There's a ton of fun outside the Convention Center this year, as Comic-Con spreads to even more of downtown! Here's a list of some of the things you'll find around downtown San Diego!

A Corgi in a Scarf!
IT'S A CORGI! IN A SCARF! IS THIS A GREAT WORLD, OR WHAT?!

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 027: How to Draw a Corgi in a Scarf!

Posted on Jun. 23, 2015

Let's take a little break from all these Toucan Tips and various and sundry other announcements, and break out the pencils and draw a Corgi in a scarf with Katie Cook!

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

#15: That Badge Is Important: Wear It--and KEEP IT!--Always!

Posted on Jun. 22, 2015

Your most important Comic-Con accessory: YOUR BADGE! Wear it always, even when going to dinner (there might be discounts and special deals), and keep it after Comic-Con is over ... you'll need your physical badge to be eligible for 2016 Attendee Preregistration!

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

#14: Introducing This Year’s Special Theme: The Craft of Comics!

Posted on Jun. 21, 2015

Comic-Con 2015 celebrates "The Craft of Comics," with in-depth articles in the Souvenir Book and a series of panels onsite featuring 7 top comics creators!

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

#13: Let’s Go Eat: Our 2015 Restaurant Guide!

Posted on Jun. 20, 2015

It's the one of the most important questions of the day: where are we going to eat? We've got you covered with our 2015 Restaurant Guide, featuring places to go within walking distance of the Convention Center!

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

#12: Pre-Register for the Blood Drive … Plus the CCI-IFF Complete 2015 Schedule!

Posted on Jun. 19, 2015

The info is coming fast and furious now ... here's another combo featuring 2 great Comic-Con 2015 Tips: Make an appointment to donate blood at the show, and the complete (including descriptions) CCI-IFF screening schedule!

The Art of Comic-Con Gallery Exhibition
SNEAK PEEK AT MICHAEL CHO’S 2015 SOUVENIR BOOK ART!

The Art of Comic-Con at the San Diego Central Library Downtown Debuts This Saturday!

Posted on Jun. 18, 2015

Our very first gallery exhibition, The Art of Comic-Con, premieres this Saturday at the San Diego Central Library downtown, with a special reception! Here's our final sneak peek at some of the art in the show.

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

#11: New Comic-Con Rules, Special Technology Edition!

Posted on Jun. 18, 2015

With great fun comes great responsibility ... we have some new rules regarding things you can't do at Comic-Con, based on some technological advances!

The Art of Comic-Con Gallery Exhibition
ART OF COMIC-CON GALLERY EXHIBITION UPDATE!

Sergio Aragonés Appearing at This Saturday’s Art of Comic-Con Gallery Show Opening!

Posted on Jun. 17, 2015

MAD's Maddest Artist, Sergio Aragonés, will be appearing at this Saturday's Art of Comic-Con Opening Reception!

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

#10: What’s New and What’s Changed at Comic-Con!

Posted on Jun. 17, 2015

Every year brings change, and this year is no exception ... in today's Toucan Tip, we run down the changes and additions for Comic-Con 2015.

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

#09: The 2015 Comic-Con Campus!

Posted on Jun. 16, 2015

Comic-Con has grown beyond the confines of the San Diego Convention Center! Here's a look at this year's Comic-Con Campus, featuring the official satellite locations where programs and events will take place during the big event.

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC Blog!
MARC BERNARDIN'S DEVOURER OF WORDS

Devourer of Words 029: Comic-Con Memories

Posted on Jun. 16, 2015

Marc Bernardin writes about his own Comic-Con memories, including one year that changed his life.

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

#08: Comic-Con 2015 Exclusive Are Now Online … Plus Sign Up Now for Comic Creator Connection!

Posted on Jun. 14, 2015

TWO big tips today: Our first listing of 2015 Exclusives is now live, plus you can sign up for this year's Comic Creator Connection at Comic-Con!

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

#07: Visit San Diego!

Posted on Jun. 14, 2015

While you're at Comic-Con, you're also in one of the country's most beautiful cities! Get out and enjoy the San Diego sun, summer, and incredible geographical beauty!

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

#06: Since You’ve Been Gone: A San Diego Recap

Posted on Jun. 13, 2015

It's a year later and here we are again ... let's review some new things in and around the San Diego area, shall we?

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

#05: Attending Comic-Con 2015? Pre-Order Your Official T-shirts NOW!

Posted on Jun. 12, 2015

Pre-ordering for our 2015 Comic-Con International T-shirts is now open! You must have a Comic-Con 2015 badge to pick up your shirts ... no mail orders!

Art of Comic-Con Gallery Exhibition
SNEAK PEEK AT HARVEY KURTZMAN ART IN THE EXHIBITION!

The Art of Comic-Con at the San Diego Central Library Downtown Opens in One Week!

Posted on Jun. 12, 2015

Our very first gallery exhibition, The Art of Comic-Con, is one short week away from its premiere! Here's this week's sneak peek at another great piece of art featured in the show ... this time by comics legend Harvey Kurtzman!

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

#04: Don’t Be Scammed by Companies or Individuals Selling Fake Badges for Comic-Con 2015!

Posted on Jun. 11, 2015

The only REAL Comic-Con International 2015 Badge is one purchased directly from us. Do not fall for scammers, fake badges, and vendors claiming to have badges for sale. Read this Tip of the Day for complete info on how to avoid being scammed!

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

#03: Comic-Con 2015 Exhibit Hall Map and Exhibitor Lists Now Online!

Posted on Jun. 10, 2015

The complete list of Comic-Con International 2015 Exhibitors (including Artists' Alley, Small Press, and Fan Tables) is now online, along with the Exhibit Hall Map!