Monthly Archives: March 2014

Conviction – Syncon 88 – Convention Book – advertisement, page 40

Transcribed by Doug Burbidge, who is restraining the urge to comment further. THE Swancon for 9 4 (at right a picture of a black swan’s head signed Grant 88) Get a head start. Join the bid for Perth in ’94 … Continue reading

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Conviction – Syncon 88 – Convention Book – The Guests of Honour – Spider Robinson

Transcribed by Elaine Walker, all typos faithfully reproduced. Conviction, aka Syncon 88 was in Sydney in 1988 and was the 27th Australian NatCon. This is a small excerpt from the Con Book, as a ‘biography’ of one of the GoHs, … Continue reading

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Conviction – SynCon 88 – Non Progress Report 2 – Non-Editorial

Transcribed by Doug Burbidge, because he liked the title. CONVICTION (SYNCON 88 – 27th Australian Science Fiction Convention) NON PROGRESS REPORT 2 Various details omitted A NON EDITORIAL This non PR is to give all those unfortunate people who have … Continue reading

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More Fanzines!!

The Wright Collection – material from around 1954 to 1999 asff.org.au “Australian Science Fiction fan Bill Wright donated a large collection of fanzines to the Foundation. This has been combined with the Melbourne Science Fiction Club fanzine collection and has … Continue reading

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DudCon 1

I’ve got a flyer for DudCon 1 here. (DudCon is the occasional con you have when you’re not having a con — for example, if nobody else wanted to be the media Con this year.) Picture of a slug in … Continue reading

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Info left over from GenghisCon

Murdoch University library has been doing stuff in the basement and here is the report: Over the 2012/ 2013 period approx. 1300 fanzines and associated material have been catalogued, with Murdoch University Library records added to the national database (Libraries … Continue reading

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