Category Archives: Fan production

Fannish History Panel – Continuum 13 – 2017

by Elaine Walker I went to the panel on Fandom History at Continuum 13 (Triskaidekaphilia) in Melbourne in 2017. Originally it was meant to be a panel on Fandom: Where Did We Come From? Aussiecon 1975, but they had some … Continue reading

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Confusion Progress report 1a

Progress Report 1A for Confusion, being the 19th Annual Perth Science Fiction Convention, is an A5, 8 page (2 pieces of A4 bond folded in half) booklet. The front cover has the logo — a kangaroo wearing a black tunic … Continue reading

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SwanCon Twenty3 Con book 01: Readme.txt pp4-5

Pages 4 and 5 of the Swancon Twenty3 con book part one (Readme.txt) is the “Rules of the Convention”. Some of these will be quite familiar to regular con-goers; others are a little bit on the, shall we say, unique … Continue reading

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SwanCon Twenty3 Con book 01: Readme.txt pp1-3

SwanCon Twenty3 separated out the various common items of program books into several A5 saddle-stapled booklets. [At this remove, while I remember being part of the decision making, I don’t remember why we did this. -AH]. The general con information … Continue reading

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SwanCon 18: The Wrap-up Publication! (Don’t say we didn’t warn you!)

A summary, brought to you by Chris Creagh Inside the front cover can be found the Contents and a “sketch portrait” by Craig Hilton of Terry Pratchett as a dog. Contents Terry Pratchett’s G.o.H. Speech at SwanCon 18 3 Where … Continue reading

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Aussiecon 4, Voice of the Echidna, Issue 7 – Saturday Evening (synopsis)

Transcribed and summarised by Elaine Walker. When looking through various bits and pieces for the SwanCon 40 ephemera books, I discovered in one of my collections of papers another collection of Voice of the Echidnas, so I’m going to summarise … Continue reading

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Aussiecon 4, Voice of the Echidna, Issue 6 – Saturday Afternoon (synopsis)

Transcribed and summarised by Elaine Walker. When looking through various bits and pieces for the SwanCon 40 ephemera books, I discovered in one of my collections of papers another collection of Voice of the Echidnas, so I’m going to summarise … Continue reading

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Voice of the Koala, The newsletter of Dudcon 4000 Issue ψ – Sometime midnight, Saturday 2:00pm or Monday 9:00am, depending on the International Date Line

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. This was obviously a partial parody of the Voice of the Echidna, the newsletter of Aussiecon 4, which we have also been summarising. Dudcon 3 was the National Science Fiction Convention of Australia that year, and … Continue reading

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Borderlands – The World Within – Programme Booklet

Summarised by Elaine Walker. I am going to summarise the programme for the convention giving an indication of what day, and who was involved and the title. I am going to also include the room they were in. SG1 stands … Continue reading

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Swancon XII – Programme Book – Art

Transcribed by Chris Creagh Convention theme – Breakthroughs Airway Hotel 27th Feb – 2nd March 1987 The front cover art is a sketch, possibly by Karl Allen, of a man thrown backwards through a plate glass window. Continuing through the … Continue reading

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