Monthly Archives: May 2013

Back cover of WAYCON ’79 PROGRAM

(art filling top half of page resembling alien top-to-bottom text) devoted few as this convention to the next with help the cygnet to the swan *** P.S. SEE YOU AT SWANCON 5. ***

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SwanCon 4 (WayCon ’79) – Program – Acknowledgments

Transcribed by Elaine Walker, faithfully transcribing all typos. Acknowledgments THANKS TO: Leigh Edmonds and Valma Brown for attending our convention; William Collins and Thor Enterprises for prizes; Bandwest Media, especially Gary Powel, for their publicity help; Uni. of WA Computer … Continue reading

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SWANCON 1 – review by Anthony Peacey

This review was originally printed in SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures, from the collection of Steve Gunnell, and has been reproduced faithfully, with as many of the original typographic conventions (and errors) as possible. In the deathly hush of early Saturday … Continue reading

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Report on Waycon ’79 – Part 1A

Transcribed by Doug Burbidge HERE IT IS; THE NOT AT ALL DEFINITIVE, AND HIGHLY BIASED, PERSONAL REPORT ON WAYCON ’79 Published by the Gonzo Journalist Review Prejudiced views on the issues of our time. Editor/Reporter/etc….Rob McGough (a “Rumours Behind the … Continue reading

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SWANCON 1 – Comments

Transcribed by Chris Creagh, all typos faithfully preserved May it please the obe the Swancon has become a Duckcon. More Tarzan films recomended for Duckcon 2. WARNING Lightning bolts do not affect Black Puddings. RATINGS* The opinions expressed are not … Continue reading

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SwanCon 4 (WayCon ’79) – Program – Clubs – UNISFA; WASFA; S.W. Weyr

Transcribed by Elaine Walker, all typos faithfully preserved, some spacing around punctuation tweaked UNISFA UNISFA is the University of WA Science Fiction Association, a young and sometimes vigorous club which meets every two weeks during the university termtime. I hope … Continue reading

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SwanCon 4 (WayCon ’79) – Program – Clubs – F.O.C.

Transcribed by Elaine Walker – All typos faithfully reproduced At the top of the page is a line drawing of a club (large wooden thing with handle) with the word Clubs in it F.O.C. My name is Raymond Raspa, I … Continue reading

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Rules of the Convention

  Rules of the Convention Here’s a selection of con rules from different conventions, showing changes over time. 1998 Swancon Twenty3 Please read the following rules and guidelines for the convention. They exist to ensure that Swancon Twenty3 remains a … Continue reading

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