Posts Tagged "Worldcon"

Sun, 13 August 2017 Hugo Awards at Helsinki Worldcon

A couple of days before Worldcon I was informed that their Guest of Honour Claire Wendling could not attend due to illness. I hope that Claire makes a speedy recovery and returns to full health.
I was approached by the Hugo Awards committee about stepping in for Claire, as she was due to present the Hugo [...]

Tue, 01 August 2017 Guest of Honour Interview with Claire Wendling

I’m honoured that I’ll be interviewing Artist Guest of Honour, Claire Wendling, at WorldCon 75 in Helsinki.
It will be taking place at noon on Friday, 11 August in Messukeskus, Room 103.
Claire is a French comic book artist, illustrator, and video games concept designer, who started her career by winning the prestigious “Alph-Art avenir” (“future”/young talent) [...]

Thu, 20 July 2017 Worldcon 75

I’ll be attending the 75th World Science Fiction Convention in Helsinki, Finland from 9-13 August 2017, which is the first time a WorldCon has taken place in a Nordic country.
It looks like it’s going to be a terrific event with a huge array of programming items. It will be my first time visiting Finland, and [...]

Mon, 11 August 2014 Loncon 3 schedule

I’m heading over to London on Wednesday evening for the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention (Loncon 3), which is taking place in the ExCel, London Dockland from 14 – 18 August.
Here’s my schedule of events during the weekend:
12pm Friday, August 15
What Do You Mean You Don’t Watch … Orphan Black, Grimm or The Returned
Capital Suite [...]

Thu, 24 July 2014 Worldcon Comic Book Programme

Nearly two years ago my friend James Bacon phoned me up and asked me if I’d be on for designing the comic book programme at Worldcon in London (known as Loncon 3) in August 2014. I agreed readily enough as I was keen to raise the profile of comic books at the event. Comics are [...]

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