FORGOTTEN BOOK: CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON by Vargo Statten, 1954, 2011
This is the 144th in my series of Forgotten Books.
One of the most things about WorldCon is going around to the various book dealers and seeing what is there that I must desperately have. There were two items in San Antonio that [Read it all...]
This weekend, the San Antonio Express-News featured a terrific summary feature on what-to-expect when the World Science Fiction Convention (AKA Worldcon AKA LoneStarCon 3) comes to town.
If you’re a science fiction / fantasy fan in the greater south or central Texas area, this is one of the biggest things to happen in years. [Read it all...]
The Hugo Awards are essentially the Academy Awards of Science Fiction and Fantasy across all media. The awards are presented every year at the World Science Fiction Convention. This year’s con is in sunny San Antonio from August 29 through September 2, 2013. The voting deadline July 31, 2013 at 11:59pm CDT. Those registered for the convention [Read it all...]
The 2013 Hugo Award Nominees include the books, films, TV shows, and artists seen here, plus so many more. Get your Hugo Electronic Voting Packet today and vote before next Wednesday, July 31st!
The World Science Fiction Convention is coming to San Antonio in a little over five weeks and this is SA’s [Read it all...]
WorldCon, the World Science Fiction Convention, comes to San Antonio as LoneStarCon 3 at the end of August 2013 and it looks to be big!
Guests include Ellen Datlow, James Gunn, Norman Spinrad, Willie Siros, Leslie Fish, Joe R. Lansdale and Paul Cornell.
Adult con memberships are currently selling for $180 and the price goes [Read it all...]
GAME OF THRONES (top) and DR. WHO (bottom) could be possible contenders in the Best Dramatic Presentation categories. George R. R. Martin fans and Dr. Who fans may have a major impact on who wins this year's Hugo Awards.
Cast your vote for the 2012 Hugo Awards and help decide this year’s winners, recognizing [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: DICKSON! by Gordon R. Dickson, 1984
This is the 82nd in my series of Forgotten Books.
Gordon R. Dickson was one of the first SF writers that I read. I recall quite fondly the early Dorsai books SOLDIER ASK NOT! and THE TACTICS OF MISTAKE. Somehow over the years I got away from [Read it all...]
LoneStarCon 3 will be held August 29 — September 2 2013 in San Antonio. Several of the LoneStarCon 3 committee/staff will be in San Antonio on October 8th to look at the convention center and the hotels. The committee/staff would like an opportunity to meet people who are interested in working on the convention. They [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: SACRED LOCOMOTIVE FLIES by Richard Lupoff, Beagle Books, 1971
This is the 64th in my series of Forgotten Books.
WorldCon is past and I am still exhausted after 3 ½ days of book selling and 1,750 highway miles back from Reno to San Antonio it was good to be home again last night. [Read it all...]