Collecting

IRONTOWN BLUES HARDBACK – John Varley

Some good news for Varley readers who were looking forward to a hardback IRONTOWN BLUES on your bookshelf. His agent, Christine Cohen, is working on getting a limited edition hardback. The best news: The hardback is going to be a “writer’s cut,” which means it’s going to have scenes that he was forced to cut. […]

Noticias Literatura 7-6

Fallo del VII Certamen TerBi de Relato Temático Fantástico “Universos paralelos” Fallo del VII Certamen TerBi de Relato Temático Fantástico “Universos paralelos” En Bilbao, a 3 de junio de 2017, se hace público el fallo del VII Certamen TerBi de Relato Temático Fantástico “Universos Paralelos” Se han recibido 212 relatos Tras deliberación, el jurado del […]

Cameo Creeps: Tiny Paintings With Monster Details!

Fascinating collectible miniature monster paintings with amazing detail and bone-chilling appeal! Cameo Creeps are painstakingly detailed miniature monster portraits inspired by Elizabethan paintings of the past. What makes these unique and fascinating is their size. Each Cameo Creep reproduction is a unique miniature piece of art for you to collect. Created by Chris Seaman who […]

The Artful Collector: The World Fantasy Convention 2014

I have to confess, reporting on a convention is usually crazy fun for me.  It’s an occasion for legitimate name-dropping of all the new artists I met, and for describing all manner and sorts of program items, events and parties.  This report?  NONE OF THAT.  I didn’t go to a single con party, I didn’t […]

The Artful Collector: IlluXCon 7 Convention Report

Well, I’m home from the front lines, back from the “trenches” filled with Imaginative Realism – and the reunion was an unqualified success!  I say “reunion” because IlluXCon (IX for short) feels just like that, attracting the same fans, collectors and artists, year after year.  With just enough “newbies” in all categories to make the convention feel […]

The Artful Collector: IlluxCon 7 “The Prequel”

It seems like only yesterday (in fact, it WAS only yesterday) that I turned in the last of my postings on the 72nd Worldcon: LonCon3 . . . and here I am (along with dozens of artists) gearing up for the next. IlluXCon 7 (IX for short).  Which will be a totally different convention experience – […]