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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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SwanCon Twenty3: An Assortment

There is a surprising amount of gumph in the SwanCon 23 (or ‘Twenty3’) folder. There are six progress reports, although there should be at least seven – the numbers run 2 through 6, with a wrap up report [ah. nostalgia. … Continue reading

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Con Fusion Fundraisers

A selection of fund-raising activities done by Con Fusion (I suspect before it became SwanCon 19). The first one is a section the width of an A4 sheet but cut horizontally. If it were on A4 it would be printed … Continue reading

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Flyer – Borderlands: Trilogy (2003)

A5 flyer for Borderlands Trilogy. Green paper, double sided. One side contains the main guests (Simon Brown, Dave Luckett); the convention name superimposed on a circle made up of vague fantasy trilogy runes; URL: trilogy.borderlands.com.au (almost certainly defunct now); the … Continue reading

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The Real History of Science Fiction

On SBS Mondays, 4 part series 8th 15th 22nd 29th September 2014 8:35pm WA time IMDB says The series heads to the very frontiers of space and science to produce the definitive television history of science fiction. The story of … Continue reading

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Aussiecon 4, Voice of the Echidna, Issue 1 – Thursday Afternoon (synopsis)

Transcribed by Elaine Walker The Voice of the Echidna was the daily (sometimes twice daily) newsletter of Aussiecon 4. I appear to have obtained or at least retained the first three issues, of which this is the first. I am … Continue reading

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Aussiecon 4, 68th Worldcon Flyer Melbourne September 2010

by Chris Creagh Flyer and memberships form – A4, landscape, double-sided. One side has the blurb for the Guests of Honour: Kim Stanley Robinson, Shaun Tan and Robin Johnson as well as a list of convention Highlights including the usual … Continue reading

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SunCon ’91, PR2 – snippets

The SunCon ’91 Progress Report 2 is a 6 double-sided A4 page booklet, stapled in the top left corner. There are any number of interesting bits scattered throughout [the 6th page will be featured in a later post, being about … Continue reading

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THE DAILY SINGNUS: SynCon 92 – No 3 – 20th April 1992

Transcribed by Chris Creagh This issue of The Daily SinGnus was a single A4 page (single-sided), with a second (double-sided) page containing the Ditmar voting breakdown stapled to the back. At Last The End Is Near This is the final … Continue reading

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Danse Macabre Art Show Poster and General Application Form

Front page poster. Caricature of a “typical” left-handed bipedal alien with an artists paintbrush, smock and large intent eyes on the right side of the page. On the left… Display Your Art! TheĀ  Danse Macabre Art Show 13th to 16th … Continue reading

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