HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US!

Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL Blog of Comic-Con and WonderCon
Posted on Dec. 12, 2017

Five fateful years ago today, Toucan, the only OFFICIAL blog of Comic-Con International and WonderCon Anaheim, launched on this very website!

COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION UPDATE

Comic-Con International Registration Update
Posted on Dec. 7, 2017

Ex-Squeeze me? Baking powder? It sounded like you said you have technical questions about Comic-Con 2018 Open Registration. 

COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION UPDATE

Comic-Con International Registration Update
Posted on Dec. 6, 2017

The four main food groups for Toucans are candy, candy canes, candy corns, and registration codes. 

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Special Guests
WONDERCON WEDNESDAY!

WonderCon Anaheim Announces Fifth Wave of 2018 Special Guests!

Posted on Dec. 6, 2017

Four more great special guests for WonderCon Anaheim 2018, March 23–25 at the Anaheim Convention Center, in our last guests update for the year!

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Badges and Hotel Reservations
TEN GREAT HOTELS TO CHOOSE FROM!

Reserve Your WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Hotel Room Now!

Posted on Dec. 5, 2017

Here's the perfect holiday gift for your family or yourself: Book a fun-filled weekend at WonderCon Anaheim 2018, March 23-25 at the Anaheim Convention Center ... badges and hotel reservations are now available!

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

Comic-Con 2018 Open Registration FAQ

Posted on Dec. 4, 2017

Who better than Professor Toucan and Leslie Knope to answer some frequently asked questions about the upcoming badge sale! 

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

Purchasing Badges for Others

Posted on Nov. 30, 2017

Make a list, check it twice! Professor Toucan is back to explain how to purchase badges for those who've been naughty or nice. 

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

November Books from All Six Clubs!

Posted on Nov. 30, 2017

All six groups of the Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Clubs gathered to discuss new books!

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Special Guests
WONDERCON WEDNESDAY!

WonderCon Anaheim Announces Fourth Wave of 2018 Special Guests!

Posted on Nov. 29, 2017

As we skate towards the holidays, WonderCon Wednesday returns with 4 more great special guests for the 2018 show, March 23–25 at the Anaheim Convention Center!

Katie Cook for Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
HAVE THIS PENGUIN HEAD UP YOUR HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES!

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 052: How to Draw a Festive Penguin!

Posted on Nov. 27, 2017

With the holiday season upon us, it's time to start thinking about the perfect addition to your festivities ... like this Festive Penguin by Katie Cook!

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

Open Registration, kid. Open Registration

Posted on Nov. 27, 2017

Professor Toucan, archeologist and expert of the occult, is here with important information about Comic-Con 2018 Open Registration! 

Marie Severin, Comic-Con International's 2017 Icon Award Recipient
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2017 ICON AWARD

Marie Severin is the Latest Comic-Con Icon Award Recipient!

Posted on Nov. 27, 2017

Comics superstar Marie Severin joins Jack Kirby as the 2017 Comic-Con International Icon Award recipients!

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

Sign Up for Your Member ID Today

Posted on Nov. 22, 2017

Important information about participating in Comic-Con 2018 Open Registration.

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Special Guests
WONDERCON WEDNESDAY!

WonderCon Anaheim Announces Third Wave of 2018 Special Guests!

Posted on Nov. 22, 2017

Four more great special guests for WonderCon Anaheim 2018 (March 23–25 at the Anaheim Convention Center) brings our total up to an even dozen!

Marc Bernardin for Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
MARC BERNARDIN'S DEVOURER OF WORDS

Devourer of Words 051: Giving Thanks (and Answering Questions)

Posted on Nov. 21, 2017

Marc Bernardin takes to the Twitter-verse to thank the readers of his monthly Toucan column and to answer questions about writing.

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Registration Update
WONDERCON ANAHEIM 2018 REGISTRATION UPDATE

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Badges On Sale Now

Posted on Nov. 20, 2017

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 badges are on sale now! Purchase your badge by February 20, 2018 for advanced shipping. 

Steve Lieber for Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
STEVE LIEBER'S DILETTANTE

Dilettante 051: Twenty Years Later

Posted on Nov. 14, 2017

Steve Lieber looks back at the way things were and how he created comics on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Whiteout.

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Special Guests
WONDERCON WEDNESDAY!

WonderCon Anaheim Announces 2nd Wave of 2018 Special Guests!

Posted on Nov. 8, 2017

We're back with 4 more great special guests for WonderCon Anaheim 2018, March 23–25 at the Anaheim Convention Center!

Comic-Con 2018 Early Bird Hotel Sale
LOCK IN YOUR HOTEL RESERVATION NOW!

Comic-Con 2018 Early Bird Hotel Sale Now Open!

Posted on Nov. 7, 2017

The Comic-Con 2018 Early Bird Hotel Sale is now open ... making it the earliest early bird sale ever!

Maggie Thompson for Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
MAGGIE'S WORLD BY MAGGIE THOMPSON

Maggie’s World 056: Shopping for Comics

Posted on Nov. 7, 2017

Maggie Thompson reminds us of the importance of comics shops and how they came to be an integral part of the comics distribution system.

WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Special Guests
WONDERCON WEDNESDAY!

WonderCon Anaheim Announces 1st Wave of 2018 Special Guests!

Posted on Nov. 1, 2017

Let's start November off with a bang and our first special guests announcement for WonderCon Anaheim 2018, to be held March 23–25 at the Anaheim Convention Center!

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

Travel to Tech and Back Again

Posted on Oct. 26, 2017

When it comes to Returning Registration technical requirements there’s no dumb questions, despite what Dorothy may say. 

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

Badge Auctions for UNICEF USA

Posted on Oct. 25, 2017

Bid on a pair Comic-Con 2018 4-Day badges with Preview Night! All proceeds go directly to UNICEF USA, a non-profit organization that provides rapid lifesaving emergency relief. 

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

Registration Codes are Happening

Posted on Oct. 25, 2017

The Assistant to Professor Toucan is an expert in three things … beets, Battlestar Galactica, and registration codes. He’s here to guide us through why you need the latter to succeed in Returning Registration.

WonderCon Anaheim 2017 Photo Gallery
WONDERCON WEDNESDAY RETURNS!

Get Ready for WonderCon Anaheim 2018!

Posted on Oct. 25, 2017

It's time to start thinking about WonderCon Anaheim 2018, to be held March 23–25 at the Anaheim Convention Center ... And what better way to do that than with a look back at this year's great event, with a massive photo gallery!

Katie Cook for Comic-Con International's Toucan Blog, the Only OFFICIAL SDCC and WonderCon Blog
BUT MUMMY, IT'S ALMOST HALLOWEEN!

You Can Draw with Katie Cook 051: How to Draw a Mummy!

Posted on Oct. 24, 2017

Just in time for Halloween, Katie Cook shows us how to draw a mummy (roll of toilet paper for wrapping optional).

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

Returning Registration 2018 FAQ

Posted on Oct. 20, 2017

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! Let Professor Toucan guide you through our latest version of Comic-Con Returning Registration frequently asked questions. 

COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION UPDATE
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION UPDATE

The Blinking Lights are Sending a Message … Comic-Con 2018 Returning Registration is coming!

Posted on Oct. 18, 2017

Join Eleven, Mike, Lucas, and Dustin on a campaign to obtain Comic-Con badges on October 28, 2017!