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Mysticon – A Bit UnConventional

[31 Jan 2012 | by | One Comment]

Mysticon returns for its second year in Roanoke, VA this February 24-26 at the Tanglewood Holiday Inn. The con has expanded its programming, guests list, and more offerings for fans out there.

Steampunk »

Has Steampunk Jumped the Shark?

[30 Jan 2012 | by | Comments Off]

I saw a quote the other day saying that steampunk had jumped the shark back in 2008. Intrigued by the idea, I posed this question on a steampunk forum, “Has steampunk jumped the shark?”

Convention News, Steampunk »

Cherie Priest & Gail Carriger Guests at World Steam Expo 2012

[25 Jan 2012 | by | Comments Off]
Gail Carriger and Cheri Priest

World Steam Expo has scheduled some big names in steampunk fiction for their Guest list, including Gail Carriger and Cheri Priest.

Comic-Con 2012 (SDCC), Convention News »

SDCC Souvenir Book Submissions Now Being Accepted

[24 Jan 2012 | by | Comments Off]
2011 SDCC Souviner Book Cover

Comic-Con has put out an open call for submissions of artwork and articles for the fancy 2012 Souvenir Book. Remember when that puppy was a freebie?

Convention News »

WonderCon 2012 Requires Membership ID

[23 Jan 2012 | by | Comments Off]

3 out of 1 math incompetents agree, online advance registration is cheaper than buying a WonderCon badge at the show. Catch is, though, that you need a Membership ID in order to do that.