Yesterday, Luis Vigil, pioneer of the science fiction edition in Spain and co-director of Nueva Dimensión, the most important magazine of Spanish science fiction, died at seventy-nine.
A con report, all the way from Finland!
An interview with Chinchiya Arrakena, one of the organizers of Portico, a meeting series created to disseminate local, regional and national science fiction production, strengthen the relationship between the scientific-technological field and the science fiction community.
Addressing harassment at conventions.
Attend Worldcon, get a free copy of Amazing Stories
A plethora of awesome photos from MCM Comic Con, London.
Highlights from my attendance at SmofCon 35
File 770’s paper issues archive updated on the FANAC website.
Happening in Helsinki! Tanya covers the beat.
Amazing’s Spansish Language Editor to present!
Comic Con in London is a star-studded, all-out geektacular three days of fun, food, celebrities, and costumes, costumes, and more costumes.
MCM Expo Comic Con goes to the Cosplayers!
This week Steve looks at some correspondences between 1952 fandom and 2016 fandom by way of an old magazine, and reviews two movies he found to be terrible. If you’re fifteen years old you might think they’re good movies; Steve assures you they’re not.
Being a member of several groups that enjoy cosplay, costuming, etc., does give access to a world of lively discussions. One recent discussion which came about on a Facebook group for the UK-based con, MCM, involved real-life cosplay and the inspiration for said costumes. In other words, a sort of comparison of the original inspiration […]
Crossplay: who says Captain America has to be a guy? Who says that only girls can dress up as Black Widow?
Hoo boy! The funny!
Sasq-Watch, the daily newzine from Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention
Our June posts were very popular!
Your Time Is Running Out!
Additional detail for evaluating the health of a new convention.
Tanya rounds up the past months’ offerings in translation.
75 Years Ago today, the first ever Worldcon ended.
Terence turns in a terrific con report on MCM Comicon London – and lots of great costume pics as well!
Amazing Stories offers all convention members a free 1 year subscription!
James discovers that attending a con can ease the fannish blues
Amazon vs Hachette and lots and lots of newsletters and press releases!
Petrea Mitchell wants to attend a convention-a-week for a year. Amazing Stories wants you to help her do it!
Commentary on Beverly Bambury’s The Cheapskate’s Guide to SF/F cons
Today’s Fanzine offering: Prime Materials from Rogers Cadenhead, APA King and founder of the Drudge Retort.
Morgana explores the wide-ranging consequences of watching anime. Cue the Vapors.